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The mission of SCUBAnauts International  is to educate teens in the marine sciences, enabling them to make a positive impact on the environment and empowering them to become tomorrow's leaders.

Nauts gather data from their recently deployed reef balls. They hope to find the reef balls teeming with life!

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CHOW Leadership Awards Dinner

The SCUBAnauts were invited to attend the Leadership Awards Dinner; put on by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation for Capitol Hill Ocean Week in Washington D.C. The ‘nauts enjoyed a sustainable seafood meal while learning about important ocean issues, conservation strategy, and the leaders- scientists, volunteers, and congressional members, who devote their time and effort to these causes. A special […]


How are you Celebrating World Oceans Day?

The SCUBAnauts love the ocean! In celebration of World Oceans Day (June 8th), the nauts are taking on Washington D.C. for Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.  SCUBAnauts will discuss current ocean issues with Members of Congress and Congressional Staff, as well as experts from federal, state and local government agencies, […]


First SNI Dive of the Year

The Tarpon Springs (TS) SCUBAnaut Chapter couldn’t have had a more beautiful day for their first dive of the season. As you can see from the pictures, the water was like glass and the visibility was great! We visited two patch reefs: Sofia’s Garden and Brooke’s Kitchen. Both are sites that were surveyed a few […]


SCUBA Olympics

The SCUBAnauts spent their Sunday participating in the fun-filled SCUBA Olympics, a community event benefiting the special needs swimmers of the Adaptive Swim Team. The Tarpon Springs and St. Petersburg Nauts competed in several judged events including an underwater bicycle race, buddy tow, balloon lift, raft race, and tug-o-war. Jessica Silk, a SCUBAnaut of the […]

Glover’s Reef Science Projects

Today is our last day on the island, since we leave at 6 am tomorrow in order to catch our plane back to the US. We had to squeeze in our last dive before noon because you should always leave 24 hours in between diving and flying. The excess nitrogen that we inhale from our […]

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