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SCUBA News announces winners of World Dive Map contest

SCUBA News are pleased to announce the winners of our contest to win a map of the best dive sites in the world. Divers...

Diving Placencia Belize – What you Need to Know before you Go

In the southern part of the friendly country of Belize lies a beach town with a knack for cheap happy hours, inexpensive good food...
Illustrated Map of the Best Dive Sites in the World

Win an awesome map of the best diving in the World

This superb hand-illustrated map showing the top 500 dive sites in the world can be yours if you enter the SCUBA News free prize draw.
Nurse sharks

Diving into Caribbean Yesteryear – Corn Islands Nicaragua

The Corn Islands are 50 miles off Nicaragua's Caribbean coast. Little Corn is an interesting place; it is only about 1.5 sq miles in size -...
Grey reef sharks

Diving with Sharks – Good or Bad?

Does diving with sharks and rays affect their behaviour? How can divers and dive operators ensure that they dive with sharks responsibly?
Bleached coral on Great Barrier Reef, Australia by Brett Monroe Garner

Great Barrier Reef suffers extreme coral bleaching for the second year in a row

What we’re seeing is unprecedented - the reef is fighting for its life.
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.
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.
Coral Reef

Which sunscreens are safe for sea life?

It's a minefield trying to buy a sunscreen which doesn't harm the sea life. Even those trumpeting their green credentials are not always free from harmful chemicals and components. You have to read the label very carefully. So what are the nasties to look out for?
Diving the Browning Pass by Rick Rogers

Diving the Weird and Wonderful Browning Pass

Colourful plunging walls, pinnacles, thrilling drift dives, abundant life, orcas, whales and encounters with weird and wonderful animals. Every dive begins with all of the thrill of a treasure hunt.