As divers, it is important we make informed decisions, both when organising our trips and while we are on them to help ensure we limit our environmental impact. The following 15 tips will help you to ensure your next diving holiday is as environmentally-friendly as possible. 1. Pick an environmentally responsible dive centre When making [...]
Remember that the term decompression illness (DCI) includes both decompression sickness (DCS), resulting from dissolved nitrogen (or another inert gas) being eliminated from a diver’s body tissues, and arterial gas embolism (AGE), which is caused by air entering the arterial blood as a result of a burst lung. 1. Getting DCI while diving within the [...]
OK, so you messed up on your first dive of your holiday, didn't listen to the pain in your ears, and now you've got middle ear barotrauma. Your ears feel "full" (they are: with blood and mucus) and you can't hear too well. But you feel fine, and equalising is no longer a problem. Can [...]
Regardless of whether you are interested in, or are already experienced in this niche area, technical diving requires rigorous discipline and skill. To fully appreciate the beauty of technical diving, it is essential to keep in mind several considerations that are easily discounted. Here are some tips that could help you achieve a safe and [...]
The Industrial Award 2017, which is conferred by Huber Verlag für Neue Medien, has honoured the Seareq ENOS-Beacon ETX in the "Electrical Engineering" category. Since 2005, the ENOS-System has been used around the world, leading to countless successful rescues of divers in need. After surfacing, the diver simply activates their ENOS-Beacon, which relays an alert [...]