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Thistlegorm

Conservation work starts on the Thistlegorm

Conservation work has now started on the SS Thistlegorm off the Red Sea coast of Egypt. The intense operation to install moorings and air-escape...

Maldives to Become World’s Largest Marine Reserve

All 1192 islands of Maldives to become World's largest marine reserve: the first country in the world to protect entire sea.
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...
Potato Cod

Potato Cod is Creature of the Month

The mighty potato cod of Australia and the Pacific grows to 2 m long and can weigh 110 kg (242 lbs or over 17...
Coral Sea Safari

Best Places to Dive in July

July is a great month for liveaboard adventures to dive with ocean giants; be that with numerous sharks and rays at Cocos Island or...
Trevaille

Thailand overland visa stay shortened, but more repeat visits allowed

Divers visiting Thailand can now re-enter the county as often as they like. The Thai government has relaxed the rules which limited tourists to...

Australia Creates World’s Largest Marine Park

Australia today announced the creation of the world's largest marine reserve, covering the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea. Oil and gas exploration...
palau siren liveaboard

Siren Fleet, Master Liveaboards, Junk & Phinisi SALE – to Maldives, Truk Lagoon,...

Sale now on for the Siren Fleet, Master Liveaboards, Junk & Phinisi. Maldives Master Blue Spirit...
Snapper

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.

Survey Reveals Top 10 Dive Sites in Europe

Europe boasts some world class dive sites, with great visibility and masses of underwater life. In a recent poll of SCUBA Travel readers, these...