Author

Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne

Writer

For more than 30 years, Robert Osborne has worked for every major
television network in Canada as both a producer and reporter. Ten
years ago, Robert decided to combine his passion for storytelling with
his passion for scuba diving. Since then he’s been a regular contributor
to diving magazines around the world. Robert has also directed,
written and hosted several underwater documentaries.

For more on Robert Osborne got to www.robertosborne.ca. For more on his stories go to: www.canadiandiver.ca or www.planetdive.ca. Canadian Diver
also runs a Facebook Group at: www.facebook.com/#!/groups/CanadianDiver/

Stories by Robert
nanaimo wreck diving
Dive Locations Wrecks

Nanaimo Wreck Diving

There are three wrecks within 20 minutes of the dock at Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island, making for a fantastic weekend of diving.

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Scuba Diving Barkley Sound
Dive Locations Travel

Scuba Diving Barkley Sound

Jacques Cousteau once called Barkley Sound on Vancouver Island one of the world’s top dive spots. Find out why.                                                

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best dive sites in bonaire
Dive Locations Travel

The Best Dive Sites in Bonaire

Bonaire has long been one of the top dive spots in the Caribbean, if not the world. What makes this tiny (Dutch) island so special?

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SS Arrow
Wrecks

Diving the SS Arrow in Cape Breton        

When it went down in 1970, the Arrow wreck was a real environmental disaster. What will divers of today find when they visit the site?

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New stuff
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

Fight Plastic Pollution by Asking Companies #IsThisYours?

In the face of ever-increasing ocean pollution, the hashtag #IsThisYours attempts to hold companies accountable for their plastic production.
by Guest Author

The ABCs of Technical Diving: I through L

We’re continuing a series we began last year on the ABCs of technical diving with I through L, starting with “I” for isobaric counter-diffusion and ending with “L” for logistics.
by Yvonne Press