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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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Scuba gifts Stories

Ocean Souvenirs to Avoid

We’ve all been tempted to purchase keepsakes when a dive or vacation destination is particularly memorable. But these ocean souvenirs are best left off your shopping list.

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PT Hirschfield
Stories

Dive Profile: PT Hirschfield

Diver and underwater photographer PT Hirschfield is facing an incurable cancer diagnosis, but what she’s done — and is doing — with her time should inspire all divers.

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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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Paralenz Vaquita

New Paralenz Vaquita Turns Regular Divers into Citizen Scientists

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Pantanal

Diving Bonito and the Pantanal

Diving the Pantanal in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul offers visitors the chance to see not only anacondas, but also a wild array of marine life.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
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Diving the Southern Channel Islands Kelp Forests

Excerpt: The southern Channel Islands kelp forests in California are a playground for divers. Here’s what you need to know to dip under the waves.
by Rebecca Strauss
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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