Torben Lonne


Torben Lonne is a scuba instructor, dad and an ocean lover. He runs, where he’s sharing his thoughts, writing about diving and are trying to make a positive difference for the environment. He says: “One of my biggest fears is that I'll not be able to show my kids what diving really is because there'll be nothing left for them to see."

Stories by Torben
help the ocean
Conservation Travel

Five Places Where You Can Help the Ocean While Traveling

If you’re an ocean lover and environmentalist, here are five places where you can help the ocean while traveling.

scuba diving in the Similan Islands
Dive Locations Travel

Scuba Diving in the Similan Islands

They’re a tropical paradise topside, but the scuba diving in the Similan Islands is the draw for thousands of visitors every year.

Boonsung wreck
Dive Locations Travel Wrecks

Diving the Boonsung Wreck: The Fish Soup of Khao Lak

There’s nothing more magical than descending a buoy line and seeing a structure materialize out of the blue. The Boonsung wreck offers that very experience.

scuba diving in koh phi phi
Dive Locations Travel

The Best Scuba Diving in Koh Phi Phi

The popular movie “The Beach,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, put it firmly on the map. Here, we take a look at some of the best scuba diving in Koh Phi Phi.

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Great Barrier Reef

Mission Complete: The Great Barrier Reef Survey

Marine biologist and underwater photographer Johnny Gaskell recently explored the Great Barrier Reef in search of the truth on its current condition.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
southern california sea life

A Beginner’s Guide to Southern California Sea Life

Beneath the waves lies a wonderland — Southern California sea life inhabits a magical realm, including forests, canyons and caves. Here are some highlights.
by Frankie Grant

Sharks and Rays on the IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List was established to track threatened species. Unfortunately, 28 sharks and rays appear on the list. Here’s the lowdown on 20 of them.
by Juanita Pienaar

Saving Sebastian — A Story With a Happy Ending

Tired of hearing tear-inducing awful news? Check out Sebastian the crab's story — with a happy ending.
by Beth McCrea