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Citizen science opportunities on the Great Barrier Reef, international award for kids’ scuba programmes, the opening of the world’s largest scuba store, a record deep dive for Australia and New Zealand, a virtual first for PHIDEX 2021, and Volivoli Beach Resort at the forefront of vaccinations in Fiji.
The experts at Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific discuss rhinoplasty and how soon you can return to diving.
First in a two-part article in which we asked Master Reef Guides to choose their top 12 dives on the Great Barrier Reef. Locations in part one include The Point, Nursery Bommie and Helm Deep Drift on Agincourt Reef, and Three Sisters and Club 10 on Millin Reef.
Byron Conroy soaks up the atmosphere on the five-star luxury You and Me by Cocoon resort in the Maldives, and finds it simply stunning both above and below the waterline.
Martyn Guess provides some insight into, and also tips on, working the subject in order to get the best out of the photographic opportunities we find underwater.
Jean-Pierre Nathrass showcases some of the marine life you can expect to see around Raja Ampat, and meets the friendly locals.
Underwater archaeology expert Mike Haigh continues his discussion on the use of metal detectors in underwater archaeology projects.
Adrian Stacey’s mini-roadtrip continues – after diving the HMAS Brisbane, he headed north to a site known for its shark inhabitants. The inimitable Wolf Rock.
Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific
The DAN medical experts urge you to ‘know your neuro’ and the absolute need for a quick neurological exam in the case of incidents.
Every year, Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay is the location of the gigantic aggregations of moulting spider crabs, as PT Hirschfield explains.
Scuba Diver Editor-in-Chief Mark Evans looks at new products hitting the dive market, including metal buckles from Mares, redesigned gloves from Fourth Element, the Ocean Reef Neptune III full-face mask, and the Scubapro MK19 EVO / G260 cold-water kit.
Adrian Stacey rates and reviews the new Copper version of the venerable Suunto D5 dive computer.
Conservation projects in and around Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia – this issue, you are urged to get ready for World Ocean Day on 8 June.