quote by Sylvia Earle

Why is it that scuba divers and surfers are some of the strongest advocates of ocean conservation? Because they've spent time in and around the ocean, and they've personally seen the beauty, the fragility, and even the degradation of our planet's blue heart.

— Sylvia Earle

Vibrant Scuba Divers quotations

I remember going to my school careers advisor and asked about jobs that required scuba divers. It was a phase.

Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski.

My favourite thing to do on this planet is to scuba dive.

As every scuba diver knows, panic is your worst enemy: when it hits, your mind starts to thrash and you are likely to do something really stupid and self-destructive.

Why do scuba divers fall backwards off a boat? Because if they fell forwards they'd still be in the boat.

I love scuba diving. I'm an avid diver. And, there's this beautiful world that's more incredible than any CGI film we could ever make, that we're destroying, for what? It's heartbreaking to me.

I've been a scuba diver since I was 16 and I think that was one of the reasons they chose me.

In a few short years you might have to become a scuba diver and go hundreds of feet underwater - It will be the last refuge of pure aura and power on our planet, the oceans' depths.

I am a certified PADI Divemaster and a technical scuba diver.

That is to say, I am involved with decompression diving where we dive to depths of 300 plus feet. But I was also recently certified for the Atlantis rebreather, where we dive to shallower depths ranging from about 60-130 feet.

Scuba diving, from the beginning, had an air of dangerous allure.

Every landlocked schoolboy knew of its intriguing hazards: the bends, which caused a diver's veins to fizz with carbonated blood until he died a ghastly, percolating death; and rapture of the deep, which took away his reason, filled his heart with false contentment, and drew him down into the ocean gloom.

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