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BSAC Withdraws Travel 4 Scuba Travel Insurance Scheme

With effect from 5th October 2012, BSAC (British Sub-Aqua Club) member benefit and specialist diving travel insurance scheme, Travel 4 Scuba will cease. They...
Nurse sharks

Best places to scuba dive in March

March is a great month for shark diving, both in the northern and southern hemisphere. The Ningaloo Reef UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Western...
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?
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.

Tiny Nation Creates World’s Third-Largest Marine Reserve

The tiny Republic of Kiribati, in the Pacific, has created the world's third-largest marine reserve. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area bans commercial fishing...
Divers on boat

Goodbye to sunburn

Sunburn can ruin a scuba diving holiday, but you could soon tell when to cover up thanks to an early warning sunburn indicator, developed...

WIN a 6-night Guadalupe Great White Shark cage diving safari

It’s Shark Week and we have the ultimate competition for shark fans! Subscribe to the LiveAboard.com newsletter and be in to WIN a 6-night Guadalupe...

New book sheds light on more than 300 undiscovered wrecks

Nigel Pickford, bestselling author of Atlas of Shipwreck and Treasure, has just had his new book published by Chatham Publishing.Lost Treasure Ships of the...

Most Fatal Diving Accidents Avoidable

Most fatal diving accidents could be avoided if adequate diving safety procedures are followed, a study suggests. Of 40 deaths studied, only 6 were caused by defective equipment.

Creature of the Month: Plumose Anemone

Plumose anemones (Metridium senile) occur in large numbers in good diving areas in temperate waters. They comprise a tall, smooth column topped with a...