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Is The Great Barrier Reef A ‘Last-Chance’ Destination?

Is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef A ‘Last-Chance’ Destination?

While diving Australia's Great Barrier Reef is most likely on just about every diver’s Bucket List, it looks like a fair number of divers...
Seaweed at California Kelp Forest

The Wonder of Weed

Seaweed barely gets noticed by most divers; they are too busy looking out for the big toothy pelagics that make up their wish lists....
The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii will quadruple in size.

The Biggest U.S. National Park (Which Just Happens To Be Underwater) Is Getting Even...

The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii is getting a heckuva lot bigger.On August 26, 2016, U.S. President Barack Obama expanded the...
Sunset House Dive Resort To Host First Class Of Veteran Combat Divers Trained In Coral Reef Restoration

Sunset House Dive Resort To Host First Class Of Veteran Combat Divers Trained In...

There's a new nonprofit organization that wants to help recent combat veterans use their training and teamwork to preserve coral reefs.Force Blue seeks to...
Stream2Sea Partners With NAUI Green Diver Initiative

Stream2Sea Partners With NAUI’s Green Diver Initiative

The skin care company Stream2Sea is now a new corporate partner with NAUI's Green Diver Initiative.The new partnership will directly support the GDI's new...
Volunteer Divers Prep Coral Fragments For Upcoming Hot Date

Volunteer Divers Prep Restored Grand Cayman Coral Reef For Upcoming Hot Date

Some restored coral off Grand Cayman is getting primped and beautified for an upcoming hot date.Dive volunteers are carefully combing and brushing a section...
A dead coral in the East Flower Garden Bank. (Image credit: FGBNMS/G.P. Schmahl)

Corals Are Dying In A Part Of The Gulf Of Mexico And Scientists Don’t...

Scientists are really puzzled at a recent die-off of once-beautiful corals and sponges that inhabit a reef about 100 miles/161km off the shores of...
Shark Feeding Photo by Sebastien Filion / Stuart Cove's

Shark Feeding, is it a Good Practice?

Even as the media's feeding frenzy over sharks and the Discovery's channel shark week are subsiding the question of shark feeding is on the...
Norman The Nurse Shark

Helping Kids Learn About Sharks – Bringing “Norman the Nurse Shark” To Life

Bringing an educational kids book to life takes some doing. Author Jillian Morris explains her journey with "Norman The Nurse Shark"
Rubicon Sculpture and photograph by Jason DeCaires Taylor

Political Commentary in the Deep – The Art of Jason deCaires Taylor

The waters off Isla Mujeres were cloudy that November day.  The first North wind of the season had closed the port for two days...
Writer/Photographer Al Hornsby has released 'Face To Face', a book chock-full of underwater photos

Writer/Photographer Al Hornsby Has A New Book Out

If you're the type who loves leafing through books filled with beautiful underwater photos, diving and wildlife photographer Al Hornsby may have something just...

Freediving And Scuba Diving Ambassadors Heading To The Galapagos

Right now on the remote island of Galapagos there are a team of Freediving and Scuba Diving ambassadors from Cressi traveling on a 12...
Scientists: Dive Computers Can Play A Role In Measuring Ocean Temperatures, Climate Change (Photo credit: National Facility for Scientific Diving)

Scientists: Your Dive Computer Can Play A Role In Measuring Ocean Temperatures, Climate Change

Turns out your dive computer can be used for more than just logging how deep and how long you dove.A study just published in...
Industrial Divers Corp. diver removes tires from ocean floor. (Photo credit: Industrial Divers Corp.)

Using Tires To Make An Artificial Reef Sometimes Isn’t The Best Idea

Sometimes what seems to be a good idea can wind up being terrible in hindsight.Take, for example, an effort in the 1970s to create...
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