Hello everyone, my name is Natalie and I have just recently joined the Seaventures dive team as a Divemaster. Shortly after graduating with a degree in Marine Science in Australia, I landed myself a science internship with TRACC. I spent most of my diving adventures on Pom Pom Island with TRACC. Through TRACC, I was able to gain lots of experience in guiding and leading dives in fish and invertebrate surveys. Besides restoring coral reefs and doing conservation work [...]
Our Rig Divers from Bahrain shared with us the full video of their recent dive trip with us. The creative group are made up of producers and the result is brilliant. If you would like to know what diving is all about from the Rig, watch this video.
Regular visitors to the rig will often look into the distance and see communities of people who live on the sandbanks around the rig. Commonly known as ‘sea gypsies’, or ‘Bajau Laut’, these communities are found living in stilt huts and boats, known as ‘lepa lepa’, right across the Celebes Sea (and within Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Myanmar – although many are deemed to be stateless). Around the are there are estimated to be approximately 3000 Bajau Laut, and [...]