About to hit the shelves, the next issue of Scuba Diver Australasia is a mouth-watering exploration of the region’s most incredible islands – dream-like places where you can get away from it all, indulging your desert island fantasies topside, and getting your water-based wildlife kicks below the waves.
So, here’s a taste of what’s in store for you when this issue washes up on your doorstep…
The Lure of Tropical Ishigaki
Featuring the little-known treasures that are the islands of Ishigaki in Japan. Bonnie Waycott and Yorko Summer explore this incredible tropical paradise, where pellucid turquoise waters are home to manta trains as well as dazzling critters.
Get the ocean news in brief! This issue, find out about the latest predictions for rising sea levels (spoiler alert, it’s not looking good..!), find out how you could win a grant to change the face of sustainable aquaculture in Asia Pacific, and find out about the El Niño that is sweeping the world.
The inimitable Matty Smith – he of the homemade fibre optic “snoots”, and master of the split shot – presents a selection of his extraordinary body of work.
You’ll think all your Christmases have come at once with a trip to this tiny island haven, just 500 clicks south of Jakarta. Christmas Island is a gem waiting to be discovered, as Mathieu Meur reveals…
There is much more the Mola mola than you might imagine! Discover the facts that will make you even more keen to dive with these rare and unusual animals; did you know they are the world’s largest bony fish, they produce more eggs than any other, and can dive to incredible depths in search of their favourite food?