Compilation of AUWWSOME Underwater Photos

We do have a facebook album with the same title. But we haven’t update it for quite sometimes. We have no particular themes for the underwater photos, but maybe we can think of it soon. Anyway, just to add some fun to it, feel free to browse and vote for your favorite photos. As it…

11 Powerful Photos To Show Impact of Pollution To Ocean & Marine Life

Few conservation organizations said that the months spent in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 has re-exposed the extent of the marine debris problem. Citizens worldwide noticed the time wasted searching for plane debris, only to find floating islands of marine debris trash. Also exposed has been the extent of the danger floating marine debris brings…

Fire Coral Can Cause Burning Sensation

Fire corals are colonial marine cnidarians that when touched can cause burning skin reactions. Fire-coral-related incidents are common among divers especially to those with poor buoyancy control. Let’s learn more about this fire coral. Biology and Identification Fire coral, which belong to the genus Millepora, are found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world….

Know The Marine Animals in Finding Dory

It’s been over a decade since we first met Nemo, Pixar’s adventurous young clownfish on a mission to get home to his dad. Along the epic journey, we were introduced to vegetarian sharks, chatty seagulls, laid-back turtles and more. Now, Pixar’s back at it with their new movie Finding Dory, which follows the lovable blue…

Shark Fins Soup Healthy? You Better Be Sure

Shark fin soup is a traditional Chinese dish that has become popular across the globe. It is viewed as a delicacy, so many restaurants are able to charge top dollar for the seafood broth. With declining populations of sharks worldwide, there have been multiple bans on the sale of shark fins in the United States. However, some…

Kes rogol Pulau Tioman, tiada yang akan terlepas – Ahmad Zahid

SUNGAI BESAR: Timbalan Perdana Menteri berkata pihaknya akan memastikan tiada sebarang unsur ‘cover up’ dalam kes-kes jenayah yang membabitkan pegawai kerajaan, termasuk dalam kes seorang gadis yang didakwa dirogol dan didera secara seksual di Pulau Tioman. Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi berkata beliau akan memastikan tiada sesiapa yang akan terlepas dari dikenakan tindakan sekiranya…

Digital Freediving Logbook, Appnea

We don’t know many freedivers who logged their session. Could be because there are not many ready made logbook available in the market for freedivers. SSI Freediving do have freedive logbook for the students can be purchased. Not sure about other agencies. Mainly, if you freedive and you want to log your dive, you just wrote it…

Pay USD699 Now for This Underwater Drone that Will Follows You

We have covered about this iBubble before here. So what are the updates on this project? Please read till the end to see how you can get this drone by pledging USD699 first. Currently still in prototype form, the finished version of the iBubble will incorporate a distortion-free optical dome in which the user’s GoPro…

Singaporean Scuba Diver Died in Gili Lawa waters, Indonesia

SINGAPORE – A Singaporean woman was found dead in Indonesian waters on Monday (April 25) morning after going missing on a scuba diving trip. Ms Neo Qiu Ping Vera, 27, was reported missing on Sunday (April 24) after she failed to return from diving in the waters of Gili Lawa, an island in the north-east…

Factors That Cause Death Among Divers

Inexperience, poor conditions, heavy weights, and running out of air are all suspected as factors in a spate of diving deaths this summer. A husband is mourning the loss of his wife in the eighth diving death in New Zealand waters over the warmer months. The Wellington mother was scuba diving around Island Bay snorkel trail in good…

Dive Marshals Appointed in Sipadan Island

SEMPORNA – Four dive marshals of the world-renowned diving haven of Pulau Sipadan have become Malaysia’s first underwater enforcers. The four, who are from Sabah Parks, have been tasked to ensure divers do not destroy or damage the rich coral at mushroom- shaped Sipadan, the country’s only oceanic island, as reported Tourism, Culture and Environment…

Diver Being Sucked Into Nuclear Plant Through Pipe

You will never thought that this can actually happened As reported, one of the scuba divers in Florida somehow survived being sucked into nuclear power plant in a terrifying log flume ride. Christopher Le Cun was boating off the coast of Hutchinson Island when he and his friend went under to check out three large shadows…

History of Scuba Gear

Some of you are lucky to have been diving for more than 20 years and have gone through some revolutionary changes in scuba diving, particularly in the equipment involved For those who just recently start their journey as underwater explored, here is some history of scuba gear.

Sudden Cardiac Death In Scuba Divers-Part 1

This is the part one of 3 parts on the matters of heart The aging of the dive population and an increased rate of cardiac-related deaths with age in scuba divers are becoming important concerns to the dive community. In a favorable environment, scuba diving is a leisurely physical activity that many people choose for…

Mencemar Alam Sekitar Difatwakan Sebagai Haram Di Perlis

KANGAR – Jawatankuasa Fatwa Negeri Perlis memutuskan bahawa perbuatan mencemarkan alam sekitar dan memberi kesan kemudaratan fizikal secara langsung kepada manusia, haiwan dan tumbuhan adalah haram. Mufti Perlis Prof Madya Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin berkata perkara itu diputuskan dalam mesyuarat ke-20 dan 21/2016 jawatankuasa tersebut pada 18 dan 19 Feb lepas. “Perbuatan mencemarkan alam…

70% of Red Sea Diving Centers Out of Business

As reported by Cairo Post, one of the famous activities sought after by tourists in Red Sea resorts is fading out after some 70% of around 300 diving centers have reportedly closed their doors due to a recession in the tourism sector. More than 170 out of 246 licensed diving centers have halted their activities…

Incredible 24 minutes World Record of Static Breath Hold

As far as we can recall, this is by far the longest breath hold we’ve heard of. Alex Seguira from Spain has just broke the Guinnesss World Record in 02 Static Apnea with a staggering 24 minutes 3 seconds breath hold He broke previous record set by Stig Severinsen at 22 minutes. This longest breath hold…

‘Ocean Dream’ Was Abandoned, And Now Sanked (UPDATED)

UPDATE 28th February 2016 Leaking oil is reported to have caused a thin film on the water’s surface, covering an area of about 5.2 square kilometres behind the vessel, evading oil booms as a result of the high winds. The rough sea also obstructed the mooring of a suction skimmer close to the Ocean Dream which would…

Let’s Explore The Ocean (Infographic)

At least 70% of this world is ocean, but we only explore not even 5% from it. Below is an interesting infographic about the importance of ocean to us.