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Beyond the Bathtub – Sponges

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Sponges are much more than cleaning accessories; they are the ocean’s original reef builders. Barrel sponge with Glass fish | Photo: Steve Rosenberg Ever think about all the sponges we use to bathe our children, wash dishes or clean the car? Today a majority of these sponges are made through a synthetic process, but there […]

Fiji Resort To Offer DeepFlight Submersible Trips

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The Fijian private resort of  Laucala Island will be offering, from the 1st July, guests the opportunity to ride in the DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible. “We look forward to offering yet another exclusive and authentic experience to our guests with the new submersible,” said Laucala Island General Manager Andrew Thomson. “The guest experience at Laucala […]

Scubaverse.com Launches New Directory Website

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Scubaverse.com launched its directory website this week: “As with the Scubaverse Dive Centre and Resort Directory app, anyone that visits the Scubaverse Directory website can rate, review and recommend dive centres and resorts,” according to Dave Alexander, editor-in-chief and head of sales at Scubaverse. “The app and the website are fully integrated with each other, […]

Incredibly Beautiful Scuba Diving Locations

Scuba Diver Underwater

Journeying beneath the ocean in scuba gear gives humans the opportunity to take in sights that they’d never otherwise have the privilege of seeing, helping scuba diving to become a favorite pastime of many undersea enthusiasts. While oceans cover the majority of the Earth’s surface, there are a handful of spots around the world that […]

Scubaverse Launches New Dive Centre Directory App

Scubaverse App

Scubaverse has launched a new “Dive Centre and Resort Directory” app for smartphones and tablets. The app is available free for both Apple and Android devices. Scubaverse says that with it, divers can: find detailed information about dive centres and resorts from around the globe rate, review and recommend the dive centres and resorts you […]

Dates For 2014 Shark Showdown Photo Week Set

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Bimini Sands and Neal Watson’s Hammer Headquarters have announced that their “2014 Shark Showdown Photo Week” will take place from February 22 to March 1, 2014. Underwater shutterbugs will have their photos judged by an impressive panel: Tim Calver – Professional photographer (“Pirates Of The Caribbean”) Jeremiah Sullivan – Marine biologist and developer of chain […]

Top 5 Places to Dive in South East Asia

Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia

South East Asia boasts some of the world’s most outstanding dive sites. While plenty stick to snorkeling here in the shallow, calm waters, many also learn to scuba dive here. It’s a popular learning ground, thanks to the clear seas and competitive prices, but it’s a prime site for intermediate and advanced divers, too. Here’s […]