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Frog Fish, Australia

70% of Great Barrier Reef tourists are rushing to visit before it goes

Tourists are hurrying to experience Australia's Great Barrier Reef before it's gone, says new report.
Fiji Siren

Fiji Siren Liveaboard Sinks

Fiji Siren sinks into 240 m of water after being holed in Bligh Water. All divers and crew safely abandoned ship.
Giant manta ray

Revealed: where to dive with Manta Rays

Awesome to see underwater, the Manta Ray is an enormous fish spanning. They live in warm waters around the world, gracefully flying through the...
Frog Fish, Great Barrier Reef

Indonesia Coral Reefs Thrive under Centuries Old System

Indonesian coral reefs are thriving under a management system designed in the 17th Century.
Manta Rays and Margarita by Karen Begelfer

Manta Rays and Margaritas – Book Review

"My theory on choosing dive companies via the internet is simple: if the pictures of divers have happy expressions and there is at least one photo of an ocean-loving dog on the site, the dive shop has to be good" writes Karen Begelfer in her book Manta Rays and Margaritas.
Diver in bait ball by Lawrence Alex Wu

SCUBA Travel publish 200th issue of SCUBA News!

We first sent SCUBA News (ISSN 1476-8011) in the year 2000. It was before any social media, before Wikipedia. We still aim, though, to provide useful information for divers who like to travel the world and care about the marine environment.

Best places to scuba dive in May

The seasons are beginning to change around the world in May and bring favourable dive conditions for some of the best destinations in the...
Mobula ray jumping out of the water. Mobula munkiana, known as the manta de monk, Munk's devil ray, pygmy devil ray, smoothtail mobula, is a species of ray in the family Myliobatida. Pacific ocean

Best Places to Dive in January

It’s the start of a new year and the diving on offer is off the charts this month. The Maldives is the place to...
Top 10 best-selling scuba diving books and DVDs

Top 10 Diving Books of 2014

SCUBA Travel have released their annual list of the best-selling diving books and DVDs of the year. For fourteen years SCUBA Travel have published...

How Healthy are Mediterranean Rocky Reefs?

Intense exploitation over millennia has depleted Mediterranean Sea species from the large to the small. What would a ‘healthy’ Mediterranean rocky bottom look like? There are no pristine sites (i.e. undisturbed by humans) left in the Mediterranean against which to compare the health of current ecosystems. SCUBA divers surveyed the rocky reefs throughout the Med, from Morocco to Turkey.