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Sidestepping the 10 cardinal sins of decompression sickness

Decompression sickness can stop even the best divers from continuing their dives. Improper attitude can lead to a careless flaunting or deliberate violation of the rules for...

Danger in paradise: cone snail collecting demands caution

Cone shells are carnivorous marine snails, distributed throughout tropical and subtropical seas. Known as toxoglossans (or poison tongues), these gastropod mollusks have developed an...

Avoiding CO poisoning while diving

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that forms when there is incomplete combustion of fuels. Everything we burn for fuel (wood, coal, oil, gas,...

The best approach to snorkeling at dusk

Coral reefs are a vision of activity and color during the day but they offer an entirely different world as daylight fades. The nocturnal...

Boat Traffic – Now What?

Your safety stop at 15 feet is accompanied by the scream of boat engines? Here's how to surface without being sliced and diced. STEP 1:...