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.
Shark advocates in the United Kingdom have started a petition calling on the British Parliament to ban the imports of shark fins.
Rebreathers UK has announced the company is expanding their distribution of Hollis Rebreathers to 10 more European countries.
Smart tech is being trialled at Ala Wai Harbor in Honolulu, Hawai'i in the hopes of cleaning up plastic pollution.
In a COVID-Free World, The Scuba Industry Contributes To The Largest Portion Of The U.S. Marine Economy
While the dive industry is currently clawing its way back from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there's no denying that it helps play a pretty substantial role in the U.S. economy.
Red Bull recently released a really cool, short documentary on the wonders of underwater caves that features renowned cave diver Jill Heinerth.
Winners of the "Safe Under the Sea" underwater photography contest have been announced, with Edwar Herreno's "Releasing Hope" taking home the top prize.
Halcyon Dive Systems recently announced it has launched two new products: the Flare EXP dive light and the Carbon Fiber Single Tank Adapter (STA).