WETNOTES

Our wetnotes section is full of stories from above and below the sea, with many contributions from valuable members of the diving community and beyond. We bring you the latest news on what really matters to you, and to us.

A Mermaid’s Tail

Linden Wolbert is a real life mermaid - or as close as it gets. With a breath-hold time of five minutes and realistic tail incorporating a competition freediving monofin, she spends most of her life in or under the water.

From Dinosaurs to Dive Gear

Protection of the ocean environment is at the heart of everything that we do at fourth element - our line of OceanPositive products continues to grow and we are well on the way to achieving our Mission2020 pledge to have all of our products and packaging free from single-use plastic by 2020.

Her Deepness, Dr Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle is the UN Ambassador for the Oceans, and known to many simply as “Her Deepness”. She is a diving icon, and to many her renown is second only to the Cousteau family. As an Oceanographer and Marine Biologist, she has explored more of the world’s surface than almost anyone else.

Pioneering Swimwear

Pioneer Collection Launch - We celebrate the women that have excelled as adventurers and explorers, pushing boundaries and raising awareness of the underwater world.

Partnering in symbiosis

Reef-World has embarked on a journey to develop mutually beneficial tourism industry partnerships that drive sustainable value chains by creating tangible outcomes for the ocean, communities and the economy through the Green Fins initiative.

A dive community project for the Oceans

Last Autumn, we announced our Mission 2020 commitment to eliminate single use plastic from our packaging by 2020 and this project is well on its way. Today, we launch Mission 2020 as a global initiative to show the commitment of the diving industry to protect and preserve the oceans for the future.

Deep archaeology and ‘biodegradable ROVs’

Matt Carter is the leading technical diving maritime archaeologist in Australasia, an International Fellow of the Explorers Club and a presenter on the TV series ‘Coast: New Zealand’. He is passionate about furthering the links between archaeological research and technical diving.

Redefine the Dive

The Green Fins initiative was initiated as part of the effort to increase public awareness and management practices, benefiting the conservation of coral reefs and reducing unsustainable tourism practices. They've released their 2018 #RedefineTheDive Infographic

Close Encounters of the Gentle Kind

Ever wanted to dive with Whale Sharks and visit one of the most beautiful places on Earth? Want to have a 'special' cameraman in the form of Doug Allan to accompany you on the trip? Then find out about an amazing adventure being organised by Steppes Travel

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