Category: Stories

Hurricane Irma
Conservation News Stories

Removing Hurricane Irma Marine Debris in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

One year after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across the Florida Keys, local dive-tour operators and other businesses are helping to identify and remove debris.

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Lombok Earthquake
Dive Locations News Stories

Dive Community Comes Together After Lombok Earthquake

When a 6.9-magnitude tremor struck Lombok on August 5th the damage was devastating. The community is struggling to recover after the Lombok earthquake.

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Weirdest Things to do Underwater
Resources Stories

Nine of the Weirdest Things to do Underwater

You may have heard of divers visiting museums or getting married underwater, but there’s a lot more to add to the list. Here are our picks for the nine weirdest things to do underwater.

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Pride Month
Conservation Stories

Celebrate National Ocean Month and LGBT Pride Month with #PrideInTheOcean

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Pride Outside teamed up to celebrate Ocean Month and LGBT Pride Month through the #PrideInTheOcean campaign.

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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
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
F.W. Abrams

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.
by Guest Author