Jessica Shilling

Stories by Jessica
Marine Species

Gentle Giants – The Whale Shark

Swimming with whales sharks may be one of the best experiences I have ever had.

Health Issues for Dive Instructors

Health Issues for Dive Instructors

Though it may seem perfect, many people are unaware that dive instructors must deal with a lot of career-related health issues.


Making Waves Movement

While it is hard to predict the precise effects climate change will have on Colorado and surrounding states, most scientists agree that the region is going to have a lot less water.

Marine Species

The Wonderful Weedy Sea Dragon

Weedy Sea dragons are some of the most impressive camouflaged creatures on the planet.

New stuff

Florida’s Underwater Archaeological Preserves: The Half Moon

There are 12 Underwater Archaeological Preserves in Florida, scattered from the northwestern Panhandle down to the Florida Keys. Today we visit the Half Moon.
by Guest Author

Dive Into the Pink Holds Second Annual Online Auction

Nonprofit organization Dive into the Pink will hold its second annual online auction to benefit the Young Survival Coalition (YSC).
by Press Release
diver propulsion vehicle

Diver Propulsion Vehicle Training

Using a diver propulsion vehicle underwater means you can cover far more territory on each dive. How do you use one safely?
by Hayley-Jo Carr
Photograph Corals

How to Identify and Photograph Corals

Underwater photography tends to focus on megafauna or macro animal subjects. But learning how to identify and photograph corals can be just as exciting.
by Guest Author