Monthly Archives: June 2011

New to Scuba Resources

Cold Water Diving pt.2

Last time around we covered exposure protection, this time around I’ll be covering buoyancy control devices, regulators and computers.

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Marine Species

Glaucus Atlanticus & Marginatus | Nudibranch

The bright dark blue and silver body distinguishes this species. The cerata are elevated on three cushions per side of the body.

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Travel Dive Locations

Jellyfish Lake | Eil Malk Island, Palau

Jellyfish lake is definitely a bucket list item for many! This unique lake is located on Eil Malk Island in Palau.

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Conservation

Is Your Sunscreen Killing Corals?

With the summer season fast approaching, there has been a resurgence of concern over water-enthusiasts’ sunscreens potentially harming fragile coral reef systems.

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New stuff
Tilikum

Tilikum’s Death and the Future of SeaWorld in 2017

The controversial documentary “Blackfish,” featuring killer whale Tilikum sparked a world-wide discussion on cetacean captivity. Now that Tilikum has died, what’s next for SeaWorld and captive cetaceans in general?
by Jessica Macdonald
Best Vancouver Dive Sites

Best Vancouver Dive Sites

Some of North America’s best temperate diving is on Canada’s west coast. The best Vancouver dive sites are less than a 40-minute drive from the city’s center, but a world away.
by Robert Osborne
Guiding Experienced Divers

Guiding Experienced Divers

Unlike new divers, who are happy just to be underwater and think everything they see is awesome (because it is), those with a few dives under their belt can be a bit of challenge. As a professional guide, how do you keep your most experienced divers happy?
by Guest Author

NOAA releases draft proposals for new national marine sanctuaries in Wisconsin and Maryland

NOAA is soliciting public input on draft proposals for two new national marine sanctuaries in Wisconsin and Maryland.
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