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Giant manta ray

Manta Rays & Whale Sharks in Hanifaru Bay, Maldives

At any time there could be over a hundred mantas and several whale sharks feeding off the Hanifaru Bay coral reef – the world's largest feeding station.

MSC Certifies Maldives Tuna Fishery Sustainable

Marine Stewardship Council awards the Maldives' pole-and-line skipjack tuna fishery its sustainability certification. This follows independent assessment against the MSC's environmental standard. The...
Coral reef

Diving Komodo, one of the most biodiverse locations in the world

Komodo is one of the most biodiverse locations in Indonesia and offers world-class diving, plus the chance to see Komodo dragons. Komodo Island forms...

Why leatherback turtles linger in South Pacific

Tagging and tracking leatherback sea turtles has produced new insights into the turtles' behavior in a part of the South Pacific Ocean long considered...
Trevaille

Thailand overland visa stay shortened, but more repeat visits allowed

Divers visiting Thailand can now re-enter the county as often as they like. The Thai government has relaxed the rules which limited tourists to...
Thailand Coral Reef

Thailand limits number of divers visiting the Similans

No more than 525 divers can now visit the Similan Islands on any one day. Good news for the environment.
Sharks in the Pacific

Scientists say 90% Shark Loss at Populated Pacific Islands

Pairs of SCUBA divers towed behind a small boat have been recording shark numbers at both heavily populated Pacific islands and islands away from...
Tuna

Fiji achieves her first certified sustainable tuna fishery

Fiji achieves first sustainable tuna fishing award, the fourth country in the South Pacific to do so.
Frog Fish, Great Barrier Reef

Indonesia Coral Reefs Thrive under Centuries Old System

Indonesian coral reefs are thriving under a management system designed in the 17th Century.
Coral Reef

Malaysia creates its largest marine park

Malaysia has created the Tun Mustapha Marine Park - its largest yet. In the coral triangle, the new park will help protect almost 1...