Category: Stories

Scuba Diving in Cuba
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Scuba Diving in Cuba

With this Caribbean country slowly opening up to visitors from the United States, what can divers expect if they visit Cuba? Here’s the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Dive Travel Regrets
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Top Nine Dive Travel Regrets

As divers, we often seek out exotic locales around the world, but things can go wrong. Make every dive a good dive on your next trip by avoiding these top nine dive travel regrets.

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Stories Wrecks Travel

Sin Ship Unveiled by El Niño

Rumors began to spread of a mysterious shipwreck that appeared on San Diego’s shore in January of this year. I had to discover it for myself.

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Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians
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Book Review: Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians

Written by a marine biologist, the stories in “Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians” combine elements of marine conservation, anthropomorphized ocean critters, and teenage magical abilities to delight young readers.

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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.
by Press Release