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Lorna Dockerill

Lorna Dockerill
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Lorna fell in love with scuba diving back in 2011 during a trip to Thailand and Australia. Having always dreamt of seeing a sea turtle in the wild, her dream was realised on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef while training to become a certified diver. Since then she’s developed a passion for the natural world, writing about wildlife photography – both the on land and underwater kind – for the past eight years.

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...
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Video of the Week: Diving the Maldives, 2018

Ever fancied diving in the Maldives? Check out this colourful taster video featuring encounters with rays, whale sharks, turtles and more. What a place!...

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...

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...
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Video of the Week: Wreck of the SS Mohegan

Diver David Gwyer made this mini documentary about the wreck of the SS Mohegan. Join the Swanwick divers as they explore the rusting remains of...

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...

Underwater Photographer of the Week: Luis Perez Suarez

How did you get started in underwater photography? It started as a hobby, but soon after I realised that underwater photography is an indispensable tool...

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...

New 3D Virtual Tour of the Protected Wreck in Thorness Bay, Isle of Wight

Whilst all eyes are focused on the Solent this week for Cowes Week 2018, for the first time the non-diving public can explore under...
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Video of the Week: Freediving with Sharks in Hawaii

This week’s video comes from Hawaii Eco Divers and sees freedivers off the North shore of Oahu, Hawaii, enjoy the presence of sharks.  Send us your...