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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.

Dominica – "the Nature Island" – Supports Whaling

Dominica has rejected criticism that its vote on the International Whaling Commission (IWC) was up for sale, after the prime minister returned from Japan...
Soloman Islands

Four top tech destinations for liveaboard diving

Tech diving allows you to explore areas other divers simply can’t reach; enjoying untouched dive sites and the peaceful depths of the ocean. It...

Egypt Stops Reef Fish Exports

Egypt have cancelled a decree which allowed companies to collect reef fish and export them to Europe and other markets . According to the...
Coral Sea Safari

Best Places to Dive in July

July is a great month for liveaboard adventures to dive with ocean giants; be that with numerous sharks and rays at Cocos Island or...
Flash liveaboard sale

50% Off the Siren Liveaboard Fleet – Only 50 Places left

Huge Flash Sale starts on June 14th at 11am GMT! The first 100 spaces for all valid departures in 2018 that are paid in full...

97% of Divers disturb seabed: Males worst offenders

Most SCUBA divers disturb the seabed, Spanish researchers say. A study published in the ICES Journal of Marine Science found that nearly 97% of...

Creature of the Month: Dragonet, Callionymus lyra

One hundred and eighty-six species of the "Little Dragon" fish live from Iceland in the North to the Indo-Pacific oceans in the South. ...
Coral Reef

Malaysia creates its largest marine park

Malaysia has created the Tun Mustapha Marine Park - its largest yet. In the coral triangle, the new park will help protect almost 1...
Snapper

From Nursery Mangroves to Coral Reefs: Tracking Fish

It has long been thought that coral fish start life in a coastal nursery, such as mangrove or seagrass, before migrating to a coral reef. Fish use a variety of nursery habitats and may migrate very long distances from coastal wetlands across deep open water. This implies that it isn’t enough to protect adult habitat on coral reefs. Habitats that supply those reefs and the migration corridors that connect them also need protection.