Author: James Harvey, The Reef-World Foundation As you might have already seen in the first part of this series, the Reef-World Foundation, in partnership with online platform, Divebooker, has developed a unique and fresh approach to protecting coral reefs in some of the most pristine and attractive marine tourist spots. Since 2004, Reef-World has been [...]
In Asian Diver's issue "Wrecks of Asia", we took a look at some of the wrecks that have been turned to reefs around Asia. HTMS Kledkaeo In the Southern Andaman Sea, off the east coast of Thailand’s Koh Phi Phi Leh, 27 metres deep, lies the wreck of the HTMS Kledkaeo. After ending its service [...]
Hundreds of kilometres from land and at least eight kilometres above the sea floor, I gaze in awe at the scene around me. I know that I am nowhere near a coral reef, yet this is the picture that’s being painted by countless triggerfish, golden trevally and rainbow runners who have all gathered in the [...]

Commonly known as the icon of fear, the great white shark is, sadly, a victim of entrenched stereotyping and Hollywood drama. Being the ocean’s Apex Predator, perhaps there is sound reason for the fear they incite, but how much of it is fact over fiction?   In 2016, the International Shark Attack File (ISAF) reported […]

As crowds gathered at World Science Festival Brisbane, baby loggerhead turtles took their first look at the world, slowly but steadily hatching out of the safety of their shells and welcomed enthusiastically by participants. The festival saw the hatching of 58 loggerhead turtles that were later released into the East Australian Current (EAC). The precious [...]

The Galapagos Shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis) is a broad circumtropical distribution and is generally found associated with offshore islands and underwater seamounts.