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Scuba Diver's Editor-in-Chief Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. 30-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.

Microsoft data centre sunk off Orkney Islands recovered after two years

Microsoft has recovered a data centre that was sunk off the Orkney Islands back in May 2018 for Project Natick. The container was retrieved from...

Cornwall crabbing line recycling scheme UK first

A recycling scheme for used crabbing lines and nets has been launched in Cornwall, in what is thought to be a first in the...

Why you should go diving in a drysuit

In this episode of Scuba Basics, Mark Newman gives several valid reasons why you should go diving in a drysuit. Don't miss out on any...
Ghost Diving

Ghost Diving launches apres-divewear line

Ghost Diving works hard to keep our oceans clean of lost and discarded monofilament netting, and now you can support them by wearing their...
Sophie O'Dea

Fundraising diver Sophie O’Dea rewarded with Mares equipment

Enterprising young diver Sophie O'Dea has been rewarded for her fundraising efforts with a haul of Mares dive equipment. Sophie, who is a Youth Ambassador...
gooseneck barnacles

Gooseneck barnacles create a stir on North Wales beach

A large piece of driftwood covered in gooseneck barnacles has created a stir on a beach near Caernarfon, in North Wales. Considered a delicacy in...
Ocean Conservation Trust

Ocean Conservation Trust launches curriculum learning project

The Ocean Conservation Trust – which also runs the much-loved National Marine Aquarium – has launched an exciting curriculum learning project. The programme is co-created...

Want shark-fin imports banned? Write to your MP!

Dive industry stalwart and SITA Board Member Rosemary E Lunn is calling on British divers to write to their MP, to encourage them to...
ancient welsh forest

Ancient Welsh forest uncovered by Storm Francis

An ancient Welsh forest that has been buried under sand for more than 4,500 years has been uncovered by the fierce conditions of Storm...

Wash laundry at lower temperatures – with seaweed

Scientists have discovered an enzyme made by bacteria living on seaweed that can be used to help wash laundry at lower temperatures. The research team...

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