Bends Bummer: Bahamas Recompression Chamber Dumps US DAN Insurance
Nassau, Bahamas - Jan 23, 2006 00:00 EST
In a press release effective today, the Bahamas Hyperbaric Centre, LTD announced that they will no longer accept the Divers Alert Network (DAN) America insurance for payment of diving related injuries. All divers traveling to the Bahamas are advised to...
Strange Fish Washes Ashore in the Cayman Islands, Baffles Locals
Cayman Brac - Jan 13, 2006 00:00 EST
A strange looking sea creature washed up on the shores of Cayman Brac this weekend.
Layman Scott found the fish while walking along the beach early Sunday morning. It is roughly thirty inches long, more than half of which is a...
Study: Marine reserves improve health of coral reefs
Devon, UK - Jan 5, 2006 00:00 EST
It may be no surprise that marine reserves protect the fish that live in them, but now scientists from the University of Exeter have shown for the first time that they could also help improve the health of coral reefs.
Belize's Discovery Divers Charged Over Missing U.S. Snorkeler
Belize City, Belize - Dec 16, 2005 00:00 EST
Tomorrow makes one month since 68 year old American tourist John Dresp went missing while out on a snorkeling tour near Caye Caulker island in Belize with Discovery Divers.
According to Dresp's brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Winifred Dresp- - who...
Researchers: Whale Shark Food Foraging Secrets Revealed
Belize - Dec 12, 2005 00:00 EST
Researchers in Belize using electronic tagging on whale sharks have finally solved a marine mystery and discovered where the sharks find food.
Scientists say the 65-foot-long whale sharks -- the world's largest fish -- dive nearly a mile in search of...