SS Richard Montgomery

Contractor sought for potentially explosive SS Richard Montgomery operation

A contractor is being sought to carry out the removal of the masts from the SS Richard Montgomery, a cargo vessel which sank in shallow water in the River Thames near Sheerness, Kent, in...
Ocean Conservation Trust

Ocean Conservation Trust opens unique seagrass lab at National Marine Aquarium

The Ocean Conservation Trust is opening a seagrass lab at the UK’s National Marine Aquarium as part of a new £2.5m habitat restoration project led by Natural England. The Ocean Conservation Trust laboratory, the first...
sunscreen

Corals use ‘sunscreen’ to protect from rising sea temperatures

Research has shown that some corals utilise a 'sunscreen' in the form of a vibrant colourful display to protect them from the harmful effects of rising sea temperatures. In a paper published in the journal...
New Caledonia

Report on New Caledonia’s coral reefs offers a glimmer of hope for the future

Scientists on the Global Reef Expedition have surveyed and mapped New Caledonia’s most remote coral reefs - some for the first time. A new report from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) provides...
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Wonders of the abyss – world’s deepest octopus caught on camera

A deep-water expedition into the depths of the Java Trench in the Indian Ocean has captured footage of a so-called 'Dumbo' octopus (because of its likeness to the Disney cartoon character) - some 2km...
fin whale

Fin whale washed up on Essex beach has been removed

A 12-metre-long fin whale which washed up at Holland-on-Sea in Essex on Friday morning has now been removed by the local council. Members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue attended the scene, but it...
loggerhead turtle

Loggerhead turtle comes ashore to lay eggs in Gozo for first time since 2018

The spate of positive marine light sightings continues with the news of a loggerhead turtle coming ashore on the island of Gozo in the Mediterranean to lay eggs - the first to do so...
BDSG

BDSG releases latest statement regarding diving within England

Yesterday, the British Diving Safety Group (BSDG) COVID-19 team met to review recreational diving practices and the ongoing coronavirus crisis. While there has been progress this week in three areas, the main message remains the...
missing Dorset snorkeller

Coastguard search for missing Dorset snorkeller suspended ‘pending further information’

An exhaustive air and sea search for a teenage snorkeller missing off the coast of Portland in Dorset has been suspended, but police are continuing to scour the coastline, and have also deployed divers. Oscar...
DeeperBlue.com

DeeperBlue.com launches environmentally friendly official clothing range

Want to look cool this summer? Our friends over at DeeperBlue.com have launched a range of environmentally friendly official clothing to help support their work keeping you informed and inspired about everything diving and...
missing Dorset snorkeller

Massive air and sea search underway for missing Dorset snorkeller

A massive air and search involving helicopters from the Coastguard, Royal Navy and police, as well as RNLI lifeboats and two naval warships, is currently underway after a 17-year-old boy went missing while snorkelling...

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SS Richard Montgomery

Contractor sought for potentially explosive SS Richard Montgomery operation

A contractor is being sought to carry out the removal of the masts from the SS Richard Montgomery, a cargo vessel which sank in...
Magical Malta and Gozo Family Holiday

Magical Malta and Gozo Family Holiday, Part 2

Team Scuba Diver continues to explore the clear, warm waters off Magical Malta and Gozo, showcasing how this archipelago is the ideal short-haul family...
Magical Malta and Gozo Family Holiday,

Magical Malta and Gozo Family Holiday, Part 1

Team Scuba Diver heads to the Med to dive the clear, warm waters off Magical Malta and Gozo, showcasing how this archipelago is the...
1st Dry Suit Dive

1st Dry Suit Dive – Cold-water calling

18-year-old Canadian Samara Ironside has dived in some exotic locations, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Galapagos, but she had never been tempted...
Diving Puffin Island, Above 18 Meters

Diving Puffin Island, Above 18 Metres

Mark Evans stayed close to home and ventured to Puffin Island off the North Wales coastline with Duttons Divers/Vivian Dive Centre with an eye...
Britain on a Budget

Britain on a Budget: Dorset

The Scuba Diver crew headed to the South Coast for a spot of diving Britain on a budget and experienced the typical summer mix...
Bligh Water

Amazing Bligh Water – Fiji’s Number 1 Dive Region

The incredibly rich ecosystem and diversity of soft and hard coral, fish life and critters is certainly what draws divers from around the globe...
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Bonaire Madness

Make the end of the year extra special with a well deserved dive vacation on Bonaire. Bonaire, with its fringing reef near the shore, about...
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Emperor Divers – No Deposit Scheme

There’s no need to repeat how unprecedented the Covid 19 pandemic is. The effects are everywhere. We’d like to thank those guests who have...
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Scuba Travel News

COVID-19 is forcing all of us to adapt at the moment. We have all hit pause on our immediate travel plans. For now, it’s...
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Scuba Travel Easter Specials

Set sail on Whirlwind eggcellent savings up for grabs ... Gatwick Flights included! We have 5 spaces at £1345 !!! including flights. Join Whirlwind on...
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Latest Liveaboard Offers from Sportif Dive

SAVE up to £800 per person on the Liveaboard deals to the Red Sea, Maldives, Belize, Thailand, Bahamas, Australia, Mexico and Cocos Islands with...