Category: Health

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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Dive Vertigo
Health Training

Top Tips for Managing Dive Vertigo

Dive vertigo is an extremely unpleasant sensation. What’s the best way to avoid it or manage it if vertigo strikes when you’re underwater?

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Scuba Diving as Meditation
Health New to Scuba Training

Scuba Diving as Meditation

Many non-divers think of scuba as extreme. But many of us already hooked on the sport think of scuba diving as meditation.

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Scuba Diving and Altitude
Health New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: Scuba Diving and Altitude

You must exercise particular care when mixing scuba diving and altitude. Why is that? And how can altitude affect your dive trip?

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New stuff
Great Barrier Reef

Mission Complete: The Great Barrier Reef Survey

Marine biologist and underwater photographer Johnny Gaskell recently explored the Great Barrier Reef in search of the truth on its current condition.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
southern california sea life

A Beginner’s Guide to Southern California Sea Life

Beneath the waves lies a wonderland — Southern California sea life inhabits a magical realm, including forests, canyons and caves. Here are some highlights.
by Frankie Grant
sawfish

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.
by Juanita Pienaar
Sebastian

Saving Sebastian — A Story With a Happy Ending

Tired of hearing tear-inducing awful news? Check out Sebastian the crab's story — with a happy ending.
by Beth McCrea