Category: Conservation

U-352
Conservation Dive Locations Travel Wrecks

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-352

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-352

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Conservation News

First Study of World’s Smalleye Stingray Reveals Long-Distance Migration

Scientists from the Marine Megafauna Foundation have for the first time used photo IDs to study the elusive smalleye stingray in southern Mozambique.

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spider crab decimation
Conservation In the Water News

Saving the Iconic Australian Giant Spider Crab

You may have heard of or seen photos of the amazing giant spider crab migration in Australia. The media attention, however, has led to rampant overfishing.

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single use plastic
Conservation News

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

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New stuff
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