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Barmouth beach

Barmouth beach invaded by sprats

Barmouth beach was invaded by immense numbers of sprats over the weekend - prompting expectations of an extravaganza of feeding dolphins. Benar Beach in Gwynedd...
COVID relief

PADI offers COVID relief renewal plan

PADI is offering a 2021 COVID relief membership renewal plan to best help PADI members overcome the unique hardships they are currently facing as they...
Southern Scuba

Southern Scuba move into St Andrews Lakes

Inland dive site St Andrews Lakes is now operated by PADI five-star IDC centre Southern Scuba. Founded in 2012, with Tony and Janine Mansford at...
Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez dives giant bait ball

Hollywood superstar and environmental advocate Michelle Rodriguez is taking the lead role in a new Quibi series which will see her diving inside a...

Are you ready for – Scuba.Digital?

Scuba.Digital is a new online dive show for diving, freediving and snorkelling – and we asked co-founder Jason Haiselden for the lowdown on what...
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World War Two Dambusters bomb explodes

Attempts to defuse gigantic World War Two bomb result in explosion. The monster 5.4-ton, six-metre-long 'Tallboy' bomb was discovered in 12m at the bottom of...
turtle eggs

GPS locators in fake turtle eggs track poachers

Scientists are employing advanced technology to track poachers - by putting GPS locators in 3D-printed turtle eggs. In a study published in Current Biology, Helen...
Wild and Temperate Seas

Wild and Temperate Seas showcase favourite UK dives

From highlands to islands, wrecks to reefs and caves, new-style guide Wild and Temperate Seas whets the appetite for UK diving. There are over 50...
Dean Martin

Aqua Lung’s Dean Martin moves to Fourth Element

Industry stalwart Dean Martin is on the move - he will now be heading up hardware development at Fourth Element. Dean has been in the...
Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day goes plastic-free

The problem of plastic pollution is now a mainstream issue, and it is heartening to see that schoolchildren managed to persuade Red Nose Day...
orange lobster

Ultra-rare orange lobster saved from the pot

An ultra-rare orange Canadian lobster has been saved from being someone's dinner after a fishmonger donated it to a local aquarium. The 'one-in-30-million' lobster, which...
Lloyd Scott

Lloyd Scott doing Three Peaks – in hardhat dive gear

Indomitable charity fundraiser Lloyd Scott is back in his hardhat diving equipment - and this time he is doing the Three Peaks Challenge! Lloyd Scott...

Scuba.Digital partners with DAN Europe

Scuba.Digital and Divers Alert Network Europe have announced a partnership in delivering Scuba.Digital, the innovative new online dive show. Divers Alert Network Europe (DAN Europe) is...
Dave Hearne

Irish CCR diver Dave Hearne died after ‘oxygen spike’

An inquest into the death of Irish CCR diver Dave Hearne has concluded that he died after he had an 'oxygen spike' on his...

Karlsruhe discovery could answer longtime mystery

The latest remarkable discovery by Santi Diving supremo Tomasz Stachura and the Baltictech divers - of German steamer SS Karlsruhe - could unravel a...
Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough documentary on Netflix

Sir David Attenborough's latest documentary, A Life On Our Planet, is now available to stream via Netflix. In this unique feature documentary, the celebrated naturalist...
Beautiful Yellow Seahorses can be found in the Adriatic Sea off Croatia

Diverse Travel adds Croatia to its portfolio

UK-based dive holiday experts Diverse Travel have added Croatia to their programme for 2021. Croatia is one of the gems of southeast Europe and celebrates...
single-use plastic

Ban on single-use plastic comes into force

The ban on single-use plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds has finally come into force in England - six months after it was...

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First 3 equipment purchases for new divers

Are you a new open water diver? Need advice on what dive equipment to buy first? Scuba Diver Editor-in-Chief Mark Evans mines his 35+...
Barmouth beach

Barmouth beach invaded by sprats

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Scuba Diver News Round-Up 16 October

COVID relief

PADI offers COVID relief renewal plan

Southern Scuba

Southern Scuba move into St Andrews Lakes

4 Breathtaking Fam Islands Dive Sites

4 Breathtaking Fam Islands Dive Sites

Explore the Breathtaking Fam Islands of Raja Ampat Raja Ampat has no shortage of amazing dive sites and the Fam Islands have not only been...

Divers Ultimate Guide to Liveaboard Diving

Scuba Basics returns, and in this installment, Mark Newman provides A Divers' Ultimate Guide To Liveaboard Diving, which nicely follows on from his 25...
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame induction moves to 2021

The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame’s milestone 20th Anniversary Induction, set to take place in the Cayman Islands on 25 September 2020, has been...
Emperor Maldives

Emperor Maldives launches ‘Lucky Trip’ in the Maldives

Book your ‘Best of Maldives’ diving experience during August and September 2020 with Emperor Maldives and be allocated a space on either Voyager, Serenity...
Adventures in Aqaba

Adventures in Aqaba – Aqabawi cultural experiences

In the final installment of the Adventures in Aqaba series, we talk to Aqabawi about some of the unique cultural experiences Aqaba has to...
Adventures in Aqaba

Adventures in Aqaba – Exploring the Golden Triangle

Episode four of Adventures in Aqaba talks about the Golden Triangle and diving with Red Sea Dive Centre in Jordan. Don't miss out on future...
Scuba Travel Latest Offers Whirlwind

Dive the Red Sea like never before onboard Whirlwind.

The Red Sea is piping hot. After months of no one diving, the Northern Red Sea is better than ever. The reefs are bursting...
Scuba Travel Latest Offers Whirlwind

Dive the best of the Northern Red Sea on Whirlwind

From November 2020 and through 2021 Whirlwind will be departing from SHARM EL SHEIKH - we are so excited to be back in Sharm...
Scuba Travel, Egypt, Red Sea, Hurricane, Liveaboard, Southern Red Sea

Dive the southern Red Sea this winter onboard Hurricane

Hurricane stands out in the Egyptian Red Sea – and not just because she is one of the few steel-hulled vessels. Many Red Sea...
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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...