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Wetnotes

Our wetnotes section is full of stories from above and below the sea, with many contributions from valuable members of the diving community and beyond. We bring you the latest news on what really matters to you, and to us.

Citizen Science is Go!

Diving is a privileged foray into another world, and bringing back understanding or awareness is an excellent way to acknowledge that. Find out more about the projects that you can get involved with as a diver, walker or snorkeller, run by those behind the Lundy Marine Festival.

Shooting Trash – the reward of rubbish images

We must promise to not only show our ocean's good side, but show how she needs help, from each and every one of us, each and every day. So, the next time you see some trash floating by that will 'ruin your shot', shoot it, collect it, post it. Why? Because like David, you could spark a whole movement that you never knew could be achieved.

Fakarava’s ‘Shark Walls’

When underwater wildlife photographer Dave Abbott received a call asking him to do a shark shoot for National Geographic in Fakarava, it took him no time at all to agree. Next thing you know he's in the water with 200+ sharks, off a remote island that's 20 hours away from any medical attention...

Exploring Wastwater’s Secrets

You might be forgiven for wondering what there could possibly be to see underwater in the 3mile long, 1/3 mile wide lake. Well, it’s quite interesting what you’ll see as you scooter along at a brisk 85 meters per minute. Think... plane wrecks!

Your Guide to Buying Dive Fins

There are many varieties of snorkel, freedive and scuba dive fins on the market and whether you are just starting as a beginner diver, looking to improve your snorkelling experience, or thinking about switching from recreational diving to technical diving, you will need to find a fin that works the best for you and your diving.

Beneath the Surface of the Rec Fins

Over the years, one question we’ve received time and time again has been “When will you be bringing out a dive fin?!” Whilst the idea itself has always excited us, we knew that the reality of releasing such a product meant that we would simply be contributing to further plastic production. Without a ground-breaking shape design that wasn’t yet seen on the market, or a way to create the fins from a more sustainable material, we saw no justification in us doing so. But that didn’t mean we would stop trying...

From my Southern Ocean Home to Yours

The Antarctic marine landscape is vibrant and colorful in a way one may not expect. Underwater photographer and educator Alyssa Adler knows this better than most, dedicating her time to studying and capturing Antarctica’s beauty both above and below the water. From penguins to sea stars Alyssa gives us a glimpse into life beneath the polar water’s surface.

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