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White tip reef shark

Will Marine Reserve Protect Coral Sea Sharks?

Shark fishing needs to be banned at Osprey and Shark Reef in the Coral Sea for a Marine Reserve to work, concludes a study published yesterday. It is estimated that each year, live-aboard dive boats are directly responsible for generating at least AU$16 M worth of income. Of all the Coral Sea reef systems, Osprey Reef has the highest visitation rate by tourism operators, primarily to conduct shark dives. So, the depletion of reef sharks at Osprey Reef would have serious financial ramifications for the area. To put this into perspective, in the Maldives, the removal of only 20 grey reef sharks, with a market value of only AU$1 000, caused an estimated loss of AU$500 000 annually in diving revenue.

Scapa Flow Dive Guide

On Midsummers Day in 1919, a German Admiral ordered the German High Seas Fleet to be scuttled. Seventy-four German ships had been anchored at...

World’s Most Robust Marine Reserve is at Baja California

A thriving undersea wildlife park tucked away near the southern tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has proven to be the most robust marine reserve...
Diving the Browning Pass by Rick Rogers

Diving the Weird and Wonderful Browning Pass

Colourful plunging walls, pinnacles, thrilling drift dives, abundant life, orcas, whales and encounters with weird and wonderful animals. Every dive begins with all of the thrill of a treasure hunt.
Save on Aggressor liveaboard

Save up to $1500 on Liveaboard Diving Trips from March to May

Founded in 1984, the Aggressor Fleet has become one of the household names in liveaboard diving. And you can save up to $1500 on their selected itineraries from now until May. Don't miss out!
Soloman Islands

Four top tech destinations for liveaboard diving

Tech diving allows you to explore areas other divers simply can’t reach; enjoying untouched dive sites and the peaceful depths of the ocean. It...
tiger shark Bahamas

Best liveaboard destinations for every diver

Where are the best liveaboard destinations for different types of scuba diver - new, intermediate and experienced?

New wreck dive off Comino, Malta

There is a new dive waiting off the coast of Comino: former Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Patrol Boat P31. The wreck is 52...
ice diving

Ice Diving – the Ultimate Adventure

Ice divers experience unique underwater environments and marine life that few people get to see. There is nothing quite like the peace of being under the ice, surrounded by bright blue water and ice formations.