Scuba Diver ANZ Issue 29
News: Coral IVF project on the Great Barrier Reef, Scuba Junkie wins a global award, Dive Munda’s Youth Sponsorship is a huge success, celebrating turtle season on Heron Island, ways of making dive travel more eco-friendly, and a new partnership between ZuBlu and Paralenz.
Medical Q&A – The experts at Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific discuss getting back to diving after suffering a hip fracture, and after recovering from treatment for ovarian cancer.
Australia – In the second segment of a three-part feature, Australia and New Zealand Editor-at-Large Adrian Stacey heads out of Cairns on the well- established Mike Ball Adventures liveaboard Spoilsport to the renowned Coral Sea and is astounded by how healthy and vibrantly colourful the reef is.
Papua New Guinea
Underwater photographer Don Silcock heads back to his beloved
Papua New Guinea, and this time the seasoned visitor takes you on a whistlestop tour around the diving hotspots that need to be on your ‘hit list’ when you visit this wild and untamed land.
Underwater Photography – Underwater photography guru Mario Vitalini focuses his attention on one of the diver favourites – the sea turtle. He explains how best to capture eye-catching images of these friendly creatures.
Alvaro Herrero Lopez is left absolutely spellbound after sharing the Pacific waters off the French Polynesian island paradise of Moorea with majestic humpback whales.
Join underwater archaeology expert Mike Haigh as he introduces the pioneering Wreck Hunter project on the Caribbean island of Utila, which offers the opportunity for recreational divers to learn the tricks of the trade – and play with some cool technology – on the 18th century shipwreck of The Oliver.
New Zealand – Simone McKirdy takes us on a tour of the ‘eight wonder of the world’, Milford Sound a fantastical area of New Zealand that offers outstanding scenery above and below the waterline.
What’s New – Round-up of new products, including the Mares Dual Adj 62x regulator, Fourth Element’s latest apres-dive wear, the Arctic hoodie, the Hollis HT F1 fins, xDeep’s zip-up hoodie, the Thermalution Yellow Grade 2.0 heated vest, dive-related face masks, and Tanu dive knives from Best Divers.
This issue Editor-in-Chief Mark Evans and the test team rate and review a range of dive masks priced over $140.
Business Directory – Our state-by-state listing of dive centres in each area.
Conservation Corner – Where we focus on conservation projects around Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. in this issue, a global FinPrint survey finds sharks to be functionally extinct in 20 percent of world’s reefs.
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