All the latest from DIVE Magazine this week
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY MARINE SCIENCE COURSE
Registrations for Newcastle Universty’s 2020 online Marine Science course opened this week. Five online modules covering UK coasts, open oceans, polar seas, tropical coral reefs, deep seas – and more – plus a practical module putting marine science techniques into practice.
DEEP WRECKS OF MALTA PART 2
In the second of our new six-part series, we preview the wrecks of two aircraft that lie in the deeper waters around Malta’s coast and were opened this year to technical divers – a British RAF Fairey Swordfish biplane and a German Luftwaffe Junkers Ju88 bomber.
TRAVEL AWARDS MID-SEPTEMBER UPDATE
Some movers, some shakers – check up on your favourite destinations, dive centres and liveaboards and spread the word for votes if they’re not doing as well as you’d like…
SOUTH ATLANTIC SECRETS
When weekly scheduled flights began two years ago, St Helena became just as accessible as many other far-flung destinations. Endemic species, historic wrecks, and no other divers for more than 1,000 miles – check out our St Helena Dive Guide for many more reasons to visit this fantastic little island.
Our #FeaturedPhotographer this week is Ollie Clarke who, after travelling the world as a conservationist and dive instructor, decided to go full-time as an underwater photographer, now spending much of his time travelling through Indonesia perfecting his craft. Check out Ollie’s portfolio and drop us a line to the address at the end of the article if you’d like to see your work featured by DIVE.
NEW HOUSING FOR SONY RX100 SERIES
Fantasea Line has launched a new underwater housing for the Sony RX100 III/IV/V and VA compact digital cameras, available with the new Hybrid Vacuum Safety System as standard or optional extra.
LAST CALL FOR 2019 GREAT BRITISH BEACH CLEAN
It’s happening this weekend but there’s still a chance to join in and make a difference with some citizen science, in what will hopefully be the biggest beach clean event so far!
DIVE AUTUMN 2019 PRINT ISSUE – OUT NOW!
This Autumn, Alfie Minnaar swaps tropical Gili T for the deep freeze of lake Baikal, Francesa Page brings us a fantastic artist’s impression of Cocos Island diving, Tom St George dives with the sea dogs of Cat Island, Chloe Smith visits the ‘secret south’ of the Great Barrier Reef and the HMAS Tobruk, and René B Andersen brings us some incredible images from the wreck of the Sao Paolo, a challenging, deep-water version of the Thistlegorm. And if that’s not enough, Louise Murray writes about the lives of Philippino dive guides, Mark ‘Crowley’ Russell sheds some illumination on dive lights – and we feature all 20 of the brilliant winning entries into our #OriginalDIVEPhoto competion.