Category: Conservation

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Conservation In the Water

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.

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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.

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Conservation

The Sound of Healthy Reefs Could Bring Back Fish

Coral reefs are in trouble. But recently, a team of researchers found a new way to attract fish back to degraded reefs: the sound of healthy reefs.

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Great Barrier Reef
Conservation Dive Locations Travel

Sex on the Reef: Science and Tourism Join Forces

The annual mass coral-spawning event on the Great Barrier Reef inspired new collaboration between tourism operators and scientists to help save the reef.

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New stuff
sea cucumber

Marine Species: Sea Cucumber

The sea cucumber may not be the most glamorous animal, but for as common as they are underwater, most divers know little about them.
by Rebecca Strauss
Covid-19 disinfection

COVID-19 Diving Precautions and Practices: Protecting Yourself and Others

Divers around the world are wondering how to move forward in these uncertain times. Here are some updated COVID-19 diving precautions courtesy of DAN.
by Guest Author
Mergui Archipelago

The Best Diving in the Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar offers some of Southeast Asia’s best diving, and chances are you’ll have sites all to yourself.
by Guest Author
blue and mako sharks

Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks in South Africa

You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
by Guest Author