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  1. Indonesian Pinsi being built on Sangeang Api, Indonesia

    Meet the ship builders of Sangeang Api, Indonesia

    Contributed By : Anita Verde

    Meet the ship builders of Sangeang Api, Indonesia

    Contributed By : Anita Verde
    Bontoh village doesn’t have much. Its small square homes cobbled together from a jumble of materials gestures a very simple life. But what it does have, apart from the ominous volcano looming above, is world-class ship building skills.
  2. Leafy Seadragon - the male Leafy Seadragon carries the pink egg mass until the babies hatch

    The Infamous Leafy Seadragon

    Contributed By : Daryll Rivett

    The Infamous Leafy Seadragon

    Contributed By : Daryll Rivett
    The Leafy Sea Dragon is one of the most ornate and camouflaged marine creatures in our oceans, amongst many other's - hence making it a highly sought-after photography subject and sight to witness.....
  3. Spinyhead Blenny with Blue Background

    Black or Blue - Underwater Photography Secrets

    Contributed By : Brett Lobwein

    Black or Blue - Underwater Photography Secrets

    Contributed By : Brett Lobwein

    Do you choose a blue or black background for your underwater photography? Why it matters and how to create to right effect. Underwater Photography hints and secrets.

  4. Fur seal, up-close and personal

    Barunguba (Montague island) - an underwater photographer's guide

    Contributed By : Lee Hankinson

    Barunguba (Montague island) - an underwater photographer's guide

    Contributed By : Lee Hankinson

    An overview of what diving at Barunguba - or Montague Island - has to offer underwater photographers with a few tips and pointers

  5. Halmahera - colourful coral reef wall

    Five reasons we fell in love with Indonesia.

    Contributed By : Anita Verde

    Five reasons we fell in love with Indonesia.

    Contributed By : Anita Verde
    As we reflect on the challenges of 2020 and dream of adventures for 2021, here’s a look back at the five places that stole our hearts.
  6. Winners Announced - The Underwater Tour Awards 2020

    Winners Announced - The Underwater Tour Awards 2020

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe

    Winners Announced - The Underwater Tour Awards 2020

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe

    The Underwater Tour Awards are a natural community extension of the annual Underwater Tour nationwide speaker series each May. We would like to thankWhales Underwater, Momento Pro and Nautilus Lifeline for supporting the Awards.  We would also like to thank our Tour Partners; The Arenui Boutique Liveaboard, Wakatobi, Walindi and Febrina, SEACAM, Momento Pro, Christmas Island, Paradise Taveuni – without whom our annual speakers tour would not be possible..

  7. Anemone Fish at the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia

    Confused by Ocean Acidification? Well it Turns Out Fish Might Not Be

    Contributed By : John Thorogood

    Confused by Ocean Acidification? Well it Turns Out Fish Might Not Be

    Contributed By : John Thorogood

    Science offers the tools to truly explain how the universe works. Science should be evidence-based and seek to demonstrate causation through repeatable observations. As scientists we have an obligation to use those tools with integrity and present our results with absolute objectivity.

  8. Underwater Drones are excellent tools & lots of fun

    Underwater Drones are excellent tools & lots of fun

    Contributed By : Emily Marshall

    Underwater Drones are excellent tools & lots of fun

    Contributed By : Emily Marshall
    Underwater drones (or ROVs) are submersible, waterproof drones that enable users to explore marine environments remotely. They can be equipped with lighting and take high-resolution underwater images or video at a fraction of the cost of contracting professional divers.
  9. Cowries and Ovulids

    Cowries and Ovulids

    Contributed By : Erika Antoniazzo

    Cowries and Ovulids

    Contributed By : Erika Antoniazzo
    Long prized by primitive people for their shape and attractive colors, Cowrie shells were widely used for money in ancient times.
  10. 11 Sharks You Should Know About This Summer

    11 Sharks You Should Know About This Summer

    Contributed By : Wandy Hochgrebe

    11 Sharks You Should Know About This Summer

    Contributed By : Wandy Hochgrebe
    Sharks have long been feared by people. Monsters that appear from the depths of the sea and take life after life, sentiments that have been enhanced by movies such as 'Jaws'.
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