How can conservation, tourism, research and community engagement work in partnership to help save sharks and rays?

How can conservation, tourism, research and community engagement work in partnership to help save sharks and rays? PROJECT AWARE NEWS By Ian Campbell, Manager – Sharks, WWF 25 FEBRUARY 2017…

Providence Equity Sells Scuba Certifier PADI for $700 Million

Providence Equity Sells Scuba Certifier PADI for $700 Million  Professional Association of Diving Instructors is world’s largest organization with 25 million certifications        A Border Patrol scuba diver…

Responsible Shark and Ray Tourism: A Guide to Best Practice

Responsible Shark and Ray Tourism: A Guide to Best Practice One in four shark and ray species is facing an increased threat of extinction due primarily to overfishing. Responsible shark…

Book Review: Underwater Photography Masterclass by Dr. Alex Mustard

Book Review: Underwater Photography Masterclass by Dr. Alex Mustard Posted on March 21, 2016 by Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown in News http://bit.ly/2n7yL80 581x” alt=”9781781452226″ width=”268″ height=”300″ />We have been eagerly waiting for our copy of…

Humpback whales are organizing in huge numbers, and no one knows why

Humpback whales are organizing in huge numbers, and no one knows why It flies in the face of typical humpback behavior By Sara Chodosh March 15, 2017       Jean Tresfon/PLOSone…

Now US Politicians Are Attacking Ocean Science, Too

Now US Politicians Are Attacking Ocean Science, Too Fishing industry reps and lawmakers claimed that protected ocean zones are based on “junk science.” posted on Mar. 16, 2017, at 4:50 p.m….

14 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Octopus

14 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Octopus BY DR. RICHARD SMITH DECEMBER 8, 2015       Intelligence and adaptability make the octopus unique. Check out these 14 interesting facts about…

British-owned cruise ship wrecks one of Indonesia’s best coral reefs

British-owned cruise ship wrecks one of Indonesia’s best coral reefs Ship ran aground at Raja Ampat, one of the country’s most popular dive sites that has been likened to an…

LSD Raffle Winner Announced!

And the winner is…… Congratulations to Camilla Hulf who was the first pick from the LSD Open Weekend raffle. Camilla has first pick of the prizes which were a ScubaPro…

New LSD divers!

A huge congratulations to our Open Water and Dry Suit divers from the past week! Very well done Kymme, Hugo, Nick, Matthew and James. http://bit.ly/2npWZcB