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News and views and special offers plus top travel tips from the best scuba diving destinations in the Asia Pacific region including Indonesia, Thailand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and more
Insiders’ insights into Wakatobi’s Pelagian liveaboard

Insiders’ insights into Wakatobi’s Pelagian liveaboard

Underwater photographer Walt Stearns talks to Pelagian's cruise directors about why Wakatobi's liveaboard earns such high praise
Fiji’s Pacific shark-feeding boom

Fiji’s Pacific shark-feeding boom

ByDIVE ContributorsApr 25, 2024
Writer and photographer Alison Smith describes how shark feeding in Fiji has brought many benefits to both marine life and local communities
The Ride of Your Life – with Maldives grey reef sharks

The Ride of Your Life – with Maldives grey reef sharks

ByGraeme GourlayApr 19, 2024
Riding a scooter into a cloud of grey reef sharks, whose populations in the Maldives are booming thanks to a blanket ban on shark fishing
picture of a scuba diver in thailand touching a whale shark's tail

Scuba diver fined for pulling whale shark tail in Thailand

A scuba diver has been fined by Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation for touching a whale shark's tail
Indonesian activists face jail after exposing damage to marine park

Indonesian activists face jail after exposing damage to marine park

ByStuart ButlerMar 28, 2024
Indonesian environmental activists face jail after exposing the damage illegal shrimp farms are causing to Karimunjawa Marine National Park
my thailand aggressor at sea

Aggressor Adventures announces return of the Thailand Aggressor

ByDIVE StaffMar 23, 2024
Aggressor Adventures announced the return of theThailand Aggressor for divers to explore the magnificent reefs of the Andaman Sea
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
Wakatobi: at the forefront of Ocean stewardship

Wakatobi: at the forefront of Ocean stewardship

ByDIVE ContributorsFeb 8, 2024
While some call for plastic bans and government regulations, Wakatobi has been leading the way in ocean cleanups since 1995
wide angle collection of coral and sponges

Capturing the scope of Wakatobi’s reefs through wide-angle imagery

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 31, 2024
Wide-angle photography is an important part of an underwater photographer's repertoire - and Wakatobi is a great place to try it out
Aggressor expands portfolio with land-based ‘Signature Lodges’

Aggressor expands portfolio with land-based ‘Signature Lodges’

Premier liveaboard operator, Aggressor Adventures, announces its new 'Signature Lodges' land-based safari brand
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
Green Fins Indonesia now able to train trainers in-country

Green Fins Indonesia now able to train trainers in-country

ByDIVE StaffDec 23, 2023
Two new Green Fins assessor trainers have been certified in Indonesia, which will help expand the initiative with in-country training
New Caledonia to extend area of MPA banning marine industrial activities

New Caledonia to extend area of MPA banning marine industrial activities

ByStuart ButlerDec 16, 2023
New Caledonia takes bold strides to further protect some of the world's most pristine and species-diverse coral reefs.
Surfers against Olympic construction at Teahupo’o

Surfers against Olympic construction at Teahupo’o

ByStuart ButlerOct 20, 2023
Locals claim infrastructure construction for the 2024 Olympic Games will cause environmental damage to the famed Tahitian reefs of Teahupo’o
Video: Maximising dive time on Wakatobi’s pristine reefs

Video: Maximising dive time on Wakatobi’s pristine reefs

ByDIVE ContributorsSep 27, 2023
Tom St George captures the pristine condition of the coral reefs in Wakatobi's private marine preserve, often highly praised by divers
an underwater photographer captures a manta ray in raja ampat

Double Bullseye – diving Raja Ampat and Lembeh with Aggressor Adventures

ByDIVE ContributorsSep 7, 2023
Mark B Hatter hits the bullseye - twice - diving Raja Ampat and the Lembeh Strait onboard Aggressor Adventures' Raja Ampat Agressor
Wakatobi’s fantastic beasts — and where to find them

Wakatobi’s fantastic beasts — and where to find them

ByDIVE ContributorsApr 21, 2023
Small things are a big attraction at Wakatobi, making the resort's pristine reefs a delight for critter spotters and macro photography
best new zealand diving poor knights islands

Best places to dive and snorkel in New Zealand

ByDIVE StaffApr 11, 2023
Looking for a new adventure? Here's ten of the best places for scuba diving and snorkelling in the beautiful country of New Zealand.
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