Seaspiracy

The Ocean Dimensions team like a lot of the world have watched Seaspiracy. We are deeply in shock. The directors were risking their lives to uncover and reveal how detrimental commercial fishing really is. This documentary is a real eye opener! Some of the major facts by Seaspiracy 46% of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is…

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How to spot Marine Creatures

As promised, we reveal the secrets of how to spot marine creatures. We all wonder how our dive guides are able to spot animals so small, well camouflaged or too far away. Sometimes we couldn’t even see them after he/she showed them to us. Dive guides don’t have special masks or a hidden lens ……

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How to Interact with Marine Animals

Welcome back for our next lesson: how to interact with marine animals. Diving is a sport that allows you to enter into another world. In this fantastic new environment we are only guests. Therefore it is important to leave nothing but bubbles and take nothing but photos or videos. This should be the motto for…

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Improve your air consumption

How to improve your air consumption will be the focus of today’s scuba diving lesson. Your air consumption depends on your body mass, muscle, lung capacity but also on your buoyancy, your comfort underwater, your experience and how you are moving. Before you begin, focus on your goal and create realistic expectations. It is useful…

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Hints and Tips for Scuba Diving

To all of you infected with a passion for diving and tired of being dry… let’s start with a few hints and tips for scuba diving in preparation for your next dive. In the next couple of blogs we will publish articles on the topics below. Stay tuned! Buoyancy Breathing Techniques How to interact with…

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Who are Nataliia Dobrynska & Katja Fenn?

Let me introduce you, so you can find out who are Nataliia Dobrynska & Katja Fenn? Nataliia Dobrynska She is the 2008 Olympic heptathlon champion, holds the best in shot put and the world record best in indoor penthalon! Nataliia is from the Ukraine and she was here at Brennia Kottefaru with her husband for…

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Snorkeling with Blacktip Reef Sharks

If you like, you can go snorkeling with blacktip reef sharks in the Maldives. In almost every island lagoon are little black tip reef sharks cruising in the shallows. Often you can see them swimming close to shore with their dorsal fin sticking out of the water.   This blacktip reef shark came too close…

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Dolphin Spotting in the Maldives

Dolphin Spotting in the Maldives In the Maldives dolphin spotting is very easy. There are 38 oceanic dolphins, for example the Dusky, Hourglass, Risso, Hector and the Irrawaddy dolphin. Here in the Maldives we mainly see the Spinner and the Bottlenose dolphins. At both our resorts Brennia in Raa Atoll and Kihaa in Baa Atoll…

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Light at the end of the tunnel

There is a light at the end of the tunnel – can you see it too! Starting with Oleg our instructor from Belarus, in April 2020 one by one our team members went back to their home countries and their families. Marcela, Marta, Jeon, Marc and I were the last ones to leave on the…

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Coral Bleaching

The big question: Was there any coral bleaching over the past few months in the Maldives? With the world in a global pandemic focusing on what is happening above water, has given us the chance and time to investigate what is happening underwater! We were going out once a week to document some corals and…

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