Category: Top 10s

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Top Five Most Playful Marine Animal Encounters

While most animals simply pass by or hover at a distance, some are interested in interacting with divers, even being playful. Here are a few of the more playful of the bunch.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Seabirds

Here are a few of the world’s most easily distinguishable seabird families, presented with the hope that this may spark in the avid divers who read it a new passion for the ocean’s magnificent avian residents.

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The Wrecks of Coron

The result of US Navy bombardment in the Philippines during WWII, the wreck diving sites in Coron are among the best in the world.

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Photo Gear & Techniques Top 10 Top 10s

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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Dive Site: Blue Lagoon, Padang Bai, Bali

One of the most popular dive sites in Padang Bai, Blue Lagoon offers incredible fish life and macro-hunting opportunities.
by Hélène Reynaud
Photo by [http://www.piscoweb.org/who/techs/cgotschalk.html Chris Gotschalk]

Marine Species: Basking Shark

The basking shark is the second-largest shark species in the world, and also one of the most unique. What makes it so cool?
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
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Komodo National Park Closed to Tourists – Fake News or True Story?

Recent news reports claim that Komodo National Park will close to tourists. Is this fake news or a true story? And if it’s true, how will it affect divers?
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
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Protecting the Reef with the Green Fins Dive Guide e-Course

The Reef-World Foundation has applied 10 years’ of experience with the Green Fins initiative to a free online training course: The Green Fins Dive Guide e-Course.
by Guest Author