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Nematostella

Venomous sea creatures change their venom recipe often

Venomous sea creatures often change their venom recipe, adapting the potency and recipe of their venom to suit changing predators and aquatic environments.
Nurse sharks

Best places to scuba dive in March

March is a great month for shark diving, both in the northern and southern hemisphere. The Ningaloo Reef UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Western...
Yooxlovesthereef

Fashion industry getting on board with reef conservation

In response to huge consumer demand, ethical fashion is on the rise. Although perhaps unlikely partners at first glance, the fashion industry is teaming...
Electric eel

Electric eel inspires new power source

Could the electric eel inspire a self-charging power source for implantable devices such as heart pacemakers, sensors, drug delivery pumps, or prosthetics? The ongoing...
Gosei Maru Wreck. Photo courtesy of SS Thorfinn

Best Destinations for Wreck Diving

Wreck diving is fascinating and provides unique opportunities to delve into human history whilst enjoying exceptional marine life. There are shipwrecks in shallow and...
Thistlegorm by Tobias Friedrich

Thistlegorm Photo Wins Underwater Photographer of the Year

Stupendous underwater photos showcased in the winners of the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition.
Diving with Sharks

Best Scuba Diving in February

February is particularly good for shark loving scuba divers and is a month with dive highlights around the globe.
Seal whiskers

Seal whiskers inspire vortex sensor

Seals use their whiskers to sense food by tracking the vortices left by potential prey, for example by fish swimming. The authors of a...
Liveaboard

PADI absorbs the Diviac Liveaboard Booking Agency

Diviac – the liveaboard booking website – has become PADI Travel but will still offer a 'Best Price Guarantee'
by Ray Chin, Taiwan Elegant mother and calf

Vote now for the Wildlife Photo of the Year – People’s Choice Competition

Now is your chance to vote for your favourite image in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Scalloped hammerhead sharks are generally found in...