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Photo credit: Adam Soule, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Galápagos is renowned for its unique wildlife and for having inspired Charles Darwin to develop his theory of evolution. A recent expedition has provided the first detailed assessment of the archipelago’s deep water seamounts and marine life.

Tide Terms Published on: 13th June, 2016 | Travel and Exploration
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Spring tide? Neap tide? What are these and when do they occur.

What are tides? Published on: 8th June, 2016 | Travel and Exploration
Photo credit: www.kcc.asn.au

The word “tides” is used to describe the alternating rise and fall in sea level. But, what are tides?

Photo credit: Ashton East

The symbiosis between microalgae and corals is well understood – however the life cycle of the microalgae before they form this symbiosis is still being explored and may be more vulnerable than previously thought.

Photo credit: www.sditdi.com

Our ability to dive and extend dive times over the years has improved greatly thanks to improved technologies and knowledge. However, we need to consider conservatism in our diving practices to reduce the risk of decompression sickness (DCS).

Photo credit: North Carolina Department of Nat/Reuters

Wreck of Civil War iron-hulled blockage runner discovered in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina!

Cylinder Buoyancy Published on: 13th October, 2016 | Diving Equipment
Photo credit: pcgiraffe

How do you figure out what weight to carry when changing between steel and aluminium cylinders?

Photo credit: Dorothea Bender-Champ for ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

The final results of recent surveys into the extent of the 2015/2016 coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef have been released. The results are from extensive aerial and underwater surveys.

Photo credit: The History of Diving Museum

Do you know what pressure change the human body can handle?

Northland Diving Published on: 22nd April, 2016 | Travel and Exploration
Photo credit: pcgiraffe - View of the Tutukaka Coast

Trip report: diving Northland, or in Maori: Te Tai Tokerau – “the Tail of the Fish”, the northernmost region of NZ only 3 hours out of Auckland.

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