South Africa is known for its large above-ground mammals, but below the waters of its shores, are equally compelling marine predators. South Africa is a great destination for divers. Read more about how to dive it.
Lembeh Strait is known for tiny critters and macro photography, but there’s much more than muck to this Indonesian wonder. Read more about how to dive in Lembeh Strait.
The observer effect is real. When you dive, your presence has a significant impact on the marine world around you. Regardless of your intent, human presence in the ocean is intrusive. Learn more about what exactly the observer effect is.
In-service training is on-the-job education or skills development designed to improve staff members’ capabilities. Its importance for dive professionals cannot be overemphasized. Read more about the importance of in-service training for dive pros.
Competitive freediving has grown in popularity since 2000. Technological advances and more have helped lead the surge in freedivers. Read more.
“All is Lost” is a film that documents the solo journey of a boatman who experiences tech issues. Anyone who has ever been on a liveaboard can relate.
Waterlust is an online film series that blends water-related science, sport and art. Learn more about the film Waterlust and how water connects us all.
Strandings in Southern California have dramatically increased. These abandoned seal pups often do not survive in the wild. Read more about strandings.
A ship was placed on the bottom of the seafloor as an intentional shipwreck to help create a reef. The shipwreck now hosts an incredible diversity of marine life. Learn more about how a shipwreck evolves.
DAN member Nathan Myhrvoid is an accomplished student racking up a variety of degrees. He’s an author, chef, entrepreneur, photographer and diver. Read more about this DAN member.