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Blue Journey

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After realizing how important is it to pay attention to the environment, I decided to step up and get certified so I could help gather information for research scientists. I fell in love with the Cenotes when my husband and I took a trip to Mexico. Dipping into the crystal clear waters there surrounded by the living beauty of caves and caverns in the forests was like a time capsule into the past before commercial buildings crowded everything. It was quiet and peaceful. I feared it would change soon. I felt like the waters of the world needed to be...

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Coral Reef Conservation - How You Can Help

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I am studying to become a Master Scuba Diver with a focus on the Eco-environment. I am proud of it because I am petrified of sharks. Yep. I admit it. Thank you JAWS for scaring the crap out of everyone!  Still. Even if just a Hollywood Film, sharks are big and have crazy ragged teeth. So why on earth would I decide to get into diving then you ask? Well, it's simple. I have always loved nature. From the forest animals to the ocean, to microscopic life. I have always enjoyed seeing the beauty of creation. I guess it's the...

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What Have You Done For Me Lately? - The Ocean

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I have been getting more and more fascinated and involved with ocean conservation and coral reef research. I am also learning how I can help to save endangered or near endangered fish species. I am in training right now to become an Underwater Naturalist and Master Scuba Diver. So far, I have learned quite a bit and am enjoying scuba diving experiences and training with and around aquatic life. I will admit glowingly, this is one of the most exciting endeavors I have ever embarked upon. At Me and a Tree Inc, we decided we wanted to go beyond our...

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