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New Year's Resolutions for Divers

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The tradition of New Year’s resolutions is old and well-known. When a year is coming to an end, it feels as if a milestone has been reached. Aside from all the troublesome experiences, 2020 has given us one great thing - time for self-reflection. It is said that the only way to stay balanced is to constantly improve yourself. Therefore, make your New Year’s resolution for 2021 meaningful. As we all share our passion for diving, let us make our best effort to become better as individual divers and stronger as a community in the coming year. Here at Dip ’N Dive, we’ve come up with a couple of ideas you can take as your own resolutions for the next year.

End of the Year Divers Digest: the Highlights of 2020

2020 End of the Year Divers Digest
Many of us associate 2020 with adversities, frustration, and restraints - and for a good reason. Nevertheless, the beauty of our human nature lies in its remarkable adaptivity. Regardless of what the challenge may be, we never stop evolving, exploring, and expanding. Diving is no exception in this respect. Now, as 2020 is coming to its end, let us look back at the wonderful events that happened in our diving world.

How Ocean Pollution Affects Humans and What We Can Do About It

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Those of us who do not live right near the ocean, perceive the water pollution issue as something far distant. We often hear such numbers as 8 million tons of plastic being thrown into the ocean every year or 51 trillion of microplastic particles residing in the World Ocean, or that 80% of all garbage in the water is made of plastic. However, for some reason, we are not touched by these figures and remain passive. Apparently, for most people, it is not quite clear what the key issue is and how it directly affects each one of us. This lack of clarity gives much room for maneuver to the entities that benefit from abusing nature and polluting the environment. If this tendency of marine pollution persists, by 2050 there will be more litter than fish in our oceans.

Landbound: How to Stay Involved With the Diving Community

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With so many divers around the world staying at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and longing to be back in the water, we have decided to create a list of activities that will help you channel your adoration for the underwater world and make the most of the time you’re spending on the shore. Now’s the perfect opportunity to brush up on your knowledge, practice a few skills, read books, watch movies and listen to podcasts, you’ve been putting off for a while.