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Solomon Islands Second Annual Dive Fest 2017

The Solomon Islands is hosting its second annual dive fest in October in the WWII wreck- and coral-filled waters of the Western Province.

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Events

The World’s Largest Underwater Wedding

Every year an unlikely event takes place in the azure waters off Kradan Island in Thailand’s Trang province: the world’s largest underwater wedding ceremony, a designation officially endowed by Guinness World Records in 2000.

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Events Dive Locations

Gearing Up For South Africa’s Sardine Run

Featured in the BBC series Nature’s Great Events as well as The Blue Planet, the sardine run is comparable to the Serengeti’s wildebeest migration in terms of sheer biomass, and attracts divers from all over the world.

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Events Wrecks

World Famous Wreck Diver Headlines Phoenix Dive Show

Leading up to DEMA — one of the largest trade events in the dive industry — was, the Phoenix Dive Show, which took place on Sept. 21 and 22 in Phoenix.

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New stuff

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
PADI specialties

Most Challenging PADI Specialties

Leaving your comfort zone (in gradual and controlled circumstances) can make you a better diver. What are the most challenging PADI specialties to help you grow?
by Andy Phillips
Ear Barotrauma

Training Fundamentals: Ear Barotrauma

The most common scuba diving-related injury is ear barotrauma. Why does it happen, and how can you avoid it?
by Marcus Knight
Spanish Dancer

Marine Species: Spanish Dancer

On a night dive in the tropical Pacific, you see what appears to be an animated vermillion dinner napkin convulsing wildly. Congratulations, you’ve spotted a Spanish dancer.
by Guest Author Christina Koukkos