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  • Coral and Coral Spawning

    Coral and Coral Spawning

    You may already know that corals are in fact animals, even though they can look very similar to plants. Corals are colonies of myriad polyps and sessile. They root themselves to the ocean floor and stay put, slowly but surely building up their empire. They do not make their own food, like plants do. A…

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  • OrcaNation Science and Fieldwork Programmes Biology Students can survey how the growth and development of life forms influence each other with the assistance of OrcaNation staff Geography By visiting new places and looking at them through the lens of a geographer, students can learn about people and their landscapes Environmental Systems View how far human…

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  • Why Take a Rescue Diver Course?

    Why Take a Rescue Diver Course?

    Are you an Advanced Open Water diver looking to take your diving career to the next level? Our OrcaNation diving team is happy to help you reach the next step: the PADI Rescue Diver course & Emergency First Response. The Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive for the better. You will improve…

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  • How to Kick Like a Pro

    How to Kick Like a Pro

    We will talk about 4 finning styles that every diver should learn to get the most out of their dives. We’d previously gone over the reasons why every diver should strive to improve their fin-kicking techniques. If you missed it, read the article here. The benefits of improving your fin-kicking techniques 1. More manoeuvrability 2.…

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  • Fin Kicking – The importance of doing it correctly

    Fin Kicking – The importance of doing it correctly

    Fin kicking to explore the underwater world One of the many highlights of exploring the underwater world is inarguably the astonishing and almost alien wildlife flourishing just below the surface. These beautiful creatures move in ways unlike any animal on land. The elegantly streamlined bodies of fish allow them to dart to and fro through…

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  • Our Team’s Favourite “Time of Togetherness” Moments

    Our Team’s Favourite “Time of Togetherness” Moments

    It’s only a few more weeks until Chinese New Year on 25 January 2020! More than a quarter of the world’s population is looking forward to the yearly spring festival. These days are filled with traditions that have survived for centuries! But the Lunar New Year is not just about celebrations on the 25th. The…

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  • Citizen Science for Divers: How You Can Help Save Our Oceans

    Citizen Science for Divers: How You Can Help Save Our Oceans

    Citizen Science As divers, the love for our oceans runs deeply through each of us. Whenever we are out of the water, we are anticipating our next dive. With each trip below the surface, we find something new that makes us never want to leave. With our deep respect for our oceans also comes a…

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  • How to Minimize the Environmental Impact of Diving

    How to Minimize the Environmental Impact of Diving

    We can’t think of another sport that connects you with nature and wildlife in the same way that scuba diving does. The moment you dive into the water, you’re immersed in an unspoiled world full of surprises. We don’t know any other place offering the same experience! But even more than the terrestrial world, marine…

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  • What does it mean to receive the WWF Signing Blue Certification?

    What does it mean to receive the WWF Signing Blue Certification?

    Combining high-level tourism and sustainability is an ambitious task. Guests expect excellent service and a wide selection of offers, meal options and adventures at any point of their vacation. Often, this leads to wasteful resource management on the resort’s side. Our partner, the Bawah Reserve, is set to break the status quo. This resort was…

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