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Beat the Squeeze: Equalise like a Pro!

From simple cases of swimmer’s ear to the serious and sometimes lasting damage of barotrauma, divers are vulnerable to ear problems because the delicate mechanisms that govern our hearing and balance just aren’t designed for the rapid pressure changes that result from diving.EAR INJURIES ARE PREVENTABLE.Your middle ears are dead air spaces, connected to the outer world only by the Eustachian tubes running to the back of your throat.If you fail to increase the pressure i...

Best places to dive with manta rays in Asia - ZuBlu Tips & Articles

These incredible animals combine grace, elegance and power, with a notable intelligence and inquisitiveness. Witnessing groups of manta rays feed in synchronised twists and turns, or barrel-roll through clouds of plankton, and it is easy to appreciate why they are the star attraction at many dive destinations. There is no doubt that this experience is high on every ocean lover's agenda. So, where are the best places to dive with manta rays?

Skin Bends: Did you know there are a variety of rashes that can present post-diving?

DAN, as the leader in diving health and safety, shares some facts about skin bends. A post-dive change in the colour or texture of your skin, such as a rash or marbled appearance, may be decompression-related; they are more common than you might think and are often mistaken for another cause, such as contact with marine life or an allergic reaction. DAN’s facts will help you recognise what to look for should you experience a change in your skin post-diving.Skin Manifestations of Decom...

How Underwater Drones can minimise person to person contact during COVID

Underwater drones (or ROVs) are submersible, waterproof drones that enable users to explore marine environments remotely. They can be equipped with lighting and take high-resolution underwater images or video at a fraction of the cost of contracting professional divers.Surprisingly Underwater Drones have been around since the 1950’s. Throughout history drones have had famous feats, including the discovery of the Titanic in 1985! Since then technology has progressed...

COVID-19: DAN INFORMATION AND UPDATES

DAN encourages divers and dive operators to comply with federal and state social distancing orders and to stay up to date on the recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local government websites, such as the Department of Health in Australia.Diving After Covid-19: What we know todayCOVID-19 symptoms range from mild to severe. Some people have no symptoms at all while others require complicated stays in...

FIFISH V6 Drone Exclusive to Underwater.com.au

The FIFISH is a world-leading unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) brand developed by QYSEA Technology Co., Ltd. and dedicated to providing a truly professional underwater drone for film and sports enthusiasts alike in their ocean explorations and adventures. ENQUIRE / PURCHASE NOW

Underwater Tour 2020 Postponed to March 2021

New dates announced: 13-20 May 2021Get ready for an evening of inspiration, adventure and discovery.  Now in its third year, the Underwater Tour team have curated a stellar international line-up of underwater photographers for 2020’s touring speaker event series.Aaron Wong (Singapore), Dr Janet Lanyon (Brisbane) and Dr Richard Smith (UK) are setting out on the road together to showcase their extraordinary images live on stage and share stories of marine scien...

The Making of Pindito

Edi Frommenwiler was a mechanic, long-distance lorry driver, then adventure tour guide for 10 years, before he decided to embark on the journey of his life and build a 38m long sailing ship in one of the world’s most remote places. 

Symphony Violinist Who Orchestrates Alien Night-Animal Images

Tan is a violinist with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and between concert seasons, leaves his prized antique Italian violin at home to explore the Pacific. Tan will be speaking at this years Underwater Tour from 9 - 14 May, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth A world previously exclusive to scientific academia, if you've seen everything and dived everywhere, William’s images are guaranteed to pique your curiosity and have you wanting to set out on new ad...

Inspiration, adventure and discovery with NG legends Doubilet and Hayes

National Geographic Legends Doubilet & Hayes talk LIVE in AustraliaDoubilet and Hayes, National Geographic legends and undoubtedly the world’s most recognisable and inspirational ambassadors of the oceans, are on their way from upstate New York to Australia to keynote the Underwater Tour 2019.  Logging 26,000 and 11,000 hours beneath the surface respectively, it’s no wonder they have earned their place as revered underwater photographers and international treasures...

The Ghost Net Story

When Ghost Nets Australia began, the combination of science and art brought the Aboriginal communities of northern Australia together with fishing communities in remote eastern Indonesia. The project has been instrumental in cleaning up ghost gear in the Arafura Seas, supporting Indigenous rangers and saving endangered sea turtles.This is the story of a Ghost Net (for more, read https://www.ghostnets.com.au/) 

Arts of the Sea People

By Sue Ryan, image maker, storyteller and architect of the Ghost Net Art ProjectBack in 2014 the Ghost Net Art Project created Jidirah a four metre long Southern Right whale at Ceduna Arts with Ceduna artists and the help of some visiting Yalata women.  Jidirah travelled to Europe for the blockbuster exhibition Taba Naba — Australia, Oceania, Arts of the Sea People at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, after which went on to be exhibited in Pari...

Facing Challenges Through a Love of Nature

From an early age, Olympic Swimmer Libby Trickett trained for 35 hours a week, 52 weeks a year. In 2008, she became the fastest woman on Earth over 100m.Libby met Michael Jeh when she was 19 and thanks him for her success outside sport. "I never had any confidence at that age, and thought I'd be lucky to make it through my degree," she says.Michael, a Sri Lankan-born refugee and former professional cricketer, is an Australian sports life skills trainer. "In our sports people we...