Underwater photography is more affordable and accessible than ever before. But with so many budding new photographers descending underwater, what impact is it having on coral reefs, and are we photographing responsibly? Become a citizen scientist Not only is...
Original photo: Aussie Assault Have you begun to get itchy feet? Do you want to do something different? Or perhaps you feel like something needs to change? If you’ve been asking yourself these questions, maybe it’s time to pack your bags and fly to Mexico to...
True or false? Sicklefin lemon sharks rigorously and persistently defend themselves when provoked. Together, we’ll deep dive into the world of this threatened species. While submerged, we’ll learn interesting facts about them and their habitats. Are sicklefin lemon...
The turquoise waters and easy diving conditions found throughout the Caribbean make it one of the world’s most popular diving destinations. However, the often overcrowded dive sites and relatively low levels of marine biodiversity may leave you wanting more. Both Fiji...
We might not be able to see all life below water, but preserving oceans is one of the most significant environmental challenges we face today. Three-quarters of our planet is covered by oceans. We live in a water world where oceans feed almost half of all people on...
Original photo: Matthew Nitschke. The sun beats down on my skin, a scorching 40 degree Celsius, as I float down the murky waters of the Mergui Archipelago in Myeik, Myanmar. My face is dripping wet from the humidity. I am surrounded by Burmese-speaking locals on a...
Original photo: Ratha Grimes Find out about Puerto Morelos and why volunteering abroad at GVI’s new location in Mexico is the perfect experience for seeing incredible biodiversity first-hand. GVI’s new Mexican base is a hub for marine biodiversity. It’s the ultimate...
What We Do Caqalai island life puts you in the position where you are almost completely disconnected from the rest of the world. Coming here changes you and gives you a pair of new eyes to see the world with. Every day is a busy day filled with diving, meeting new...
Original photo: CIPE More than 35% of the world’s mangroves have disappeared, making mangrove forests one of the world’s most threatened ecosystems. Compelling reasons to protect these habitats have surfaced in recent years as we begin to understand more about...
Original photo: Chris Hoare I waited four long years to see my first shark. I was diving in Komodo National Park in Indonesia at Castle Rock, a pinnacle where the coral reef clung to the rock against swirling currents. Without warning, a blacktip reef shark surged...
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