Author

Trevor Sanford

Writer

Trevor came to diving late after getting a job at a scuba-training agency. He is a Master Scuba Diver and trimix diver with a particular interest in sidemount diving. Having dived in European fresh water, the Mediterranean, Egypt and the Red Sea, he particularly loves Dahab. Next up on his to do list are rebreathers and exploring more mountain lakes and caves.

Stories by Trevor
marine conservation organizations
Conservation

Top Marine Conservation Organizations

The environmental strain on the oceans is massive and well documented, but many organizations worldwide are working hard to protect our seas.

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E/V Nautilus
Marine Species News

E/V Nautilus Discovers Deep-Sea Purple Orb

Last week, the deep-sea exploration team aboard the E/V Nautilus brought the world’s cutest squid to our attention. What have they found now?

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Swedish divers find stinky cheese
News Wrecks

Swedish Divers Find Stinky Cheese

What do you normally expect to find on a shipwreck? Pirate treasure or artifacts perhaps, but cheese? Some Swedish scuba divers found just that.

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best lake dives
Dive Locations

The World’s Best Lake Dives

Although scuba diving is most frequently associated with the ocean, there are many amazing landlocked sites as well. Here are 10 of the world’s best lake dives.

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New stuff

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
PADI specialties

Most Challenging PADI Specialties

Leaving your comfort zone (in gradual and controlled circumstances) can make you a better diver. What are the most challenging PADI specialties to help you grow?
by Andy Phillips
Ear Barotrauma

Training Fundamentals: Ear Barotrauma

The most common scuba diving-related injury is ear barotrauma. Why does it happen, and how can you avoid it?
by Marcus Knight
Spanish Dancer

Marine Species: Spanish Dancer

On a night dive in the tropical Pacific, you see what appears to be an animated vermillion dinner napkin convulsing wildly. Congratulations, you’ve spotted a Spanish dancer.
by Guest Author Christina Koukkos