Is It Safe to Scuba Dive If You’re Pregnant?

This is a very common question that diving doctors address routinely. It might surprise you to learn that the patent answer of absolutely no diving during pregnancy isn’t based on sound medical research — even though it is the right answer! The developing fetus is not protected from nitrogen bubbles, so there is at least … Continue reading Is It Safe to Scuba Dive If You’re Pregnant?

Marine Turtle caught by ghost fishing

‘Ghost Fishing’ is what fishing gear does when it has been lost, dumped or abandoned. Nets, long lines, fish traps or any man made contraptions designed to catch fish or marine organisms are considered capable of ghost fishing when unattended, and without anyone profiting from the catches, they are affecting already depleted commercial fish stocks. … Continue reading Marine Turtle caught by ghost fishing