Which is the best scuba diving certification? PADI or SSI? Both certifications are accepted the world over, and both have on-line eLearning programs. So what’s the difference? And is one system better than the other?
With increasing numbers of divers, diving the same sites over and over it’s particularly important that you leave no trace of your visit. Do you really practice sustainable diving? How many of these best practices do you observe?
Join me for a stroll through Ibu’s Secret Garden in North Sulawesi at the epicentre of the Coral Triangle, where the reefs and marine life are mature and pristine, and the biodiversity is awe-inspiring.
Beyond Plastic Pollution is Australia’s first Conference focused on reducing Marine Plastic Pollution. Bringing together business, government, science, academia and community, Beyond Plastic Pollution will seek to find pathways to cleaner oceans by exploring the latest research, testing the best solutions and encouraging diverse interests to work together.
An encounter with a whale shark is both exhilarating and humbling, and probably a memory that will stay with you for life. We list seven places in the region where you can reliably dive, snorkel or go swimming with whale sharks if you go in the right season.
The world’s sea turtle populations have plummeted in recent years, so it’s uplifting to hear stories about the successful conservation efforts. The Lang Tengah Turtle Watch Conservation Initiative, supported by YTL Hotels Tanjong Jara Resort on the east coast of the Malay Peninsula, is one of those success stories.