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virtual dives
News Resources In the Water

Virtual Dives Bring National Marine Sanctuaries to the Surface

Help your non-diving friends appreciate the beauty of U.S. National Marine Sanctuaries with 360-degree photography and virtual reality technology.

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BCD
Reviews Resources In the Water

Choosing the Right BCD

When it comes to making a purchase, choosing the right BCD can be daunting. Which style is right for you?

Dive Trip
Resources In the Water

The Ultimate Dive Trip Prep and Packing List

Forget all the other lists you’ve seen. This ultimate dive trip prep and packing list is the only checklist you’ll ever need to plan the perfect dive trip.

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Daniel Norwood
Photo Gear & Techniques Resources Stories Photo & Video In the Water

Photographer Spotlight: Daniel Norwood

In this series of articles, we’ll shine a spotlight on some of the world’s best underwater photographers. Today we highlight Daniel Norwood.

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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