John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.
A decision by Australia's Administrative Appeals Tribunal on whether to continue allowing the killing of sharks in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is due out soon.
Looks like Guillaume Nery isn't the only prominent freediver to recently attach himself to a high-end watch company. Umberto Pelizzari is getting into the game, too.
British freediver Dean Chaouche recently announced plans to launch a remote freediving coaching program for all levels beginning next month.
Waterproof USA recently announced that its D1X Hybrid ISS Drysuit is now available for purchase.
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SNSI has announced reduced fees and discounts for First Responders, Teachers, Active Military, and Veterans.
PADI has won the TAUCHEN Magazine award for the best diver training agency for the 21st year running.
Over the last few years, a perception has grown among divers that Australia's Great Barrier Reef was dead and hardly worth visiting. However, some recent research shows the divers who visit the reef feel it is alive and well.