All the latest from DIVE Magazine this week
Whale shark mating behaviour was witnessed for the first time at Ningaloo Reef and also captured on camera for the first time in the whole world, ever. But did the amorous suitor succeed in courting his spotted female friend?
I THINK I’M DIVING JAPANESE…
There may well now be a tune is stuck in your head that will never leave – unless somebody starts singing ‘Baby Shark’ (doo doo doo doo doo doo) – but one good way to relieve the earworm would be to read the Top Five reasons you need to go diving Japanese (we really think so…)
A LITTLE BIT OF LUXURY
There’s plenty more to Sardinia and Gozo than crystal clear water and great diving. Planet Dive Holidays break down some of the most luxurious options for two of the top Mediterranean destinations.
FISH ‘N’ SHIPS
What could be better than wreck diving or shark diving? Well, diving with sharks on wrecks, of course! Tom St George and his fantastic photography report on his adventures with Stuart Cove’s Dive Bahamas.
Heading to the Philippines? Louise Murray has an ace tip on where to start your adventure before heading to more remote islands. Plus some great muck shots.
LONGEST AIRCRAFT WRECK SUNK IN TURKEY
Turkey is fond of sinking aircraft as artificial reefs, and this week a decommissioned Airbus A330 became the latest new scuba diving attraction in the Aegean Sea, and the longest aircraft ever sunk as an artificial reef…
LONGEST AIRCRAFT WRECK SUNK IN BAHRAIN
…until six days later, Bahrain sank an even longer plane, a Boeing 747, to take the record of ‘longest aircraft sunk as an artificial reef’, as part of an eco-friendly underwater theme park.
THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE SWIMMER
The smalleye stingray is the largest whip-tailed ray in the world, but one of the most elusive. Scientists have been tracking it over vast distances to learn more about this mysterious creature – before it’s too late
DIVE INTO SUMMER
Our Summer 2019 print is available to buy and order now! Featuring some stunning cephalopod shenanigans from Douglas David Seifert. The rundown on getting in the water with whales by Vanessa Mignon, and Martin Voeller takes us スキューバダイビング in 日本 (diving in Japan). Mark ‘Crowley’ Russell takes a look at the benefits of back-inflate BCDs, Francesca Page reports on Indonesian villagers getting involved in shark conservation, and Siski Kalla explores why diving makes us happy. Subscribe now to make sure you don’t miss out!