Iconic WW1 warship Scharnhorst located

By |2019-12-05T11:34:08+00:00December 5th, 2019|Diving News|

The wreck of the German armoured cruiser SMS Scharnhorst, the flagship of Rear-Admiral Graf von Spee’s East Asia Squadron during World War One, has been discovered  in the South Atlantic by British underwater archaeologist Mensun Bound. The discovery has provided new evidence for how the Royal Navy won 1914’s Battle of the Falkland Islands so decisively. Read more...

‘Pathetic’ USA and EU fail mako sharks

By |2019-11-30T11:27:45+00:00November 30th, 2019|Diving News|

Conservationists have expressed their shock as proposals to protect endangered North Atlantic shortfin mako sharks were overturned by the USA and EU at the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Palma, on 25 November.  Read more...