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Table of Contents
100,000 corals to be planted off Cairns and Port Douglas, Fiji celebrates a COVID-free milestone, preparations begin for World Ocean Day, fury as the Maldives contemplate shark fishing, yet more shark and ray species facing extinction, regenerative travel options, and a partnership between Alexa J and Soneva resorts
The experts at Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific discuss children and diving, and the reasons for depth limits for younger divers.
Underwater archaeology expert Mike Haigh discusses the use of metal detectors in underwater archaeology projects.
A stone’s throw from Brisbane there are two fantastic dive sites that Adrian Stacey had been itching to visit for a long time now – the ex- HMAS Brisbane, and Wolf Rock. His mini road-trip started with the wreck.
Diving Malaysia is as spectacular as it is diverse, from the coral gardens of the Malay Peninsula to the pelagic action of Sipadan Island, the world-class muck diving of Mabul Island, to the schooling hammerheads of Layang Layang, as Deborah Dickson-Smith reveals.
Clownfish are one of the most-recognisable fish on our reefs, but getting a good shot of one is not easy – Mario Vitalini offers some sage advice on shooting clowns.
Divers Alert Network Asia-Pacific
This month, the experts at DAN Asia-Pacific discuss the importance of going to the ER first, before heading to a chamber.
Q&A: Bob Staddon
While on holiday in Indonesia, Bob Staddon suffered a life-changing spinal injury, leaving him quadriplegic. Since then, this inspirational individual has gone on to win numerous swimming awards, including three bronze medals at the Paralympics – and he has learned to dive.
Socorro Islands, Mexico
Socorro – a true ‘bucket list’ destination is ever there was one! This group of four islands is located in the Pacific Ocean, some 600km from the west coast of Mexico, and it offers some quite unique underwater experiences, as Don Silcock found out.
What’s it like to dive a work of art? Deborah Dickson-Smith shares her experience diving the iconic Museum of Underwater Art.
Before we kick off the 2021 series of group tests, now that COVID-19 lockdown has been eased for outside leisure activities, Scuba Diver Editor- in-Chief Mark Evans does a quick glance back at some of the award-winning products from previous reviews.
New products coming on to the market in 2021, including the Mares Dual Adj 62X regulator and the Atmos Mission One dive computer.
Conservation projects in and around Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia – this issue, PADI teams up with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef for a massive citizen-science project.