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Dominica’s Dive Fest celebrates 15 years

Dominica’s Dive Fest, the Caribbean’s longest running scuba diving festival, encourages visitors to discover the beautiful landscapes and colourful marine life within the island’s...
Thistlegorm

Conservation work starts on the Thistlegorm

Conservation work has now started on the SS Thistlegorm off the Red Sea coast of Egypt. The intense operation to install moorings and air-escape...

Scientists develop artificial coral reef in Red Sea

Israeli and Jordanian scientists has developed the Red Sea's first artificial coral reef. Take a dive off the coast of Eilat these days and...

The Seahorse is Creature of the Month

Seahorses are delightful to spot, curling onto sponges, coral or sea grass. They range in size from the tiny Hippocampus denise which is...
Under the Sea

Climate Change to Cost Trillions if No Action Taken

The cost of global warming will run into trillions of pounds and the environmental and social costs will be incalculable, a survey has revealed....
Trevaille

Creature of the Month: Trevally

Trevallys are large silvery fishes with forked tails. They are fast-swiming predators of the waters above the reef and in the open sea. The species...

Sea Salt: Memories and Essays

New World Publications have just released Sea Salt: Memories and Essays by Stan Waterman, recounting his 50 years of filming sharks and other exciting...

Divers call for crocodle warning devices

Divers in northern Australia, are calling for development of crocodile warning devices following the second fatal attack in under a week. About a dozen people...

Insurers won’t cover £20,000 Medical Fees for Bent Diver

A SCUBA diver has to pay all of the £20,000 medical fees after suffering decompression sickness in the Red Sea. Although he had insurance...

Exercise during decompression stop reduces bubbles in blood

Decompression sickness is initiated by the formation of gas bubbles in tissue and blood, if the divers return to surface pressure too fast....