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Great Barrier Reef
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Turtle Heaven on the Great Barrier Reef

A tiny dollop of sand measuring just 79 acres off the northeastern tip of Australia is home to one of the largest green turtle nesting sites in the world. Plan a visit with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions.

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Steve’s Bommie
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Dive Site: Steve’s Bommie, Great Barrier Reef

Some dive sites beg for extended bottom time. Steve’s Bommie, on the Great Barrier Reef, will leave you wishing you could stay underwater forever.

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Coral Sea
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Top Five Coral Sea Dive Sites

Australia’s Coral Sea boasts a staggering array of dive sites. Here are the top five Coral Sea dive sites, in no particular order.

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Shark Diving in the Coral Sea
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Shark Diving in the Coral Sea

Off the northeastern coast of Australia lies the Coral Sea, a region of plunging depths and steep seamounts. Oh, and plenty of sharks.

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Giant Cuttlefish Gathering in Whyalla

Every year giant cuttlefish gather together to court and mate. And every year some lucky divers get to witness it!

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coral reefs

Trials, Recovery, and Vulnerability of our Coral Reefs

This short video, shot in Australia, shows how simultaneously vulnerable and resilient our coral reefs are in the face of bleaching.

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Great White

Snorkeler Checked Out by a Great White

A snorkeler gets more than he bargained for when a great white shows up to check him out. He ended up with some great footage, and an epic story to tell!

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spider crab migration
Marine Species

The Great Spider Crab Migration

Each winter, thousands of melon-sized crabs crawl across the sea floor in Port Philip Bay, Victoria. Here’s what you need to know to check it out.

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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