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SeaLife has introduced the new Micro 3.0 Underwater Camera, the latest and third generation of if its popular permanently-sealed Micro camera series.   The camera is leak-proof with no O-rings to lube or maintain, so there is never a worry about flooding the camera.  Like its forerunners, the Micro 3.0 features an ergonomic, compact design with easy-to-use controls and menus.   The camera has a 16-megapixel Sony® CMOS image sensor and offers 4K ultra-high definition video.   Since it’s permanently sealed, the Micro 3.0 has a large 3-plus hour battery good for a full day of diving and built in 64GB of memory to store thousands of…

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FINALLY!! This is one dive computer that I never thought was going to arrive – a bit like that feeling you have as a kid on Christmas Day! It’s almost 12 months after we all expected the Garmin Descent Mk2 to be released, and boy was it worth the wait as it launches Worldwide on Wednesday 21st October 2020! Join us for the full unboxing and detailed review of this brand new to the market dive computer, fitness watch, and full-on life manager. The Mk2i now supports the most advanced version of air integration the SCUBA world has ever experienced.…

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Congratulations to the Women Divers Hall of Fame Class 2021 Inductees. The Women Divers Hall of Fame is an international non-profit professional honour society whose member contributions cover a wide range of fields, including: arts, science, deep sea exploration, underwater archaeology, medicine, free diving, equipment technology, cave diving, wreck diving, military diving, commercial diving, media, education and training, and industry. Six founding sponsors were founded in 1999 and incorporated in 2001: Beneath the Sea, Inc., the Underwater Society of America, the Women’s Scuba Association, Women Underwater, Hillary Viders, Ph.D., and Capt. Kathy A. Weydig. In 2002, WDHOF, Inc. earned its…

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The Green Fins Award recognises the world’s most environmentally friendly dive centres The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – is delighted to announce the winners of the coveted 2020 Green Fins Award are: Bubbles Dive Centre, Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia,Flora Bay Divers, Pulau Perhentian, MalaysiaAnd Tioman Dive Centre, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia The prestigious annual award recognises the Green Fins member with the lowest environmental impact. This year, competition was so tight there was not one, but three winners all tied in first place. What’s more, all three of the winners and seven of the global top…

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The SeaArch, engineered for your survival. A Canadian boater with more than 30 years of experience, Neil Darroch has seen his share of misadventure and near disasters at sea. Within an instant, a day on the water can change. If you fall overboard and are separated from your boat or paddleboard the water is cold, your head disappears in the waves, your speedy rescue is vital. Neil Darroch has stated from his website: I spend a lot of time on the water and I’ve had my share of close calls. Years ago, I met a sailor who told me a…

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A broadcaster recounts his life, and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, to grieve the loss of wild places and offer a vision for the future. Starring: David Attenborough The celebrated naturalist focuses on both the defining moments of his career and the devastating changes he has witnessed in this special feature documentary, titled David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet. The film, coming to Netflix in October 2020, tackles some of the biggest problems facing life on our planet, offering a snapshot of the loss of global nature in a single lifetime. A clear message of hope for…

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This project aims to change students’ behavior and societies’ mindset concerning climate change and environmental threats through educacation. The Climate Action project is launched in October 2020 for the fourth consecutive time involving 1 to 10 million students across 107 countries. It is supported by governments in 15 countries. The project is free, student-centered and aims to lead to a change of behavior through education. It is in collaboration with WWF and NASA, and endorsed by Jane Goodall, President Higgins, Kumi Naidoo, scientists and public figures. It was covered by media across 45 countries including BBC, CNN and National Geographic. The Webinar – 5th November 2020…

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Playa del Carmen is famous for its annual visitors, the bull sharks, and for many years people have come to dive with the sharks. For this reason, the PADI Bull Shark Diving Distinctive Specialty was created and designed by our team at Pro Dive, especially for diving with these majestic creatures in and around Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Its aim is to provide you with information about the Bull Shark, as well as dispel many myths associated with these animals and sharks in general. We also hope to raise awareness of the threats posed to sharks and what you can do…

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Join Reef-World and a panel of industry experts at the first ever Scuba.Digital for an open discussion on green tourism and how this might be shaped by a post-corona world. The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – is pleased to invite its supporters to its Sustainable Diving event on the main stage of Scuba.Digital 2020 (3pm BST on Friday 23 October 2020). At this virtual Q&A, members of the public will hear from industry leaders about the steps they’re taking towards sustainability, particularly in light of the current pandemic.  The Covid-19 pandemic has changed plans and…

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In October 2020, we’ll start accepting applications (and nominations) for new PADI® AmbassaDivers™. We’re looking for people who champion their local dive environment and actively share their passion for the underwater world. Do any of the scenarios below describe you or someone you know? If so, you may be in the presence of a future AmbassaDiver: Learning to scuba dive (or freedive) was a turning point in their life.Whenever you hang out, the conversation inevitably turns to diving.They can’t walk (or swim) by a piece of debris without picking it up.Their social media feed is full of underwater adventures, marine life…

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