Category: Conservation

large polyp corals
Conservation Fun stuff Marine Species

Introduction to Large Polyp Corals of the Indo-Pacific

With their flowing texture and bright colors, it’s easy to mistake large polyp corals of the Indo-Pacific for soft corals. Here’s how to identify them.

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U-85
Conservation Dive Locations Wrecks

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-85

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 U-85.

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Conservation Marine Species

Marine Species: Know Your Sea Turtles

An all-time divers’ favorite, there are seven different species of sea turtles. Here’s what you need to know about each species.

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Conservation Resources

Say No to Plastic — Here’s How

Although #PlasticFreeJuly is coming to a close, there’s no reason to stop trying to cut plastic out of your life. Here are some tips on how to say no to plastic.

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New stuff
nautilus

Marine Species: Nautilus

The nautilus is a living fossil, unchanged for hundreds of millions of years. Although divers see them infrequently, they are most common in the tropical western Pacific.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

Nine Things You Need to Know about Sunscreen and Coral Reefs

There’s a lot of news lately about sunscreen and coral reefs. But which chemicals are problematic, and how do you know which products are safe for reefs?
by Guest Author
December dive destinations

Five Great December Dive Destinations

Don’t let winter stop you from getting in the water. Here are five great December dive destinations that shine this time of year.
by LiveAboard.com
U-701

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-701

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit U-701.
by Rebecca Strauss