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Love Whales? They Can Help Solve Climate Change

How whales permanently remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - not only minimising the effects of climate change, but also supporting the health of commercial fisheries.
Red Sea Diving

Egypt ups environmental standards to protect coral reefs

Egypt is adopting Green Fins environmental standards to protect its coral reefs. The country has become the first in its region and the 11th...
Tunabot

Tunabot mimics speed and movement of Yellowfin Tuna

Scientists have created "Tunabot" - the first robotic fish which matches the speed and motion of the yellowfin tuna. Tuna are extremely strong swimmers, with...
Barracuda

47% More Diver Permits for Sipadan Island

Number of divers a day at Sipadan to increase from 120 to 176, but the total number of dives in a year to stay the same. Protecting the dive sites but allowing more people to visit.
Humpback Whale

Where to dive in October

Head to the right spot during October and you can enjoy encounters with some of the biggest animals in the ocean; from humpbacks to...
palau siren liveaboard

3 Pay, 1 Goes Free on Scuba Liveaboards

Book 3 spaces on a liveaboard trip and get +1 space FREE of charge. Book now until 30th November 2019 and travel in 2020. Applies...
"Eclipse" Golden Rays 5th Place - Edwar Herreno Shot in Bat Island, Costa Rica with Nikon D800

Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition now Open – $80000 of Prizes

With 16 underwater photo categories for novices and professionals. Over $18,000 of prizes to be won.
Clownfish in anemone

Male-to-female sex change happens first in the brain, in clownfish at least

All clownfish start off as male, but can switch to female when circumstances allow, for example, when the only female present dies or disappears....
Coral

Which sunscreens are safe for sea life and which should you avoid?

It's a minefield trying to buy a sunscreen which doesn't harm the sea life. Even those trumpeting their green credentials are not always free from harmful chemicals and components. You have to read the label very carefully. So what are the nasties to look out for?
Whale shark in the Sea of Cortez

Top Diving Destinations in August

Mexico is a top destination for August, as the great white shark season has begun at Guadalupe and the conditions are excellent in the...