Dr. Sally Bauer is an accomplished diver and marine biologist who is also incredibly passionate about diving and marine life.
DAN member, diver and author Jim W. Bunch talks about discovering and exploring underwaters wrecks on the shores of North Carolina.
Researchers from the MigraMar consortium take volunteer divers on citizen science expeditions to tag and track pelagic sharks as they migrate through the Eastern Pacific. Scientists use the data to advocate for larger marine protected areas to save sharks from overfishing. Volunteers pay typical liveaboard prices to help researchers defray the high cost of these expeditions, and in return they get to see shark science and conservation up close.
Tucked in New England is an underwater landscape that is different from surrounding areas. An underwater mountain range called Cashes Ledge is a great place for divers.
In the film “Racing Extinction,” a paleontologist discusses how we could quickly lose up to 50 percent of Earth’s species in about 100 years. Learn more about this documentary.
Mission 31 challenged a team of aquanauts to live underwater for 31 days. A documentary film shooter chronicles his journey to be a Mission 31 aquanaut.
Learn the winner of the 2013 DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year Award.
Decompression sickness (DCS) is a plague for humans, but what about in mammals? Understand the science between DCS and marine animal evolution.
SeaBase1 is an underwater habitat expected to be in place in the waters of Belize in 2013. It will be a place where ecotourist divers, researchers and educators can congregate and learn. Read more about SeaBase1.
Spawning enables corals, starfish, brittle stars, sea cucumbers and other marine critters to mate. They release eggs and let them mingle in the water. Learn more about spawning.