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7 Snorkeling Tips From a Lifelong Snorkeler: How to Snorkel Better, Safer and More Efficiently

My first snorkeling trip was with my dad to Hornby Island, in the cold waters off the west coast of Canada, when I was 8 or 9 years old. Giant Pacific Octopus, Dogfish, Lingcod, Skates, Kelp Crabs, huge Moon Snails, Sun Stars, Bat Stars, Leather Stars, Bay Pipefish, inquisitive seals, and Bull Kelp gardens; it … Read more

Tips for Better Night Diving and Snorkeling: How to Minimize Panic and Stay Safe

once you get over your nerves, night diving is mind blowing

Night diving is scuba diving done at night from the shore or a boat, the purpose being the observation of nocturnal marine life, including animals like eels, crustaceans, cephalopods (squid, octopus, and cuttlefish), sharks, rays, bioluminescent plankton, sleeping fish and more. To dive at night, you need special gear, an understanding of night-time water safety … Read more

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The Nature Traveller's Handbook

A wonderful guide to 150 biostations and private reserves. Hidden gems for serious nature and wildlife lovers to visit and enjoy