Rebreathers do create an added complexity to a dive, but they can be incredibly useful. Learn more about how rebreathers work, benefits and challenges to their use and practical applications.
A culture of safety in diving is incredibly important as it keeps incidents and accidents down, and fosters a learning culture. Read more about the importance of putting safety first, and how it could change the industry and sport.
Although they are oceans apart, both the Kingdom of Tonga in the South Pacific and the Silver Bank off the Dominican Republic offer intimate encounters with majestic humpback whales. Read more about these fantastic creatuers.
Dive operators are a huge component of the safety culture. It’s up to them to help inexperienced divers, keep staff trained and ensure experienced divers remain safe.
Bonaire offers a variety of world-class dive sites that are inviting for divers of all levels. Sea critters run the gamut from large to small — certainly you’ll be able to see something exciting! Learn more about diving Bonaire.
A research team experienced a small issue that turned into a big emergency, but DAN provided much-needed support. Read more.
The Golden Fleece was once a ship commanded by a famed 17-th century pirate. The shipwreck has been hard to find, but one crew set out to find it.
DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Advances in decompression sickness studies and treatments could be made through identification of markers in the blood. Read more about the studies in decompression sickness.
A tiny Pacific octopus surprised a diver and gave a defensive bite. The wound became infected and required treatment. Read more about the octopus incident.