Category: Fun stuff

ocean reads
Fun stuff Reviews Stories

Five Favorite Ocean Reads of 2019

As the year draws to a close, we’d like to share five of our favorite fiction and nonfiction ocean reads of 2019.

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Fun stuff In the Water

The Underwater Winery of Croatia

An underwater winery in Croatia gives a whole new meaning to the term “dive bar.”

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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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Fun stuff News Resources

Scuba Confidential Podcast

Scuba Confidential, a new U.K.-based podcast, discusses everything from marine conservation to the importance of dive briefings.

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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