Poisonous Punch Of The Nudibranch

Nudibranchs are beautiful but some of these tiny sea slugs are also highly poisonous, as this superb video of “when nudis attack” from Jean Michel Cousteau demonstrates Thanks to @goosecross for sharing the link

Whale Sharks: The Giants Of Ningaloo Reef

“Whale Sharks: The Giants Of Ningaloo Reef” is a unique book by Geoff Taylor that provides an amazing photographic and text document about the whale sharks of Western Australia This is, in every sense, a magnificent book – a hefty, oversized hardback chock full of spectacular photographs as befits its subject matter, the biggest fish […]

Thailand Diving: Similan Islands Liveaboard, April 2006

Thailand’s Similan Islands remain a spectacular – and cheap – place to scuba dive, with liveaboards offering the chance of close encounters with manta rays and a host of other amazing underwater creatures Just back from two back to back 4 day liveaboards in the Similan Islands. These were my fourth and fifth liveaboard trips […]

The Whale Sharks Of Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

Whale sharks appear every year at Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia, one of the most pristine and important coral reef systems in the world How can you not want to go somewhere called Ningaloo Reef? I first heard about this irresistably named place reading my Lonely Planet Australia in rainy England while I was preparing […]

Whale Sharks In Thailand: Where To See Them

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the world, growing up to a staggering 15 metres in length. yet they are completely harmless to humans and one of the most amazing underwater sights for scuba divers in Thailand Whales sharks are by no means only found in Thailand – the Maldives’ tiny Hanifaru Bay, Sogod […]

Borneo Diving: Lankayan

Set amongst a Marine Conservation Area, the tiny island of Lankayan boasts some of Borneo’s best diving and seasonal visits from whale sharks An hour’s speedboat journey from the city of Sandakan, home of the Sepilok orang’utans, Lankayan is another, equally important Sabah wildlife preservation project. Lankayan and its two neighbouring islands have been declared […]