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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
Photo by [http://www.piscoweb.org/who/techs/cgotschalk.html Chris Gotschalk]
In the Water Marine Species

Marine Species: Basking Shark

The basking shark is the second-largest shark species in the world, and also one of the most unique. What makes it so cool?

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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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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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New stuff

Dive Site: Blue Lagoon, Padang Bai, Bali

One of the most popular dive sites in Padang Bai, Blue Lagoon offers incredible fish life and macro-hunting opportunities.
by Hélène Reynaud
Photo by [http://www.piscoweb.org/who/techs/cgotschalk.html Chris Gotschalk]

Marine Species: Basking Shark

The basking shark is the second-largest shark species in the world, and also one of the most unique. What makes it so cool?
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
Komodo closure

Komodo National Park Closed to Tourists – Fake News or True Story?

Recent news reports claim that Komodo National Park will close to tourists. Is this fake news or a true story? And if it’s true, how will it affect divers?
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
Green Fins Dive

Protecting the Reef with the Green Fins Dive Guide e-Course

The Reef-World Foundation has applied 10 years’ of experience with the Green Fins initiative to a free online training course: The Green Fins Dive Guide e-Course.
by Guest Author