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Scuba Diving - Into The Deep Blue Seas of Batangas

What’s in your bucket list?

One of mine is to go scuba diving! Unfortunately, it costs a fortune to gear yourself up in oxygen tanks and submerge yourself beneath the deep blue seas to see marine life — especially if you do it in commercialized tourist spots. 687 more words

Scuba Hunt Club Primed for Lionfish Season

Blacktip Island’s Scuba Hunt Club will kick off lionfish season this weekend with an underwater safari along the Caribbean island’s west coast. Club members aim to cull as many of the non-native pests as possible with newly-developed underwater rifles. 462 more words


Khasab Musandam ~ Dhow Ride Review

It was HOT on the Dhow Ride but drinks and fruit are provided even during Ramadan. The water is very salty so watch out for the eyes but still perfect so you’ll be fine. 160 more words

A New Beginning

A new country, a new research project, a new way of life. From the moment I stepped off the plane and greeted the land that lay before me, my experience in Panama has been one of adaptation. 1,304 more words

Bocas Del Toro

Seabed dredging linked to coral reef disease

Study findings to help inform coastal management

Staff Report

FRISCO — Along with the stress of global warming and the disappearance of reef-grazing fish, corals are also beset by the increasing pace of coastal development — specifically dredging — which can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals. 550 more words


Ruptured Windows Doom Island’s Underwater Home Show

Catastrophic window failures Thursday afternoon destroyed all but one entry in Blacktip Island’s Underwater Home Show. The Caribbean island homes were to be featured on HGTV’s “Pimp My Beach Shack” reality series highlighting alternative destination housing, with the winning designer to host a network DIY show. 431 more words