Letzter in Englisch

Ear problems with water

Whether in the summer by the sea or in the swimming pool - many people suffer from problems caused by water coming into the ears. This is uncomfortable - a light feeling of pressure and all muffled hearing.

FINCLIP starts Internet shop

Last year Finclip, an Italian start-up, presented an innovative binding system to fit the fins very easily and without bending over.

Diving with manatees in Florida

Crystal clear turquoise water awaits visitors in and around Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida. Water rats are just right here, because the destination attracts with a variety of activities around the clear water.

Bavaria FUN II Compressor

Lightweight and smallest dimensions high-pressure compressor for profession and hobby use. The "Bavaria Fun" is the ideal choice to be used on yachts, for small dive schools, in fire trucks or dive-safari vehicles or for gotcha/paintball.

A surprising finding: stromatolites in the deep sea

With an age of 3.5 million years, stromatolites are among the oldest fossils. However, lime deposits have so far occurred only in shallow seas with water depths of up to ten meters. Because the limescale deposits can only grow if light-dependent and photosynthetic microorganisms are involved. A new study by geoscientists shows that using light-independent, chemosynthetic microbes, stromatolites can also grow on the ocean floor in 731 meters of water.

Earth Day 2018: Fight the plastic garbage

With a 40-meter “sand painted” whale, the German Environmental Aid (Deutsche Umwelthilfe) and the European Environmental Office on the island of Sylt have drawn attention to the pollution of the oceans by millions of tons of plastic - whales suffer particularly from PET bottles, plastic bags and disposable cups in the oceans.

Second Critter Workshop @ Quality Divers Centre Celebes Divers, Indonesia

This year the second edition of the Celebes Divers Critter Workshop will take place from 29.09. – 10.10.2018. With the knowledge that is acquired during the workshop, the participants will have even more interesting dives in the future and be able to better identify the creatures themselves. In addition, underwater photographers will benefit from this knowledge of the critters’ location and behaviour, and the human-critter-interaction will be more relaxed and sustainable.

Coral bleaching threatens the diversity of reef fish

New international research led by PhD student Laura Richardson from the ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, Australia, shows that coral bleaching can not only damage the coral itself, but also reduce the diversity of fish in these valuable ecosystems.

Coral reefs protect shores from heavy storms

Coral reefs can protect coasts from tropical cyclones by reducing the impact of large waves before they reach the shore. Scientists from the ARC Center for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at the University of Western Australia have studied the impact of a tropical storm on the Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia.