Join Richard Cullen from Deptherapy for part 5 of his Blog about the charity’s recent expedition to Roots Red Sea, El Quseir, Egypt. After an evening of chilling out by the pool and in the bar, we are back to the Roots House Reef this morning, with Keiron continuing his RAID Master Rescue Diver Course […]
The Green Fins Award recognises the world’s most environmentally friendly dive centres The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – is delighted to announce the winners of the coveted 2020 Green Fins Award are: Bubbles Dive Centre, Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia Flora Bay Divers, Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia And […]
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Third in an exciting podcast series from Ricardo Lacombe of the White Shark Interest Group. Episode 3 of the White Shark Interest Group Podcast, Facebook’s largest White Shark specific group, covering science, conservation, news, photography, video and debate. This episode features Melissa, Dirk, Javier and Ricardo discussing TOUCHING SHARKS and FREEDIVING WITH SHARKS. Is it […]
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Recognising the difficulty of knowing if a wetsuit or swimsuit is going to fit, Fourth Element’s team bares (nearly) all to help divers of all shapes and sizes find a suit that, well, suits. Getting the right size wetsuit is not easy. Clothing sizes are far from standard – a size 10 from one brand […]
Scuba divers Shane Breadmore and Leo Coucher took a break from their underwater cleaning duties in the 250,000-litre Sea Life Great Yarmouth tank alongside a green turtle called Noah recently. Their 6m-deep “Sunday Brunch” was part of a bid to raise funds and awareness for cancer research. Read more…
Project AWARE is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to protecting our big blue spaces. #TeamOcean is the passionate fundraisers out there, each doing their bit to help Project AWARE carry out the great work they do. And that’s where you come in… When y…
Welcome news for travelling scuba divers running out of officially approved warmwater destination options as the UK winter approaches is that the Maldives and Spain’s Canary Islands are back among the travel corridors. Read more…
The wreck of a 19th-century British cargo ship that had been carrying bags of cement for an imperial infrastructure project has been investigated in the Bay of Biscay by a joint French-Spanish archaeological team. Read more…
Join Richard Cullen from Deptherapy for part 4 of his Blog about the charity’s recent expedition to Roots Red Sea, El Quseir, Egypt. We are all back to the house reef today; the weather is lovely, the sea calm, the tide will soon be slack, so a great day’s diving in store. A few yards […]
Yes, XDEEP have now officially called their excellent frameless mask the ‘Radical’, and in this week’s competition, we’ve got another one to give away! The XDEEP Radical Frameless Mask is a large single lens dive mask with a soft silicone skirt and traditional strap. The frameless design brings the lens closer to your face so you get […]
Regular contributors, CJ & Mike from Bimble in the Blue, review the Netlix documentary: David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet David Attenborough’s latest and arguably most important documentary to date is now showing on Netflix. It is, in his own words, his “witness statement” of a unique life exploring and documenting the wonders of […]
Scuba Diving Specialty Certifications! Which ones are worth your money? And which ones are just rubbish?! This professional Scuba Instructor has strong opinions about Scuba Specialty Courses, and he’s sharing them with you! Wreck Diver, Deep Diver, Nitrox, Buoyancy, Boat, Ice, Dry Suit, UW Photography… the list goes on and on. With so many choices for Specialty […]
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BSAC is launching a new video competition which aims to get the diving community sharing and discussing the highlights of UK diving to inspire others to give it a try and discover it for themselves. They are inviting you to share short UK diving or snorkelling videos – tagged #DiscoverUKdiving or #DiscoverUKsnorkelling – to be […]
The Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS) and Divers Alert Network have announced two new internships for 2021. Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Glen H. Egstrom DAN Diver’s Health and Safety Internship and the DAN Diver’s Safety Internship. The Dr. Glen H. Egstrom DAN Diver’s Health and Safety Internship is named in honor […]
We’d like to say a big thank you to all of you who entered our competition to win a free ticket to this weekend’s Scuba.Digital online dive show! As usual, lots of you entered… but there can, of course, be only five winners!! And those winners are… Beth Carr from the USA Steven Turnbull from the UK […]
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New mapping technology and a small manned submersible allow a team of scientists to 3D map a moment in history Text by Joseph Frey On July 15, 1942 Kapitänleutnant Hans-Dieter Heinicke, commander of German submarine U-576, would make a decision that would seal his fate and that of his 44 crew members and four Allied […]
Here are three recent conservation success stories you should know about.
The Power of Giving, Partnerships and Movement Led Conservation Actions for a Clean and Healthy Ocean By Katie Thompson, PADI Global Director, Corporate Social Responsibility More than 250 million tons of plastic are estimated to make its way into our …
Underwater, it’s vital to remember what’s really important.
Tragedy strikes when a diver forgets to watch his air levels while helping his buddy capture underwater photos.