Keep your hands and fins to yourself! Potentially venomous creatures abound within competitive coral reef ecosystems. Most species are harmless if you leave them alone. One of the most important scuba diving rules is to simply not touch anything.0 1
Since the mid-1970's Australia has led the way in protecting its Great Barrier Reef. By protecting the world's largest reef ecosystem Australia is influencing the rest of the world's policies and perspectives on reef and marine conservation.0 1
Whale Sharks are the largest fish in the world. Around the April, May and June full moons are the opportune times to swim with these gentle giants. The whale sharks filter feed and mate around some of the best dive sites off Belize offering an amazing experience.0 2
The perfect way for a kid to learn to scuba dive is to first master swimming then snorkeling. Grand Cayman Island's George Town shore offers some of the best snorkeling I have ever experienced to learn to snorkel out into calm, clear waters. The memory of the Cayman Islands from my childhood is still fresh.0 4
The Bahamas is made up of over 3,000 islands, islets and cays, and 180,000 square miles of ocean space. Most of the tourism and traffic in and out of the Bahamas takes place around its larger islands, residing in the northeastern part of the island nation.0 3
Sharks are ancient creatures that have swam Earth's oceans for over 420 million years, long before any creeping creature crawled onto dry land. Many shark species are top predators vital to the health of the oceanic food chain. Fear of sharks has infected the human mind and shark populations have taken a hard hit in the last several decades. Overfishing, exploitation and ign...0 2
Heather is a recreational scuba diver from Boulder, Colorado far inland from the clear blue Caribbean where she loves to dive. Her academic background is Environmental Biology and Geology. Professionally she is a writer and blogger. She is ever passionate about the planet's oceans, its marine life and the role humanity plays in shaping this small blue world. She imagines that scuba diving is the closest thing to a spacewalk that she will experience in this lifetime.
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