Shark ecotourism is more popular now than ever before, and the number of destinations where it is possible to swim with sharks in their natural habitat continues to grow. Here’s a list of the 10 most charismatic and iconic shark species and the best places to currently encounter them. 1. Caribbean Reef Shark Geographical Distribution: […]

Learning to dive with the local sub-aqua club as a teenager got me up close to time capsules from the past, and I quickly developed “the lust for rust”. With such a long tradition in maritime trade and warfare, British waters are famous and popular for one particular type of diving – wreck diving. Being […]

Children are the future of our oceans and we must prepare and equip them to become advocates for ocean conservation. This is exactly what Sharks4Kids was created for –  to encourage students to speak up, knowing they can make a difference. Through their programmes, Sharks4Kids brings shark education into the classroom. As the true nature […]

Here’s a curated list of the top 10 most famous wrecks found in the Asia-Pacific region, listed in no particular order     1.The Hardeep Hailed as one of the world’s most dangerous wrecks, the Hardeep was used by the Japanese in World War II to carry freight before it sank in 1941. The strong […]

THE ENCOUNTER Sponsored by the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and run by the Marine Research Foundation (MRF) in Sabah, this ambitious project aimed to study and preserve one of the last breeding populations of leatherback turtle in the Pacific region. The nesting beach at Kamiali, south of Lae on the north eastern coast […]

The west Australian sky is an astonishing blue as we meander down the beach. Rusty cliffs outline Shark Bay’s inkpad of turquoise and green water. Ahead of us, a dolphin has almost catapulted itself from the water and onto the beach. There is a rushing and splashing as two other dolphins flick their tails and […]