Travel

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the places and moments that take our breath away.
Mark Twain

Travel

As an Ocean Traveler, you will have a massive impact on the kind of experiences and destinations you visit. Your choices will determine if that impact is good or ill, and can leave a lasting impression on the ocean environment and the local communities that depend on that environment. Sustainable travel choices can become a tool for marine conservation and can benefit local people.

Owners of the dive resorts, that we visit will also benefit from these articles, finding a template for turning their resort into an eco-resort, turning their operation into a sustainable business and profiting from today’s travelers who desire a sustainable travel experience.

Citizen Scientists and Voluntourism

The next time you plan a vacation consider making it more meaningful by becoming a Citizen Scientist. As a citizen scientist there is a voluntourism program for you whether its reef restoration, fish counts, whale sightings, water quality surveys, invasive species monitoring or turtle watches and so much more. Find out more on our Citizens and Science Page.

Major Victory for Protection of the Ross Sea Hope Spot

Major Victory for Protection of the Ross Sea Hope Spot

The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) made history today by declaring the world’s largest marine protected area - 1.55 million km of the Ross Sea in the Southern Ocean. "An Important Milestone for Ocean Conservation" Mike...

Blue Certified attracts Green Travelers to Panama

Blue Certified attracts Green Travelers to Panama

BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA  — It has been one year since Scuba 6 Eco Diving joined the Blue Certified eco-label program. Scuba 6 joined Blue Certified in July 2015 because it wanted a proven step-by-step system to achieve more efficient business practices, increase cost...

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