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Fresh efforts to combat crown-of-thorns on GBR, tragedy in Malaysia as teenage diver dies, liveaboard fire in Egypt, funds for Cape York, and PADI joins forces with SeaLegacy.
DAN Medical Q&A
The Divers Alert Network looks at the thorny subject of kids and diving.
Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef is famous mainly for whaleshark encounters, but the region has much more to offer divers, from the abundant marine life of Exmouth Navy Pier to the soft coral wonders of the Murion Islands.
Adrian Stacey heads out to Fiji to see if the country deserves its title of the ‘soft coral capital of the world’, and at Volivoli Beach Resort, he finds his answer.
Underwater photography guru Alex Mustard turns his attentions towards optics and strobes, saying their importance is often overlooked by new buyers, who focus on cameras and housings.
Divers Alert Network
The DAN Asia-Pacific team discuss how being prepared is essential in diving, both above and below the water.
TECH: Serbia and Austria
Janez Kranjc and Ivana Orlovic break out the thermal protection and the chainsaws to go ice diving in frozen lakes.
Terry Smith ventures to the South Andaman Sea aboard The Phinisi for a voyage with a distinctly marine conservation feel.
Scuba Diver Senior Travel Editor Don Silcock chats with great white shark supremo Andrew Fox .
We take a look at new releases to the market, including the Apeks Exotec back-inflate BCD. Fourth Element Aquanaut and Navigator masks, the Nokta Pulsedive 2-in-1 metal detector, and the innovative Folding Fins.
Underwater photographer Nigel Marsh rates and reviews the Sealife SportDiver underwater smartphone housing.
Two new vessels add fire power to Reef Star Wars against new outbreak of crown-of-thorns starfish on GBR.