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How to Spot Macro Critters While Diving

For me, the most exciting aspect of scuba diving if finding the incredible animals that live below the oceans surface, and as a macro freak, the smaller and more unusual the critter, the more excited I am! When I was just starting out as a divemaster, I would struggle finding even the most common of […]

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10 Tips for Underwater Photography Etiquette

Underwater photography is becoming more and more popular among divers and snorkellers. What was once considered a pastime that only the wealthy and very experienced divers could take part in, is fast becoming available to everybody as camera systems get better and cheaper, and divers are becoming more adventurous and travelling to more exotic diving […]

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Top Tips for Dive Travel

Scuba diving and travel go together hand in hand. Dive travel can see you going to places that you never would have dreamed of visiting, and I think it is fair to say that one of the best parts of scuba diving holidays (aside from the diving, obviously) is the sense of adventure that you feel […]

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The Terrifying Bobbit Worm

Do you remember the classic 1990 monster movie, Tremors, starring Kevin Bacon? If not, here is a very short recap. A town is being terrorised by enormous burrowing worms that drags them into the dirt and eats them, and Kevin Bacon, along with his on screen buddies, must find a way to stop them and […]

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The Oceans Most Venomous Animals

The ocean is home to some of the strangest animals on Earth, (excluding the Platypus) and many of them have evolved strange and powerful chemicals to aid their hunting or help them defend themselves from predation. What is the Difference Between Venomous and Poisonous? I remember watching a BBC documentary about Indonesia where the narrator […]

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Underwater Photography Tips for Beginners

Underwater photography is a natural progression for most divers who want to show their friends and family all the amazing animals they saw on their dive vacation. Underwater photography can be extremely rewarding, however if you don’t know what you are doing, it can be equally infuriating. Many new photographers will get discouraged quickly if […]

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Essential Dolphin Facts

Although World Dolphin Day is not an official holiday (although it should be!), it is celebrated around the globe, and is used as platform for highlighting the threats that most dolphins are facing. Awareness meetings and rallies take place in many major cities throughout the world, placing a heavy emphasis on the annual dolphin dives […]

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The Life of a Pygmy Seahorse

What do you think is the most exciting aspect of scuba diving? For me, it is passively observing all the amazing marine life that you find underwater. I have a particular soft spot for macro life as I love to see the strange ways these animals have evolved to survive. As a keen underwater photographer, […]

Categories: Marine Life The Ocean
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Diving with Bull Sharks

Have you ever dreamt of swimming alongside one of nature’s top predators? While that might sound off putting for many non-divers, most scuba divers would seize the opportunity in a heartbeat. The ocean is a battlefield of species trying to compete for survival and food. At the bottom of the food chain, animals need to […]

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Become an Environmentally Aware Diver this Earth Day

On 22nd April, 1970, millions of people rallied together to try to do something about environmental destruction. That was the very first Earth Day, and now every April 22nd, more than 190 countries around the world celebrate the day by focussing on tackling important environmental issues. Although Earth Day is only one day per year, […]