The Egyptian Red Sea

The Red Sea is a classic dive destination — a must-see locale regardless of where you live. The Red Sea has a rich variety of sea critters, landscapes, wrecks and more. Learn more about the Red Sea and how to dive it.

Split shot of sunset over coral reef


Yap is the place to go for manta ray sightings. But Yap also is home to other great marine critters including mola mola, sharks and more. Learn more about traveling and diving in Yap.

Giant devil ray flaps at the camera

Voices Under the Ice

Antarctica’s Ross Sea is one of the least-impacted marine ecosystems in the world today. Read more about the Ross Sea and its inhabitants who are well suited for the frigid climates and conditions.

A pod of penguins jump off ice and splash in the waters

DAN Research

DAN Research is committed to making diving a safer sport through ongoing studies and projects. They follow trends in diving practices and examine causes, risk factors and mechanisms of injuries. Read more about DAN Research.

Woman performs respiratory test while man sits nearby tracking progress on laptop

Diving into History in the Florida Keys

A once unidentified shipwreck in the Florida Keys was identified thanks to the help of volunteers and organizations. The wreck is part of Florida Keys history. Read more.

Volunteer diver takes notes on a shipwreck

Occupational Hazards

A National Geographic dive photographer discusses the training he needed to capture one specific shot. Thanks to specific trainings, the photographer is able to dive safely and capture his shots.

Rebreather diver pops his head out of the water

Fish for a Cause

Spearfishing and community outreach became the background for the nonprofit organization Diving for a Cause. Through spearfishing, deserving organizations and people receive ethically sourced fish. Learn more about this spearfishing initiative.

Spearfisher tries to catch giant blue fish. The fish looks very concerned as to why someone is grabbing its tail.

DAN Member Profile: Evan Bozanic

DAN member Evan Bozanic is just 14 years old, but deeply passionate about science, exploration and ocean conservation. Read more about this DAN member.

Boy in full drysuit holds a flashlight

Small Worlds

Tiny sea creatures like shrimp and goby can be difficult to photograph. But thanks to a simple solution, one dive team was able to herd them easily and take their photos. Read more about this story.

Yellow and red-striped shrimp crawls up some coral