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An Unforgettable Dive: From Chemical Streaks to Clean Oceans

Scuba divers love to share their favorite tips and tails from dive trips. This column highlights some of those. “Mad chemist” and ocean advocate Autumn Blum recalls the dive that changed her life, inspiring her to create products that are safe for people and the ocean.

A Wreck Like No Other: Diving Into the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Kamau Sadiki describes the “intense” experience of diving on the last known slave ship to bring captured Africans into the United States, entering the spaces they lived and suffered in. He helps share their stories over a century later.

An Unforgettable Dive: Dancing While Diving

Scuba divers love to share their favorite tips and tails from dive trips. This column highlights some of those. Black in Marine Science founder Dr. Tiara Moore shares a time she felt like she was dancing while diving.

You Can Help Us “Triumph Over Trash”

Marine debris and plastic pollution are huge challenges for our coastlines and ocean. We’re spotlighting some ways to help – whether you’re a diver or not.

An Unforgettable Dive: Learning What It Takes to Get “the Shot” of a Great White Shark

Scuba divers love to share their favorite tips and tails from dive trips. This column highlights some of those. Ace underwater photographer Stephen Frink has an amusing story about what it takes to get “the shot” of a great white shark.

A Spotlight on Manatees — The Original Mermaids

Tales of mermaids and men have enthralled us for centuries. But what actually inspired the sailors and storytellers of old to imagine these water spirits? Let’s get to know manatees – the likely muse of these myths and legends.

An Unforgettable Dive: Iceberg, Straight Ahead!

Scuba divers love to share their favorite tips and tails from dive trips. This column highlights some of those. Szilvia Gogh has led a life full of creativity, inspiration, travel and survival. The dive she’ll never forget was going below the surface in the freezing waters of Antarctica.

An Unforgettable Dive: All of the (Bioluminescent) Lights

Scuba divers love to share their favorite tips and tales from dive trips. This column highlights some of those. As a leading photographer and cinematographer in the Red Sea, Morgan Bennett-Smith has witnessed magnificent beauty in the waters of the Middle East. The dive he'll never forget is experiencing bioluminescence on scuba for the first time.

How Marine Animals Are Playing a Vital Role in Saving Our Planet

In honor of Earth Day, here's a roundup of marine animals that help us fight climate change and help the entire planet.