John Liang

John Liang is the News Editor at 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.

Could ‘Urchin Ranching’ Help Restore Northern California’s Undersea Kelp Forests?

The recent die-off of large parts of the bull kelp forests that were so prevalent off the Northern California coast has researchers wondering if harvesting the purple urchins that were part of the cause of that die-off might help restore those underwater forests.

Underwater Photo Grand Prix Adds New Category For U.S.-Based Shutterbugs

The folks organizing the Underwater Photo Grand Prix competition have added a new category for U.S.-based shutterbugs, but you'd better hurry if you want to submit any pictures.

Alessia Zecchini Sets New Women’s Free Immersion Freediving World Record

Italian Freediver Alessia Zecchini has done it again, setting a new women's world record in the Free Immersion (FIM) discipline with a 100-meter (328-foot) dive at OceanQuest Curacao this past weekend.
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