Category: Health

Medical Questionnaire
Health

The Importance of the Medical Questionnaire When Diving

Whenever you take a dive course, you must fill one out. Here’s why it’s important to be honest when you complete a medical questionnaire.

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Women Better Scuba Divers Than Men
Health In the Water New to Scuba Stories

Are Women Better Scuba Divers Than Men?

We’re about to open a can of worms by asking: are women better scuba divers than men?

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Decompression Sickness
Health Training

Signs and Symptoms of Decompression Sickness

Scuba diving is statistically very safe, but whenever we dive there is the small possibility of decompression sickness (DCS). What are the signs and symptoms?

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Health New to Scuba Training

How Often Should You Scuba Dive?

If you’ve caught the diving bug, you likely want to get in the water every day. But if that isn’t an option, how often should you scuba dive to keep your skills fresh?

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New stuff
single use plastic

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
by Rebecca Strauss
Tobruk

Diving the ex-HMAS Tobruk in Queensland

Just when you thought scuba diving in Queensland couldn’t get any better, you've got to add the enormous ex-HMAS Tobruk to your bucket list.
by Guest Author
trends in diving

Trends in Scuba Diving

What’s next in the underwater world? Here are our picks for a few trends in scuba diving to keep your eyes peeled for.
by Andy Phillips
Rebreather Diving

The ABCs of Technical Diving: Q through T

Here’s the next in our series on the ABCs of technical diving, starting with Q for questions and ending with T for turn pressure.
by Yvonne Press