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Winner Ocean Art Contest

Swimming monkey wins world’s largest underwater photo contest

A rare and fascinating portrait of a Crab-Eating Macaque resolutely swimming through the ocean, captured by Suliman Alatiqi, tops this year’s Ocean...
Scuba diver in Bermuda

SSI Launches ‘Underwater Explorers Worldwide’ Facebook Group to Unite Divers Worldwide.

Scuba Schools International (SSI) has launched a new Facebook group, Underwater Explorers Worldwide. This new community is designed to bring together...
coral reef clownfish

Where are the world’s best shore dives? Top 10 in 2024

Shore dives are often under-rated. There are many stunning shore dives, indeed, two have been voted in the top ten dives of...
Diving Silfra, Iceland

Into the Nordic Depths: 10 Great Dives in Scandinavia

Top 10 dives in Scandinavia from orcas to wrecks and whirlpools

9 Fascinating Facts about Christmas Tree Worms

1. They can live to over 40 years old Christmas Tree worms are long-lived, although pollution and climate change...
Bermuda

Ocean around Bermuda warmer and more acidic than ever, 40 years of observation show

The ocean has warmed by about 1 degree C, increased in salinity and decreased in oxygen. Furthermore, acidity has increased by over 30%.
anemones

Diving into the World’s Fastest Tidal Rapids

Imagine this: a channel so narrow and shallow that a single tide can unleash an astonishing 200 billion gallons of water, creating a tumultuous display of standing waves, whirlpools, and currents surging at 16 knots (18 mph or 30 kph).
Disabled diver

Diving for All: A New Wave in Resort Accessibility

It's never been easy for people with disabilities to learn to dive. But the tide is turning, and there's a splash of...

Underwater Photography: Crafting Murky Images into Vivid Narratives

Lighting in Murky Depths As one dives deeper into the underwater world, visibility can become a key challenge. The...
lionfish

Lionfish Invasion Threatens the Mediterranean

The warming Mediterranean exacerbates the problem of invasive lionfish. What can divers do?