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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
flying squid
In the Water Marine Species

Marine Species: Flying Squid

We’ve all heard of flying fish, but flying squid? Let’s take a look at these astounding creatures, both in — and flying above — the water.

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glaucus Atlanticus
Marine Species

Marine Species: Glaucus Atlanticus

The stunning glaucus Atlanticus, commonly called the blue dragon or blue sea slug is one of the most stunning nudibranchs in the ocean. What makes it special?

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Ocean Art
Conservation

Turning Trash into Treasure with Ocean Art

Marine debris has reached meteoric levels in the last few years. Some creative artists are shining a spotlight on the issue by turning trash into ocean art.

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Captain’s License
Resources Training

Do Divers Need a Captain’s License?

When applying for dive jobs, does a captain’s license make you more employable? Here are some considerations if you’re planning to get one.

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New stuff
diving in pulau weh

Best Scuba Diving in Pulau Weh

Although you may not have heard of it, the scuba diving in Pulau Weh, Indonesia, makes the trek to this tiny island well worthwhile.
by Guest Author
dive Mexico

Five Great Reasons to Dive Mexico This Winter

It’s is one of the best diving destinations in the world, with highlights like Socorro Island and the Sea of Cortez. Here are five great reasons to dive Mexico this winter.
by LiveAboard.com
Bob Halstead

Dive Legend Bob Halstead Passes Away

The dive community lost a legend in December when prolific author and photographer Bob Halstead passed away.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
Gili islands

Diving the Gili Islands After the 2018 Earthquakes

Lombok and the Gili Islands are bouncing back after the devastating 2018 earthquakes and are anxious to welcome visitors once again.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith