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While exploring an underwater ridge in the South Pacific, a team of researchers aboard Okeanos Explorer, a research vessel for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), witnessed one really cool invertebrate battle recently. Read more
On June 1, the United States withdrew from the Paris Climate Accord, a voluntary agreement outlining potentially significant criteria for participation and compliance with the 2015 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Read more
You’ve completed your final checks; you jump into the water, signal to show you’re ready and begin your decent. You try to equalize, but nothing happens, you try again but still nothing happens and now you feel discomfort.
Do you continue trying to descend or end your dive before it has even begun? It is incredible to think that almost every diver at some point in their diving career will suffer with ear and equalizing issues. Read more
One of the world’s great adventurers—and a Resistance spy—Jacques Cousteau warned me 25 years ago that humans were reaching the point of no return on environmental destruction.
Seems like everyone’s a halfway decent photographer these days thanks to better gear, flashy phones and clever digital filters. When it comes to underwater photography, though, few people have what it takes. Perfect sub-aquatic images involve a new level of skills, like framing a shot while maintaining buoyancy and not getting eaten by predators. So where to start?
Happy World Oceans Week!
With your support, Misool Foundation and WildAid are working together to protect the Misool Marine Reserve in Indonesia, a sanctuary for the world’s richest coral reefs, manta rays, whales, sea turtles, sharks and countless other marine species.
RAJA AMPAT, INDONESIA
Manta Sandy is a well-known cleaning station in the Dampier Strait region. Known for its regular sightings of mantas during the season, it has become a ‘must see’ dive site for all operators, and a location suitable for scientists and film-makers to observe these stunning creatures. Read more
The world’s oceans and seas are suffering; every day hear of the escalating issues – from marine pollution and over fishing to mass tourism impacting marine ecosystems. The problem seems large, however, each and every one of us has the ability to make small changes in our day to day lives, that when combined will have a BIG impact upon the health of our seas, and decrease our contribution to climate change. Read more
There are many complementary and alternative medicine therapies emerging to help veterans better manage mental health problems after combat – but have you heard about diving with sharks? Read more