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Goodbye Neville Coleman - we will miss you!
Our good friend Neville Coleman peacefully passed away this morning 5 Mat 2012. We will forever miss you....
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 05 May 2012, 2:44 pm GMT 1 comment Reply added: 16 Oct 2012, 7:01 pm
The Underwater Festival 2011 - The Australasia Challenge - has started - $150,000 in prizes - Join up now!
From this morning Friday the 2nd for 10 days, 100s of divers from around the world will submerge to help to create the 1st Underwater Snapshot of Australasia. There are $150,000 in prizes to be won. Join us!...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 03 Sep 2011, 1:01 pm GMT No comments yet
Ride Around Australia Throttles up for Charity
Allan Nash and Tommy Soderstrom of Asia Divers and El Galleon Resort gain support from dive industry around Australia to raise funds for street children and marine conservation....
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 24 Aug 2011, 8:37 pm GMT No comments yet
PADI Tribe Now 20 Million Certifications Strong and Growing
PADI expects to reach a major milestone before the end of third quarter 2011 - its 20 millionth diver certification....
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 15 Aug 2011, 10:49 am GMT 2 comments Last reply added: 17 Dec 2011, 6:42 am
Ningaloo receives world heritage listing
The United Nations' cultural body, UNESCO, yesterday gave world heritage status to Western Australia's Ningaloo Coast. ...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 27 Jun 2011, 4:07 pm GMT No comments yet
First divers assess ex-HMAS Adelaide
The first civilian diver on ex-HMAS Adelaide off the New South Wales Central Coast, says yesterday's scuttling at Avoca Beach couldn't have been better planned....
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 16 Apr 2011, 9:52 am GMT No comments yet
Archipelago Resorts & Fleet closes business
We are very sad to hear about the close of business for Archipelago Resorts & Fleet which includes the liveaboards Archipelago Adventurer II and Sea Safari III in Indonesia....
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 21 Dec 2010, 3:26 pm GMT No comments yet
Misool Eco Resort expands its world-recognized Marine Conservation Area in Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Misool Eco Resort and WildAid announced today the creation of a 468 sq mile (1220 sq km) Marine Conservation Area in Raja Ampat, Indonesia. This has nearly tripled Misool Eco Resortís 164 sq mile (425 sq km) No-Take Zone, established in 2005. The combined Marine Conservation Area (MCA) now includes an adjoining archipelago of islands called Daram. ...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 16 Nov 2010, 7:53 pm GMT No comments yet
Raja Ampat Shark Sanctuary declared
The Regent of Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Bupati Drs Marcus Wanma, has declared a Shark Sanctuary for the entire 17,760 square mile area of Raja Ampat. ...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 16 Nov 2010, 4:14 pm GMT No comments yet
HMAS Adelaide Scuttling Back on Track
The NSW Government today joined local central coast businesses in welcoming the decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to allow the scuttling the Ex-HMAS ADELAIDE....
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 17 Sep 2010, 9:06 am GMT 1 comment Reply added: 12 Nov 2010, 6:35 pm
underwater australasia forms new partnership with Yahoo!7
underwater australasia is Yahoo!7's new main content partner for diving information on their new adventure sports channel BANZAI. Yahoo!7 is launching a new menís lifestyle destination, BAN...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 15 Aug 2010, 9:27 am GMT No comments yet
Fishing skews sex ratios in fish
POPULATION crashes in many species of reef fish may be linked to an excess of males brought about by fishing - and imposing quotas won't remedy the situation. In many species, particularly t...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 24 Jul 2010, 1:20 pm GMT No comments yet
Nine new species for disappearing handfish family
This is quite amazing as this family of fish used to have just 5 species - suddenly there are 14. It shows how much we have to learn ... read on Nine new species of handfish have been descr...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 25 May 2010, 5:33 pm GMT No comments yet
Underwater lab the first to plot impact of climate change on reefs
ON AN idyllic coral atoll just a two-hour boat ride from Queensland's Gladstone Harbour, out past the endless line of tankers queued to load coal for export, a half-dozen scientists work franticall...
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 24 May 2010, 2:54 pm GMT No comments yet
Results and wrap-up from the 4th Underwater Festivalô - The Christmas island Experience
The timing of this yearís Underwater Festival coincided with the end of the wet season on the island and the tail end of the Whaleshark season and expectations of the visiting divers were high....
Posted by Tim Hochgrebe Added: 10 May 2010, 10:58 am GMT No comments yet

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