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Snorkeller killed by shark at St Johns, Egypt

A female French tourist was attacked and killed by a shark while snorkelling at the Saint John's reefs in the Red Sea. The first...
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From Nursery Mangroves to Coral Reefs: Tracking Fish

It has long been thought that coral fish start life in a coastal nursery, such as mangrove or seagrass, before migrating to a coral reef. Fish use a variety of nursery habitats and may migrate very long distances from coastal wetlands across deep open water. This implies that it isn’t enough to protect adult habitat on coral reefs. Habitats that supply those reefs and the migration corridors that connect them also need protection.
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‘100 Years’ until Bleaching a Problem for Corals in Northern Red Sea

Warming seas around the world are threatening corals. But scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Bar-Ilan University have noticed that corals in...

Divers Discover New Wreck in Red Sea

Following several months of research, Paul Vinten and Aaron Bruce from Hurghada Emperor Tekstreme have found the wreck of a ferry lying at a...

Red Sea Coral can Survive Climate Change, but not Sewage and Excess Nutrients

Over the last 30 years, half of the world's coral reefs have suffered significant damage due to climate change and acidification. The last three...

Scientists develop artificial coral reef in Red Sea

Israeli and Jordanian scientists has developed the Red Sea's first artificial coral reef. Take a dive off the coast of Eilat these days and...
Coral Reef on Little Brother in the Red Sea by Tim Nicholson of SCUBA Travel

Red Sea bans single use plastics

Egypt's Red Sea Governorate has introduced a ban on single-use plastics. The ban covers items including disposable plastic bags, cutlery and cups, and aims to...

Win a Dive Guide and Log Book

Win a logbook and guide to Marsa Alam in the Egyptian Red Sea.The guide comprises loose sheets designed to fit into a diving logbook...