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45 m swimming pool

World’s deepest swimming pool opens to divers

"Deepspot" has opened for divers for the first time. At 45 m, it is deeper than the previous record holder in Italy...
fur seal

Remotest islands in the world to be a massive marine reserve

Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited islands in the world, is creating the fourth largest marine reserve on the planet.
mussels

Tumble drying your clothes damages sea life

Tumble drying in a washing machine releases microplastic fibres as "laundry lint" which damages the gills, liver and DNA of marine species,...

Sound waves show warming oceans

Ocean warming could be 69 percent greater than has previously been believed.95 percent of the extra heat trapped...
2nd Place - Celia Kujala Shot in Hornby Island, Canada

Shark-release shot wins “Safe Under the Sea” Underwater Photo Contest

In April the Underwater Photography Guide launched the Ocean Art Safe Under the Sea underwater photo competition to help raise money to...
tiger shark

Revealed: Tiger sharks’ travels and preferred hangouts in the Gulf of Mexico

Like other highly migratory sharks, tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) often cross international boundaries. Scientists now know exactly where they like to go...

When can you travel to dive again and where can you go?

Countries around the world are easing their covid-19 lockdowns. Which areas will soon be open for divers?
Anemones

Life Under Water Challenge photography contest is now open

A new photography contest has launched celebrating marine biodiversity in honour of World Environment Day and World Oceans Day.Launched by social enterprise Positive Travel...

Underwater Photography Guide announces Safe Under the Sea Underwater Photo Competition

The Underwater Photography Guide is hosting a special underwater photo competition to bring people together, encourage artistic expression, and raise money to help fight Coronavirus.
RAID scuba divers

RAID diving agency makes e-learning free to access

SCUBA diving courses now free from RAID. Download all the course materials you need.