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Divers Spearhead Koh Tao Marine Conservation Efforts

Koh Tao in Thailand is one of the world’s busiest dive destinations, and its popularity has had an impact. But divers have found a way to pitch in on Koh Tao marine conservation efforts.

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Dugongs of Si Kao
Conservation

Saving the Dugongs of Si Kao

The decreasing dugong population in southern Thailand forced the locals there to do something about it. Saving the dugongs of Si Kao has become a team effort.

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Koh Ha
Dive Locations Travel

Scuba diving in Koh Ha, Thailand

Koh Ha is a tiny group of uninhabited islands, about an hour’s boat ride from Trang on Thailand’s southwest coast. And it makes for some fantastic diving.

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Top Dive Sites in Koh Tao
Dive Locations Travel

Five Top Dive Sites in Koh Tao

Koh Tao is famous for raucous parties and white, sandy beaches. But the diving is pretty great too. Here are five of the top dive sites in Koh Tao.

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Dolphin Bay Phuket
Conservation In the Water Travel

Local Activists Decry Thailand’s Dolphin Bay Phuket

The captive-dolphin aquarium Dolphin Bay Phuket is drawing the ire of local activists and marine-wildlife advocates

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New stuff
Komodo closure

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
Green Fins Dive

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

Fight Plastic Pollution by Asking Companies #IsThisYours?

In the face of ever-increasing ocean pollution, the hashtag #IsThisYours attempts to hold companies accountable for their plastic production.
by Guest Author

The ABCs of Technical Diving: I through L

We’re continuing a series we began last year on the ABCs of technical diving with I through L, starting with “I” for isobaric counter-diffusion and ending with “L” for logistics.
by Yvonne Press