Category: Conservation

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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sea turtles
Conservation Marine Species

Saving the Maldives’ Sea Turtles

Biologist and veterinarian Dr. Claire Petros is on a mission to save the Maldives’ sea turtles and explains why we need hospitals, not hatcheries.

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help the ocean

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.
by Torben Lonne
hammerhead shark

Marine Species: Hammerhead Shark

It’s got one of the (arguably) weirdest faces in the ocean, and the hammerhead shark is on nearly every diver’s bucket list.
by Hélène Reynaud
Rescue Diver

Training Fundamentals: Becoming a Rescue Diver

The rescue diver course is a key step in a diver’s development. How will you know when you’re ready and how can you prepare?
by Marcus Knight
seahorses

Don't Touch the Seahorses

Touching seahorses to manipulate them for pictures (and using a strong flash) is a big no-no, as it causes the animals much stress.
by Juanita Pienaar