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Two Groups of Divers Lost Within a Week, 10/2016
During September, two groups of divers were lost at the surface in very different parts of the world and the rescues had very different outcomes. Both sequences of events involved strong currents. Off Mauritius, five divers were found after spending all day in the water but five divers off Malpelo were less lucky. Two lost their lives, one swam through the night and two others were miraculously recovered after spending 48 hours afloat at sea. We include a first hand account and you can read it for free this month in Undercurrent....   Read more >


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Brac Reef Beach Resort Report in Cayman Islands/Cayman Brac
"Valet diving and resort"
filed Oct 24, 2016 by Lee Knapp (Experience: 501-1000 dives, 6 reports, Reviewer )
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This is an all inclusive resort except for drinks. The resort is newly renovated and is nicely laid out. It has two floors but no eleva... ... Read more

Misool Eco Resort Report in Indonesia/Raja Ampat
"best diving on earth."
filed Oct 24, 2016 by Robert Anderson (Experience: Over 1000 dives)
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The diving in southern Raja Ampat beats the north for corals, reef fish, and pelagics, especially in the Marine Protected Area that Mis... ... Read more

Tortuga Carey/Casa Colonial Report in Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel
"The Diving & Fun You Expect with a More Intimate & Mexican Feel"
filed Oct 23, 2016 by Bill Goodwin (Experience: Over 1000 dives)
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We've been to Cozumel many times for the clear water, fun and likeable people, great reefs, extremely satisfying food and tropical ever... ... Read more

Scuba Fun/Grand Bahia Principal Report in Dominican Republic/Bayahibe
"Punta Cana/Bayahibe"
filed Oct 22, 2016 by Russell Person (Experience: 501-1000 dives, 2 reports)
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Stayed 45 minutes away at a huge 5,400 room all inclusive where the beach, food, pools and excursions were great (Grand Bahia Principal... ... Read more

Blue XT~Sea Diving/cozumel palace Report in Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan
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filed Oct 22, 2016 by Pejman Khosropour (Experience: 501-1000 dives, 4 reports, Reviewer )
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Editor's Pick of the month

What a Fish Knows What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of our Underwater Cousins
by Jonathan Balcombe

Do they really have memories? Can they recognize other fish by their faces? Or even humans? The myth-busting ethologist Jonathan Balcombe addresses these questions and more to reveal the astonishing capabilities of the fish we swim with. He upends our assumptions, portraying them not as unfeeling, dead-eyed feeding machines, but as sentient, aware, social and even Machiavellian - in other words much like us. This should be at the top of every diver's reading list.

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Scuba, the Sport of Grandparents!, 08/16
The Failure to Understand Your Computer, 08/16
Your Dive Travel Agent and Frequent Flyer Miles, 08/16
Flotsam & Jetsam, 07/16
A Tragically Glamorous Underwater Shoot, 07/16
Snorkels: Love 'em or Hate 'em?, 06/16
Fish & Fins, Palau Aggressor, Micronesia, 05/16
Want to Dive Cuba? How Americans Do It, 04/16
That Deep Stop Option on Your Computer, 04/16
A Death Attributed to Rental Gear, 03/16
Travel Agent or the Internet? Part I, 02/16
The Shortcomings of Winged BCs, 01/16
Class Action on Faulty Suunto Computers Continues, 01/16
XTC Dive Center, Xcalak, Mexico, 11/15
Barracuda Slaughter at McCauley Memorial, 10/15
Rest in Peace, Gladys Howard, 10/15
Palau Siren Grounds and Floods, 09/15
Get the Most from Your GoPro, 08/15
The Biggest Dive Lawsuit Payout to Date, 07/15
Aqua Safari and Living Underwater, Cozumel, 06/15
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How Any Diver Can Negotiate Group Dive Discounts, 05/15
A Tragedy of Dive Errors, 04/15
Petit Mustique, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 04/15
What's a Heated Vest, and Should You Buy One?, 03/15
Dead Diver's Wife Sues a Shadow Diver Star, 03/15
Turning Oil Rigs into Diveable Reefs, 02/15
Should Diver Certification Last Forever?, 01/15
Are You Too Old to Dive?, 11/14
Wakatobi Dive Resort, Indonesia, 10/14
What to Do with Camera Batteries on Flights, 10/14
MV Fling, Flower Gardens, Texas, 09/14
Watch Out for Lionfish Stings, 09/14
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Drop the Dive Travel Weight: Part II, 08/14
Other Dive Travel Groups, 07/14
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Anatomy of a Free Flow, 06/14
Are Some Male Divers Too "Helpful?", 05/14
Sea Hunter, Cocos Island, Costa Rica, 04/14
Tax-Deductible Cocos Dive Trips, and Others Around the World, 04/14
The Decline of Dive Training: Part II, 04/14
Choose Your Dive Boat Wisely, 03/14
The Skinny on No-See-Ums, 9/07

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