Last July, Sabah’s State Government appointed 6,846.5 hectares or coral reef surrounding Pulau Sipadan as a protected park in an effort to preserve marine life in the area. Previously only the 13.5 hectares of land was protected, restricting Sabah Parks from enforcing conservation laws in the surrounding waters. A ceremony […]Read more ›
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When there are more than 21,000 species of fish around the world and more than 4,000 species that live on coral reefs, how is it possible for “the guy with all the PADI cards” to be so good at identifying fish? All you know what to do is say, “I saw […]Read more ›
If you own freediving, jet or split fins, you may think that you’re quite the swimmer – and you might be – when comparing yourself to your fellow scuba divers. When comparing yourself to the speeds at which the fastest fish in the world reach, we’re sorry to say – you […]Read more ›
World Heritage Sites are places that are listed by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) as having either physical or cultural importance. They are recognised as providing outstanding universal value that should form part of the heritage of mankind. UNESCO’s World Heritage Fund provides money to these sites […]Read more ›
Schooling Jacks by David Valencia “Cabo Pulmo is a National Marine Park located some 70 miles NE of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This place has become a source of pride for the small Cabo Pulmo community – and all of Mexico. It was not long ago that the community of […]Read more ›
If you have ever traveled overseas then you’re probably familiar with filling out the customs declaration form, ticking yes or no to whether you have brought any agricultural items with you. Why do Governments care about this? Even if the items seem harmless, there could be threats that are detrimental to […]Read more ›