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Titanic Was Found During Secret Cold War Navy Mission

Read how National Geographic revealed the clandestine military project that led to the discovery of the famed shipwreck.<p><i>Editor's Note: Twenty years ago, James Cameron's blockbuster film "Titanic" entranced audiences around the globe. But it was less than 10 years ago that Robert Ballard, the</i> …

Scuba Diving

Argentine navy detects noises that could be signal from missing sub

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sounds that were detected during the search for a missing Argentine navy submarine did not come from the vessel, the navy said late Monday.<p>Noises that had been detected earlier Monday were thought to be a possible distress signal from the crew of the sub.<p>A US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft was …

Military

Deepblu is Giving Away an All-Inclusive Trip to Fiji

Deepblu has teamed up with Tavenui Dive Resort and Shearwater Research to send one lucky winner of their "Dive Like a Pro 2" contest to Fiji. The …

Scuba Diving

Meet 'Her Deepness' - the 82-year-old deep sea diver who spent two weeks living under water

How much of your lifetime, I asked Sylvia Earle, have you spent underwater? It was a glorious morning in Mexico and we were on a small boat, bobbing on a gentle swell in the Gulf of California, a few hundred yards off the coast from the village of Cabo Pulmo. Setting out from shore to the dive …

Oceans

Trump Trades In Steak For Shark Fin Soup In Vietnam

The dish, a delicacy in some countries, has been linked to severe animal cruelty.<p>President Donald Trump reportedly dined on shark fin soup during a meal in Vietnam.<p>The dish, which is considered an expensive delicacy in some countries, has prompted a widespread outcry from environmental groups for …

Donald Trump

A newly discovered World War II aircraft

Locating the wreck was easy, as NGU had provided us with accurate GPS coordinates. We confirmed the location with the echo sounder on our boat before …

History

Aqaba Sinks Warplane to Create Coral Reef

AQABA —AlGhad— The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) and the harbour authorities just concluded preparations to sink the hull of a …

Oceans

Free Font of the Week: Neoneon by Bakoom Studio

Welcome to <b>Free Font of the Week</b>, where we showcase our favorite free font finds! We are constantly browsing the web to bring you the best content. We …

Typography

History of the Red Sea's Thistlegorm Shipwreck

<i>How a WWII steamship loaded with supplies for British troops was turned into an undersea time capsule — and one of the most-dived wrecks in the world.</i><p>…

Scuba Diving

Is It Ever OK To Touch A Shark While on Scuba or Freediving?

The topic of touching sharks can spark heated debates. It’s an inner turmoil I wrestle with often, having spent hundreds of hours underwater with …

Scuba Diving

Go Inside These World-Famous, Rarely Seen River Caves

See stunning photos of these strictly protected underground caves in Slovenia.<p>Slovenia is a world-famous caving destination, with around 8,000 <i>jamas</i>, or caves, located in a country that’s smaller than Vermont. Of those 8,000 caves, however, only around 20 are considered “show caves”—caves that …

Nature

The world's biggest grave robbery: Asia’s disappearing WWII shipwrecks

Exclusive: the unmarked graves of thousands of sailors are threatened by illegal metal salvagers<p>By Oliver Holmes, Monica Ulmanu and Simon Roberts<p>Dozens of warships believed to contain the remains of thousands of British, American, Australian, Dutch and Japanese servicemen from the second world war …

Archaeology

Garmin Descent Mk1 Dive Computer: Breaking Down the Coolest Features on Garmin's New Watch-Style Computer

Garmin is now in the dive computer game with its recent release of the Descent Mk1 Dive Computer. This sleek, watch-style dive computer is loaded …

Watches

RAID Unveils New Skill Demo Videos

Dive training agency <b>RAID International</b> is unveiling a brand new set of skill demo videos at <b>DEMA Show 2017</b> that will be part of their entry-level, <b>Open</b> …

Learning

Diving firm handed $34,000 penalty for 2015 diver’s death on the job

Paul’s Diving Services will have to mete out $34,000 and complete 15 safety sessions as a court-imposed penalty in the 2015 death of commercial diver …

Halifax

From Miami to Shanghai: 3C of warming will leave world cities below sea level

An elevated level of climate change would lock in irreversible sea-level rises affecting hundreds of millions of people, Guardian data analysis shows<p>Hundreds of millions of urban dwellers around the world face their cities being inundated by rising seawaters if latest UN warnings that the world is …

Climate Change

Project AWARE

As a design-led studio, our first step is always to consider the user experience (the UX). With such a diverse set of data needing capture, we set …

UX Design

Yesterday’s #dive location... menacing #clouds and a lone #diveflag in the wind over the ‘old fort’ in #punda #willemstadcuracao #willemstad #slowmotion #theoceanroamer #thediveprofessional

Planet Deepblu Dive Trip Planning Tool Launched

Deepblu, creators of the social network for divers of the same name, has introduced a new online feature—called Planet Deepblu—which allows divers …

InterAct

Musicians perform underwater as part of Sonica festival

What do five musicians performing underwater sound like?<p>Visitors to Glasgow's Sonica festival can now find out as Aquasonic makes its UK premiere.<p>Nine years in the making, Denmark's Between Music group worked with deep sea divers, scientists and instrument makers to create compositions for five …

Bands

Study: Dependence On Coal, Fossil Fuels Driving Major Sea Level Rise

Sea levels are rising and one of the biggest questions researchers have about it is how fast it will happen. In other words, at what point will the …

Climate Change

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Sharks don't bite like we do

All other species, wild and tame, with which I had the intimacy I shared with sharks, had bitten me sooner or later, either by accident or in a fit …

Fish

Women Divers Hall of Fame X PADI Scholarships Now Available!

Here’s to all the women in diving—the trailblazers, explorers, and fearless females that have made and continue to make incredible contributions to …

Scuba Diving

Nautilus Live

Send a Question to Our Explorers<p>Our team is in the control room and ready for your questions!Our team is online!<p>Currently on Duty<p>On Board:<p>The …

Ocean Exploration

The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association

Insider Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your DEMA Show 2017 Experience<p><b>Monday, October 16, 2017</b> (0 Comments)<p>Featuring over 650 Exhibitors and …

Mobile

Divers and Their Wild Underwater Pals | USIA Dry Suits - Waders - Dry Bags

One of the first things we learn as new divers is to never go alone. Whenever we go diving, we have to pair up for safety. We even have a term of …

Scuba Diving

Dolphin Man | The story of Jacques Mayol - official movie site

A documentary about the life-story and legacy of legendary freediver Jacques Mayol, who became the inspiration for Luc Besson’s cult-movie “The Big …

80-Foot Kraken on Old WWII Ship Becomes Artificial Reef in the British Virgin Islands

With more and more natural reefs dying due to climate change, people are increasingly turning to artificial reefs to provide safe ecosystems for aquatic life. And while we've seen everything from subway cars to underwater sculptures used for this purpose, nothing is quite as evocative as the BVI …

Scuba Diving