Joshua Copus, a Curator at Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii suffered from loss of consciousness at approximately 60m (200ft). He was diving a Poseidon SE7EN rebreather on an ichthyological ("Ikhthus" meaning fish, "logos" meaning study) project., Read more
Egstrom passed away quietly at home in Los Angeles, on the evening of Monday 7 October 2019, surrounded by his family.
Glen was such a 'giver' and mentor to so many in our wonderful industry! Spencer Slate
A great NOGI fellow and helped support our efforts. Bob Evans
Glen Egstrom was recognised by his peers and colleagues for his many and varied contributions in our sport.,
Key personnel who have held voluntary roles with the Our World Underwater Scholarship Society were quick to pay tribute.
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The North East Wildlife & Animal Rescue Centre known as 'The New Arc' specialises in wildlife rehabilitation.Read more
The British based independent organization has stated that the practice of stamping of the letter 'V' (to indicate a visual inspection has been carried out) after the unique identifier stamp and the relevant date, should now cease.Read more
Now, according to Aaron Hunt, coordinator of the Eco Divers Reef Foundation, the project is beginning to bear fruit. “After two years of the coral nursery program, we have an 85 percent survival rate of our transplanted corals,” he said.
The Great Britain and Ireland Chapter has teamed up with the Polar Academy to jointly host three of the world’s toughest and most seasoned explorers.Read more
There were 39 people on board, of which 34 souls were lost. (33 passengers and one crew).,
This fire has been a chilling awakening for the world wide scuba diving community
Our dive community is still hurting because each of us can place ourselves on that boat and in those bunks. Dan Rodarte, Aqua Lung
The article states that 39-year-old Matthieu Bazil is a passionate watersports enthusiast and scuba diver.Read more
At the time, SSUK stated that they would work closely with the Marine Management Organisations and other relevant authorities to ensure that ghost fishing equipment is removed safely, legally and without harm to the environment or wildlife.Read more
Does the thought of cold water put them off?
Time to show them that British water is not that cold. All you have to do is head to Chepstow this Saturday (14 September)., Read more
There has been a plethora of mis-information and wild conjecture by the mainstream media and on social media by divers. Rumours fly and add to the confusion. This should bring some clarity to this devastating incident., ,
It was a terrible tragedy, but it was extremely unusual. If you look at the safety record of liveaboard dive boats, the safety record is very good. Jonathan Bird
On Thursday 5 September the lawyers for Truth Aquatics filled a petition asking a judge to eliminate their financial liability, citing a statute from 1851., Read more
The Public Information Officers of the Ventura County Fire Department tweeted that it "has launched multiple rescue assets along with assets from local agencies to assist more than 30 people in distress".Read more
If you know a female diver who has made an outstanding contribution to our underwater world you can nominate them nowRead more
Currently International Training, Inc. (ITI) is made up of three training divisions: ERDI (Emergency Response Diving International), SDI (Scuba Diving International) and TDI (Technical Diving International).,
The philosophies of both companies are very much in line with each other, high standards taught by professional educators. Brian Carney, ITI
The not-for-profit organisation states that this is "a fun, informative, illustrated book for 10 - 14 year olds aimed at growing inRead more
The collection of new, short, seafaring stories from both above and below the water’s surface will be shown at over 40 locations, with the aim of inspiring people to explore, respect, enjoy and protect the oceans,
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