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Turtle by Patrick Meier IUCN Oceans Photographer of the Year 2016

IUCN Oceans Photographer of the Year 2016 now Open

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

Revealed: Best Value Scuba Advertising on the Web

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

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...
Diving on mast of Shouna by Tim Nicholson of SCUBA Travel

Diving incidents up in 2015 but fatalities lowest for 20 years

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

Which reef life communities are most vulnerable to global warming?

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 kill crown-of-thorns starfish with vinegar whilst scientists unleash starfish-killing robot

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

Ocean Art Underwater Photo competition now open – $75000 of prizes to be won

The Underwater Photography Guide is now accepting entries for the 5th annual Ocean Art competition. Prizes worth over $75000 are on offer in 15...
Lifeboat

Divers urgently call to save St Abbs lifeboat

The British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) is calling for a re-think of St Abbs Lifeboat Station closure plans. Over the last few weeks BSAC has...
Coral Crab

SCUBA Divers cause coral disease and damage – it’s official

SCUBA diving and snorkelling are amongst the fastest growing tourism sectors. The increasing numbers mean many more people are aware of the beauty and...

Close encounter with a great white shark

I am often told how adventurous, crazy or "brave" I am, and that I take big risks. I don't take crazy risks, but I...