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Exploring New Depths: Scuba Diving After an Ostomy

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Upon my diagnosis, I had an important question: Can I still dive? - Will Ciára's new life with an ostomy bag halt her scuba diving dreams?
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A Teachers Experience with Scuba in Classrooms

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While working on my master’s degree I got to work with a teacher who was a scuba instructor and I jumped at the chance to breathe underwater.
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Introducing the 2024 SDI Ambassadors

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After much deliberation we would like to introduce you to our SDI Ambassadors for 2024.
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The Benefits of Nitrox

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Elevate your dive experience with a Nitrox certification. The perks? It's your ticket to longer underwater adventures, new fishy friends, and more!
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SDI’s Revamped Open Water Scuba Diver Course Videos

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Take a look beneath the waves of SDI's biggest revamp where we've completely transformed your Open Water Scuba Diver Course experience.
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Sea Scope Discoverers – Empowering Youth as Underwater Explorers

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SeaScope's mission is to empower black and brown youth as underwater explorers and conservationists. Learn more on the SDI blog
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Should You Fear Diving the Northeast?

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If you're thinking about diving in the Northeast, go for it! Great diving sites provide experiences on par with, if not surpassing, other destinations, conquer your fears now!
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Why Muck Diving is the Best

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Muck Diving is a treasure hunt with unlimited surprises, and SDI Ambassador Justin Carmack knows best when it comes to The Muck.
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Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships

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Are you captivated by the mysteries of the deep blue? There's an ocean of opportunity awaiting you. Apply for the WDHOF scholarships now!
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SDI at Scuba Diving Show Brazil 2023

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SDI TDI PFI made a splash at the 5th annual Scuba Diving Show Brazil, with multiple notable featured presentations and another awesome TDI Party!
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SDI Scuba Discovery Standards Update 2024

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We are thrilled to announce significant updates to the SDI Scuba Discovery course for 2024. These changes aim to enhance safety and quality.
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Can You Use a Full-face Snorkel Mask for an SDI Snorkeler Course?

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Full-face snorkel masks aren't recommended in SDI Snorkeler courses due to safety concerns, including CO2 buildup and skill limitations.