The Department of Justice confirmed in a press release that the 55-year-old Floridian "was arrested based on an indictment charging him with conspiracy to violate and attempted violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPARead 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.
Lars KirkegaardRead 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.
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
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
If you know a female diver who has made an outstanding contribution to our underwater world you can nominate them nowRead more