Artificial reefs and scuttled wrecks can offer intriguing dives and habitat for marine life. But are they as beneficial as we think?
The IUCN Red List was established to track threatened species. Unfortunately, 28 sharks and rays appear on the list. Here’s the lowdown on 20 of them.
Marine biologist and underwater photographer Johnny Gaskell recently explored the Great Barrier Reef in search of the truth on its current condition.
If you’re an ocean lover and environmentalist, here are five places where you can help the ocean while traveling.
Coral reefs are in trouble. But recently, a team of researchers found a new way to attract fish back to degraded reefs: the sound of healthy reefs.
The annual mass coral-spawning event on the Great Barrier Reef inspired new collaboration between tourism operators and scientists to help save the reef.
There’s a lot of news lately about sunscreen and coral reefs. But which chemicals are problematic, and how do you know which products are safe for reefs?
Oceana calls on Senate leadership to pass bipartisan legislation to ban the U.S. shark fin trade.
Most corals are colonial animals with hundreds to thousands of tiny polyps, but solitary corals of the Indo-Pacific are a single-polyp species that lives freely on the ocean floor.
Meandering corals are often called brain corals because they form round colonies resembling brains. Learn how to tell them apart with our guide here.
If you’re interested in sharks, the PADI AWARE Shark Conservation specialty course might be a good fit.
This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the Tamaulipas.
Jean-Michel Cousteau shares his thoughts on the future of marine conservation in an exclusive interview at the famously family-friendly Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort in Fiji.
Entire identification books are dedicated to the rainbow-colored nudibranch. Here are some quick facts about these diver favorites.
With their flowing texture and bright colors, it’s easy to mistake large polyp corals of the Indo-Pacific for soft corals. Here’s how to identify them.
This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the U-85.
An all-time divers’ favorite, there are seven different species of sea turtles. Here’s what you need to know about each species.
Although #PlasticFreeJuly is coming to a close, there’s no reason to stop trying to cut plastic out of your life. Here are some tips on how to say no to plastic.