The UW360 team has just learnt of the passing of Ocean Realm magazine’s Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Richard Stewart. We would like to extend our condolences to Richard’s family and friends. Today, we mourn the loss of an inspirational figure in the dive media industry. Dedicating his life to the ocean since young, Richard’s passion and enthusiasm […]

Author: Anne Rutten, The Reef-World Foundation Scuba diving is one of the fastest growing tourism industries. With approximately one million newly certified divers each year, the dive tourism industry can stimulate economic growth, create jobs and business opportunities, helping to improve people’s livelihoods. However, the growing industry also increases the pressure on the local social [...]
Diving doesn’t have to be a question of pinching pennies, pitching in and bunking down. Diving holidays can be a completely indulgent and special time when the topside amenities compliment, and even enhance, the underwater extravaganza. We’ve explored some of Australia’s top luxury places for those times when you simply want to immerse your senses [...]

The great barracuda is the largest member of the “baraccudas” family Sphyroenidae. It is found in the tropical waters of the world from the Red Sea and ear Africa to the Hawaiian Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago.

The party doesn’t stop – UW360 is back once again with the Singapore Divers’ Party.   Taking place at Peninsula Excelsior Hotel, Singapore, the party brings together anyone with a passion for the ocean (and partying!), regardless of whether or not they are a diver. Head on down for a night of fun and excitement [...]
With Beijing Ocean Week coming to a close, the team is now preparing to bring the festivities to Shenzhen for the inaugural Shenzhen Ocean17 Festival! Apart from the regular Film, Book, Image, Art, and Science festivals, the ADEX team is introducing a fresh line-up of programmes to celebrate the beginning of this venture. Mermaid Festival [...]