Sharks, mantas, whales, whale sharks… the ocean is home to many large and somewhat mysterious creatures. Some gentle playful giants, and some misunderstood apex predators. So where do you go to dive with the ‘BIG STUFF’? Here’s our pick of the best experiences within easy reach of a dive resort or liveaboard itinerary. Manta Rays […]
For many of us, Valerie Taylor is a living legend. A glamorous shark hunter in the 1950s, Valerie was a champion spear-fisher before a personal epiphany transformed her into a passionate marine conservationist
The Cathedral Shark Dive at Beqa Lagoon Resort provides the opportunity to see sharks in their native environment, behaving as naturally as possible (considering man is present observing them)…
Cleo was born at Reef HQ – the Great Barrier Reef Aquarium in Townsville. Cleo’s Mum is a leopard shark called Leonie, and here’s the surprise: Cleo doesn’t have a father.
Louise Southerden attended last night’s ‘Shark Meeting’ at Lennox Head and was disappointed to find an overwhelming support for shark culling.
Encounter with a Hammerhead shark diving Sipadan Island in the Celebes Sea off Sabah Malaysia.
Would you like to get up close and personal with some NSW locals? There’s nothing better than meeting sharks in their local natural habitats and in NSW, nothing safer.
Our local shark is the grey nurse (Carcharius taurus) which grows to about 3 metres and though it looks fierce there are no reported incidents of grey nurse sharks harming divers – or humans for that matter.
Hurrah for common sense and politicians who listen to scientific facts instead of polls and media headlines: It’s a small win for sharks.
With a recent proposal to bring ‘shark tourism’ to the Gold Coast, we thought we’d take a look at the pros and cons of ‘shark dives’. So what are the arguments for and against?
Millennium Atoll stands as a biological ‘baseline’ for researchers wanting to compare today’s stressed reef ecosystems with what is believed to be the most pristine such example anywhere on the planet.