Category: Environment News

Calling All Divers: Baja Needs Our Help
September 19, 2014 Bob G.

Calling All Divers: Baja Needs Our Help

Many of us have been lucky enough to enjoy the splendor of diving off the Baja Peninsula.  This same scuba mecca has been hit hard by the strongest hurricane to ever hit Mexico’s west coast:  Hurricane Odile.  "This natural disaster has left thousands homeless.  Families have been torn apart and…

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April 29, 2014 Scott D. Jones

Shark Warrior Lesley Rochat dives naked with sharks AGAIN to make a point

(Diverwire) South African award winning ocean conservationist, Lesley Rochat isn't shy about taking her clothes off for a cause. In fact, she's pretty passionate about it. She recently stripped naked as part of her campaign against shark culling in her ‘Get Hooked on Conservation, Ban Drumlines’ awareness campaign. "In light…

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Giant Jellyfish Discovered
April 3, 2014 Staff Writer

New Giant Jellyfish Species Discovered

(DiverWire) A new species of jellyfish was discovered last month, one that didn't even require scuba gear to see - it splashed up right on a Tasmanian shore. Researchers at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia believe the jellyfish may be related to the "lion's mane" jelly…

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March 10, 2014 Staff Writer

Scuba.com Underwater Photo Contest Needs Entries and Judges

(DiverWire) Scuba.com’s photo contests offer a platform for underwater photographers, a rating system for amateur judges, and an option to turn any winning photo into a ready-made post card. Thousands of scuba divers searching out scuba gear, underwater cameras, and other aquatic accessories have viewed the photo contest, creating an…

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