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.
The winners of the Guy Harvey Research Institute Great Shark Race have been announced
The UK's National Oceanography Centre will be using Boaty McBoatfasce, a long-range, autonomous underwater vehicle, to conduct surveys of aging underwater oil and gas fields next year.
National men's freediving records continue to be set at a blistering pace during Vertical Blue 2021 at Dean's Blue Hole in the Bahamas, with five new ones being smashed on Day 6.
France's Alice Modolo set a new Constant Weight with Bi-fins (CWTBF) women's world record on Day 5 of the Vertical Blue 2021 freediving competition at Dean's Blue Hole in the Bahamas.
Four new world records were set on Day 4 of the Vertical Blue 2021 freediving competition at Dean's Blue Hole in the Bahamas.
Italy's Alessia Zecchini set a new freediving World Record on Day 3 of the Vertical Blue competition at Dean's Blue Hole in the Bahamas.
A new report released this week by the World Wildlife Fund estimates a US$2.6 billion (2.2 billion Euro) global shark and ray meat trade between 2012 and 2019.