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World’s Largest Kelp Map Launches to Guide Restoration Efforts

The map using data from satellite images over time to help ecosystem managers and restoration practitioners visualize fluctuations in kelp forest size.

Six Swedish Shipwrecks to Become Historic Dive Trail

The 17th and 18th-century wrecks were scuttled to form a protective blockade in the Djupasund strait to protect he strategic naval port of Karlskrona from foreign naval attacks.

Seeing Ghosts: ‘Very Rare’ Baby Shark Found in New Zealand

Scientists from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in New Zealand found a newly-hatched ghost shark while pulling samples for commercial fish stock assessment.

How a Scuba Diving Liveaboard Changed the Rest of My Life

A Los Angeles lawyer with just 18 dives quits her job and sells her house in the weeks following her first dive trip.

Three Love Stories Defined by the Ocean

An underwater proposal, a lionfish wedding, renewing vows at an undersea hotel — love is different in the Florida Keys!

Pioneering Explorers Sylvia Earle and Mireya Mayor on How Exploration Powers Conservation

The pioneering scientists sat down with Scuba Diving magazine to share lessons from their lives in the field.

Fabien Cousteau is Mapping the Future of Ocean Exploration

Cousteau and partners mapped ocean floor Curaçao to help site an international underwater research station and contribute to the global seafloor mapping effort.

Everything You Need to Know About Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contests

How to carve a pumpkin underwater, the tools you need and design tips for divers celebrating Halloween beneath the waves.

Eight LGBTQ-Friendly Dive Destinations

These dive destinations offer legal protections and a warm welcome to the LGBTQIA+ community.