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Creature of the Month: Yellow Saddle Goatfish Work Together

Yellow saddle goatfish are a common site on the reefs of the Red Sea. A team of scientists from Switzerland though have discovered that...
Galapagos hammerheads

Best places to scuba dive in December

Where to scuba dive in December? Mantas and whale sharks at Hanifaru Bay; mass spawning of barracuda & Nassau grouper in Belize - groupers circling each other, releasing their spawn as they go; mating turtles & schools of hammerheads in the Galapagos
Great white shark

Like Sharks? Volunteer with Great White Shark Project

The 1974 film "Jaws" immortalized the Great White but also did more damage to the image of the Great White Shark than they could...

Mediterranean Sharks Declining Fast

A new scientific study has concluded that sharks in the Mediterranean Sea have declined by more than 97 percent in abundance and “catch...
Azure Window, Gozo

Azure Window Falls

The Azure Window - marking one of Malta's iconic dive sites - collapsed into the sea this morning. Divers shocked by news.
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...

Mapping Coral Disease Clusters in the Caribbean

In the last 30 years, more than 90 percent of the reef-building coral in the Caribbean has disappeared because of a disease of unknown...
Manta Rays and Margarita by Karen Begelfer

Manta Rays and Margaritas – Book Review

"My theory on choosing dive companies via the internet is simple: if the pictures of divers have happy expressions and there is at least one photo of an ocean-loving dog on the site, the dive shop has to be good" writes Karen Begelfer in her book Manta Rays and Margaritas.
Underwater Street View -Bermuda, North East Breaker

Google adds more Virtual Dives to Underwater Street View

With the help of the Catlin Seaview Survey, Google has added more underwater locations to its "Street View". Google put the first marine images up...
Gosei Maru Wreck. Photo courtesy of SS Thorfinn

Best Destinations for Wreck Diving

Wreck diving is fascinating and provides unique opportunities to delve into human history whilst enjoying exceptional marine life. There are shipwrecks in shallow and...