Big tip ‘o the hat to @RebeccaRHelm on Twitter for sharing this beautiful video with great music on it. Make sure you stick with the video to about 2/3′s of the way through to see what happens to the jelly! Video information: United States Antarctic Program divers, Henry Kaiser and Rob Robbins, both videotape . . . → Read More: Beneath Antarctic Ice: Gelatinous Edition
From BBC Earth Youtube page: Phillipe Coustaeau and the team dive in the Red Sea, one of the warmest seas in the world. Despite the warm temperatures, coral reefs flourish with their flourescent pigmentation putting on an amazing show of technicolour. Fantastic clip taken from the BBC Oceans series. Visit http://www.bbcearth.com for all the . . . → Read More: TGIF – Underwater Fluorescent Disco
I’ve been on stealth mode for the past few months, in part because my workload doubled this year and I’ve been serving double duty at my day job. But I’ve also been working on some exciting ocean conservation work in remote locations that I’m not yet at liberty to discuss. But since I’m in . . . → Read More: 30 Meters. 70 Bull Sharks. ‘Nuff Said.
Scubacraft 3 in submersible mode Boat…check. Submarine…check. Scuba platform…check. Submarine , boat, and dive platform…check. The Scubacraft 3 and 6 are the newest ultimate watercraft. Price tag? Well, that is not important right now. What is important is that this is on Dr. M’s Christmas wishlist. The SC’s are advanced twin-tunnel composite hull and deliver . . . → Read More: Submersible or Boat? Both!
…and I thought I was burdened with gear 837lb diving suite designed by the Carmagnolle brothers in 1882 The sole example of this steampunkesque diving suit appears Musée de la Marine in Paris. Built by Alphonse and Theodore Carmagnolle with 20 portholes the entire suite weighs in at 837 pounds. You can get a bit . . . → Read More: 19th Century Scuba
A brave clan of 86 British scuba divers have reclaimed the coveted world title for underwater ironing, defeating Australia’s previous record of 72 scuba divers flattening wet shirts last year. Reuters News calls the new extreme underwater sport “not a complete waste of time.” Watch the video here.