Monday, October 19, 2020

Jessica Macdonald

Originally from the UK, Jessica now lives on South Africa's spectacular east coast. She's a qualified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, as well as a keen conservationist and shark fanatic. When she's not underwater, she can be found at her computer where she works as a freelance diving and travel writer.

Reunion: An In-Depth Look at the Island’s Shark Attacks

An idyllic island located just south of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, Reunion should be a paradise for water-lovers - including surfers, snorkelers and scuba-divers. However, in recent years...

5 Marine Conservation Documentaries You Need to Watch Today

Documentaries have the ability to bring world issues into our living rooms and onto our laptop screens. They have the power to educate and inspire, and the very best...

Ten Ocean Conservation Victories of 2016

After a year of political upheaval and iconic celebrity deaths, few were sorry to see the back of 2016. Marine conservation featured in the news many times - often...

Fascinating Lesser Known Shark Facts

Love them or loathe them, sharks are undoubtedly some of the most fascinating species on the planet. As divers, many of us spend a considerable amount of time and...

Deptherapy: Using Scuba to Rehabilitate Veterans

In 2008, Scottish charity Deptherapy was formed with the purpose of rehabilitating wounded UK Armed Forces personnel through the medium of scuba diving. The charity offered resort-style introductions to...