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Martin Robson Blue Lake Adventure: Book Deal Agreed

Martin Robson Blue Lake Adventure: Book Deal Agreed

When renowned underwater explorer and technical dive instructor Martin Robson told his amazing story of survival at Eurotek 2012 it was suggested he should write a book about it.

Now, a book deal has been agreed for me to...

Posted on March 26th 2013
Scuba Diving Silfra, Iceland: Between Two Continents

Scuba Diving Silfra, Iceland: Between Two Continents

In the moment I placed my hands on the opposing rock faces of the narrow fissure of Silfra in Iceland my outstretched arms literally spanned two continents.

For just six metres beneath the surface of the chilly waters tri...

Posted on March 19th 2013
Shark spieces given protection by CITES: Will it Help?

Shark spieces given protection by CITES: Will it Help?

FIVE shark species have been handed extra protection from the finning trade after a landmark ruling at a major international wildlife conservation summit.

The global trade in oceanic whitetip shark, porbeagle and three sp...

Posted on March 14th 2013
Best Marine Life Encounter: That's Seals

Best Marine Life Encounter: That's Seals

During a break from open water studies, a scuba diving student of mine asked me what was the most enjoyable marine life encounter.

The young man had spied on the dive centre noticeboard an article I'd written on diving wi...

Posted on March 5th 2013
Suunto launches DX, the world's first watch-sized rebreather computer

Suunto launches DX, the world's first watch-sized rebreather computer

CONTINUING the post from last week, Suunto has now announced its first foray into the rebreather market with the launch of its DX.
 
Promoted as the world’s first watch-sized rebreather-compatible dive computer, it is a ...
Posted on January 22nd 2013
Shark Finning: Watch this and 'Bite Back'

Shark Finning: Watch this and 'Bite Back'

SHARK finning is sickening. We know that. But I challenge anyone to watch this horrific video and not be compelled to 'bite back' against the industry that is plundering the oceans and mutilating beautiful animals for a ta...

Posted on January 15th 2013
2013: Year of the Rebreather

2013: Year of the Rebreather

2013 has been dubbed the 'Year of the Rebreather' by the scuba diving industry as it looks to entice new people to the sport.
Until now, rebreathers have been seen as the preserve of advanced technical divers who have mad...
Posted on January 8th 2013
In the Beginning: The Diving Journo

In the Beginning: The Diving Journo

“EUROZONE turmoil deepens as unemployment reaches record high” ... BONG ... "Economy is shrinking faster than predicted"... BONG... "Unemployment at highest since 1995 with almost one in four young people without work.”

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Posted on January 1st 2013
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