SCUBA diving

SCUBA diving
Lionfish

Scientists urge divers to remove lionfish whent they see them in the Mediterranean as they are a huge threat to native species
Coral Reef

Malaysia has created the Tun Mustapha Marine Park - its largest yet. In the coral triangle, the new park will help protect almost 1...
Photo by Enric Sala/National Geographic A group of hammerhead sharks swims over the sandy seafloor populated with garden eels at Darwin Island. These sharks are known for their ability to make sudden and sharp turns as the unique wide-set placement of their eyes allows them a vertical 360-degree view, which is ideal for stalking their prey.

More sharks live around the Galapagos Darwin and Wolf Islands than anywhere else on the planet
Lion's Mane Jellyfish by Tim Nicholson

Jellyfish stings are responsible for more deaths than shark attacks each year. Even “mild” stings can hurt for hours or sometimes days and leave lasting scars. According to some estimates, more than 150 million people are stung by jellyfish each year. New research shows that applying hot packs or immersing in hot water is much better for treating jellyfish stings than cold water which was previously widely recommended.
Turtle by Patrick Meier IUCN Oceans Photographer of the Year 2016

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched its 2016 Oceans Photography contest. Photographers are invited to submit up to three photos...
Green Turtle

Scuba diving companies can advertise for less than $6 a month when booked in February on the SCUBA Travel site. SCUBA Travel have 40000 visitors...
1st Place Macro by Jeff Milisen. Larval cusk eel with external stomach

Extraordinary blackwater photo of an eel larva, which has been photographed only a handful of times before, wins the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo...
Diving on mast of Shouna by Tim Nicholson of SCUBA Travel

The number of scuba diving incidents involving divers in British waters and British divers abroad rises this year, but more survive.

A 100 years from now, all the species in many marine communities will be lost and replaced by new species able to tolerate warmer...
Crown of thorns starfish, COTS

Divers are killing crown-of-thorns starfish by injecting them with vinegar. Meanwhile, scientists are testing using starfish-killing robots rather than divers.