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Best Snorkeling and Scuba Destinations in the Caribbean

Diving off St. Thomas reveals coral-encrusted reefs, archways, caves, rocks, pinnacles, a couple of intriguing wrecks, and tunnels at Thatch Cay—all home to beautiful schools of fish (up to 500 species) and somewhat less beautiful barracuda. On St. John’s east end, Eagle Shoals is such a beautiful dive (when the …

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15 top cruises in the Caribbean | Travel

Underwater luxuryThe calm, warm waters of the Caribbean Sea are a big draw for snorkellers, but sea swimming isn’t for everyone. The French line Ponant has given the glass-bottom boat concept a five-star makeover with the Blue Eye lounge, where you can spot lobsters, parrotfish and barracuda through windows in …

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Seychelles president makes underwater plea to protect world’s oceans from climate change

In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean‘s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.” President Danny Faure’s call for action, the first-ever live speech from an underwater submersible, came from one of the …

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An Underwater Hotel Is Coming To The Great Barrier Reef In Australia

Heart Pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef with new underwater suites Cruise Whitsundays A lot of change has occurred in this magical part of the world, including a damaging cyclone in 2017 and environmental warming having bleaching effects on the coral. In fact, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority …

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Grand Canyon: Australian tourist dies while swimming

Grand Canyon National Park rangers said they received an emergency call to an area of the Colorado River near Deer Creek Falls on Tuesday but attempts to revive Kenneth Reece, a 77-year-old from Tasmania, were not successful. Mr Reece was pulled from the river by other members of his tour …

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What happens at the Scuba Show in Long Beach?

What happens at the Scuba Show in Long Beach? Have you ever been to the Scuba Show? This is my 4th year attending the show and I love it! It is like going into the candy store and seeing all of your favorite flavors. I walk the aisles and remember …

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Underwater Cave Diver Jill Heinerth Shares Her Mindful Practice

Meditation and mindfulness are extremely important in my daily routine, but especially right before a big dive. I sit down, and I take time to close my eyes and mentally pre-visualize anything that can go wrong. What’s the worst thing that can happen to me today? And in very specific …

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Seychelles president’s underwater speech: Protect our oceans

Advertisement ‘‘This issue is bigger than all of us, and we cannot wait for the next generation to solve it. We are running out of excuses to not take action, and running out of time,’’ the president said from a manned submersible 400 feet below the waves, on the seabed …

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The Bahamas’ Ultimate Adventure Hotel

  By Guy Britton The Andros Barrier Reef is one of the longest barrier reefs on earth. Another mile offshore the reef meets a wall that drops to a depth of 6,000 feet. Here on Andros, you quickly realize that there are few places like this — and even fewer like …

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20 things to do in Dubai this season: Skydiving, underwater dining, a trip to Gold Souk

Dubai is a city that must be seen to be believed. Record-breaking architecture stands alongside traditional quarters, while man-made islands jut out of the coastline. Here are the top places to tick off your sightseeing list when you’re in town and there’s not a better time to visit than this …

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