Breaking Down Barriers to Scuba Diving

For many people there are extra barriers on their journey to becoming a diver. There is a perception of what a scuba diver looks like, and while it isn’t accurate, it persists. It is responsible for

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Humpback whales defending seals and grey whales?

Humpback whales have recently hit the news due to a video showing their intriguing and repeated protection of other species. (We have videos below demonstrating this behavior.) When most animals see the

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Real Scuba Stories – Change, Love, Growth & Healing

We all love diving and if you are reading this story then it goes without saying you probably feel the same. However, it’s important to realize how much more than a fun activity scuba diving can be. For

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25 Year Friendship Between Diver & Yoriko the Wonder Fish!

Scuba diver Arakawa runs a dive shop in Japan, and has developed a bond over 25 years of diving with his friend Yoriko. Yoriko just happens to be an Asian Sheepshead Wrasse. People often use fish as an

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The Return of Jamison to Cape Cod

One year ago (July 13, 2015) we saw the heartbreaking photos of Jamison, a juvenile Great White shark, beached in Chatham, MA. The rescue effort involved Dr. Greg Skomal of the Massachusetts Division of

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Coral Polyps Hugging it Out?

Today you get to meet some of nature’s greatest unsung heroes, the tiny builders, in their natural habitat.  This is thanks to a revolutionary new camera system developed by Scripps Institution of

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Diver Hate, Sarcasm and Canoe Paddling

Divers are a really diverse group, and that is something that is often overlooked. People gravitate towards diving for different reasons, and understanding those that are diving with you, and what drew

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The Evolving Diver

We all start off with the same goals, find a big ‘shock-value’ creature and marvel at it. There is certainly something incredibly appealing about a whale shark or a manta ray. The sheer size

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Tire mountains, hiccups, and the value of experimentation

In the 1980s, the French had an EXCELLENT idea to create artificial reefs off the southern coast of France. The idea was simple: reefs form on rough and uneven surfaces, so if we get a bunch of tires

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