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Egypt ups environmental standards to protect coral reefs

Egypt is adopting Green Fins environmental standards to protect its coral reefs. The country has become the first in its region and the 11th...
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.
Humpback Whale

Where to dive in October

Head to the right spot during October and you can enjoy encounters with some of the biggest animals in the ocean; from humpbacks to...
palau siren liveaboard

3 Pay, 1 Goes Free on Scuba Liveaboards

Book 3 spaces on a liveaboard trip and get +1 space FREE of charge. Book now until 30th November 2019 and travel in 2020.Applies...
Coral

Which sunscreens are safe for sea life and which should you avoid?

It's a minefield trying to buy a sunscreen which doesn't harm the sea life. Even those trumpeting their green credentials are not always free from harmful chemicals and components. You have to read the label very carefully. So what are the nasties to look out for?
Whale shark in the Sea of Cortez

Top Diving Destinations in August

Mexico is a top destination for August, as the great white shark season has begun at Guadalupe and the conditions are excellent in the...
Arabian Aggressor scuba diving liveaboard

Save $1000 on new scuba liveaboard exploring Sudan and Djibouti

Arabian Aggressor is the newest addition to Aggressor's Fleet family in the Red Sea. Launching February next year, it visits Sudan up until October...
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...
sharks

Shark Cage Diving: Is it as scary as you think?

Is shark cage diving scarier than rock climbing?
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...