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SHEBA unveils world’s largest coral restoration program

SHEBA has begun work on the world's largest coral restoration program, which aims to restore more than 185,000 square meters of coral reefs around the world by 2029.
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Dugong – the Lady of the Sea

Dugongs - where can you dive with them and why aren't there more of them? Said to have inspired tales of mermaids, they can eat as much as 40 kg (88 lb) of seagrass a day, leaving distinctive troughs.
Great white shark cage diving

How to judge whether shark cage diving helps or harms wildlife

Wildlife tourism including white shark cage-diving is growing in popularity, but these industries remain highly contentious amongst divers, conservationists and scientists alike. New tool helps judge the impact.
Nurse sharks

Three superb dive spots 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 Australia,...
An endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle cruises in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii.

Nudging tourists helps the reefs – especially when the tourists are female

Nudging visiting divers towards environmentally friendly behaviour works
Oceanic whitetip shark at Elphinstone reef by Alexander Vasenin

Creature of the Month: Oceanic Whitetip Shark – Carcharhinus longimanus

Diving with Oceanic Whitetips The glorious oceanic whitetip sharks spend a lot of time in shallow water, tend to swim slowly and are...
Saving baby blacktip reef sharks

Saving Marine Life during COVID-19

Fighting the ever growing problem of ocean trash through beach cleanups and underwater gill net removals, saving thousands of marine lives that would have otherwise perished is being hampered by COVID-19 - can you help?

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...
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Corona Virus Impacts Pacific Island Divers

Diving island destinations are imposing new regulations on travellers entering their countries who have visited anywhere else with incidents in the last fortnight.