Unless you have been living under a rock, most of us would be aware of the dire situation that sharks are facing today. Stemming from a Chinese tradition of serving shark’s fin soup at prestigious banquets, the unsustainable and brutal killing of sharks to meet the demand has left sharks in a struggle for survival. [...]
We could smell the subtropical heat and humidity. Everyone who entered the Molnár János noticed that immediately. With every step deeper, the heat intensified, till I felt the sweat running down my back. This was a stark contrast to the cool outdoors of Budapest, thanks to the hot thermal springs that heat up the flooded [...]
Like most avid divers, I use any excuse to be underwater. After countless reef dives, muck dives, wreck dives and the like, I became dissatisfied, looking for a different underwater adventure to fulfil the explorer in me. That’s when I was introduced to cave diving. Diving the caves of Australia’s Nullarbor Plain is no diving vacation. [...]

In recent years, debate on the subject of baiting the water to attract sharks has been on the rise. Many people feel that this practice may be harmful for both humans and sharks while others insist that it is necessary to help preserve the shark population. A study published in July 2013 in Marine Policy […]

1. Beqa Lagoon Resort Where: Beqa Island, Fiji Diving: Beqa Lagoon is surrounded by one of the world’s biggest barrier reefs, stretching over 300 kilometres with an impressive variety of marine life and corals, including nine species of sharks. It has innumerable prime dive sites ranging from 5 to 30 metres in depth, with gentle […]

The International Ecotourism Society defines ecotourism as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people”. This statement has particular relevance to shark tourism, and considering the current state of our oceans, and the rapid decline in shark populations, it is vital that all marine tourism operators adhere […]