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Freediving for Research and Conservation

August 10, 2022

Freediving for Research and Conservation

Feediving or breath-hold diving has been around for hundreds, if not arguably, thousands of years. It is our most ancient means to enter the sea to hunt and gather that which we need. Personally, []

Australian Great Barrier Reef at Risk: the Crown of Thorns Starfish

July 13, 2022

Australian Great Barrier Reef at Risk: the Crown of Thorns Starfish

The Crown of Thorns Starfish (COTS) is a naturally occurring species on reefs within the Indo Pacific region. On the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in Australia, COTS outbreaks driven by man-made disturbances have become increasingly []

Connecting Passion with Purpose: Avocational Underwater Archaeology and Exploration Diving

April 8, 2022

Connecting Passion with Purpose: Avocational Underwater Archaeology and Exploration Diving

For many of us, the desire to explore is as natural as breathing. We wonder about what’s around the next corner and feel a compulsion to follow the trail that goes into the []

Extreme (and Not So Extreme) Multistage Sidemount Cave Diving with AI

March 2, 2022

Extreme (and Not So Extreme) Multistage Sidemount Cave Diving with AI

Soft flakes of microbial goo slapped my face as I scootered through them at high speed on my DPV. My exploration partner Vincent Rouquette-Cathala and I were back on our DPVs at our massive exploration []

Making the Switch

September 8, 2021

Making the Switch

After diving and teaching on open circuit for over 25 years, I’ve noticed a recurring question that keeps popping up.

“What took you so long to make the switch?” or “Why bother switching to CCR []

Mentally Estimating Deco in a Cave

August 4, 2021

Mentally Estimating Deco in a Cave

Intro:

So there you are, 40 minutes into a cave dive, currently at 100ft/30m. You check your computer, and it’s showing a no decompression limit (NDL) of 10 minutes. You didn’t expect the cave to []

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Upcoming Dive Shows

Shearwater Research will be at the following dive shows:

Go Diving UK

Read More / Mar 4-5 78

DRT TAIWAN

Read More / Mar 10-12 C174

Beneath The Sea

Read More / Mar 24-26 115/214

Canadian Underwater Conference & Exhibition (CUCE)

Read More / Mar 26-28

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ADEX Singapore

Read More / Mar 31 - Apr 2

MARINE DIVING FAIR (マリンダイビングフェア)

Read More / Apr 7-9

FDIC International

Read More / Apr 24-29 5259

International Exposition S&R

Read More / May 5-7

TDEX Thailand Dive Expo

Read More / May 18-21

MIDE Malaysia International Dive Expo

Read More / May 26-28

Long Beach Scuba Show

Read More / Jun 3-4 720 and 722

Firehouse Expo

Read More / Sep 25-29 248

DEMA 2023

Read More / Nov 14-17 3728