February, 2017

Asia Dive Expo 2017 Dedicated to Climate Change

Climate Change Theme of Asia Dive Expo

By on 26 February 2017

Asia Dive Expo (ADEX), Asia’s largest and longest-running dive expo, puts the focus on climate change and conservation for this year’s show. Instead of a marine creature, ADEX will be dedicated entirely to Climate Change and the impact it is having, and will have, on our oceans. As the biggest challenge facing nature and humanity, […]

Still taken from the Ultimate Shark diving moment video, Bahamas 2015

Watch: Ultimate Shark Diving Moment

By on 24 February 2017

I’m lucky enough to have been diving with sharks many times, but this has got to be one my favorite moments underwater ever.     I was able to film this video as a member of the dive team leading guests on weekly shark dives in the Bahamas in 2015. (The entire Bahamas is a National […]

Mangroves meet seagrass beds in a protected area of Utila, Honduras

5 Ways Wetlands Can Save the World

By on 17 February 2017

Wetlands are important and somewhat under-appreciated ecosystems that can greatly benefit humans, if we let them. When you think of wetlands, what do you picture? Do you imagine lush marshes filled by flocks of migrating birds, or mysterious mangrove forests, or the frozen arctic tundra? Maybe, but if you grew up in an urban area […]

Split images of underwater and arial views from the National Geographic 360 video of Buck Island

Watch: 360° Video of Buck Island

By on 14 February 2017

Need a little escape from winter? Immerse yourself in the warm Caribbean without leaving your living room! This video will take you on a virtual journey to Buck Island Reef National Monument in the US Virgin Islands. Dive into the warm ocean water, witness the birth of baby sea turtles, and fly along for a stunning […]

A Caribbean reef shark emerges from the darkness.

Shark Conservation, 10 Years After Sharkwater

By on 9 February 2017

The sad news of Sharkwater director Rob Stewart’s death last week prompted me to think about his lasting impact on shark conservation worldwide, and how much work is still left to be done. “There’s no other animal on the planet that’s remained unchanged for 400 million years. There’s no other animal that could survive 5 major extinctions […]