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Your DAN Safety Stop 2019 Q2
July 31st, 2019
Throughout it’s history, DAN has led the movement to promote diver health and safety, actively campaigning industry stakeholders and engaging communities around the world to advance safe practices. Du...  Read More
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Conservation Photography
July 16th, 2019
The power to change the world lies with us as users and caretakers of the planet....  Read More
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Nine factors that play a major role in a scuba diver’s dehydration
July 15th, 2019
Since blood is partially responsible for the transportation of nutrients and for gas exchange, thickened blood will affect the off-gassing of nitrogen and increase the risk of developing DCS....  Read More
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Images from the Edge
July 13th, 2019
Her path to this unusual niche in the underwater imaging pantheon began as an 11-year-old child in landlocked Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her dad helped her set up her first saltwater aquarium, and she ...  Read More
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Preventing Breathing-Gas Contamination
July 13th, 2019
Incidents involving bad breathing gasare rare, yet they do occur. Health effects on divers vary depending on the contaminant breathed. Among the most severe symptoms of breathing contaminated gas are ...  Read More
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Pinched Nerves
July 13th, 2019
The pain in your thigh is not likely related to a snug-fitting wetsuit. ...  Read More
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Sophia van Coller
July 8th, 2019
Growing up in Cape Town, I was always drawn to the ocean and got my boat skipper’s licence before I could even drive a car. After finishing my studies, I ventured overseas and soon found myself workin...  Read More
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Keryn van der Walt
July 8th, 2019
I am the co-owner of RAID Southern Africa and I own Outdoor Focus Dive and Adventure Centre in Port Alfred, which I started 16 years ago. Diving was never on my bucket list. As a kid, I swam provincia...  Read More
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Fiona Ayerst
July 8th, 2019
Fiona Ayerst is a professional stills underwater photographer. She is also a writer, public speaker, and a passionate conservationist who speaks up for animal rights. Fiona has a legal degree and prac...  Read More
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Extended dive times at depth
June 13th, 2019
Using enriched air Nitrox (EAN) as a decompression gas starting on the deco stops will add oxygen to your decompression phase and speed up nitrogen elimination...  Read More
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Crohn's disease and Diving
June 13th, 2019
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition...  Read More
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Sinus membrane lift
June 13th, 2019
I recently had a sinus membrane lift with an underlying bone graft in my upper jaw to allow placement of a dental implant. Will I have any short- or long-term restrictions on diving?Surgeons have not ...  Read More
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