How To Prevent Vertigo While Scuba Diving

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Q: I sometimes experience vertigo while diving. Can I prevent this? A: Vertigo is the feeling that the world around you is moving, spinning or tilting while you are remaining essentially still. Vertigo can be a result of a number of ailments, ranging from an infection in the inner ear to chronic problems such as […]

Ocean Health: How Scientists Measure It

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We’ve sign signs as scuba divers — coral bleaching, marine mammals dying due to ingested plastic, outbreaks of nonendemic species. Most studies concentrate on one problem, in one specific area, such as evaluating the impact of invasive lionfish — Pterois volitans and Pterois miles — in the waters of a particular island, such as Little […]

Photographing Sharks: A Revolutionary Way Of Lighting Sharks Underwater

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The art world is abuzz over Michael Muller right now — as well it should be. The Hollywood photographer debuted his book, Sharks, Face-to-Face with the Ocean’s Endangered Predator. Published by Taschen, the book’s glossy pages are filled with innovative shots of sharks bathed in studio lights — Muller’s iconic photographic style. Most underwater shooters […]

Meet Cave Diver And Scuba Diving Sea Hero Brian Kakuk

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Oris Watches USA sponsors our Sea Hero program, in which we celebrate divers working to save our seas through action-oriented ­education, conservation, exploration or ­innovation. Nominate a Sea Hero A diver gazes at the “roses” in the Glass Factory section of Ralph’s Cave on Abaco.   Occupation: Co-owner, Bahamas Underground Cave Diving Facility Years Diving: […]

Deepblu, The Social Network For Divers, Launches Web Beta

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TAIPEI, December 12th, 2016 – Taipei-based Deepblu, Inc. today launched a beta version of Deepblu on the web, the first social network built for the diving community. Divers can showcase their diving feats, interact with the ocean community at large and plan their next dive trip. With the launch of Deepblu, the previously wildly scattered […]