In 2006, I moved to the Dominican Republic and learnt to scuba dive. In front of our resort was a coral restoration project that continues to inspire me today. I knew nothing about corals, but from that moment forward, I knew I had to devote my life to the ocean and protecting coral reefs. Corals […]

Shark ecotourism is more popular now than ever before, and the number of destinations where it is possible to swim with sharks in their natural habitat continues to grow. Here’s a list of the 10 most charismatic and iconic shark species and the best places to currently encounter them. 1. Caribbean Reef Shark Geographical Distribution: […]

Here’s a curated list of the top 10 most famous wrecks found in the Asia-Pacific region, listed in no particular order     1.The Hardeep Hailed as one of the world’s most dangerous wrecks, the Hardeep was used by the Japanese in World War II to carry freight before it sank in 1941. The strong […]

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 […]