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SCUBA Travel release last quarter’s bestselling books list

The SCUBA Travel best selling diving books in the third quarter of 2009. Yet again the Dive Atlas of the World keeps its top...

Thistlegorm open to Divers

Following an intense operation, conservation work to preserve the wreck of the Thistlegorm has been successful and finished on schedule. Diving boats and...

Where to 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...

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...
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...

Diving Placencia Belize – What you Need to Know before you Go

In the southern part of the friendly country of Belize lies a beach town with a knack for cheap happy hours, inexpensive good food...
Whale shark in the Sea of Cortez

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...

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...

Scapa Flow Dive Guide

On Midsummers Day in 1919, a German Admiral ordered the German High Seas Fleet to be scuttled. Seventy-four German ships had been anchored at...
White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias

Seven Tips for Cage Diving with Sharks

What to expect when cage diving with sharks, and what to consider before you go. Cage diving with sharks gives a chance to see these beautiful animals up close. However, it is controversial. Scientific research on cage diving, though, concludes that the effect of cage diving is positive for the sharks, the environment and the local people - provided the dive operators conform to codes of behaviour.