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Mario Chow
Stories Photo & Video In the Water

Photographer Spotlight: Mario Chow

In an ongoing series, we’ll chat with prominent and up-and-coming underwater photographers. Today we sit down with Mario Chow.

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Ice Diving
Training Stories In the Water

Ice Diving at Morrison’s Quarry          

The protocols for ice diving are much like those for cave diving. And while frigid waters combined with an overhead environment aren’t for everyone, for many, ice diving is an exciting way to push their boundaries.

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Ultraviolet Night Diving
Stories In the Water

What’s So Cool About Ultraviolet Night Diving?

Even if you think you know a reef, exploring it with ultraviolet night diving will illuminate the scene in a whole new light.

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checking bar
Training Conservation Stories In the Water

From Tending Bar to Checking Bar

Reef-World Foundation interviews a dive-resort employee who made the leap from bartending to become an environmentally responsible dive guide

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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
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
Scuba Diving

Top Five Things Movies Get Wrong About Scuba Diving

Hollywood has long been fascinated with scuba diving, but rarely nails the portrayal of our sport. Here are the top five things movies get wrong about scuba diving.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
Trimix Diving

Introduction to Trimix Diving

In the third installment of our series on technical diving, we’re moving away from beginner-level courses and into the world of trimix diving.       
by Guest Author Yvonne Press