October 29, 2011

A role model dive centre: Oceans 5 in Gili Air (Indonesia)

During the holidays in Indonesia we were fortunate to come across Oceans 5 in Gili Air. Not only is the place beautifully designed. It also offers a lot of extras that makes your staying there memorable for a lifetime. After … Continue reading

May 28, 2011

Emapsite Middle East launches at Gulf Environment Forum

Press release from enn.com: One of the UK’s leading providers of professional mapping solutions is expanding into the Middle East market by launching a Saudi company specialising in GIS and environmental monitoring. Emapsite Middle East has opened an office in … Continue reading

May 21, 2011

CDWS salutes annulment of decree that allowed fishing in national park

A meeting, hosted at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village by owner Umbarak, was held last night (19 May) and attended by  representatives of the Bedouin fisherman, Hesham Gabr (chairman, CDWS), SEDO (Sharm el Sheikh Environmental and Development Organisation) and Dr … Continue reading

May 16, 2011

Now Egypt wants the record in mass-diving

It was only two weeks ago a British attempt was announced. Now an Egyptian group has said that they will also have a go for the record entry in the Guinness Book for the Most People Scuba Diving Simultaneously. The … Continue reading

April 28, 2011

Pollution Threats from Shipwrecks to be Investigated

When people think of major oils spills the first thing that springs to mind is disasters like the Exxon Valdez or more recently the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, however many of the wrecks we dive are … Continue reading