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Next Event | DIVE 2017

Sometimes, we realise, it's possible to be afflicted by the desire to be in two places at once, and with so many interesting talks going on, and …

Underwater Patriots: Scuba Soothes Wounded War Veterans

<b>By Melissa Gaskill</b><p><i>Diver I</i> left the South Padre Island dock in predawn darkness, motoring out into the Gulf of Mexico under a bright moon. By the time …

Easy Ways to Improve Your Diving • Scuba Diver Life

As a technical and cave diver who teaches scuba-diving courses, my students are sometimes surprised when I suggest that, before starting a class, …

Conducting Dive Skills While Neutrally Buoyant • Scuba Diver Life

Practicing and mastering neutral buoyancy is a key component of dive competency. Occasionally, we may need to perform entry-level dive skills in this …

Legends of Scuba Diving: Jacques

Jacques-Yves Cousteau is impossible to ignore when we talk about the legends of scuba diving. To many people — divers and non-divers alike — he is …

6 Tips for Staying Sane on the Surface

After your most recent dive trip has come to an end, you may find yourself at a loss for what to do with yourself. You’re most at home in the comfort …

5 Bad Habits of Scuba Diving

From skipping the buddy check to miscalculating our weight needs, we all are guilty of bad diving habits from time to time.<p><b>Bad Habit #1 — Skipping</b> …

Top 10 Health Benefits of Scuba Diving

SCUBA diving is known as a thoroughly enjoyable and sometimes adrenaline boosting sport, however most do not know that SCUBA diving has many health …

Adidas creates new Real Madrid and FC Bayern Munich kits from recycled ocean plastic as part of eco-innovation drive

Adidas has released environmentally friendly football kits for two of its biggest teams in Bayern Munich and Real Madrid as part of its ongoing …

Trump Shark Wins Researchers' Race to Predict Presidential Election

We have a winner in the 2016 Presidential Election — well, if two mako sharks in the Atlantic have any say in the matter.<p>Nova Southeastern University …

Elections

Can I Go Scuba Diving with Asthma?

<i>I recently made plans to take an open-water course with my fiancé, but I have asthma and am worried about whether it is safe for me to dive. I do a</i> …

My Path to Becoming a PADI Divemaster

I first got certified when I was fourteen years old. I had always been curious about diving, and when I mentioned it to my parents, they surprised me …

La Jolla

Dive Training Tips: Underwater Navigation Safety

<b>INCIDENT REPORT</b><p><b>DIVERS:</b> Paul (Advanced Open Water, 105 dives logged); Sven (Advanced Open Water, 49 dives logged) <b><br>SITE:</b> Coral reef at 50-foot depth …

40 Insider Tips for Dive Travel

Experience is expensive, which goes along with the old adage that an expert is just a person who's made every mistake possible in a very narrow …

Digital Photography 101: Black Backgrounds

Images with black backgrounds are common in underwater photography, especially for macro, and people often ask me how they can achieve this. The …

You are the ocean

The Ocean covers 70% of our planet. It produces half of the oxygen we are breathing right now, plays a crucial role in climate regulation, and …