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Environmentalists condemn Danish dredging in marine protected areas

Danish government approves dredging in marine reserve, to environmental organisation's dismay: it will take years for bottom dwelling creatures to recover.

New Liveaboard offers exceptional marine life encounters in Socorro and Guadalupe

The new Socorro Aggressor liveaboard launches in December and transports scuba divers to encounter great white sharks at Guadalupe or giant manta rays, humpback whales, dolphins and sharks at the Socorro Islands.

Thailand closes Similans island to divers and other tourists

Thailand has closed Koh Tachai, an island north of the Similans, to tourists and divers indefinitely to help it recover from excess tourists. All 17 marine national parks in the Andaman Sea will be closed from next Monday to Saturday 15 Oct during the monsoon season – that’s over 60% of coral reefs. But even after the rest re-open, Koh Tachai will remain off-limits.
Coral reef

Thailand closes dive sites to save reefs

Thailand is closing 18 dive sites across seven marine national parks, including the Similan and Surin Islands. Over 80% of the coral at each site had been damaged by unusually warm sea temperatures.

Madagascar Coral Reef Massively Damaged

A new survey of reefs along Madagascar's southwestern coast found massive damage from coral bleaching, including some reefs that lost up to 99 percent...
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?

Mediterranean leaders urged to save tuna

Bluefin tuna populations have declined alarmingly over the past few decades due to overfishing fuelled by an increasingly expensive industry.A new WWF report shows...
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?
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.
Bahamas

Blue O Two Liveaboard Flash Sale Underway! Up to 40% OFF 12 World-Class Dive...

The ever-popular Blue O Two Flash Sale has returned for 2019 and is offering HUGE discounts on 12 epic dive destinations. Don’t miss your chance...