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FEATURES

DIVER Awards 2018

If so many recipients of the DIVER Awards are the same familiar names from year to year, the consistency over time of the voting serves to underline the main purpose of these most prestigious accolades. Read more...

Preconditioning Techniques

In other sports, preconditioning strategies such as warming up, passive heat maintenance and prior exercise are used to ensure that athletes perform as well as possible on game day. Read more...

Rock Stars of the Sea

Flowing arms, colour changes, dance battles and petite males disguised as females to trick their rivals – that's the courting behaviour of giant Australian cuttlefish. Read more...

Allergic to Latex

Statistics indicate that 1 to 6% of the general population is allergic to natural rubber latex, and in rare cases, reactions can be so violent that they are fatal. Read more...

Tropic of Cancer

Does the south still capture the frontier spirit and diving quality found in the north in the 1980s? DAVID C WRIGHT spends a loosely planned month finding out. Read more...

Don’t Miss Mactan

Divers might know Mactan as the site of Cebu international airport. But as they dash straight on to famed spots such as Malapascua, Dauin and Moalboal, they’re missing a trick. Read more...

1918

It’s the final year of World War One, but the destruction of shipping continues through to November. Read more...

Wildlife Wonder

The first of the 100 shortlisted images for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 were revealed at the start of September. Read more...

Manatee Enchantment

It’s strictly snorkelling and for good reasons, but it’s an interactive experience like no other – LISA COLLINS reports from Florida’s Crystal River Read more...

Diving and Epilepsy

For anyone at increased risk of suffering seizures, venturing under water might seem foolhardy, but there are certain circumstances under which diving may be possible. Read more...