“Baby Shark” Spotting Off Monterey Bay—What It’s Like to Be a Citizen Scientist

Baby shark. Doo doo doo doo doodoo. Since its release in November 2015 the original “Baby Shark” video has had over 2.2 billion YouTube views and the song is on the Billboard Top 100. Toddlers everywhere are snuggling baby shark plushies and adults are wasting lots of time at work uploading #babysharkchallenge posts. Most divers love sharks, but the “Baby Shark” phenomenon has taken shark-loving mainstream. Through the wonders of social media, I learned about a guy named Eric Mailander, who’s something of a real-life […]

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Top 10 Best Dive Sites in the World

Do You Have a Dive Bucket List for ? Everyone has a bucket list of things they would like to do before they leave this world. A scuba diver’s top 10 best diving sites he or she needs to have on their list is inevitable. Looking for a list of the b…

Reborn Rubber – Product Review

Have you ever thought that your useless and old wetsuit can be utilized to make wallets? Yes, you read it right! Reborn rubber is here with the concept of making smart, handy, and compact wallet out of the inept wetsuit and neoprene scraps.
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5/8ths of my scuba heroes are Australian

Melinda Herndon, Scuba InstructorDirector eScuba Pty Ltd 5/8ths. That is the healthy fraction that Australian scuba diving pioneers played in exciting and inspiring me. That’s sort of amazing considering how few of them there are in the world relative to the other 7 billion of us. These five figures infused me with a sense of […]

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Sharks and Scuba Divers

There is a common trope going around the news media recently of using Scuba divers as stock photos when broadcasting shark attacks. We are rather concerned about this for a plethora of reasons. Primarily, shark attacks are rare. Even in years where there seem to be more than normal like this year, on average only […]

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Sharks and Scuba Divers

There is a common trope going around the news media recently of using Scuba divers as stock photos when broadcasting shark attacks. We are rather concerned about this for a plethora of reasons. Primarily, shark attacks are rare. Even in years where the…