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25% Off December Dive & Sail Package, Honduras Bay Islands

Honduras is a central American country with both Caribbean and Pacific coastlines, known for beautiful diving at the Bay Islands. The diving features underwater...
White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias

Seven Tips for Cage Diving with Sharks

What to expect when cage diving with sharks, and what to consider before you go. Cage diving with sharks gives a chance to see these beautiful animals up close. However, it is controversial. Scientific research on cage diving, though, concludes that the effect of cage diving is positive for the sharks, the environment and the local people - provided the dive operators conform to codes of behaviour.
Crown butterflyfish, Chaetodon paucifasciatus

Crown Butterflyfish is Creature of the Month

Crown Butterflyfish (Chaetodon paucifasciatus) is an indicator species of healthy hard coral.

Belize barrier reef in Danger

UNESCO has added the Belize Barrier Reef to its list of world heritage sites in danger. The reef was added as a world heritage...

Egypt plans world’s first underwater museum

A new museum, the first of its kind, is to be built partly above and partly under water. The submerged part of the complex...

Environmentalists condemn Danish dredging in marine protected areas

Danish government approves dredging in marine reserve, to environmental organisation's dismay: it will take years for bottom dwelling creatures to recover.
Coral reef

‘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...

Rare Algae Saves Caribbean Coral

A rare opportunity has allowed a team of scientists to evaluate corals--and the essential, photosynthetic algae that live inside their cells--before, during, and after...

Top 100 Dives of the World

The list of the world's top 100 dive sites, as voted for by SCUBA Travel readers, is now updated. The Yongala (a wreck in...

Egypt Stops Reef Fish Exports

Egypt have cancelled a decree which allowed companies to collect reef fish and export them to Europe and other markets . According to the...