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Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

Chris has amassed over 1500 dives around the world but his favorite location to dive is the Azores Islands in the mid-Atlantic, where he's worked for the last five seasons. A PADI MSDT instructor, Chris graduated from university in 2016 with a degree in film and journalism. Chris' passion is to document the underwater world through many forms of media; his particular passions are sharks and whales. His documentary depicting the adapting generation of whale hunters on the island of Pico won a Royal Television Award in 2017.

Stories by Chris
black coral
Marine Species

Marine Species: Black Coral

Despite its name, black coral is rarely black. The moniker refers instead to the corals’ skeleton. Here are a few fun facts about this rare find.

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billfish
Conservation Marine Species

Marine Species: Billfish

It’s rare to see a billfish on a dive, although you can snorkel with them seasonally off the Yucatan Peninsula. Here are some quick facts about billfish.

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In the Water New to Scuba Training

Discover Scuba Diving: Try Before You Commit

A Discover Scuba Diving course can be a great way to see if the sport is right for you before you commit more time and money.

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Conservation News

Should We Boycott Diving in Modern Whaling Nations?

Recent news that Japan will resume commercial whaling was met largely with disgust. As divers, should we boycott modern whaling nations?

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New stuff
ocean conservation

Easy Ways to Take Part in Ocean Conservation

Ocean conservation is more important now than ever. Read on to find out how you can help protect the waters you love.
by Guest Author
scuba diving in Aqaba

Scuba Diving in Aqaba

A visit to the Red Sea is at the top of many divers’ bucket lists, and rightfully so. Scuba diving in Aqaba, Jordan, fulfills all your fantasies of warm water and fascinating culture.
by Shelley Collett
Damai

Top Types of Liveaboards

Divers have long known that liveaboard diving is the best way to reach remote dive sites and unique dive destinations. What are the top types of liveaboards and how do you choose?
by LiveAboard.com
coral disease

Coral Disease Outbreak Affects Florida and Caribbean

A historic coral disease outbreak in Florida and the Caribbean offers divers an opportunity to contribute to research and help restore damaged reef.
by Guest Author