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Clearwater UW Veterans Memorial Honors Service, Promotes Local Diving

By John Tapley; photos courtesy Heyward Mathews On August 5, scuba divers, members of the Pinellas County community, and...

A Guide to Spotting Australasia’s Marine Wildlife Using Migration Patterns

If you are hoping to see a particular animal in their natural habitat on your next visit to the ocean, it is...

Book Review: Lake Erie Technical Wreck Diving Guide – Comprehensive & Captivating

Lake Erie Technical Wreck Diving Guide by veteran wreck explorer and researcher Erik Petkovic unveils 19 of the estimated 2,000 shipwrecks that dot the lake’s floor, providing highly detailed accounts that cover every spectrum of every dive destination. How deep does the Sir C T van Straubenzee reach? For what purpose was the John J. Boland constructed and when did she sink? Is the Acme still intact and what is the best way to reach her? Which dives are must-dos and which are duds?

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary: Turning the Tide

Divers who enjoy the coral reefs and shipwrecks in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary are encouraged to participate as NOAA conducts its first comprehensive review of the sanctuary’s management plan, boundary, regulations, and marine zones. In the Florida Keys, the marine ecosystem drives the economy and the local way of life, bringing visitors to enjoy world-class diving and fishing, year-round warm temperatures, fresh seafood, and a truly unique culture. Approximately 60 percent of the jobs in the Florida Keys are connected the water and the resources within.

Flower Garden Banks Reports Latest Lionfish Invitational

plaguing southeastern United States and Caribbean waters. From June 10 to 13, trained volunteer divers and research partners, representing states from around the country, as well as Bermuda, participated in the fifth NOAA Lionfish Invitational: public events founded in 2015, which are designed to help stamp out the lionfish menace. During this period, lionfish catchers successfully removed 237 of the invasive species from NOAA’s Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS), located off Galveston, Texas.

REEF FEST 2019 CELEBRATES MARINE CONSERVATION – Florida Keys Community

October is a month that bridges the residual warmth from September and the chilly conditions brought on by November. For many scuba divers, depending on locality, it marks the end of thebusy dive season: transitioning into winter before the electrified energy of diving returns full swingin spring. Florida, with its consistently balmy and warm temperatures, both above and in the waters, is a lauded destination during these colder months. REEF Fest 2019 invites visitors of all ages to celebrate all things ocean from October 17 to 20, opening warm, watery worlds within southern Florida.

The 3Rs: Exploring SoCal’s Near-Shore Public Safety Program

Scuba diving is a thrilling sport that pushes participants past their limitations, unveiling a captivating environment few experience. Pursuing these submerged zeniths is not...

World’s First Scuba GS Troop Continues to Achieve

Last year, we at Scuba H2O Adventures Magazine covered Girl Scout Troop 40348 of Central Texas: the world’s first scuba diving girl scout troop....

Scuba Diving for Life: Dive Hope Returns for 11th year

“The more we can do this, the more it brings to diving,” adds Jeff. “Hopefully down the road we can take it from Dive Hope to foundations that help promote stopping shark finning and other things: trying to get divers involved to do more.”
Save Our Leatherback Operation (SOLO)

S.O.L.O. and Project Komodo©: Answering the Call

S.O.L.O.’s dedication to protecting delicate leatherback sea turtles and their fragile environments took root in 2003 when photographer Dr. Larry McKenna learned of the creatures’ plight: its species was on the brink of extinction.
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