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Malaysia to extend marine protected areas around Sabah

In the coral triangle, Sabah is home to some of the best diving in the world. The famous diving areas of Sipadan and Mabul islands are off the coast of eastern Sabah, with Layang Layang in the west. The MPAs will further increase the marine diversity in the area.
Clownfish

How to Volunteer and Preserve the Great Barrier Reef

Make a difference to the Great Barrier Reef by volunteering.
Miracle bioplastic

New Marinatex wins award for solving many plastic problems

Lucy Hughes from the University of Sussex has won the James Dyson Award for designing MarinaTex - a bioplastic made of organic fish waste...
North Atlantic Right Whale, Mother and Calf

Right whale mothers ‘whisper’ to their calves to avoid attracting predators

Instead of "whooping" they make very quiet, short, grunt-like sounds that can't be heard more than a short distance away.
Bahrain scuba park

Bahrain opens world’s largest underwater theme park for divers

Dive Bahrain have opened the world's largest underwater theme park spanning an area of 100,000 m2, complete with a sunken Boeing 747. The site, close...
Humpback whale

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...