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Ellen Husain investigates the GBR

19 February 2018
In a two-parter for the BBC Radio 4 series Costing the Earth, wildlife film-maker, presenter and DIVER contributor Dr Ellen Husain dives the Great Barrier Reef with "Godfather of Coral" scientist Prof Charlie Veron, and travels the length of Australia's east coast, talking to scientists, stakeholders, politicians and economists.
 

New Atlantic liveaboard hotspot in prospect

18 February 2018
Brazil, in common with other South American countries, has never been associated with scuba-diving tourism, but it has hopes of changing that following a public consultation into establishing a vast marine protected area (MPA) far from the mainland.
 

MAS extended to Northern Ireland

16 February 2018
The Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS) is set to launch in Northern Ireland. The scheme, which launched in England and Wales in July 2016, aims to enhance awareness of marine heritage by encouraging divers and other water-users to record archaeological finds in the marine environment through a website or mobile app.
 

Asian dive destinations get taste for shark-fin

15 February 2018
Consumption of shark-fin soup in China is no longer the single greatest threat to sharks, according to a new report from WildAid.
 

Thistlegorm image gives Friedrich UPY title

14 February 2018
A panoramic photograph of military vehicles deep inside the Red Sea's Thistlegorm wreck have seen German photographer Tobias Friedrich named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018.
 

Extra month for divers' views on pot cuts

13 February 2018
Concerned scuba divers have been given an extra month in which to respond to an NHS England proposal to cut by a fifth the number of hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers in the country.
 
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    Save 30% in Bali!

    16 February 2018
    Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of Siddhartha Ocean Front Resort & Spa in Bali, dive holiday specialist Werner Lau is offering up to 30% discount off accommodation prices for bookings placed up to 15 March 2018.
     

    LenzO iPhone Housing

    19 February 2018
    iPhone 7 and 8 mobiles offer underwater imaging capabilities and these are claimed to be enhanced by the LenzO polycarbonate housing.
     

    COMPUTER SUUNTO EON CORE

    Appeared in DIVER February 2018
    GO ONLINE TO THE SCUBA FORUMS and you can still find passionate debates on the minutiae of decompression theory and dive-planning, but out in the real world divers just rely on their computer to keep them safe.
    And I include tec and rebreather divers in that sweeping generalisation. In fact, I don’t remember the last time I saw a diver without at least one computer, even if he or she also had a slate and timer as a last resort.
     

    Vanderbilt's Warrior

    Appeared in DIVER January 2018
    Warrior II, sunk off Portland Bill in the English Channel, has drawn deep-divers since its discovery in the early 1980s. LEIGH BISHOP (left, in his younger days) investigates the wreck of a ship that entertained the world's wealthiest and most famous people in the heyday of Edwardian splendour
     

    What makes someone a good diver? Part 2

    Appeared in DIVER February 2018
    'Good diver' is how we all hope other divers would describe us, but do you have these six qualities, as set out by SIMON PRIDMORE
     

    NOW YOU SEE IT...

    Appeared in DIVER February 2018
    The Schiedam Prize is a major 17th-century shipwreck that lies off the Cornish coast. Frustratingly, the shifting sands reveal its secrets only fleetingly, but Mark Milburn was lucky enough to be granted an unusually wide-open window into history
     

    In search of perfection

    Appeared in DIVER February 2018
    Underwater photographers continue their unending quest for the perfect shot - so how close did the BSoUP Prints competitors get?
     

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