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
sea cucumber

Marine Species: Sea Cucumber

The sea cucumber may not be the most glamorous animal, but for as common as they are underwater, most divers know little about them.
by Rebecca Strauss
Covid-19 disinfection

COVID-19 Diving Precautions and Practices: Protecting Yourself and Others

Divers around the world are wondering how to move forward in these uncertain times. Here are some updated COVID-19 diving precautions courtesy of DAN.
by Guest Author
Mergui Archipelago

The Best Diving in the Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar offers some of Southeast Asia’s best diving, and chances are you’ll have sites all to yourself.
by Guest Author
blue and mako sharks

Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks in South Africa

You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
by Guest Author