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Azure Window, Gozo

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

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

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

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.
Diving Destinations

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Frog Fish, Australia

Tourists are hurrying to experience Australia's Great Barrier Reef before it's gone, says new report.
Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta

Of the seven species of marine turtles in the world, five species have been recorded in the Maldives. A new paper recommends stringent protection...
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...
Grey shark

Good news for Indonesia's shark sanctuary: sharks and other fish are more abundant within zones with fishing restrictions according to a new study. Bad...

Thailand has closed Koh Tachai, an island north of the Similans, to tourists and divers indefinitely to help it recover from excess tourists. All 17 marine national parks in the Andaman Sea will be closed from next Monday to Saturday 15 Oct during the monsoon season – that’s over 60% of coral reefs. But even after the rest re-open, Koh Tachai will remain off-limits.