Category: Conservation

artificial reefs
Conservation Wrecks

Artificial Reefs and Scuttled Wrecks

Artificial reefs and scuttled wrecks can offer intriguing dives and habitat for marine life. But are they as beneficial as we think?

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turtles of papua new guinea
Conservation Travel

Saving the Turtles of Papua New Guinea

The owners of Lissenung Dive Resort in Papua New Guinea are fully committed to doing their part to save the turtles of Papua New Guinea.

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Great Barrier Reef
Conservation Dive Locations In the Water

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.

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sawfish
Conservation In the Water

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.

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New stuff

Tulagi: the Perfect Choice for Rust and Reefs

Cross the famous watery graveyard of Iron Bottom Sound from Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, and you’ll find a hidden gem for lovers of wrecks and reefs: Tulagi.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
dive limits

Training Fundamentals: Following Recommended Dive Limits

Each qualification has recommended dive limits for depth or activity. Why are the limits there? Why is it wise to follow them?
by Marcus Knight
diving fix

How to Get Your Diving Fix While on Lockdown

If, like us, you’re spending most of your time at home right now, there are still ways get your diving fix — and stay connected to the rest of the diving community.
by Yvonne Press
cleaning dive gear

Cleaning Dive Gear in Times of Covid-19

When it comes to cleaning dive gear, our biggest worry is usually removing saltwater. As the world tries to slow the spread of Covid 19, keeping gear clean has taken on a whole new meaning.
by Yvonne Press