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Diving With Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that affects the endocrine system, the collection of glands that produce hormones regulating Read more...

Deep Steal by Mike Seares

Book Review A Book That Knows It’s A Film Deep Steal, by Mike Seares ...
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Cutting Through The Medspeak

Scuba Physiological is an e-book promoted as a review of some of the latest thoughts on scuba physics and physiology Read more...

Dive Weekends in South West England

Anita Sherwood has delivered another well-polished, neatly presented UK dive-guide that is a tidy follow-on book from her Read more...

Cage Dive

The movie that divers detest above all others, Open Water, a story of folks left by their dive-boat to float around with the sharks, Read more...

Finding The Bet Fish Id App

In the first of a new occasional series, HENLEY SPIERS samples and scores dive-related apps on the market Read more...

Barotrauma in Bonaire

Tell-tale signs during a training course could have given a diver a vital clue, but they were missed. Read more...

The First 60 Years of Scuba Diving

Phil Thurtle, who put together this ringbound mono-printed document, is perhaps being realistic in saying that he assumes Read more...

Operation Tadpole

John Bevan has written a fair few books and monographs covering various aspects of diving history, and his Read more...

Sea of Life

Hot on the heels of the recent environmental documentary Chasing Coral, reviewed in these pages (One-Sided But Right-Sided, September) Read more...

Deep Thinkers: An Exploration of Intelligence in Whales

For anyone who has ever felt mildly nauseous when reading books by authors who find dolphin smiles and whale song endlessly spiritual, Read more...

In the Company of Seahorses

For most of us, ”cryptic” is a word we associate with crosswords, but for the biologist it has the specific meaning of an animal Read more...

Blue Planet II: A New World of Hidden Depths

This BBC book has to kick off our review section this month, because while it is essentially an accompaniment to the main course Read more...

The Isles of Scilly in the Great War

Part of a series of books called Your Towns & Cities in the Great War, this is a history as opposed to a diving book Read more...

The First 60 Years of Scuba Diving

The First 60 Years of Scuba Diving with Grimsby & Cleethorpes BSAC compiled by Phil Thurtle Read more...

In the Company of Seahorses

For most of us, “cryptic” is a word we associate with crosswords, but for the ecologist it has the specific meaning of an Read more...

Invincible – 50’ 44.34N, 01’ 02.23W

MICHAEL PITTS, one of the world's leading underwater cameramen, has been turning his attention from wildlife in clear Read more...

Chasing Coral

Lembeh Strait is the go-to part of the world for muck-diving, but sometimes it seems to excel even itself. STEW SMITH Read more...

The Darkness Beckons & Dive Scapa Flow

THESE TWO BOOKS are both available in updated versions this summer – and they’re both crackers. Such is the classic Read more...

Nicole: The True Story of a Great White Shark’s Journey into History

A FEW YEARS AGO a female great white shark, nicknamed Lydia by the scientists who had tagged her in Florida Read more...

Taking Another Line

THIS BOOK MUST HAVE BEEN another labour of love for Sam Warwick (above left), a technical diver based in Australia and Read more...

Baby Diver

Father-to-be HENLEY SPIERS decided that he needed a better understanding of diving and pregnancy Read more...

Olwolgin: Longest Underwater Cave

Welsh cave-diver MARTYN FARR wrote his book The Darkness Beckons back in 1980, and its two editions became bibles Read more...

5 Tips To Avoid Dive-Boat Accidents

Divers love their boat-diving but, unfortunately, dive-boats can be injury-prone places, says Caren Liebscher Read more...

TDI Intro to Cave-Diving / Cavern Diver Underworld Tulum, Mexico

LIZ SAVILLE was a classic example of an experienced diver content in her comfort zone. And then she agreed to go to Read more...

You Should Get That Examined

We all know that a blue-ringed octopus like this one can inflict serious injury, but what about other octopuses? Read more...

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