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Bali coral deliberately vandalised

Photographic evidence has been posted on Facebook showing that names have been carved into coral at Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida, and it has enraged social media users.

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Why two hermit crab species on same beach don't fight over shells

Researchers from the University of Bayreuth, Germany discovered how two hermit crab species co-exist on the same beach without fighting over limited resources like food or shelter.

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Franz Brümmer to receive EUF Lavanchy Award At Boot 2020

The is presented annually to an individual whom EUF members feel "has ma

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Following the presentation on the main stage at Boot 2020 Franz Brümmer gave this

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You've 15 days (and counting) to apply to be a DAN Research Intern

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One of the experiences I'm most grateful for is being a DAN intern where I met some pretty incredible mentors. Here's hoping someone will apply and discover new opportunities in diving. Jenna Wiley

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48 hours to apply for 2020 OWUSS Rolex Scholarships

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Each year, a Rolex scholar is selected from North America, Europe and Australasia and they get to work with leaders in marine-related fields.

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Sardine Run and the Interaction of Predators

In some years, however, the Sardine Run is not observed. During these years, it was thought that the Sardine Run did not take place due to climatic conditions.

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The gossip press said: “Diver Swallowed by Whale”
— Here's what really happened…

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Enjoy eclectic style and SCUBA at newly launched Ocean Treasure hotel

The Floridian located 'Ocean Treasure Beachside Suites' is the latest creation of dedicated diver Woody Alpern.

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Selective fishing of larger parrotfish lets algae flourish

Scientists at Pennsylvania State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara have discovered that when fishermen selectively catch large and medium-sized parrotfish at coral reefs facing decline due to climate change, algae has a be

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Time to apply for the 2020 DAN / Hamilton Research Grant

At the time of the announcement, the grant was scheduled to run until 2020. It is not known if this is the last time this grant will be issued.

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Previous Recipients

2016 - Unknown
2017 - Dr Virginie Papadopoulou
2018 - Daniel Popa, MD, PhD
2019 - Dr Jens-Christian Meiners

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2020 kicks off with two separate cave diving fatalities

British Fatality

The Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) reported the first incident on social media. The fatality occurred on Saturday 4 January 2020 at Casterton Fell, near Kirby Lonsdale, England.

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Polish Fatality

The second incident occurred on Monday 6 January 2020 in Cassis, France. Cassis is located about 30km (18.5 miles) southeast of Marseille on the Mediterranean coast.

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SEAC back with Sea and Sea

The Italian manufacturer had previously worked with Sea and Sea before partnering with Matt Armstrong and Never Rest Ltd for four years.

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BOLO: Scuba equipment stolen in California

The California dive centre has stated on social media that the thief was dressed in a hoodie and wore a baseball cap with a checkered brim and Converse trainers.

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If you should come across any of the above items, or have knowledge of the robbery, please contact San Diego Divers.

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Commercial fishing banned in Yangtze River for 10 years

The Chinese government has imposed a 10-year commercial fishing ban in the Yangtze River to combat "across-the-board" declines in the populations of rare species like the Chinese sturgeon.

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Grab your free 'Mike Scott' novel now!

Mike Scott is an international photojournalist who finds sun, sand and scuba diving adventures around the world. Whilst he is not a Government or Federal Agent, he does seem to be a bit of a James Bond.

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Mike Scott Thrillers

To date Eric Douglas has written ten Mike Scott Novels.

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Palau has banned sunscreens harmful to coral reefs

Sunscreens and lLotions that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals believed to cause damage to coral reefs, are no longer allowed to be worn or sold in the country.

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Chicago Dive and Travel Show (OWU) 2020 cancelled

Jim Gentile, president of Our World Underwater, has informed us that he has regrettably been forced to cancel the 2020 OWU show.

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