Borneo has long been known for the superlative beauty of its scuba diving. Home to thousands of different aquatic species, Malaysian Borneo’s islands boast a staggering range of biodiversity. Coupled with postcard-perfect tropical islands set amongst shimmering azure seas under the vast canopy of the Indo-Pacific sky, Borneo is quite simply one of the best […]
Lankayan is one of Borneo’s best dive destinations thanks to its conservation area status. But the island paradise is fighting a continual war with poachers who could destroy the fragile balance of Lankayan’s reefs. Chris Mitchell reports.
Worawan Simaroj writes a fascinating piece on exploring Borneo’s Layang Layang islands and going to explore remote reefs beyond Layang Layang that have remained virtually untouched
Youtube is becoming a gold mine for finding quick video clips of amazing underwater creatures. This footage of the flamboyant cuttlefish at Kapalai shot at night is quite spectacular
The Sipadan reef destruction fiasco rumbles on, with Malaysia’s Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi publicly attacking his Minister Of Tourism for letting the building works go ahead against his express wishes
As well as being a hotspot for seeing schools of hammerhead sharks along with whale sharks and manta rays, Borneo’s Layang Layang island now also has its own ongoing blog to vicariously keep up with the action
The Sipadan controversy continues to rage with the contractor responsible for causing huge damage to the reef getting off with an apology and the Malaysian Deputy Chief Minister accusing the foreign press of exaggerating the damage.