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Snapping Turtles

Text and photos by David Fleetham

Q4 2022

THE ANCESTORS OF MODERN SEA TURTLES shared the oceans with ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs during the late Jurassic period 150 million years ago. Their descendants now inhabit reefs and oceans around the world.

Foam Rolling for Recovery

By Jessica B. Adams, PhD, and Cassandra J. Adams, AOW; photos by Stephen Frink

Q4 2022

RECOVERY IS AN ESSENTIAL ASPECT OF TRAINING. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) can happen 24 to 48 hours after a workout, and divers don’t want to be distracted by DOMS during their next dive. To improve muscle imbalances, relax muscles, increase mobility, and reduce soreness, try foam rolling. Foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial […]

Expanding My Dive Portfolio

By Rachel Plunkett

Q4 2022

MY FACE IS STARTING TO FEEL NUMB, but at least my body and toes are still warm. The way the sunlight dances through the towering kelp is enchanting, and I’m mesmerized by each brown sea nettle I see — their long, corkscrewed tentacles seem to dance in the water like ribbons in a gentle breeze. […]

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The Trip of a Lifetime

By Carrie Miller and Chris Taylor

Q4 2022

IN 2018 AND 2019, MY HUSBAND AND I traveled to 50 locations in 35 countries over 14 continuous months, spending more than 250 hours underwater to research a dive travel guidebook for National Geographic.


In 2018 and 2019, my husband and I traveled to 50 locations in 35 countries over 14 continuous months, spending more than 250 hours underwater to research a dive travel guidebook for National Geographic, A Diver’s Guide to the World: Remarkable Dive Travel Destinations Above and Beneath the Surface.

Autism and Diving

Q4 2022

My son is on the autism spectrum and wants to learn how to scuba dive. Will his autism be a problem? Everyone with autism is unique and must be evaluated independently. There will never be an all-inclusive recommendation. First, all decisions must be made by you, properly trained dive instructors, and the physicians who are […]

Peter Bennett

By Frauke Tillmans, PhD, and Petar Denoble, MD, DSc

Q4 2022

MOST DIVERS KNOW PETER BRIAN BENNETT, PHD, DSC, AS THE FOUNDER OF DIVERS ALERT NETWORK, through which he brought significant changes in how we understand and enact dive safety.

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