The west Australian sky is an astonishing blue as we meander down the beach. Rusty cliffs outline Shark Bay’s inkpad of turquoise and green water. Ahead of us, a dolphin has almost catapulted itself from the water and onto the beach. There is a rushing and splashing as two other dolphins flick their tails and […]

THE ENCOUNTER I was bemoaning this fact a few years back to my friend Jim Watt and he told me to come to his home in Kona, Hawaii, and he’d show me whales up close and personal. Sadly, Jim passed away recently but, when he was healthy and in his prime, perhaps no human on […]

Singapore – Four businesses and one individual championing ocean protection conservation and sustainable business practices in the marine tourism industry were honored at the BlueGreen360 Awards held on April 6, 2017 at this year’s Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) in Suntec City Singapore. Now on its second year, the BlueGreen360 Awards celebrates businesses and individuals that are leading the […]

To honour those who have supported, influenced, and spearheaded Asia’s Dive and conservation industry, UW360 has put together a list of significant individuals. This list is by no means exhaustive, nor is it a ranking. We recognise that there are many other deserving individuals who have contributed to the industry, and we would like to [...]
Author: James Harvey, The Reef-World Foundation As you might have already seen in the first part of this series, the Reef-World Foundation, in partnership with online platform, Divebooker, has developed a unique and fresh approach to protecting coral reefs in some of the most pristine and attractive marine tourist spots. Since 2004, Reef-World has been [...]

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.