Diving Blog

Apr 2015

Life Spans of Marine Life – Infographic

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Mar 2015

Dugongs. Dive with a Real Mermaid!

The Dugong belongs to an order called Sirenia, or more commonly referred to as ‘Sea Cows’. This order of aquatic mammals can be found inhabiting coastal marine wate...

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Mar 2015

Invasive Lionfish of the Caribbean

The 'Pterois miles' and 'Pterois volitans' are more commonly known as Lionfish. They are originally endemic to the Indo-Pacific, from the Red Sea to Western Australia, however in the 1980s they were discovered across the Atlantic Ocean on the east co...

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Mar 2015

Coral Bleaching & Climate Change

Despite many people arguing about whether or not climate change is a consequence from the actions of humans, nobody can really argue that it is not happening.

What is Climate Change?

To a non-scientific person (like myself) climate change ...

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Feb 2015

Coral Restoration

Coral restoration projects are popping up more and more these days. This is for several reasons; There is more awareness of the importance of the reef systems and the need to Continue reading

Feb 2015

Nudibranch: More than just a Slug!

To the untrained diver everything is exciting, crazy coloured fish, turtle and pristine reefs. However when I have been training new divers it is very difficult to get them excited about what is possibly (in my opinion) one of the coolest things you ...

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Jan 2015

The Kings of Camouflage

When you ask many divers what they want to see on a dive the usual response would be turtles, sharks or rays. This is especially true of newly certified divers, or divers who are still in their training. The more you dive the more you begin to lose f...

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Jan 2015

Taking the Sting out of Jellyfish

There is one creature found in the water that puts a little bit of fear into the heart of all water users. They are not aggressive, they are found all over the world and their size can range from the size of a thumbnail to bigger than a human. I am t...

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Dec 2014

Coral Reefs

What is a Coral Reef?

Coral reefs are natural structures that are built by living organisms. Although many people believe that corals are ‘stony plants’ or rocks they are actually built up of animals. These animals are ...

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Dec 2014

Dolphin Dive! Hurghada, Red Sea

We were approached by one of the divemasters after our first dive asking where we would like to go next. Dive 2 would give us a total of 20 dives in the Red Sea and we were keen to explore new sites but mindful of time and other customers' needs, so ...

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Nov 2014

Overfishing. A Global Issue!

The ocean used to be considered an endless source of valuable resources such as food. Due to its size nobody could have ever imagined that we could even have an impact on the stocks. Now we know this to be untrue but it doesn’t stop people from tak...

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Nov 2014

Responsible Diving

Diving is a passive activity, which allows you to witness a world that you would otherwise never be able to see. Although diving is meant to be fun there are still rules you need to follow. Some of them are there for your safety and other for the saf...

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