When signing in for a dive, the medical statement can feel both burdensome and an invasion of privacy. You may want to lie. However, medical statements are an important element of dive safety.
Two divers who made careers out of photographing and wrangling sharks share the origins of their shark inspiration, as well as the efforts the Bahamas are making to protect these creatures.
DAN Medics answer your questions about dive medicine.
A diver has made a career out of diving with sharks and introducing people to these creatures. Read more about diving with sharks.
Relief from symptoms doesn’t always mean a cure. Read one incident of when a diver presented with a rash and received treatment for decompression sickness — but became very combative.
It’s impossible to dive the Bahamas in a week — or even a lifetime. A dive photographer recounts their favorite dives to this island.
Musculoskeletal injuries can be incredibly problematic. And getting an injured person out of the water promptly is a priority. Learn how to responsibility handle musculoskeletal injuries.
India’s Andaman Islands are known as the Emerald Isles because of their vibrant green forests. The archipelago stretches roughly 225 miles and consists of about 200 islands. The area offers pristine diving.
Compact digital camera systems are great for hobbyist photographers. Do you know what to look for?
Miskito divers risk their lives every day just to earn enough to feed their families. DAN traveled to the La Moskita region of Honduras to study the dive practices and lives of local lobster harvesting divers in an effort to learn what can be done to help.