Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Christopher Chin

Shark fin bans – a wave of conservation efforts

Shark populations are in peril and conservationists are teaming up with lawmakers to ban sharkfins. That approach has met with great approval - until now.

Sharing the Truth About the Shark "Attack" in the Bahamas

Christopher Chin explores the truth about and the implications of the tragedy in the Bahamas.

Options for European Shark Plan revealed

Conservationists see hope on the horizon in EU Commission initiative Brussels, 12 December 2007: The Shark Alliance, a coalition of 44 conservation, fishing, diving, and scientific organizations...

A Dark Day for Dogfish: CITES Fails to Safeguard Sharks from Unsustainable Trade

The Hague 15.06.07: The Shark Alliance is expressing deep dismay over today's defeat of a European Union (EU) proposal to limit international trade in imperiled spiny dogfish sharks through...

Review: Sharkwater Film

Staff writer Christopher Chin previews the exciting new movie Sharkwater.

4th Annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival Returns to Fort Mason

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Forget James Bond... some of the most exciting films of the year hit the big screen on 20-21 January 2007, at the San Francisco Ocean...

DEMA 2006 Special: SDI/TDI Presentation on Risk Management

SDI/TDI gave its annual presentation on Risk Management for Dive Facilities and their Professional Staff yesterday afternoon. Internationally reknowned Dive Litigation Specialist Rick Lesser kicked off...

DEMA 2006 Special: PADI give Staff Instructor Updates

This morning, PADI held the first of seven IDC Staff Instructor Update events to reflect a number of changes in its Instructor Development program. Lori Bachelor-Smith,...

DEMA 2006 Special: DAN's Most Frequent Causes of Diving Deaths

Dr. Petar Denoble of Divers Alert Network led a presentation on the DAN's Research on the Most Frequent Causes of Fatalities in Recreational Diving. The research presented...

DEMA 2006 Special: Light and Motion launch Titan D200

This morning, Light and Motion introduced working prototypes of their new Titan D200 housing, designed specifically for the Nikon D200 10.2 Megapixel digitalSLR camera. In addition to advanced...

DEMA 2006 Special: OMS Launch New CCR Rebreather

In conjunction with Grey Wolf Innovations, Inc., Ocean Management Systems (OMS) introduced the Tesseract CCR Rebreather. The Tesseract utilizes a lightweight and proprietary material for the main scrubbing...

DEMA 2006 Special: PSI offer their Cylinder Inspection Program in Spanish

For nearly 25 nears, PSI has been developing cylinder inspection and educationalprograms.  PSI is considered the industry leader and provides the inspection standards cited by many agencies,...

TDI Unveils NEW Support Materials for Inspiration /Evolution CCR Course

Topsham, ME- August 28, 2006 Technical Diving International (TDI) announced that it was the first of the major training agencies to release support materials for the popular Inspiration and Evolution...

Recompression Chamber Network To Stop Accepting DAN Insurance

In a Press Release made yesterday, the recompression chamber network branded SSS (Sub-aquatic Safety Services), in service in a dozen popular dive destinations worldwide, announced that certain facilities in...

DEMA 2005 Special: Divers Set New World Record

Staff Writer Christopher Chin reports on a record breaking event at DEMA 2005.