Category: Conservation

Conservation News

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.

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ocean conservation
Conservation Fun stuff Health News Release

Easy Ways to Take Part in Ocean Conservation

Ocean conservation is more important now than ever. Read on to find out how you can help protect the waters you love.

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Conservation Dive Locations In the Water Travel

Possible Sanctuary Expansion at Flower Garden Banks

NOAA is developing a proposal to expand protection at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, and they need diver input.

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encrusting corals
Conservation In the Water Marine Species

Introduction to Encrusting Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Properly identifying coral can add another dimension to any reef dive. Today we’ll introduce encrusting corals of the Indo-Pacific and offer tips for identification.

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single use plastic

Canada Bans Cetaceans in Captivity — and Single-Use Plastic

Good news coming out of Canada: the country has passed legislation to ban breeding or keeping cetaceans in captivity — and all single-use plastics by 2021
by Rebecca Strauss
Tobruk

Diving the ex-HMAS Tobruk in Queensland

Just when you thought scuba diving in Queensland couldn’t get any better, you've got to add the enormous ex-HMAS Tobruk to your bucket list.
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Rebreather Diving

The ABCs of Technical Diving: Q through T

Here’s the next in our series on the ABCs of technical diving, starting with Q for questions and ending with T for turn pressure.
by Yvonne Press
F.W. Abrams

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: F.W. Abrams

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the F.W. Abrams.
by Guest Author