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3D Sonar Map Shows Sunken Civil War Ship

One hundred and fifty years ago, 20 miles off the coast of Texas, the Hatteras gunboat was sunk during a battle with the famous...
Deploying Red Tide Detector

Sensors watch for Red Tides

This year an array of sensors are watching for harmful red tides in the Gulf of Maine. Red tides are toxic and can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Creature of the Month: Dragonet, Callionymus lyra

One hundred and eighty-six species of the "Little Dragon" fish live from Iceland in the North to the Indo-Pacific oceans in the South. ...
Bleached coral on Great Barrier Reef, Australia by Brett Monroe Garner

Great Barrier Reef suffers extreme coral bleaching for the second year in a row

What we’re seeing is unprecedented - the reef is fighting for its life.
Hammerhead Sharks

The Best Places to Dive in November

November is a great time of year to get in the water and beat the holiday crowds. Dive in and experience a variety of...
Oceano Profundo

Océano Profundo 2015: At The Bottom of the Caribbean

With measured precision remotely operated vehicles D2 and Seirios are lowered into the deep blue waters of the Caribbean. Ready for the unknown, they...

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?

EU launches shark protection plan

The European Commission has launched a Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks. The aim is to rebuild shark stocks and...