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6 Riveting Books That Explore the Ocean

Can’t handle being away from the action when you’re not in the water? The books on our list let you expand your ocean exploration from the comfort of your home—using your imagination.

The Art of Diving for Shipwrecks and Treasure

Searching for long-lost ships and the treasure they once hauled across the sea can be thrilling, but it’s also a lot of work.

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.

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Chasing the Real Cousteau in Provence

Twenty-five years after Cousteau’s death, his vibrant legacy is alive and well along his native French shores, where a diver travels to experience the local impact of a global hero.

VIDEO: New Deep Ocean Ecosystem—‘The Trapping Zone’—Discovered in the Maldives

Micro-nekton caught in benthic geography are supporting a food chain in a never-before-seen environs more than 1,600 feet deep.

400-Year-Old Wreck Discovered Well-Preserved in German River

What is likely a single-mast cargo ship sits in a predominantly saltwater stretch of the river Trave and was first spotted by sonar in 2020.

Exploring Portugal from Marine to Cuisine as a Scuba Diver

Portugal delights above and below the waves, from castles to wrecks and reefs to restaurants.

Scientists Discover Incredibly Salty Underwater Lakes On the Floor of the Red Sea

In partnership with the marine exploration nonprofit OceanX, University of Miami scientists using ROVs discovered the massive brine pools more than a mile deep.