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Shark Travels from Africa to Australia and Back

A great white shark, nicknamed Nicole, has made the journey between South Africa and Australia and back in under nine months. The new...

Blue-Ringed Octopus, one of the World’s most Venomous Animals, is Creature of the Month

The blue-ringed octopus - Hapalochlaena lunulata - is said to carry enough venom to kill 26 people. These small animals spend much of their...

Pacific nations to protect Whales

A group of Pacific Island nations are today signing an agreement to strengthen efforts to save whales and dolphins in the South Pacific."There is...

Global warming turns fish deaf

Is it important that global warming turns fish deaf? Yes. For coral reef fish, sound is vital for them to judge where to settle...
The bestselling scuba diving books of 2013

Bestselling SCUBA Diving Books of 2013

SCUBA Travel release bestselling diving books of 2013 list. Published annually this top ten showcases the most popular scuba literature and guidebooks.
Humpback Whale

Humpback Whales Sing for their Supper

Humpback whales work together whilst foraging on the bottom for food – but how do they co-ordinate their behaviour? The answer might be a "tick-tock" song.
octopus intelligence

The most intelligent invertebrate – what can the octopus do?

The octopus is believed to be the most intelligent of all invertebrates. As well as its relatively large brain, each of the octopus' eight...

Mediterranean Sharks Declining Fast

A new scientific study has concluded that sharks in the Mediterranean Sea have declined by more than 97 percent in abundance and “catch...
Plumose anemones

Attack of the Clones: Plumose anemone is creature of the month

As Plumose anemones can clone themselves, forests of them appear together. They comprise a tall, smooth column topped with a crown of feathery tentacles. Individuals are usually white or orange. They like areas with currents so tend to live on prominent pieces of wrecks or on rocky pinnacles - good diving areas.
Xenid pulsating coral

Why does one Soft Coral Pulsate?

Researchers solve some of pulsating soft coral (Xenid) mysteries, but their siestas still unanswered.