Scuba Diver ANZ Issue 28
News: Back to Work with Conservation, is a fundraising initiative that helps local people in Malaysia get back to work, saves marine life and cleans up Ocean trash. Bunaken Oasis collects a hat-trick of awards at the world travel awards. Jellyfish are apparently the ultimate sustainable food source. The latest report from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation finds Palau’s reefs had the highest coral cover observed on the Global Reef Expedition. CylinderBoss a paperless productivity app designed by and built for cylinder testing stations and dive stores comes to Australia. The impressive polar ship Sir David Attenborough embarks on sea trials. Blue O Two has announced the winners of its first- ever Diving Life photography competition. SSI celebrates its 50th anniversary. Tragic shark attack in Egypt. PADI offer COVID -19 relief renewal plan.
Medical Q&A – The experts at DAN answers your dive medical questions. This month the focus is on Diving and Seasickness
Australia – Adrian Stacey takes a trip to Cairns to dive on the world-renowned Great Barrier reef, both from day boats and Liveaboard, and to sample the topside delights of the stunning region of Australia. This the first in a series of articles, focus on the great day boat diving on offer and what there is to do when not diving.
Philippines – Mike Bartick guides us through the eerie world of Blackwater diving, from his base in the Philippines Mike runs regular trips to find the most bazar creatures in the Ocean, all in the dead of night. This night dive like no other is not for the fainted hearted, but for those keen to try the rewards are incredible.
Q & A with Wayne Brown – Scuba Diver chats to Aggressor Adventures CEO Wayne B Brown about the challenges of running an international company of liveaboards, safari lodges and a river cruise, what the future holds post-COVID, and find out why he loves underwater photography.
Underwater Photography – Following his last article on photographing sharks and other larger subjects, Martyn Guess provides some insight into, and also tips on, photographing grey seals (with advice that also applies to fur seals)
New Zealand – Luke Colmer Explores the Iconic Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, which gained international notoriety when it was sunk in 1985 by French agents and is now an artificial reem teeming with life.
DAN World Column – DCI, Dehydration or Cardiac event, the experts at dan take a closer look at your diving medical issue.
Sudan – Nicolas and Lena Remy head into the Sudanese Red Sea to explore the remnants of Cousteau’s Precontinent II experiment, the Umbria shipwreck, and go in search of hammerheads.
What’s New – New products including the Sealife Sport Diver Housing, The Dive pro S40 torch, Mares Avanti HC Pro fins, the Garmin Descent Mk2 and Descent Mk2i dive computers, Fourth Element winter 2020 lifestyle collection of T-shirts and hoodies.
Gear Guide – This month we take a look at masks under $150
Test Extra – Adrian Stacey puts the Ocean Pro Corsair BCD through it paces and also test a Bi Focal Prescription mask from Prescription Dive.
Business Directory – Our state-by-state listing of dive centres in each area.
Conservation – Where we focus on conservation projects around Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. This month Focuses on Turtle conservation in Papua New Guinea.
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