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Seagrass: The Unsung Hero of UK Climate Efforts

‘Blue carbon’ is carbon sequestered by oceanic ecosystems, a concept you may have heard being thrown around recently.

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What is a PADI Discover Rebreather Certification?

Most divers today use an open system, in which they take a breath from a pressurized tank and exhale directly into the water. Rebreathers are another option. They work by capturing the exhaled gas, removing the carbon dioxide and putting the remaining oxygen back into the system so the diver can “rebreathe” it. Rebreathers are significantly more complex and expensive than standard scuba gear, and they require additional training and maintenance to use. The PADI Discover Rebreather program offers firsthand experience with a rebreather in a controlled environment as a way to try one and as a step toward a full Rebreather Diver certification program.

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How to Photograph the Red Sea's Wrecks and Reefs

Surrounded by desert, with no rain or rivers, the Egyptian Red Sea is blessed with reliably excellent visibility and corals that grow right to the surface. Many reefs drop off precipitously and pulsate with life, with bright red and pink soft corals and thick clouds of anthias fish. Bright, electric-blue water creates a stunning color palette. To my eyes, it is the intensity of these primary hues that makes Red Sea reefs the most beautiful in the world.

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These Liveaboard Destinations Have Amazing Land Adventures Too

The ancient rock fortress Sigiriya.

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Is a Shark a Mammal? Answers to the Most Googled Questions About Sharks

Love them or hate them, you can’t deny that sharks are some of the most fascinating and oldest species on the planet. They’re certainly a hot topic when it comes to Google searches. So, in this blog, we’re answering some of the most asked (and a couple of the strangest) shark questions. How many different types of sharks are there? Is a shark a mammal? Read on for the answers and prepare to learn some fun facts about sharks.

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