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Scuba Diver's Editor-in-Chief Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. 30-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
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Blue whale spotted off Sydney

A huge blue whale has been sighted off Sydney - only the third time in some 100 years that one has been seen. The gigantic...
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Rork Media COVID-19 Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing chaos throughout the travel and tourism industry and as a result, is proving challenging for many businesses to continue...
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Robber crabs suspected of stealing $6,000 thermal-imagine camera

So-called robber crabs are suspected of living up to their name after a $6,000 thermal-imaging camera was stolen from a researcher on Christmas Island. Annabel...

Great Barrier Reef tourism operators speak out as coral bleaching threat looms

The latest reports of coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef and the forecast for more high temperatures are deeply distressing for the tourism...

Woman dives into her pool on scuba gear to survive bush fire

An Australian mother-of-two survived a fierce bush fire that tore through her property in Conjola – by donning her scuba tank and taking cover...

First Mares Horizon SCR training conducted in Australia

December 2019 saw the first training conducted in Australia on the innovative Mares Horizon SCR. From 7-10 December, two candidates were put through their paces...

Australian scuba brand Oceanpro launches unique eco-packaging design

Not only is Oceanpro the only Australian-owned-and-operated scuba brand, they are leading the charge among all scuba brands internationally with their committed effort to...

Giannis D loses iconic H-frame from rear superstructure

The popular shipwreck of the Giannis D in the Egyptian Red Sea has lost its iconic H-frame from the rear superstructure, after it appears...

US Navy divers assist stricken liveaboard in Chuuk Lagoon

US Navy divers recently stepped in to assist the liveaboard SS Thorfinn, which had run aground in the famous Chuuk Lagoon during a fierce storm. The...

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Mass Stranding Tragedy Over 370 Pilot Whales Dead

Mass Stranding Tragedy Over 370 Pilot Whales Dead

Over 370 of the estimated 470 pilot whales involved in the mass stranding have died. Tragedy has struck The West coast of Tasmania with the...