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mussels

Tumble drying your clothes damages sea life

Microplastic fibres released during tumble drying in a washing machine - laundry lint - can cause damage to the gills, liver and...

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.
Coral reef Red Sea

Corals in unclear waters less affected by temperature stress

Persistent temperature stress is degrading coral reefs worldwide, but a new study by Florida Institute of Technology scientists has found that corals in naturally...
Oceanic whitetip shark at Elphinstone reef by Alexander Vasenin

Urgently needed protection granted to Oceanic Whitetip Shark

There was a vital conservation win for a critically endangered species of shark this week at the 13th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of...