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Underwater robot maps sea ice

An underwater robot has enabled researchers to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Scientists from the UK, USA and...
Deep Sea fish

Fish living in deep waters on the continental slope around the UK play an important role carrying carbon from the surface to the seafloor. It...

British travel companies Thomson and First Choice have cancelled all flights to Mombasa until October after the UK Foreign Office warned against all but...
Trevaille

Divers visiting Thailand can now re-enter the county as often as they like. The Thai government has relaxed the rules which limited tourists to...
Solid Air project removes need for diving tanks of compressed air

Students win $1000 to advance their process by which oxygen and nitrogen can be harnessed in solid form and used by SCUBA divers.
Diving on Shouna

The number of UK diving incidents falls to lowest level in 21 years. Even so, there were 136 incidents in 2013, including 10 fatalities.
Manta Rays and Margarita by Karen Begelfer

"My theory on choosing dive companies via the internet is simple: if the pictures of divers have happy expressions and there is at least one photo of an ocean-loving dog on the site, the dive shop has to be good" writes Karen Begelfer in her book Manta Rays and Margaritas.
The bestselling scuba diving books of 2013

SCUBA Travel release bestselling diving books of 2013 list. Published annually this top ten showcases the most popular scuba literature and guidebooks.
trawl

The European Union has rejected the opportunity to ban deep-sea bottom trawling, giving in to industry demands at the expense of fish stocks. Deep-sea species...

Scientists and engineers have achieved the first step in developing a cost-effective micro sensor for long-term monitoring of ocean acidification. The new technology, that will...