Friday, June 21, 2024

Podcast: Dr. Steve Gittings On The Incredible Magic Of Coral Spawning


The latest episode of the DeeperBlue Podcast is now available.  The 30-minute magazine-format podcast is your weekly guide to everything happening around the world… underwater.  Whether this is Scuba Diving, Freediving, Dive Travel, or Ocean Advocacy.

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Welcome to episode 9 of season 2.  In this episode, you can look forward to…

  • The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.
  • Then co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier speaks with Dr. Steve Gittings, Chief Scientist of NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary Program and fellow at the Explorers Club, who relays an incredible experience he had on the coral banks in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • We then hear a top tip from Dr. Marah Hardt on probably the valuable tip for anyone who has dreamt of traveling to exotic locales to dive.
  • And then finally we hear the Best Dive Ever from Karla Mendez who talks at a freedive she had in the blue hole of the Bahamas.

You can find out more on our dedicated DeeperBlue Podcast site

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.