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Greenpeace confronts Mediterranean Tuna Fishermen

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior has headed off to sea on a campaign to defend the Mediterranean and halt destructive bluefin tuna fishing operations....

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...
Grey shark

More fish in Indonesia shark sanctuary but fishermen turning to crime

Good news for Indonesia's shark sanctuary: sharks and other fish are more abundant within zones with fishing restrictions according to a new study. Bad...
Sea of Cortez sealion

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...
Manta Ray

Manta Ray is Creature of the Month

The Giant Manta Ray is the largest living ray and a very impressive sight underwater. Mantas migrate vast distances, crossing international boundaries, in search of food. Products from manta rays have a high value in international markets, and targeted fisheries hunt them for their valuable gill rakers used in traditional Chinese medicine. Monitoring and regulation of the exploitation and trade of manta rays is urgently needed, as well as protection of key habitats.

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...

Caribbean Big Fish Disappearing

Sharks, barracuda and other large predatory fishes disappear on Caribbean coral reefs as human populations rise, endangering the region's marine food web and ultimately...
Image by James Gleason, Northwest Hydro Inc

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...

Survey Reveals Top 10 Dive Sites in Europe

Europe boasts some world class dive sites, with great visibility and masses of underwater life. In a recent poll of SCUBA Travel readers, these...

Win a Red Sea Guide Pack

Win a dive guide to Safaga, on Egypt's Red Sea coast. To enter just tell us how many dives sites are included in the...