Florida’s Blue Heron Bridge

Blue Heron Bridge in Florida has a wide diversity of sea critters that thrive in these waters. It’s a place loved by new and seasoned divers. Learn more about diving “the bridge.”

Loggerhead turtle looks woefully at camera

Diving in a Drop of Water

Plankton are fascinating critters and are critical in keeping our oceans healthy. There is wide diversity amongst plankton. Learn more about plankton.

A blue larval bristle worm has creepy legs

Trust the Experts

DAN saved a person’s life when a local hyperbaric chamber facility refused service. Putting their hands and full trust into DAN, they were thankfully able to get life-saving treatments somewhere else. Read more about this DAN member.

A sad-looking man rests in a hyperbaric chamber. He's torso and legs are covered by a white blanket and he's wearing a blue hospital gown.

Diving Out of Bounds

Expedition diving varies, but ultimately, they are complex adventures that require months of preparations and a team of dedicated individuals. Learn more about expedition diving.

Expedition diver gets hosted out of water and back aboard the boat vessel


CPR is a vital tool in saving a life, but the guidelines change about every five years. DAN experts discuss the changing CPR requirements and techniques. Learn more about how to perform life-saving CPR.

Group of people gather around a purple yoga mat to learn CPR techniques

Choosing Safety

What does a culture of dive safety look like in today’s recreational diving? Read one expert’s thoughts as he dissects an ideal safety culture.

Three tech divers explore a dark cave

Proactive & Prepared

When emergency response is made as accessible and efficient as possible, it’s much easier for divers to embrace the culture of dive safety. Divers are more apt to remind each other to be cautious and to watch out for each other with increased vigilance.

Quarry full of divers

May I Bend Your Ear?

Days after completing some technical dives, a diver experienced hearing loss that would not stop. An unexpected diagnosis of inner-ear decompression sickness resulted in time in a hyperbaric chamber. Read more about the incident.

Man waves from hyperbaric chamber

Shooter: Roger Steene

Photographer Roger Steene shares his story about what got him into photography. Read more of Steene’s story.

Roger Steene wears a drysuit and holds a camera, while bobbing in the water