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There’s no better time to dive Truk Lagoon with Diverse Travel



Truk Lagoon

Diverse_Travel_logo_301213“We know what we are talking about, we’ve been there, we know it well and we are competitive.” So says the team at Diverse Travel. New flight options now make diving Truk Lagoon a competitively priced ‘bucket list’ destination.

Truk Lagoon is a ‘must do’ dive destination and now is the best time to go. With 60 ship wrecks and 250 aircraft wrecks from WWII this is destination not to miss. Choose from liveaboard or resort diving with tempting deals and group offers.

If wrecks are your passion, there is nowhere else on earth where you will be treated to such a variety of sites suitable for all divers; with shallow recreational dives and deeper technical dives.

The team at Diverse Travel has been there, seen it and done it so they know how to give the best advice and work out the most cost-effective way to tick that bucket list destination.

Prices start from £2550 per person for a 12-night package based on twin share including return flights from London Heathrow to Truk via Manila, airline departure taxes, two nights in The Remington Hotel, Manila, 10 nights at the Blue Lagoon Resort and nine days’ diving with three dives per day.

“Truk is a great dive destination and we’ve been fortunate to have dived there, which means our guests know they have our wisdom to rely on and our travel experience to make things run smoothly,” explains Jim Yanny, Managing Director of Diverse Travel.

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Midlands Diving Chamber donates £20k to Bite-Back



Hyperbaric and dive medical experts, Midlands Diving Chamber (MDC), has underpinned its long-term support of Bite-Back Shark & Marine Conservation with a one-off donation of £20,000, as the Rugby-based diving doctors wind down the charitable side of its operation.

The donation represents the single biggest financial contribution made to Bite-Back, delivering a huge boost to its campaigns to end the UK trade in shark products.

Spokesperson for Midlands Diving Chamber, Sally Cartwright, said: “For years we’ve admired and supported the ground-breaking work that Bite-Back is doing to save, protect and celebrate sharks. It’s a genuine pleasure to help ensure it stays at the forefront of shark conservation in the UK.”

Midland Diving Chamber first supported the charity at the inaugural Bite-Back at Cancer event in 2007 and then annually for the next six years. It even hosted its own James Bond-themed party on the Thames to fundraise for the marine NGO.

Campaign director for Bite-Back, Graham Buckingham, said: “We can’t thank MDC enough for its continued support and now for this massive contribution to our pioneering shark conservation campaigns. It makes us very proud that the country’s premier diving medical experts have chosen to back our campaigns that extend from parliament to primary schools. This financial windfall will allow us to continue to lead the shark conservation agenda in the UK and deliver measurable shark conservation breakthroughs to keep the oceans healthy.”

Bite-Back’s No Fin To Declare campaign to end the UK’s import and export of shark fins is now just months away from achieving Royal Ascent into law and, earlier this month it launched a free 56-page teaching resource for Key Stage 2 & 3 students on the importance of sharks and the threats they face.

Midlands Diving Chamber is based at St. Cross Hospital in Rugby and operates a hyperbaric decompression chamber offering NHS funded recompression to divers with Decompression Illness (DCI) together with other Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) treatments. Any diver with medical concerns should contact MDC on either 01788 579 555 or 07931 472 602.

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Watch The Real Watergate from Live Ocean Foundation (Trailer)



Sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke established Live Ocean Foundation out of their deep concern for health of the ocean and the life in it. Through their sport they champion action for the ocean, taking this message to the world.

Many of the issues the ocean faces are out of sight, but the science is clear, the ocean is in crises from multiple stressors; climate change, pollution and over-fishing. We’re not moving fast enough, not even close.

Live Ocean Foundation supports exceptional marine scientists, innovators and communicators who play a vital role in the fight for a healthy future.

Thanks to generous core donors who cover their operating costs, 100% of public donations go directly towards the marine conservation projects they support.

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