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From the iconic Great Barrier Reef to Ningaloo and its whale sharks, there is much to see when scuba diving in Australia
New ‘Word on the Reef’ podcast dives into stories from the Great Barrier Reef

New ‘Word on the Reef’ podcast dives into stories from the Great Barrier Reef

ByDIVE StaffJul 9, 2024
Podcast series telling stories from divers and conservationists aims to inspire action to protect the Great Barrier Reef
Fifth Great Barrier Reef mass bleaching since 2016

Fifth Great Barrier Reef mass bleaching since 2016

AIMS scentists have said the fifth mass bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef since 2016 is currently taking place
A satellite photo from the Allen Coral Atlas showing a shallow coral reef off Exmouth, Western Australia

The world has more coral reefs than first thought

Scientists say there is more coral reef area across the globe than previously thought, according to a detailed satellite mapping project
Featured Photographer – Ollie Clarke

Featured Photographer – Ollie Clarke

ByDIVE StaffFeb 12, 2024
British Underwater Photographer of the Year 2023, Ollie Clarke, showcases some of his spectacular megafauna shots of sharks, rays and whales
Battle of the Colours – the mating ritual of giant cuttlefish

Battle of the Colours – the mating ritual of giant cuttlefish

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 8, 2024
One of nature’s greatest spectacles, the final mating rituals of the giant cuttlefish, takes place on the reefs of South Australia
hmas toowoomba frigate sailing into Perth harbour

Australian Navy divers injured by ‘unsafe’ Chinese sonar

Divers from the Australian Navy have been injured by the 'unsafe and unprofessional' use of active sonar by a passing Chinese warship
a tiger shark swimming past with golden trevallies

Featured Photographer – Daniel Browne

ByDIVE StaffOct 19, 2023
Daniel Thomas Browne, winner of DIVE's BigShot Megafauna underwater photo competition, showcases some of the best of Western Australia's reefs
Jason de Caires Taylor’s Ocean Sentinels

Jason de Caires Taylor’s Ocean Sentinels

ByDIVE StaffMay 25, 2023
Jason deCaires Taylor's new underwater art installation 'Ocean Sentinels' has been unveiled near Townsville on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
tagged whale shark

Great Barrier Reef whale shark continuously tracked for 12 months

A whale shark has been continually tracked around the Great Barrier Reef for 12 months by Biopixel scientists
Highest Great Barrier Reef coral cover in 36 years

Highest Great Barrier Reef coral cover in 36 years

Australian Institute of Marine Science reports the highest levels of coral cover across the northern and central Great Barrier Reef since 1985
Win Ocean Film Festival 2022 tickets

Win Ocean Film Festival 2022 tickets

Win a pair of tickets to the showing of your choice for the UK leg of this year's Ocean Film Festival World Tour this autumn
Delicate beauty of an abalone

Featured Photographer: Marcia Riederer

ByDIVE StaffJul 26, 2022
Marcia Riederer's day job is saving threatened species - to relax she takes stunning images of Australian marine life
Ocean Film Festival returns for 2022

Ocean Film Festival returns for 2022

ByDIVE StaffJul 20, 2022
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is bringing a new collection of the world’s best ocean-themed films to venues around the UK this autumn
Scuba diving drug mule found drowned in Australia

Scuba diving drug mule found drowned in Australia

A scuba diving drug mule drowned while trying to recover 50kg of cocaine from the sea floor in New South Wales, Australia
Where to swim responsibly with whales

Where to swim responsibly with whales

ByDIVE ContributorsFeb 17, 2022
Swimming with whales and other megafauna is an important driving force behind marine conservation - but it needs to be done responsibly
Featured Photographer: Jenny Stock

Featured Photographer: Jenny Stock

ByDIVE StaffDec 10, 2021
A stunning set of photographs from Australia-based filmmaker and producer, Jenny Stock.
Featured Photographer: Lawrence Scheele

Featured Photographer: Lawrence Scheele

ByDIVE StaffDec 10, 2021
Free diver and marine biologist Lawrence from Australia is fascinated by cephalopods and other unusual marine wildlife
Featured Photographer: Andreas Modinger

Featured Photographer: Andreas Modinger

ByDIVE StaffDec 9, 2021
A portfolio from DIVE's Featured Photographer Andreas Modigner from Victoria, Australia
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