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TECHNICAL DIVING TIMELINE (1660–1999)

It’s fair to say that the emergence of “technical diving” in the late 1980s, that is, the introduction of mixed gas technology, and later mixed gas rebreathers to the sport diving community, represented the culmination of hundreds of years of scientific discovery and technological development.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 05 - 2020(119)

FLYING AFTER DIVING

From the Safety Stop

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Scuba Diver
Issue 05 - 2020(119)

DIAGNOSING DECOMPRESSION ILLNESS

Incident Insight

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Scuba Diver
Issue 05 - 2020(119)

Dive Slate: Stay Safe On Board

When preparing for a dive, safety is at the top of the list – checking gear, learning potential site hazards and discussing procedures with your divemaster or buddy.

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Issue 05 - 2020(119)

From The Medical Line: Diving After DCS

DAN medical information specaialists and researchers answer your dive medicine questions

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Issue 05 - 2020(119)

Risk Mitigation: Hose Failure

An unexpected outcome

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Issue 05 - 2020(119)

Cave Exploration: Beginning With The End In Mind

Building complex adventures on simple skills

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Issue 05 - 2020(119)

Top 10 Wrecks Of Asia-Pacific

We present a curated list of the top 10 most famous wrecks found in the Asia-Pacific region, listed in no particular order

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Issue 05 - 2020(119)

The Making Of A World Record-Breaking Diver

Descending more than 300 metres into the depths of the ocean may sound like a daunting prospect to even the most seasoned diver. But to one man, it was just another a challenge that he set for himself to see how far he was able to push the envelope.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 05 - 2020(119)

101 Tips On Becoming A Better Tek Diver

Technical diving takes divers beyond the typical recreational scuba diving limits, opening up many new and exciting possibilities.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 05 - 2020(119)

Gear - New Gear Orientation

Whether you are a new diver buying your first set of gear or an experienced diver purchasing an updated piece of equipment, it is important to learn about that new gear. The same is true if you are renting gear on a trip. It is best practice to become familiar with the gear before diving with it in open water.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2020(118)

Incident Insight - If You Can't Equalise, Abort

Sinus barotrauma can be very unpleasant

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2020(118)

From The Medical Line - Your Questions Answered

DAN medical information specialists and researchers answer your dive medicine questions

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2020(118)

From The Safety Stop - Navigating The Pandemic

The novel coronavirus pandemic has been one of the most widely life-altering events that many of us have ever experienced.

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Issue 03 - 2020(118)

Wakayama: Diving The Land Of Water And Fire

Colourful corals meet bizarre cold water critters at the northernmost tropical reef in the world

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2020(118)

Dive In & Dig In

Dive the best destinations, then eat the best of what it has to offer

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2020(118)

Diving Into Disruption

How the coronavirus pandemic is changing the dive industry

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2020(118)

Save The Beyond

Citizen’s PROMASTER line celebrates 30 years of adventure through tough terrain, ascending through crisp mountain air, and diving in the deep blue.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2019(116)

Evaluating An Unfamiliar Dive Operator

Your first trip to a dive destination can engulf you in new experiences – unexplored sites, unfamiliar creatures and sometimes, unanticipated situations.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2019(116)

Manta Social Network

In the last issue of Asian Diver magazine, we learned that Manta Rays in Bali were using different dive sites for different purposes, depending on their life stages. Now, the Marine Megafauna Foundation has uncovered the details of their social lives, like never before

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Issue 03 - 2019(116)

Ocean Lover's Dream: Papua New Guinea

In the north of Papua New Guinea, in the heart of the Coral Triangle, Lissenung Island offers dreamlike corals, surfing – and hope – to divers of all levels

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2019(116)

Snapping Up Thrills

A unique natural spectacle awaits divers in Palau, a land of contrasts and extremes where you can make your underwater dreams come true

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Scuba Diver
Issue 03 - 2019(116)

The Ups And Downs Of Marine Protected Areas

Are marine protected areas (MPAs) really as beneficial as we think? Mongabay gets to the truth with their examination of the effectiveness of marine protections.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 02 - 2018(112)

The Keys To Our Hearts

Immersion of the face alone can lead to slowing of the heart rate via the so-called diving reflex

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Scuba Diver
Issue 02 - 2018(112)

Self-Aware And Prepared

This incident is a good example of how being a prepared diver and having an emergency action plan can prove fortunate

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Scuba Diver
Issue 02 - 2018(112)

New Manta Ray Cleaning Station And Two Goby Species Discovered

On April 12, 2018, an Indonesian luxury private charter vessel partnered with Conservation International (CI) for a high-tech scientific voyage across Raja Ampat to raise awareness for the protection of manta rays.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 02 - 2018(112)

Can I Dive With My Medical Condition?

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine

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Scuba Diver
Issue 02 - 2018(112)

Asia Dive Expo

Asia’s biggest dive expo reached a new milestone this year.

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Scuba Diver
Issue 02 - 2018(112)

Underwater Photography At Night

How to get great underwater shots after dark

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Scuba Diver
Issue 01 - 2018(111)

Responsible Shark Photography

How to get the perfect shark shot responsibly

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Scuba Diver
Issue 01 - 2018(111)

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