Category: History

History Travel Wrecks

A Non-Tech Diver’s Guide to Guadalcanal

It’s not called Iron Bottom Sound for nothing, with 100s of wrecks just off the coast of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Here’s our guide to diving them recreationally.

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F.W. Abrams
Conservation Dive Locations History Wrecks

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: F.W. Abrams

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 F.W. Abrams.

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Bedfordshire
History In the Water Wrecks

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: HMT Bedfordshire

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we’ll visit the HMT Bedfordshire.

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Scuba Dive
History New to Scuba Stories

Why We Scuba Dive

The reasons why we scuba dive are as unique as the people who enjoy the sport, but researchers have found that long-term well-being is a result of regular diving.

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New stuff
Shark Feeding Dives

The PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty

If you’re interested in sharks, the PADI AWARE Shark Conservation specialty course might be a good fit.
by Hélène Reynaud
meandering corals

Introduction to Meandering Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Meandering corals are often called brain corals because they form round colonies resembling brains. Learn how to tell them apart with our guide here.
by Nicole Helgason
Mexico scuba diving

The Best Scuba Diving in Mexico

We know it’s a broad category, with such a diverse range of animals and geography, but here are our picks for some of the best scuba diving in Mexico.
by Juanita Pienaar
manta bommie

Diving Manta Bommie in Brisbane

Mantas: the Maldives, Komodo, Bali, Raja Ampat…and Brisbane? That’s right, you can see mantas just offshore from Brisbane at a fantastic site called Manta Bommie.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith