The Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM), a project dedicated to the study and preservation of the subterranean waters of the Yucatan peninsula, said the 347-km cave was identified after months of exploring a maze of underwater channels.Read more
The park, Mexico’s largest fully-protected marine reserve, safeguards a chain of four volcanic islands in the Pacific and their surrounding marine habitats, some 800km west of Manzanillo and almost 400km south of Cabo San Lucas.,
All the four islands that make up the Revillagigedo Archipelago are remote, volcanic in origin and offer some of the most unpredictable, wild diving in the world.
When exploring the underwater flooded cave passages within the Ox Bel Ha cave network in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, researchers discovered that methane is an important food source for the bacteria and other microbes there; in fact, they are the fRead more
Being an Australian citizen, my thoughts were immediately drawn to the saltwater crocodiles of the Northern Territory, an animal that hits the headlines quite regularly because of its deadly attacks on humans.Read more
The World Heritage Committee, on the last afternoon of its 40th session which opened on 10 July, inscribed eight new sites on the World Heritage List, two of which are marine locales known to divers.Read more
Bull shark diving is becoming a popular tourist activity in the waters around Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel.Read more
The remains of the HMS Forth were found by a team from Mexico's National Anthropology and History Institute (INAH), led by marine archeologist Helena Barba Meinecke, INAH's head of underwater archaeology in the Yucatan Peninsula.Read more