Liveaboard holidays offer an unmatched advantage for scuba divers. Such scuba diving boats allow travelers to reach remote and undeveloped areas not accessible by day trips. In these destinations, marine life thrives and dive sites are far from crowded. Liveaboards can also offer divers the ability to see more sites over the course of one [...]
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 [...]
Nausea is nasty – there is no doubt about it. This debilitating symptom can strike for a number of reasons: dehydration, motion sickness, morning sickness, food poisoning, too much sun – the list goes on. But fear not, there are a number of things you can try before you lose the will to live! Obviously, [...]
Research by the World Tourism Organization found that in 2016, nature-based and adventure tourism was growing annually by 10 to 30 percent, accounting for up to 25% of the world’s tourist market. It is clear that nature tourism is a big business and that wildlife experiences are an extremely popular marine tourism activity around the [...]
I close my eyes – something not recommended for underwater photography. But the visibility, floating at the surface of Canada’s Hudson Bay, is less than an arm’s distance, so all I can do is wait patiently. And then the symphony starts: A crescendo of squeaks and clicks build until I feel my chest reverberating. It’s [...]
The Underwater360 Expedition to the Banda Sea discovers a community flourishing on the slopes of an active volcano, guardians of a reef that attracts one of the world’s most impressive hammerhead aggregations. IT SEEMS LIKE it would be tough living on a storm-swept island, days from civilisation, with no fresh water and limited electricity. You [...]