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Ten Tips to Improve Your Underwater Photos

I’m by no means a professional photographer, but the lessons I’ve learned over the last few months will be useful to anyone looking to improve his or her underwater photography.

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Marine Species Top 10s

8 Cutest Marine Animals

Cute animals rule the Internet — google “cat videos” and lose a full day of work. As divers, we share our environment with many cute critters as well, which deserve their rightful place in Internet searches for cute animals. Here we bring you eight that we think are more adorable than any lolcat out there.

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Top 10 Wrecks of North Carolina

Over 600 ships have met their end along the North Carolina coast, and dozens of them are well preserved, accessible dive sites.

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Top 10s Travel

World’s Longest Beaches

If you love diving, chances are you enjoy beaches as well. Here are the world’s longest beaches for you to relax on.

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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