Aug 27

Saving Sharks

By Adam Dorfman   Decades-long commercial overfishing of our oceans has led to a major imbalance in the ocean ecosystem, beginning with sharks, the ocean’s apex predators. Sharks help keep... Read More

Aug 19

Shark Hook Removal

by Shark Addicts On July 26th we were aboard emerald charters with Randy Jordan, the owner. Our goal was to remove some hooks from the silkys on the deep ledge.... Read More

Aug 6

World First – Woman Dances…

by Shawn Heinrichs In a performance protest against the Australian shark cull and the global slaughter of sharks, my super talented creative partner Hannah Fraser risked it all to dance... Read More

Jul 16

Kalinga Ornata Nudibranch

by Dustin Adamson   The Kalinga Ornata Nudibranch is one of the rarest nudibranchs to ever be seen. One will most likely go an entire diving career without seeing this... Read More

Jun 17

Octopuses of the Night

by Dustin Adamson The Octopus is a fascinating animal. They are incredibly intelligent and have very short life spans. The coconut octopus in particular becomes active during the night. Often... Read More

Jun 13

Fabien Cousteau To Spend a…

In 1963, legendary oceanographer Jacques Cousteau led a team of explorers to the bottom of the Red Sea to conduct an experiment named Conshelf Two. The team lived in an... Read More

Jun 4

Gearing Up For South Africa’s…

This weekend, while walking on the beaches of South Africa’s Eastern Cape, I watched from the shore as hundreds of Cape gannets thronged in a dense cloud above the water.... Read More

May 30

Rolling in the Deep –…

by Dustin Adamson A continuation of my Rolling in the Deep series, this short film focuses on the critters of Anilao Philippines. Shot with a Canon 5d Mark II with... Read More

May 28

The Australian Shark Cull Continues

by Madison Stewart It has become the first thing people associate with my nation when I’m overseas, and has become a source of shame for those once proud of being... Read More

May 24

A Quadcopter View of Snorkeling…

One afternoon at Utila Dive Center we take our dive boats, a group of excited snorkelers and a quad copter out to look for whale sharks, you gotta check what... Read More

May 17

Gigantic School of Rays

Check out a record-breaking school of mobular rays off the coast of Baja, possibly the largest school ever filmed!

May 15

Rolling in the Deep

by Dustin Adamson Underwater macro video can be tricky. You have to get the right lighting. You have to get a subject that will cooperate with you. You have to... Read More

May 4

Nudi Eat Nudi World

by Dustin Adamson I filmed this amazing footage in Anilao, Philippines. Where a nudibranch (Gymnodoris aurita), feeds on another nudibranch (Marionia sp.). I didn't even know they did this. The... Read More

Apr 23

Critter Planet

by Dustin Adamson The world is a mere speck of dust in our vast universe. That means we can't forget about the small stuff! Critter Planet was filmed in the... Read More

Apr 15

Shark Addicts

By Laura King ad·dic·tion əˈdikSHən/ noun 1. an unusually great interest in something or a need to do or have something Friends Cameron Nimmo and Mickey Smith, from Jupiter, Florida,... Read More

Apr 15

Cuttlefish Hunting – The Executioner

Guest Post by Dustin Adamson Cuttlefish are amazing creatures.  Much like their relative the Octopus, they are very adaptive to their surroundings, and can change colors and textures to blend in... Read More

Apr 14

Marine Iguanas – Galapagos Islands

by Dustin Adamson Sometimes dives can all mesh together and seem the same. During one dive in the Galapagos Islands, I saw something I haven't seen in almost 20 years... Read More

Apr 8

Marine Life Conservation & Eco-Tourism

by Adam Dorfman For decades, our oceans have been commercially overfished and this has caused a major imbalance in the oceans ecosystem. This balance begins with the Apex predators, which... Read More

Apr 7

Slow Life

 by Daniel Stoupin "Slow" marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared... Read More

Apr 5

Scuba Diving in a Tsunami

Several scuba divers are caught completely off guard by the sudden, violently swirling currents churned up by the 2004 tsunami that struck just off of Sri Lanka. (From Discovery Channel's... Read More

  • Saving Sharks
  • Shark Hook Removal
  • World First – Woman Dances with Tiger Sharks
  • Kalinga Ornata Nudibranch
  • Octopuses of the Night
  • Fabien Cousteau To Spend a Record-Breaking 31 Days Underwater
  • Gearing Up For South Africa’s Sardine Run
  • Rolling in the Deep – Anilao
  • The Australian Shark Cull Continues
  • A Quadcopter View of Snorkeling with Utila Whale Sharks
  • Gigantic School of Rays
  • Rolling in the Deep
  • Nudi Eat Nudi World
  • Critter Planet
  • Shark Addicts
  • Cuttlefish Hunting – The Executioner
  • Marine Iguanas – Galapagos Islands
  • Marine Life Conservation & Eco-Tourism
  • Slow Life
  • Scuba Diving in a Tsunami
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7 Must-Visit Livaboards From Around the World

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Aug 27

Saving Sharks

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By Adam Dorfman   Decades-long commercial overfishing of our oceans has led to a major imbalance in the ocean ecosystem, beginning with sharks, the ocean’s apex predators. Sharks help keep... Read More

Aug 26

Top 10 Cold-Water Diving Destinations

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Aug 26

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Aug 25

5 Endangered Shark Species

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Aug 25

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Aug 24

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  GoAskErin's Erin Quigley is a certified teaching professional for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, and an award-winning underwater photographer. She has developed specific workflows for the underwater photographer to tackle... Read More

Aug 23

Best Wrecks To Dive

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Aug 23

Ten Tips for Newbie Divers

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By Todd Simmons As a new diver, I learn something on every trip. Diving can be stressful at first as you’re getting acquainted with foreign procedures and equipment, but the... Read More

Aug 22

5 Best Dive Apps

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