Diving News

  • Beneath the Blue Planet: A Diver’s Guide to the Ocean and Its Conservation
    by Lee

    Take a Deep Dive into the Secrets of Our Blue Planet “The author is one of the most experienced in the world. A fascinating and engaging toom. Well worth the [...]

  • The Big Scuba Podcast, Episode 178: The Scuba Poet – Andy Lear
    by The Big Scuba Podcast

    Gemma and Ian chat to Andy Lear.  Andy is based in the UK and through his diving experiences has been inspired to write some poems with a scuba theme. Listen On [...]

  • Cleaning One Beach at a Time
    by Chantelle Wyatt

    Cleaning beaches locally is incredibly rewarding because you see an instant impact on the spaces and environment you use and choose to spend time. These local spots also help you [...]

  • ‘Secrets of the Octopus’ – a brilliant new Nat Geo docu-series
    by Mark 'Crowley' Russell

    A preview of Secrets of the Octopus, premiering this Earth Day (22 April) on National Geographic LIVE and Disney+ A new three-part documentary series is coming to National Geographic LIVE and Disney+ this Earth Day, offering a fantastic glimpse into the lives and behaviours of octopuses. Narrated by Paul Rudd and produced by film-maker and The post ‘Secrets of the Octopus’ – a brilliant new Nat Geo docu-series appeared first on DIVE Magazine.

  • Anthony’s Key 2024 Getaway Sale – ENDING SOON!
    by Anthonys Key Roatan

    As the sun sets on our exclusive 2024 Getaway Sale, we’re reaching out to ensure you don’t miss the opportunity to secure your dream vacation at Anthony’s Key Resort, where adventure and tranquility meet in the heart of the Caribbean! This email is your final reminder that our special offer will conclude at midnight on April 30th, 2024. It’s your last chance to take advantage of significant savings on our 7-night packages for travel anytime throughout the remainder of the year! Continue reading Anthony’s Key 2024 Getaway Sale – ENDING SOON! at DiveNewswire.

  • Top 10 Common Mistakes Made by Scuba Divers and How to Avoid Them in Curaçao
    by Bryan Horne

    By Bryan Horne As a seasoned Dive Tourism Professional and a Retired PADI Master Instructor with nearly two decades of experience in Curaçao’s dive tourism industry, I’ve witnessed firsthand the joys and challenges of exploring the underwater world. Scuba diving is not just a hobby; it’s a passion that requires dedication, skill, and a deep respect for the ocean’s mysteries. Over the years, I’ve encountered common mistakes made by divers of all levels, and I’ve learned valuable lessons on how to avoid them, especially in the enchanting waters of Curaçao. Continue reading Top 10 Common Mistakes Made by Scuba Divers and How to Avoid Them in Curaçao at DiveNewswire.

  • Scuba Educators International (Re)Introduces Tom Leaird as Director of Training
    by SEI-Scuba Educators International

    Tom has been an icon in the scuba diving industry for decades.   He became a YMCA Scuba diver in 1961 and a YMCA instructor in 1969.  In 1972 Tom became the Institute Director in Indianapolis, IN.  He served as Region Commissioner for 6 states in Mid-America in about 1980.  He was asked to vacate that position in 1989 to become part of the YMCA Scuba Advisory Committee. In 2008, YMCA USA called Tom telling him the YScuba program was going to sunset – thus ending 49-years of the program. Continue reading Scuba Educators International (Re)Introduces Tom Leaird as Director of Training at DiveNewswire.

  • Ocean First Acquires Weaver’s Dive & Travel Center, Creating a Robust New Platform of Adventure, Education, and Conservation
    by Ocean First

    Ocean First, a pioneer in the dive industry, is excited to announce the acquisition of Weaver’s Dive & Travel Center and Dream Weaver Travel, brands that carry a longstanding reputation for and commitment to excellence.  The acquisition represents a strategic move for Ocean First, which bolsters its now extensive wholesale travel services with youth science camps, cutting-edge research projects, and an extensive suite of K-12 marine science curricula. Steve Weaver opened his dive business in 1983 in the tiny corner of a local ski shop in South Boulder. Continue reading Ocean First Acquires Weaver’s Dive & Travel Center, Creating a Robust New Platform of Adventure, Education, and Conservation at DiveNewswire.

  • PSI-PCI Training At The Scuba Show in June!
    by PSI-PCI

    PSI-PCI will be back at the Scuba Show this year conducting the Visual Cylinder Inspection® course as well as the supporting Specialties.  The Inspection course will be on Friday (May 31) and we will host the PSI-PCI Update, Valve Repair Technician and Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician courses on Saturday (June 1). PSI-PCI is the training you need for full understanding and execution of the Federal requirements applicable to inspecting high pressure cylinders, maintaining valves, and handling and cleaning to Federal O2 requirements.  Continue reading PSI-PCI Training At The Scuba Show in June! at DiveNewswire.

  • Diventures Announces Expansion of Wholesale Travel Program “Powered by Diventures”
    by Diventures

    Omaha, Nebraska-based Diventures, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing network of swim and scuba centers, has expanded their world-class travel program to include wholesale travel. Now independent dive shops and organizations can leverage Diventures’ experience, approach and scale to deliver exceptional travel experiences for their customers, “Powered by Diventures.” “Travel is a key component of every successful dive entity because that’s what divers love to do!” says Dean Hollis, founder of Diventures. Continue reading Diventures Announces Expansion of Wholesale Travel Program “Powered by Diventures” at DiveNewswire.

  • Top 10 Wreck Diving Destinations FOR KIDS
    by Margo Peyton

    By Margo Peyton As a PADI instructor and “scuba mom”, one type of diving I have really enjoyed with kids is wreck diving.  Kids just love exploring and discovering new things. There is nothing like the mystery and excitement of wreck diving as a family. There are many fun and very safe wrecks to dive around the world. It is important to know and respect your children’s dive limitations, profile mandates and comfort level.  Continue reading Top 10 Wreck Diving Destinations FOR KIDS at DiveNewswire.

  • Seac Names Matteo Badiale New Director of Sales
    by Seac USA

    As part of its commitment to the US Market and to further improve brand awareness, Seac Sub is pleased to announce the promotion of Matteo Badiale to the new role of Director of Sales, Seac USA Corp. “For more than 5 years, Matteo has distinguished himself by offering superior support to each customer as well as strategic business advice to management”, said Daniele Arata – CEO Seac Sub S.p.A., Director Seac USA Corp. Continue reading Seac Names Matteo Badiale New Director of Sales at DiveNewswire.

  • DEMA Show 2024 Registration is Open
    by DEMA Show

    The entire global diving community is coming together this November for A World of Opportunity, Depths of Possibility at DEMA Show, the Dive Industry’s only trade-exclusive event. Taking place November 19-22 in the South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, qualified dive industry professionals will discover newly released products, grow with countless professional development opportunities, establish and nurture professional relationships, collaborate with industry colleagues and business experts, and celebrate our industry. Continue reading DEMA Show 2024 Registration is Open at DiveNewswire.

  • Lost at Sea: Hubert Marcoux
    by Kathy Dowsett

    Marcoux vanished from Eastern Passage on his way from Nova Scotia to Bermuda in November 2009. Joseph Alexandre Hubert Marcoux (February 12, 1941 – November 9, 2009) was a solo [...]

  • Devil’s Island (Nova Scotia) Lighthouse
    by Kathy Dowsett

    The Devils Island Light is a lighthouse in Nova Scotia that stands at the eastern entrance to Halifax Harbour on Devils Island. It was first lit in 1852 and was [...]

  • Salomé Buglass Joins Dive In With Liz and Sylvia
    by The Scuba News Press Team

    Date & Time Apr 29, 2024 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Description Salomé Buglass is a marine scientist who is leading and supporting research on characterizing deep-water habitats in [...]

  • Join the Global Team at SDI Scuba Diving International
    by International Training-SDI, TDI, ERDI,PFI, First Response

    Due to soaring demand and growth for our renowned brand, SDI is thrilled to announce exciting career opportunities for passionate individuals worldwide! We are seeking dynamic Representatives to champion our mission and expand our reach as part of our Business Development Department. You will get to engage with dive centers, sharing the unparalleled benefits of SDI and nurturing relationships with our existing members. Position: Representative Location: Global Responsibilities:Visit all dive centers in your assigned region, advocating for SDI Educate on the advantages of our brand.Continue reading Join the Global Team at SDI Scuba Diving International at DiveNewswire.

  • Maritime Museum of British Columbia Presents: No Walk in the Woods
    by The Scuba News Press Team

    The Maritime Museum of BC Announces New Exhibit Opening – No Walk in the Woods: The History of the West Coast Trail About the Exhibit A landscape of forbidding bluffs [...]

  • Scientists confirm fourth global mass coral bleaching event
    by Mark 'Crowley' Russell

    It’s official – scientists have announced that the second global mass coral bleaching event of the decade is underway Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI), have announced that the fourth global mass coral bleaching event is underway, the fourth recorded since NOAA’s coral reef and The post Scientists confirm fourth global mass coral bleaching event appeared first on DIVE Magazine.

  • Gas tanker runs aground in Sharm El Sheikh
    by Mark 'Crowley' Russell

    A Libyan-flagged LPG tanker, the Claudia Gas, has been seized by Egyptian authorities after running aground on a coral reef in Sharm El Sheikh. The tanker was reportedly returning to Russia after unloading its cargo in Aqaba, Jordan, when it struck the fringing reef on the night of Friday, 12 April, prompting a state of The post Gas tanker runs aground in Sharm El Sheikh appeared first on DIVE Magazine.

  • Meet ‘Oceanus’ – the world’s first long-range autonomous research vessel
    by DIVE Staff

    Oceanus, a new autonomous marine research vessel in development by Plymouth Marine Laboratory, is set to revolutionise ocean research Researching the world’s oceans is an immensely challenging task. There are around 360 million square kilometres (139 million square miles) of ocean – compared to just 149 sq km of land mass – so covering any significant The post Meet ‘Oceanus’ – the world’s first long-range autonomous research vessel appeared first on DIVE Magazine.

  • Advances in Photogrammetry Reduce Cost of Underwater 3D Modelling
    by The Scuba News Press Team

    Recent advances in 360 cameras and 3D photogrammetry software have opened up new possibilities for underwater science, exploration, and virtual reality. Mantis Sub, a leader in underwater 360 technology is [...]

  • Discover the Deepest Warm Water Therapy Pool: Empowering Abilities in Chicagoland
    by Lee

    Jim Elliott, along with Tinamarie Hernandez, spearheads an innovative endeavor through Diveheart, a nonprofit organization. Their vision? To pioneer an unprecedented venture, catering to individuals with various disabilities, set amidst [...]

  • Reef Smart Guides Florida Keys: Scuba Dive Snorkel Surf
    by Lee

    The newest addition to the Reef Smart series, Reef Smart Guides Florida Keys is the #1 guide to finding the best beach in the Keys to dive—from North Key Largo to the Dry Tortugas. [...]

  • Mothership: A Memoir of Wonder and Crisis
    by Lee

    A dazzling, evidence-based account of one man’s quest to heal from complex PTSD by turning to endangered coral reefs and psychedelic plants after traditional therapies failed—and his awakening to the [...]

  • Legacy and Sea to Sky
    by Sea to Sky

    Legacy, the luxury liveaboard in the Red Sea and our official partner for 2024 and beyond are excited to offer this very special trip into the heart of the Red [...]

  • Exploring Unmatched Dive Adventures: Liveaboard Special Offers Worldwide
    by Lee

    As devoted scuba enthusiasts, we are thrilled to unveil an array of exclusive liveaboard special offers, meticulously curated to elevate your underwater escapades. From the serene waters of Saudi Arabia [...]

  • Ocean Census endorsed as UN Ocean Decade programme
    by DIVE Staff

    The Nippon Foundation-Nekton Ocean Census, a global alliance dedicated to the discovery and protection of marine life, has announced it has been officially endorsed as a UN Ocean Decade Programme. The UN Ocean Decade project is an initiative to complete 10 different challenges over the next ten years, with the aim of bringing humanity closer The post Ocean Census endorsed as UN Ocean Decade programme appeared first on DIVE Magazine.

  • Mapping the Past: Exploring the Intersection of Mapping Technologies and Archaeology 
    by The Scuba News Press Team

    On Thursday, April 18, 2024 we invite you to our upcoming lecture of the “Mapping the Past: Exploring the Intersection of Mapping Technologies and Archaeology.” series, with our next guest, [...]

  • Jared Hires Probable Cause of Death Revealed
    by Lee

    Following the unfortunate death of Jared Hires on 3rd April 2024, there is always rampant internet speculation on the how, the why and how people would have handled things differently [...]

  • EarthFEST (Carleton Place) 2024 Presents: Diving Into the Planet with Jill Heinerth
    by The Scuba News Press Team

    2nd Annual: plan your day at EarthFESTSaturday, April 20th 2024Presented by the Carleton Place Environmental Advisory CommitteeA free event with things to do for the whole family At Carleton Place [...]

  • Scuba Diving
    by Lee

    The best-selling authoritative resource returns updated and better than ever.  Scuba Diving, Fifth Edition, is the most up-to-date resource for experiencing secure, satisfying dives. Packed with full-color photographs and detailed [...]

  • Tambora, Indonesia: 1st November 2024 – 30% OFF
    by Lee

    Set sail for the captivating Spice Islands of Neira aboard the Tambora. Departing from Ambon on November 1, 2024, this remarkable voyage awaits from just €3,197.00. Plus, seize the moment [...]

  • MyBoatCard.com: Canada’s Leading Boating License Provider since 1999
    by The Scuba News Press Team

    Since 1999, MyBoatCard.com® has been a leader in Canadian boater certification, accredited by Transport Canada to provide the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC). All operators of motorized recreational boats and [...]

  • SECORE International’s Caribbean-wide coral restoration success
    by Mark 'Crowley' Russell

    SECORE International‘s coral seeding programme is being hailed as a great success, with its reef restoration initiative now present in nine Caribbean nations Coral seeding is a process whereby the natural sexual reproductive cycle of corals is carried out in laboratory conditions, before the resulting spawn are redistributed – seeded – across dead or damaged The post SECORE International’s Caribbean-wide coral restoration success appeared first on DIVE Magazine.

  • Jared Hires’ cause of death – DAN preliminary report
    by Mark 'Crowley' Russell

    Preliminary report names medical event, not mechanical failure, as the cause of the celebrated diver’s death The Divers Alert Network (DAN) has issued a preliminary report into the tragic death of popular cave-diving expert and Dive Rite General Manager, Jared Hires, who died in Norway’s Plura cave system on 3 April. Internet speculation has revolved The post Jared Hires’ cause of death – DAN preliminary report appeared first on DIVE Magazine.

  • Reef Life: A Guide to Tropical Marine Life
    by Lee

    “Anyone fascinated by the underwater world will be riveted by the photos in this richly illustrated guide… Readers can lose themselves in the magnificent environment beneath the sea….”–Publishers Weekly on the [...]

  • Galaxy Diver, Galapagos Islands: 13th November 2024 – 25% OFF
    by Lee

    Embark on a mesmerizing Naturalist Cruise through the Galapagos Islands aboard Galaxy Diver. Departing from San Cristobal on November 13, 2024, this captivating journey awaits from just €1,154.00. Plus, take [...]

  • Dive Indonesia: Dive into Lembeh Trip Report
    by The Scuba Place

    In January The Scuba Place visited Ambon, Raja Ampat and Lembeh hosting a group of friends and divers and what a blast they had! They stayed at some amazing spots [...]

  • Introducing Earthfest Event in London, Ontario
    by The Scuba News Press Team

    EARTHFEST, Celebrating Environmental Action in London, Ontario Come join us on Saturday April 20th at the Central Library, London, Ontario for this free-to-attend event as part of Earthfest London. Looking [...]

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