Spring is here, and with it comes dive season for many of us. Top gear manufacturer Cressi has a ton of new offerings, and we’re highlighting six of the best.
By now most of us have seen cool aerial drones, but what about units that work underwater? Here are our picks for the top five underwater drones.
There are more and more choices every day, but how do you know which dive computer is right for you?
The captive-dolphin aquarium Dolphin Bay Phuket is drawing the ire of local activists and marine-wildlife advocates
Divers Alert Network (DAN) estimates that most divers wear too much weight. This is partially because most of us only dive once or twice a year on vacation. What’s the best way to shed that extra lead no matter how often you dive?
Some scuba diving instructors think it’s not a bad idea to require some form of training to don a mask, fins and snorkel.
We’ve all heard people say they’re too afraid to try diving for a variety of reasons — claustrophobia, sharks, drowning — and maybe we felt that way too before we fell in love with the sport. Here’s how to address and overcome those fears.
Although the headline may sound alarmist, scientists say that large marine species are indeed most likely to die first in the current (human-caused) mass extinction.
The Atlantic Ocean’s first marine reserve is the latest in a series created by President Obama.
The Chinese are building an underwater lab in the South China Sea, which will have scientific, and possibly military, purposes.
Researchers have found a new hybrid species of shark in Australian waters that may be better adapted to climate change
A company from Norway is waging war on so-called “ghost nets” on the island of Malta.
With so many choices on the market, which type of dive computer is right for you?
When it comes to safety, starting your dive properly sets the tone for the entire experience.
Researchers have recorded ground-breaking footage of a great white shark in a sleep-like state
Increasingly, manufacturers are producing tank valves with the newer DIN valve, and debates on scuba diving forums around the web are brimming with discussions as to which one you should use. Let’s try to clear that up.
To coincide with Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week, Cornell University will launch a free online four-week shark course this summer.
On the heels of the indefinite closure of Koh Taichai in Thailand, with the exception of a few deep dive sites, comes news of 10 more dive site closures.