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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.

Seychelles Creates Marine Protected Areas in World-First ‘Debt Conversion’ Scheme

An area of the Indian Ocean the size of Great Britain that is critically important to endangered marine life and a $300 million-a-year fishing...

Awesome UW Images from 2017 WildlifePhoto Photography Competition Revealed

The winners of the WildlifePhoto.com 2017 Photo Competition Series have been revealed, with some pretty inspiring underwater pictures featuring in this year’s line up. The...
Dolphins

Survey Shows Scotland is Top for Whale and Dolphin Sightings

Scotland is proving to be a hotspot for dolphin and whale sightings. Last year’s National Whale and Dolphin Watch survey showed that Scotland recorded...

Date Extended For Divers to Share Views on Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Review

Scuba divers now have an extra month to share their views in a review of hyperbaric oxygen chambers by NHS England. The initial 30 day...

New Virtual Dive on Historic Norman’s Bay Warship Wreck

A new virtual dive trail on Norman’s Bay Wreck off the Sussex coast in the UK has been announced by The Nautical Archaeology Society. Of...

New Infographic Busts Myths about Global Shark Trade

A new interactive infographic, from the environmental organization Project AWARE®, illustrates the full story of current, trade-related threats to shark and ray populations. It is...

The Marine Antiquities Scheme Extends to Northern Ireland

The Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS), the initiative created to improve knowledge of our underwater heritage through the recording of marine finds, is launching in...

London City Airport Closed As WW2 Bomb Discovered In Thames

A 500kg World War Two bomb found in the river Thames is due to be removed later today. The discovery of the device at...

Shipwreck Panorama Wins International Photography Prize

A panorama photograph of British World War II military vehicles deep inside a shipwreck in the Red Sea sees German photographer Tobias Friedrich named...
Crown of thorns starfish

Divers Kill Almost 47,000 Crown-of-thorns Starfish on Great Barrier Reef

Volunteer divers in Australia have carried out a record-breaking mission killing nearly 47,000 crown-of-thorns starfish in seven days on the southern Great Barrier Reef....

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