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Scuba Divers Filmed Joy-Riding Whale Shark Arrested

Scuba divers filmed riding on the back of a whale shark in Cenderawasih Bay national park in eastern Indonesia have reportedly been arrested by police. The 22 second video, which has attracted 765,000 views, was...
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Emperor opens first resort dive centre in the Maldives

Emperor Maldives has opened its first Maldives resort dive centre at Reveries Diving Village on Gan, Laamu Atoll. Here guests can combine superb channel diving with a unique experience on a locally inhabited island. Perfectly...

Storm All-Weather Poncho from Fourth Element Revealed

Fourth Element has revealed a new Storm all-weather poncho which could help with those moments on a dive boat when the weather is all over the show. The brand describes it as being warm...

TV Presenters Back Shark Charity’s Call for Responsible Journalism

TV presenters Steve Backshall and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall head a growing list of high profile individuals supporting a call for responsible shark journalism by Bite-Back Shark & Marine Conservation. The UK charity says that decades of...

Are you ready to #GODiving?

A brand-new dive exhibition is being launched in February 2019 which aims to inspire and enthuse existing divers as well as attract newcomers to the sport. GO Diving, which runs from Friday 22 February to...

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched to Help Protect Whale Sharks

Dr. Simon Pierce, co-founder of the Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF), has launched a new  Patreon crowdfunding campaign to help create global protection for the Earth’s largest fish: the endangered whale shark. Patrons will receive unprecedented access...

Ageing overweight scuba divers at risk of underwater heart attack study says

Older, overweight scuba divers are being urged to shed pounds to avoid an underwater heart attack. That’s the advice from a large study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Cardiac issues are now...
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Blue shark euthanized after beaching itself in Majorca

A two-and-a-half-metre blue shark which swam into the shallows off a beach on the popular holiday island of Majorca on Thursday was euthanized by experts from Palma Aquarium when it was discovered to have...
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Dive into history – a visit to the Diving Museum in Gosport

While technological advances now allow divers to see and do more than ever before, we mustn’t lose sight of diving’s magnificent history. And what...

Win a Dive Vacation in the Maldives Worth USD $5,000

Enter now to win the holiday of a lifetime. We're giving away a 7-night stay for two at the Meeru Resort & Spa in...
The Big Microplastic Survey

Calling all divers! Join in with The Big Microplastic Survey right now!

PADI Course Director, regular Scuba Diver contributor and ocean plastic evangelist David Jones has spent the last 10 years talking about plastic pollution to...

Tiffany & Co. Foundation Commits $1.4m to Great Barrier Reef Conservation

The Tiffany & Co. Foundation has announced that it has committed approximately $1.4m AUD ($1m USD) to help protect and restore Australia’s Great Barrier...

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Underwater Photographer of the Week: Sylvie Ayer

How did you get started in underwater photography? Many divers showed me their photos during dive trips, and I thought it was great to be...
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