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Red Sea in Egypt to be Plastic Bag Free

The Governor of the Red Sea in Egypt has decreed that the Red Sea will be the first plastic bag free Governorate with effect...
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...
Coral reef

Diving Komodo, one of the most biodiverse locations in the world

Komodo is one of the most biodiverse locations in Indonesia and offers world-class diving, plus the chance to see Komodo dragons. Komodo Island forms...
Migrations patterns of sea life around Australia

Sperm whale to dugong: where to see Australia’s marine life

Study reveals the migration paths, mating and feeding habits of Australia’s most majestic sea life with interactive tool. Follow the path of some of the world’s most fascinating marine animals on their migration or use the tool to visit their key nesting and feeding locations.
Rich cold-water coral reef in the Whittard Canyon area by the Isis ROV

Scientists unveil first maps of deep sea corals

Proposed marine protected areas will cover just 30% of the UK’s deep sea coral reefs and 3% of the sponge fields, according to the first-ever set of maps detailing where vulnerable deep-sea habitats are likely to be found in the North East Atlantic.

World’s Most Robust Marine Reserve is at Baja California

A thriving undersea wildlife park tucked away near the southern tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has proven to be the most robust marine reserve...
Coral Reef

Which sunscreens are safe for sea life?

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?
Humpback whale fluke - whale watching worldwide

Watching Whales Worldwide

Where to watch whales around the world

Win Red Sea Dive Guide and Log Book

SCUBA News are giving away two copies of the Hurghada Dive Guide and Log Book. To enter the competition e-mail name of the author...

Winners of SoCal Underwater Photography Shootout Announced

Some stunning underwater photographs were the winners of this year's SoCal shootout. Over $25,000 in prizes are awarded to the winners, from dive resorts, liveaboards, travel agencies and equipment suppliers.