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News round-up

BSAC RIBs take to the Thames, Historic England use forensic technology to protect ancient wrecks, cave diver Brett Hemphill dives in Texas, and in memory of Bret Gilliam.

DAN Europe Medical Q&A

Divers Alert Network experts discuss breastfeeding while diving, and the consequences of coral scrapes.

Generation Sea Change

Monty Halls is leading a crusade to inspire, educate, and equip communities and individuals to engage in their own marine conservation projects in the UK and beyond, and as part of this ambitious endeavour, his 11-year-old daughter Isla took her first tentative steps into the underwater world.

Q&A: Margo Peyton, part one

We chat to Kids Sea Camp founder Margo Peyton, who is on a mission to introduce more of the ‘next generation’ into the joys of scuba diving and the marine world.


Adrian Stacey fulfils a bucket list dive trip when he heads to southern Australia to dive with the great white sharks off the Neptune Islands.

Mustard's Masterclass

Alex looks at the inexorable rise of the mirrorless camera.


How Raja Ampat has become Indonesia’s must-visit location.

Divers Alert Network

Claudio Di Manao concludes the series on equalisation, looking at barotrauma, and common diver mistakes.


Luke Evans has travelled extensively with his Editorial Director Dad Mark Evans, but he had never experienced a liveaboard – until now – and a trip around the Egyptian Deep South on the Red Sea Aggressor IV has certainly whet his appetite for this form of dive holiday.

Shrimps or prawns

Lawson Wood answers the question – are shrimps and prawns the same species?

TECH: North Americapart two

Acclaimed underwater photographer and videographer Becky Kagan Schott continues her tour of some of the mostmemorable shipwrecks of the Great Lakes.

What's New

We look at new releases, including drysuits – the Fourth Element Argonaut 3.0 and the Avatar 102 Airon – along with the Santi Diving Kango undersuit, and afterdive T-shirts.

Test Extra

Editorial Director Mark Evans rates and reviews the Fourth Element Seeker mask.

Chamber Diaries

The latest from the Midlands Diving Chamber.

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Mark Evans
Scuba Diver's Editorial Director Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. nearly 40-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
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