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Scientists find 35 percent coral death in parts of the Great Barrier Reef
aircarl - 16 hours 38 minutes ago.
Scientists find 35 percent coral death in parts of the Great Barrier Reef washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/20...id=pm_business_pop_b...
For the first time; I am a DIVER!
Richcoast - 7 days ago.
I woke up and felt this excitement in my stomach! Why? I always wanted to take scuba diving lessons and see the world beneath the waves! Today it was time for my PADI Open Water Diver course! This is where it started for me! I’ll learned how the use basic scuba gear, how to dive safely and […]...
You are invited to SOS girlie dive day
JudiHope - 8 days ago.
Girls, whether you dive or snorkel, get your gear ready for an ocean social of salty proportions! It is once again time for the annual SOS Girlie Dive Day for the second big year. The girls had so much fun......
3 different charter & dive on 1 3 different charter & dive on 1
scubadmike - 14 days 21 hours ago.
I booked on a charter dive in West Palm Florida & they called to say "THEY OVER BOOKED" :-( They reverted me on a boat at the next marina "NO PROBLEM" They called that night to say there shaft & prop broke so they reverted me to a boat 4 slips down from there boat . " NO PROBLEM " .Same cost to me . The sea gods were on my side 1 Ft seas Vi’s OK . :-) CHECK OUT MY PHOTOS " scubadmike"...
Diving a military wonder
JudiHope - 21 days 23 hours ago.
Diving is a sport in which no experience is ever the same, whether you want to swim amongst the colorful corals and amazing marine life, or take on an adventure with a wreck dive. Whatever you choose to do, the......
Updating the news, New scuba instructors and Marine Conservation and Research Program Updating the news, New scuba instructors and Marine Conservation and Research Program
Scubabunnycr - 25 days 20 hours ago.
Two successful PADI Instructor training programs this year already, our IDC in February and then in April has led to our continued success as a IDC center and more importantly to some happy new instructors heading out into the scuba world. So far this year our instructors have headed off to the Phillipines, the BVIs, Hawaii, the States and some have stayed here in Costa Rica to teach. There are always plenty of opportunities out there in the Ocean and at Go Pro Costa Rica we try to give you ever...
Galápagos Islands adds Protection for Marine Sanctuary.
scubadivingnomad - 27 days 11 hours ago.
Galápagos Islands adds Protection for Marine Sanctuary. The Galápagos Islands has long been a favorite destination for scuba divers. The liveaboard trip to the far north of the island chain to the remote islands of Darwin and Wolf is the trip for shark lovers. These islands have the highest biomass of sharks in the world. However, while high recent studies have shown that the number is getting smaller. A major contribution to that is illegal fishing. This recent study reinforced an plan already ...
SCUBA Diving Robots To Make Divers Obsolete
PSD - 29 days 9 hours ago.
Drone pilots can bomb and terrorize from thousand of miles away; with the same type of technology, Stanford University has developed a SCUBA diving robot. Well, since the diving robot is unable to breathe, the term SCUBA may not apply here; I’m sure it can’t get bent either. The robot has artificial intelligence built into […]...
The Florida lionfish hunt
JudiHope - 29 days 19 hours ago.
Word is beginning to spread quickly. After years of the dreaded lionfish preying on Florida reef systems and devouring the smaller fish that make up the marine eco-system, Florida is in the process of launching a reward system for......
How to Snipe for Gold
Smithsgold - 4/26/2016 12:33 PM
youtu.be/_G0wbwNaFEM Gary teaches you how to snipe for Gold underwater using a Mask and Snorkel and crevicing Tools . Covers places to look and techniques he has learned over many years of Prospecting ....
Scuba is so much more than just a sport!
Airworks - 4/25/2016 7:00 PM
I’ve heard it said that scuba diving is just a sport. Several veteran divers I’ve recently spoken with understand that local/inland diving is a very important part of the dive industry, but also went on to comment that “diving is really more about socializing around hotdogs and hamburgers than just getting wet.” The social aspects of diving are obviously important. However, social opportunities are numerous and plentiful, and most require very little commitment in terms of physical risks and fin...
Adopt a dive site on Earth Day
JudiHope - 4/20/2016 1:48 AM
This entire week is referred to as Earth Week, the one week out of the year that we pay our greatest amount of respect to the Earth. This coming Friday, April 22, 2016, has been christened as Earth Day all......
Freediving is becoming more popular
Richcoast - 4/19/2016 4:37 PM
  We get more questions every year about freediving, here at Rich Coast Diving. That’s in line with the trend of freediving becoming more popular. Films such as The Big Blue help the awareness about this beautiful way of diving. As we get many questions about the disciplines of free diving, here’s a first introduction […]...
Bureo - changing the future of ocean plastic pollution
JudiHope - 4/17/2016 2:07 AM
Bureo is not just your ordinary brand. While the company may create and market a product that most of us cannot live without, the Bureo mission is all about conservation and preservation and the goal is impactful. The Los......
Belize offers summer diving specials
JudiHope - 4/12/2016 1:05 AM
They call it a secluded island paradise. Scuba divers call it their hidden dream. Whatever your water sport pleasure may be, St. George's Caye Resort will cater to your fantasy. St. George's is in a......
Philippine Liveaboards Expand Destinations Philippine Liveaboards Expand Destinations
scubadivingnomad - 4/06/2016 2:04 AM
Philippine Liveaboards Expand Destinations. In the recent past, the Philippine Liveaboard Dive industry was limited to 3 months of diving the Tubbataha reef. Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a 97,030-hectare Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Palawan, the westernmost Philippine province. It is located 150km southeast of Puerto Princesa City, at the heart of the Coral Triangle, the global center of marine biodiversity. Situated in the middle of the Sulu Sea, the dive season is only three months. Other...
Best of the Socorros
tammer - 4/02/2016 1:16 PM
Amazing, amazing dives! Best of the Socorros...
Dive the Revillagigedo Archipelago: Roca Partida! Dive the Revillagigedo Archipelago: Roca Partida!
tammer - 4/02/2016 1:14 PM
Roca Partida! Diving the Socorro Islands is BAD ASS. Hammerheads, silkies, white tips, silver tips, galapagos sharks...mantas, dolphins, it goes on and on!...
Freediving camp attracts water lovers to Cayman Islands
JudiHope - 4/01/2016 2:15 AM
There is big news coming out of the Cayman Islands. Even though the month of March is on the way out, some very special diving memories were made in March, incredible and everlasting in nature. Divetech, one of the......
For treatment of decompression sickness, Naval Base Guam is the place to go
Smithsgold - 3/29/2016 1:32 PM
For treatment of decompression sickness, Naval Base Guam is the place to go stripes.com/news/for-treatment-of-decompression-s...place-to-go-1.400372 NAVAL BASE GUAM — Guam is a scuba diver’s paradise. Thousands flock here each year for a glimpse of the small Pacific island’s spectacular coral reefs, sea creatures and shipwrecks from both world wars. But for those who dive too deeply or ascend too quickly, the fun can suddenly end with decompression sickness, and there’s only one place to go in t...