Gary Wisniewski

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Hangout Underwater in the Great Barrier Reef

Changing Planet<p><i>This Earth Day, National Geographic is teaming up with NASA and Catlin Seaview Survey to bring you a Google+ Hangout that explores the land, sea, and sky (Read more).</i><p><b>Explorer Profile: Richard Fitzpatrick, Catlin Seaview Survey</b><p>Along with explorers from both NASA and National …

New Kimberley Marine Park to rival GBR

<b>EVERY WINTER, THE OCEANS</b> of Western Australia stir as thousands of humpback whales make their arduous journey from Antarctica. The whales travel …

Best dives sites in Australia

<b>SCUBA DIVING IS, PERHAPS</b>, one of the most graceful activities we can do. With bubbles rising above us, we descend into another world, to float, …

How to Find a Leak-Proof Scuba Mask That Fits — Without Getting Wet

It’s no fun diving with a mask that keeps filling with water every few seconds. So the first consideration when buying a mask is how well its skirt …

2014 Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Inductees

Pioneers and trailblazers of the international scuba diving community were honored on October 10th at the 2014 Induction Ceremony of the …

SNUBA Is Basically Like Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling, But Easier

If you've ever wanted to breathe like a fish underwater <i>without</i> having to learn how to SCUBA, then'll you love learning to SNUBA. It's the perfect hybrid of both snorkeling and SCUBA diving, with no difficult certification process.<p>SNUBA has been around since 1988, and an estimated six million tours …

5 Popular SCUBA Certification Agencies

There are numerous SCUBA certification agencies in the world. Because SCUBA (self contained underwater breathing apparatus) is an underwater activity …

Moorish Idols – Species of the Reef | Great Barrier Reef | Cairns, Australia

The Moorish Idol is a common fish around the reefs and prefer to swim around the top of the corals feeding on sponges, and small invertebrates. Our …

Modern ocean acidification is outpacing ancient upheaval, study suggests

Ellen Thomas (Yale)<p>Some 56 million years ago, a massive pulse of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere sent global temperatures soaring. In the oceans, …

SA sees launch of bid to save sawfish

Cape Town - A global strategy to help save endangered sawfish – which face a greater risk of extinction than any other family of marine fish – was …

The Best Time to Visit the Great Barrier Reef? | Great Barrier Reef | Cairns, Australia

That is probably the most common question that people ask when planning your trip to Australia. The question is the same but the answer is different …

Make Scuba Diving Your New Workout

Scuba Diving

What Is Boyle's Law? How Does It Apply to Scuba Diving?

One of the fantastic consequences of enrolling in a recreational scuba diving course is being able to learn some basic physics concepts and apply …

Scuba Diving

Monterey Bay Aquarium — Did you know that the bell jelly is not a true...

Reef Relief

Amazing photos as whale makes early visit

In a rare sight this early in the season, a young male whale put on a show for onlookers at Bondi Beach as part of its migration north.<p>It was doubly …

Particle

is now<p>ScienceNetwork WA has closed its doors to make way for Particle, Scitech’s new science news and story source. Thank you to all of our SNWA …

Wicked Diving

Underwater Photography: 3 Tips for Perfect Wreck Photos

Ships on the ocean floor share one thing in common — they each have a story to tell. Wreck dives provide the thrill of discovery, a three-dimensional …

Scuba Diving

What Are the Top Destinations for Nighttime Scuba Diving?

<i>A:</i><p>Day scuba diving offers the Grand Central Station view of a reef or wreck, bustling in a Technicolor blaze. But reefs hardly close for business when the sun sets. There’s something inherently mysterious about venturing into the deep with only a dive light and a sense of adventure.<p>Here’s where to …

Scuba Diving

Octopus unscrews jar from inside

This video does exactly what it says in the jar, and demonstrates, once again, the preternatural cleverness of our future octopus overlords. (<i>via</i> …

10 Outstanding Entries in 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Back in March, we first told you about the start of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, one of the most exciting contests for those passionate about traveling and photography. Now in its 26th year, the contest asks anyone with a camera to show National Geographic their best travel …

31 Clam Recipes for All Your Steaming and Grilling Needs

Here are 31 recipes for preparing clams, from serving them in paella to steaming them with beer. And, clam chowder, of course.<p>We love clams for their versatility— they go well with so many different herbs, spices, and sauces. Plus, we always get a small thrill from removing them from their shells …

Cooking

How to Throw the Ultimate Bagel Brunch

Throw the ultimate bagel brunch with these tips from Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen. Remember: salmon breath is a sign of a good time<p>You can substitute whitefish or hot-smoked salmon for the trout.<p>2.[#image: /photos/57d8299a6520aa8f7013c974]||||||<p>Horseradish-Dill Schmear<p>Throw this spread together a …

Breakfast

California drift gill nets escape legislative ban; new technology promises to reduce bycatch

Local fishers have won a hard-fought battle against environmentalists working to ban the use of controversial gill nets, which are notorious for …