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Computers decide when to stop searches at sea

Researchers at Portsmouth University and the US Coast Guard are working together to develop a computer model that will predict how long someone will...
Azure Window, Gozo

Azure Window Falls

The Azure Window - marking one of Malta's iconic dive sites - collapsed into the sea this morning. Divers shocked by news.
Lionfish

Marine Invaders Threaten Galapagos

Increasing tourism and the spread of marine invasive non-native species is threatening the unique undersea life around the Galapagos Islands.

Creature of the Month: Burrowing Anemone

This common species - Cerianthus lloydii - is not a true anemone but a tube anemone. Instead of attaching itself to a rock it...
Bullethead Parrotfish, Chlorurus sordidus

Fish mucous cocoons: the mosquito nets of the sea

Researchers have found that fish have developed their own mosquito nets in order to get a good night's sleep.
A Ordinskaya wintery environment

The Darkness Beckons – Cave Diving Book Review

The definitive cave diving book since its first issue in 1980, author Martynn Farr has brought The Darkness Beckons bang up-to-date. He covers the...
Best in Show Underwater Photograph

Ocean Art Underwater Photography Winners 2016 Announced

Australian photographer Matty Smith has won Ocean Art's best-in-show 2016 for his dazzling Pacific Man of War image titled Blue Lasso. Revealing some of the most awe-inspiring photos captured underwater around the world, the annual competition attracts entries from both professional and amateur photographers.

Scuba Challenge on This Weekend

This year's Scuba Challenge will be held on Saturday 25th February 5.30pm till 8pm at Woolston Leisure Centre, Warrington WA1 4PN. Experienced divers are...
Diver in bait ball by Lawrence Alex Wu

SCUBA Travel publish 200th issue of SCUBA News!

We first sent SCUBA News (ISSN 1476-8011) in the year 2000. It was before any social media, before Wikipedia. We still aim, though, to provide useful information for divers who like to travel the world and care about the marine environment.
1st Place Macro by Jeff Milisen. Larval cusk eel with external stomach

Blackwater Image wins Global Underwater Photography Contest

Extraordinary blackwater photo of an eel larva, which has been photographed only a handful of times before, wins the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo...