How to Live More Sustainably and Why It’s Important
As the concept of sustainability is becoming more well-known and a push towards sustainable living more necessary than ever in a rapidly changing world, some of us tend to get lost in the science behind it all. So what exactly is sustainability, why is it important, and what choices can we make to live more […]
All About Whale Sharks – Don Silcock
All About Whale Sharks – Don Silcock Don Silcock is an Australian underwater photographer and photojournalist based in Bali. Don has dived extensively across the Indo-Pacific region – particularly in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and over the last five years he has concentrated on “big animal” encounters around the world. Starting with the humpback […]
The Social Intelligence of Orcas and Communication – Orca Series II
The Social Intelligence of Orcas Orcas are our oceanic counterpart. They are one of the most successful ocean creatures. They inhabit all the oceans of the world and have become the ultimate top predators of the ocean. #TheOrcaWay What is it about orcas that makes them so adapted to their marine environment, so smart? Social […]
Gift Ideas – How to choose a gift for those closest to you
Buying gifts for the people closest to you can be one of the most daunting experiences, but worry not, we’ve got a great lineup of unique gift ideas that will leave your loved ones with the biggest smile on their face and a lasting experience they’ll cherish forever! Gifts that leave lasting memories We’ve all […]
The Life of Orcas: Biology and Ecology – Orca Series I
The Life of Orcas Orcas, also known as killer whales, are one of the most distinctive and unique marine creatures – distinguished for their black and white patterns and intelligence. Yet, the life of orcas, their history and their importance to the marine ecosystem are less known. Orcas, or killer whales, are one of the […]
Join Open Water Week 9 – 15 November!
There are so many reasons to fall in love with scuba diving. We sat down with one of our favourite OrcaNation Dive Professionals, Buddy Tolba – who has been a qualified diver for over 2 decades, to find out what’s behind his passion for diving in open water and why he believes everyone should become […]
Indonesia’s Komodo National Park: The Mother of Dragons (Komodo Dragons)
Dragons don’t exist just on Game of Thrones When you mention Komodo, the first thing people think of is probably the massive reptilian beasts that rule the island. The very name “Komodo dragons” strikes a sense of wonder and fascination. Mythical dragons of folklore have captivated people for centuries. Their eponymous relatives still roam the […]
What is PADI AWARE Week 2019 and how you can join the fun!
PADI AWARE Week takes place 14-22 September, and we at OrcaNation are proud supporters of Project AWARE’s mission! Project AWARE is a non-profit organisation founded in 1992, stemming from PADI’s environmental principles in the late 1980’s. Throughout the past 27 years, PADI AWARE has partnered with many organisations to educate individuals on important issues facing […]
Man On A Mission To Clean Up The World!
We sat down to interview the incredible Tijmen Sissing – Founder of Trashpackers. Tijmen is an inspirational Dutch native who’s backpacking holiday turned him into a local hero and man on a mission to clean up the world! What inspired you to start collecting Trash? I never expected that starting with one bin bag would […]