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Soneva Fushi launches carbon-neutral recycling studio Makers’ Place, Aggressor Adventures announces new yacht in Sudan, Our Living Oceans brings ocean conservation into the home on our TVs, DPG and Wetpixel Masters run the Masters Underwater Imaging Competition, and Netflix’s Dive Club brings diving to teenagers.
The experts at Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific discuss how the dive reflex protects the brain and heart.
Carcharodon carcharias – the great white shark – is one of the ocean’s most-magnificent creatures, but they are also much-maligned, particularly by the mainstream media. Senior Travel Editor Don Silcock explains what it is like to see them face-to-face.
Papua New Guinea
Based in the picturesque Conflict Islands, Papua New Guinea, the Conflict Islands Conservation Initiative has a turtle conservation programme which protects and monitors nesting turtles to ensure their future, as Terry Smith explains.
Following his last article on working the subject, Martyn Guess provides some insight into pre-planning a photography dive.
Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific
The DAN medical experts look at immersion pulmonary oedema for divers.
Underwater archaeology expert Mike Haigh looks at excavations on shipwrecks.
CCRs and underwater photography
It is no secret that rebreathers bring key advantages to underwater image-makers, yet they are also more complex to dive and maintain than traditional scuba gear. Underwater photography being a gear-intensive activity by itself, you may wonder, would it be wise to combine the two? Nicolas Remy offers an insight.
Jean-Pierre Nathrass heads to Raja Ampat to experience what the area has to offer in the ‘off-season’.
Narooma stands for ‘clear blue waters’ in the local Aboriginal language, and as Nicolas Remy explains, this picturesque town less than five hours drive south of Sydney is well worth a visit.
looks at new products hitting the dive market, including the Fourth Element beach towel, tech cap and bucket hats, and the innovative Yamaha JetPod Pro Sea Scooter.
Scuba Diver Editor-at-Large (Australia and New Zealand) Adrian Stacey rates and reviews the Suunto EON Steel Black dive computer, which can be used for everything from entry-level recreational dives right up to full-on trimix technical dives.
Conservation Corner Conservation projects in and around Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia – this issue, regenerative tourism in the Philippines with Altantis Dive Resorts.