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Off the Field: NFL Players Who Hit the Water

The NFL season is coming to a close, and now we’re down to the final eight teams in the divisional playoffs, each vying for a spot at their …

10 Common Underwater Photography Beginner Mistakes

Ready to try snapping photos under the sea? Great, now you have an underwater camera with housing, let’s get in the water! But wait a minute, make …

The Philippines: We (try to) Make it Easy

<i>The Philippines landing page on Planet Deepblu.</i><p>When Planet Deepblu was in development, it was a major task to identify the top twenty dive countries …

Diving in Two Koreas: An Apolitical Story

For about two years I lived in Korea. The most common question I got upon my return to the United States, typically when it came up casually at bars, …

Dive with Disabilities, Imagine the Possibilities

It is often regarded that people with a disability had better stay at home or not to do any outdoor sports. However, being disabled doesn’t mean one …

Grab and Go: MIX UW Scooter Makes It Accessible

We love tech. “Why don’t you marry it?” You may ask. We would if we could. Every once in a while, a piece of tech comes by that really tickles our …

10+ Animal Expressions That Sum Up the Office Life

These pictures of marine creatures' expressions capture what the daily life at the office looks like. For the most part, they are funny. Keep on …

The World’s Strangest Dive Sites

Bored of diving among the usual coral reefs and tropical fish? How about diving deep into a missile silo, subway car, visiting an underwater cemetery …

Freediving Around the Globe

<i>A boy dives, representing young Rohani, in Jago: A Life Underwater. Photo Copyright BBC Four.</i><p>Last weekend I finally got around to watching Jago: A …

Two Shipwrecks: Bounty Through The Centuries

<i>The HMS Bounty lands in Tahiti. Artist Unknown.</i><p>Lightning, as the old saying goes, never strikes the same place twice. This saying, however, is simply …

Royal Navy

Sarah Jane Pell: From Sea, To Summit, To Space

If you want to fly to outer space, you have to go deep under the sea at first. Here’s an extraordinary example: the first artist-astronaut in the …

No Halloween Plans? Dive into Deliverance

<i>The 1972 classic has some pretty deep secrets. Film Art Copyright Warner Bros. Pictures.</i><p>Looking for something special this Halloween weekend? If …

South Carolina

Aleksandr Murzagaliev

Aleksandr Murzagaliev is a diver, a father, and a lover of life based out of Boracay. He’s been a highly active user on Deepblu for some time now, …

Scuba Diving

Check out What's New at TUSA

Are you a TUSA fan? Always one to excite, let’s go through a little teaser of what will be on offer.<p><b>Paragon Pro Mask</b><p>The latest in a long line of …

Scuba Diving

Dive and Dine in Okinawa

<i>Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium's main attraction: whale sharks. Photo: Elena Wu</i><p>If you fancy the mixture of Japanese and American culture, you definitely …

A Little Help from a Friend: 5 Symbiotic Marine Animal Relationships

One of the most basic lessons of life is that sometimes cooperation is better than conflict. This same principle applies under the sea and is …

Fish

Next Flight to Nowhere: Dive with Napoleon in Saint Helena

<i>Follow his lead, all the way to Saint Helena.</i><p>Napoleon felt so taken aback by the beauty of the volcanic island of Saint Helena that he was at a loss …

Victor De Valles

Victor De Valles is a Deepblu user and Instagram star with a passion for anything that can get him outdoors, get him moving, give him a challenge, …

Curious About the Source? Seafood Watch Knows

<i>Salmon is high on the list of things we need to keep an eye on. Image: Seafood Watch</i><p>The other day I asked around the office, "how many Deepblu users …

Aquaculture

6 Guinness World Records for Scuba Diving

Another week, another record broken. That’s a day in the life of the Guinness World Records.<p>There is a Guinness World Record for just about …

Justin Carmack

<i>Geared up. Photo: Art of Scuba Diving</i><p>Justin Carmack has quite an incredible story. It begins years ago in the oil fields of the United States. He …

Captain Paul Watson: A Lifetime of Protecting the Sea

<i>This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Photo: SeaShepherd.org</i><p>The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is any …

Everyone Wants to Improve, Here Are 10 Ways to do that As a Dive Pro

Everyone Wants to Improve, and everyone wants to be good at their job. It's a natural fact of life. To go along with that, everyone knows that if you …

Nathan L

<i>Special gear for a very unique job. Photo: Mary Villazon Photography, all photos courtesy of Nathan L unless otherwise noted.</i><p>This week’s Deepblu …

The Odd World of the Black Market Turtle Trade

<i>These turtles, believed to be headed for Hong Kong, were confiscated in the Philippines. Photo:</i> <i>Sabine Schoppe/Katala Foundation</i><p>A semi-new trend has …

The Art of Underwater Rugby

<i>Things are about to get pretty hardcore. Photo: Copyright VDST.</i><p>Last week, as I wrote up the Diver Spotlight on Dietmar Fuchs, I took a deeper …

Wine and Dive in Croatia

<i>Straight out of the water. Photo: Edivo Vina</i><p>Croatia has, in recent years, had a bourgeoning tourist scene, soaring real estate desirability, and an …

Beaching it in the Pearl of Asia: Sihanoukville

<i>We're going to explore Cambodia, hop in! Photo: Patty Hogan</i><p>It’s 1961 and Cambodia is thriving. The rock and roll scene unmatched, foreign dignitaries …

Diver Spotlight: Dietmar W. Fuchs

<i>The man himself. Photo: Michael AW</i><p>Here at Deepblu we talk to a lot of divers. It follows, we're a diving company with a focus on everything that you …