American Samoa

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Samoa Creates Shark Sanctuary
Conservation News

Samoa Creates Shark Sanctuary in its Waters

In early March, the small South Pacific Nation designated its waters a shark sanctuary, protecting over 30 species of sharks and rays.

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Big Momma
Dive Locations Travel

Diving National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa’s Big Momma

The star attraction in the warm waters of the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa is a gigantic Porites coral named Big Momma.

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National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa
Conservation Dive Locations Travel

Exploring the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa

This year, Scuba Diver Life is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to bring you images and stories from each of the United States’ 11 dive-able marine sanctuaries. Our final installment will visit the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa

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New stuff
ornate ghost pipefish

Marine Species: Ghost Pipefish

Within the pipefish family, ghost pipefish are something special, and always a treat to see on a dive. Here we’ll look at four well-known species.
by Hélène Reynaud
Ashkhabad

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: the Ashkhabad

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we’ll visit the Ashkhabad.
by Rebecca Strauss
Reef Rescue Network

The Reef Rescue Network

The Perry Institute for Marine Science is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting the oceans. To that end, they’ve created the Reef Rescue Network.
by Hayley-Jo Carr
Explorer Ventures

Explorer Ventures Adds New Red Sea Itinerary and New Maldives Yacht

Expanding into new waters, the Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Fleet adds an incredible itinerary in the Red Sea and a new yacht in the Maldives.
by Press Release