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UK lifts restrictions on flights to Sharm El-Sheikh

The end of suspension is the first step towards services to Sharm El-Sheikh resuming - good news for many British divers.
Coral reef

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.
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...
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...
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...
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...