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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...

Win Red Sea Dive Guide and Log Book

SCUBA News are giving away two copies of the Hurghada Dive Guide and Log Book. To enter the competition e-mail name of the author...

Thistlegorm open to Divers

Following an intense operation, conservation work to preserve the wreck of the Thistlegorm has been successful and finished on schedule. Diving boats and...
Grey shark

More fish in Indonesia shark sanctuary but fishermen turning to crime

Good news for Indonesia's shark sanctuary: sharks and other fish are more abundant within zones with fishing restrictions according to a new study. Bad...
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.

How Healthy are Mediterranean Rocky Reefs?

Intense exploitation over millennia has depleted Mediterranean Sea species from the large to the small. What would a ‘healthy’ Mediterranean rocky bottom look like? There are no pristine sites (i.e. undisturbed by humans) left in the Mediterranean against which to compare the health of current ecosystems. SCUBA divers surveyed the rocky reefs throughout the Med, from Morocco to Turkey.
Majestic Explorer liveaboard sinks Galapagos

Diving liveaboard sinks in the Galapagos – 26 rescued

The scuba diving liveaboard, Galapagos Majestic, has sank near the northern coast of Santiago island in the Galapagos. The 26 divers and crew safely...
Frog Fish, Australia

70% of Great Barrier Reef tourists are rushing to visit before it goes

Tourists are hurrying to experience Australia's Great Barrier Reef before it's gone, says new report.
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

Thailand closes dive sites to save reefs

Thailand is closing 18 dive sites across seven marine national parks, including the Similan and Surin Islands. Over 80% of the coral at each site had been damaged by unusually warm sea temperatures.