Jardines de la Reina

Jardines de la Reina is a popular dive destination with lots of sites. Learn more about Jardines de la Reina, how to dive it and how to get there.

Split shot of crocodile with many teeth

The Edge of the Boomerang

Believe it or not: Australia is home to diving other than the Great Barrier Reef. The “Boomerang Coast” boasts great sites and animal life.

Two manta rays float over an Australian reef

Sustainable Seafood

How well do you fully understand sustainable seafood? Are you familiar with fish farms? Learn more about the changing agriculture industry and the importance of sustainable seafood.

The Many Factors in Decompression Stress

Most personal factors that affect decompression stress can be modified. Divers know their bodies best, so assess your risks with each upcoming dive.

Kelp Paddies

Kelp paddies provide food and shelter in a “ready-made” habitat. They are incredibly important aspect in an ocean environment. Read more about kelp paddies.

Seagulls perch on a drifting kelp paddy off Santa Barbara Island during the 2015 El Niño.

The DAN Board of Directors

Meet the DAN Board of Directors. Their breadth of experience is impressive, and their dedication to scuba diving and safety is abundantly clear.

Seven men and two women pose in DAN headquarters. They are the DAN Board of Directors.

Patent Foramen Ovale and Fitness to Dive

A PFO is a passage in the wall between the right and left atria of the heart that can be found in about 25 percent of adults. Its size and the degree of blood flow through it vary. It can greatly impact diving.

A surgeon prepares to place an occluder in the heart of a patient with a patent foramen ovale (PFO).

Clams & Friends

Read one couple’s story about diving with shrimp, clams and other little critters.

A fluted giant clam has a purple piece of coral in it

Exercises to Reduce & Prevent Knee Pain

Knee aches and discomfort are a pain in the joint. With proper exercises and awareness, you can reduce and prevent knee pain to help you dive and live your best life.

Woman bends over to rest after run