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Dolphin Talk

With their large brains dolphins have many factors in common with humans and great apes. Dolphins communicate primarily audibly. Whilst the sounds...
seahorse mating

Male seahorse pregnancy as complex as females’

New research by Dr Camilla Whittington and her team at the University of Sydney has found male seahorses don't just carry the developing babies...
sperm whale

Underwater robots reveal habits of endangered whales

Not all humans are morning people. Neither, according to a new study, are all sperm whales - at least when it comes...
palmyra sharks

Sharks  ‘extinct’  on 20% of world’s reefs

But hope lies in key conservation measures.Though many people find them intimidating, menacing or just plain scary, sharks...
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...
underwater internet

Aquatic internet and underwater WiFi approaches

Aquatic internet that sends data through light beams could enable divers to instantly transmit footage from under the sea to the surface.Wireless internet under...

Bluewater University Launches as a New Online Portal for Underwater Education

Bluewater University is the first online platform that is fully dedicated to providing live virtual classes in all things related to underwater - including...

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...
An ROV fitted with an arm for collecting marine samples.

Enhanced underwater robots can boost ocean discoveries

Underwater robots are regularly used by the oil and gas industry to inspect and maintain offshore structures. The same machines could be adapted to gather environmental information, providing substantial benefits to science and to resource companies in the long-term.