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Florida Keys reef damage assessment

Hurricane Irma Changes the Seascape in the Florida Keys

Divers can assist the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary in assessing damage done to the sensitive ecosystem by Hurricane Irma. The Category 4 storm…

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Problem With Bags With Built-In Lithium Battery Power Chargers

U.S. airlines are warning passengers that bags with built-in lithium battery power chargers, called “smart bags” may cause a problem when checking in. American…

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FORCE BLUE Assists With Coral Restoration in Florida Keys

For nine days in late October, six members of FORCE BLUE worked alongside National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF)…

Dive Training January/February 2018

Read the January / February 2018 Issue

Read the January/February 2018 issue of Dive Training magazine from your desktop. Scroll down to view the full issue. Requires a digital subscription to access. Click…

Scuba diving paradise

Don’t Pass Up Paradise

One of the best things about diving is that much of it happens in terrific tropical locations. However, the same elements that create the…

NOAA lionfish trap

NOAA Develops New Lionfish Trap

Pictured above: An invasive lionfish in front of a curtain-style trap. Steve Gittings/NOAA Photo. NOAA and its partners have developed and released designs for…

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2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Wreaks Havoc, But Destinations Show Resilience as Recovery Efforts Continue

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season now ranks among the top eight all-time most active seasons on record. As of mid-October, 15 named storms, nine…

Malta Azure Window new scuba diving site

Collapsed Azure Window Now Diving Site

The Malta Azure Window, an incredible natural limestone arch on the island of Gozo, collapsed into the sea after heavy storms in March. Malta,…

Sunset on Cayman Brac

Nonstop Flight: Miami to Cayman Brac

In less time than it takes to finish a load of laundry, you can jet off to a secluded dive adventure. Cayman Airways offers…

Renee "Apple" Applegate

In Memoriam: Renee “Apple” Applegate

Renee “Apple” Applegate died August 13, 2017. She was the owner of Dive Paradise in Cozumel. Apple attended the University of California, Berkeley. In…