We’ve got advice on how to navigate through a kelp forest. Some of the world’s best diving can be found in kelp forests, but this can be an intimidating environment, especially the first time. Here are our tips for enjoying this spectacular habitat and its many rewards.
The hottest, coldest, longest, deepest and highest dives in the world. These are the stories of the world's superlative sites, the people who pioneered them, and how you can follow their lead and find your own adventure.
Pristine reefs. Impossibly clear water. Beautiful, awe-inspiring marine life. These irreplaceable treasures are why you love to dive. How far would you go to protect them? Imagine a damaged oil rig, deep beneath the ocean’s surface, spewing thousands of barrels of oil into your favorite playground. With time running out for marine life in the vicinity, it’s time to call the heroes. It’s time to call in the commercial divers.
Almost every physical object we use today is manufactured. And like anything man-made, it will not last forever. When these manufactured items are public infrastructure and involve the safety of millions of lives they must be inspected. Regularly. And continually.
June 2007 By Moira Honeyman Photography by Tim Calver I'm not sure why this thought comes to me, but kneeling on the sand in 40 feet of water, literally surrounded by Caribbean reef sharks, I decide it's best if I don't look ...