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ZuBlu’s news and insight from the blue

Galapagos to be fully vaccinated by month’s end

Ecuador aims to inject life back into its tourism industry by ensuring its biggest tourist ...

Jun 09, 2021

Sustainable swimwear brands to kickstart your summer

Fast-fashion swimwear is unsustainable. Kick-start your summer with sustainable swimwear that looks ...

May 28, 2021

DiCaprio pledges $43m to rewild Galapagos

As reported in a recent article by The Guardian, Leonardo DiCaprio has pledged $43m towards an ...

May 25, 2021

Is gender specific scuba gear worth it for women divers?

Are you in the market for gender specific scuba gear? If so, this is your article. We’ll walk you ...

May 17, 2021

Diving After COVID-19

Have you or a diver you know been affected by COVID-19? Learn how and when it's safe to dive again ...

May 11, 2021

Update on the Maldives Shark Ban

Just weeks after worrying initial reports, we are delighted to report that the Maldivian Government ...

Apr 19, 2021

Maldives Shark Fishing - A Call to Action

On the 24th March 2021, Maldives Fisheries Minister, Zaha Waheed, announced that the government is ...

Mar 31, 2021

Sharks critical to restoring damaged ecosystems

According to The Guardian, a new study has found evidence to suggest the absence of sharks can ...

Mar 29, 2021

Three new species of luminous shark discovered

According to The Guardian, researchers have discovered several new species of deep-sea shark with ...

Mar 16, 2021

Fiji's corals recovering after cyclone damage

As reported by The Guardian, corals reefs devastated by Cyclone Winston in 2016 are now thriving ...

Mar 16, 2021

Climate crisis pushing great white sharks into new territory

As originally reported in The Guardian, our planet's climate crisis is currently pushing great white...

Mar 08, 2021

Boeing sets deadline for 100% sustainable fuel

It’s no secret that air travel is one of the biggest carbon contributors of any long distance dive...

Feb 26, 2021

Seagrass sieves plastic particles from water with ‘Neptune Balls’

As reported in The Guardian, researchers have discovered that seagrass beds along the Spanish coast ...

Feb 15, 2021

Newborn megalodons were larger than humans

According to an article in The Guardian, scientists believe that newborn megalodon sharks were ...

Feb 03, 2021

How to travel during the pandemic

Are you considering traveling during the pandemic? If so, you aren't alone. Around the globe, divers...

Jan 28, 2021

ZuBlu's new Discovery Tool

ZuBlu is proud to announce the launch of its new search tool - putting the power of discovery firmly...

Jan 26, 2021

Shark Observation Grants Program - end of shark nets

As reported in Mirage News, Australian conservation groups have joyfully announced a new plan to ...

Jan 20, 2021

Ancient whale skeleton in Thailand could hold clues to climate change

The Guardian has reported that a whale skeleton, thought to be up to 5,000 years old, may hold vital...

Jan 18, 2021

Younger people looking for a different travel experience in 2021

As reported by Travel Pulse, panelists on a Future of Travel webinar organised by tour operator ...

Jan 14, 2021

Deep sea species identified using HD video

Office workers around the world are becoming used to spending their workdays on video links. So too,...

Jan 13, 2021

Coral sanctuary found off east Africa coast

As reported by The Guardian, scientists have recently discovered a coral refuge off the coast of ...

Jan 05, 2021

New whale species discovered in Mexico

Researchers working off the remote western coast of Mexico's Baja California say they have ...

Jan 04, 2021

Red Sea Cleanup

As originally reported by Egypt Independent, a massive reef cleanup effort is underway in Hurghada, ...

Jan 04, 2021

CRISPR helps uncover how corals cope with warming oceans

According to an article by ScienceDaily, the Nobel Prize-winning genome editing system known as ...

Dec 28, 2020

How dolphins avoid the bends

Eurek Alert recently reported that dolphins actively prevent dive related problems like the bends by...

Dec 16, 2020

Newly discovered reef taller than a skyscraper

As reported in a recent article by CNN, scientists have found a “massive” new underwater ...

Dec 14, 2020

5 Must-Have scuba equipment for the sustainable diver

As passionate advocates and explorers of the marine environment - and its conservation - scuba ...

Dec 07, 2020

DNA in seawater to reveal fish diversity

According to an article by Science Daily, a team of scientists from eDNAtec Inc. - working in ...

Nov 20, 2020

Green Fins Award - World's Most Environmentally Friendly Dive Centres

The Reef-World Foundation have officially announced the winners of their coveted 2020 Green Fins ...

Nov 19, 2020

Paralenz: A partnership for a sustainable future in dive travel and ocean exploration

The ZuBlu team is proud to announce our new partnership with Paralenz – pioneers in ...

Nov 16, 2020

The future of exploring the blue is green

A recent survey by ZuBlu - Asia’s leading dive travel agency - has revealed that while scuba ...

Nov 16, 2020

Hope for the world's coral reefs

Scientists are using novel methods to ensure corals survive long enough to evolve adaptations to ...

Nov 02, 2020

Shark Skeleton Evolution

​As reported in The Guardian, researchers recently uncovered the partial skull of a strange, ...

Oct 15, 2020

Global FinPrint- Global conservation status of sharks

Global FinPrint recently revealed the results of a landmark study that used baited remote underwater...

Sep 16, 2020

SCUBA diving during COVID19

Are you getting itchy fins? For many of us, the pandemic has meant months out of the water. And, for...

Aug 19, 2020

Eco-dive travel survey

Get the chance to win a ScubaPro sustainable wetsuit worth $300! Simply take our survey on ...

Aug 06, 2020

Book with confidence during COVID-19

Despite news of vaccinations and changing travel regulations, booking a dive holiday can still be ...

Aug 01, 2020

COVID-19 scuba diving travel advice

COVID-19 is impacting dive travel across the globe. But wherever you want to go, we’re here to ...

Jul 31, 2020

Heat-resistant corals offer a glimmer of hope for reefs

Scientists have recently confirmed what divers have suspected for decades, and shown that corals ...

Jul 30, 2020

Strange new species discovered in Pacific ocean

​The ocean covers roughly 71 per cent of the Earth's surface. Yet, a whopping 95 per cent of the ...

Jul 05, 2020

Maldives open for tourism in July 2020

The Maldives will be open for visitors again from July 2020...

Jun 24, 2020

World Turtle Day. How did you celebrate?

While most divers remain dry thanks to current restrictions, marine wildlife all over the world is ...

May 29, 2020

COVID-19 - A window of opportunity for the oceans

The COVID-19 pandemic could provide some ‘much-needed breathing space’ for the marine ...

May 18, 2020

Dolphins, sharks and rays enjoy ocean freedom

​As lockdowns continue around the world, dedicated divers will be longing for that next underwater...

May 07, 2020

Leatherback turtles return to Thailand's beaches

While humans might find the current situation frustrating and inconvenient, mother nature is using ...

Apr 30, 2020

ZuBlu secures USD 1 million seed funding

ZuBlu, a travel platform focusing on scuba diving and underwater adventure travel has successfully ...

Apr 28, 2020

Thousands of sea turtles lay 60 million eggs in India, amid Covid-19 lockdown

​Much like most of the world, the human population in India remains on lockdown – and thousands ...

Apr 03, 2020

World’s oceans could be restored within a generation

​According to a major new scientific review, our oceans could be restored to their former glory ...

Apr 03, 2020

Inspirational Women of 2019

What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than highlighting those women that have ...

Mar 01, 2019

Turning resolutions into reality

What better way to kick off 2019 than with some New Year’s resolutions! The ZuBlu team have ...

Jan 15, 2019

Plastic, plastic, so much plastic - can a viral video change how we view ocean waste?

On the 3rd of March, 2018, British diver Rich Horner filmed himself swimming through a sea of ...

Mar 15, 2018

Happy new year from ZuBlu

2017 has been an extraordinary year for ZuBlu. From an idea first conceived during a dive trip, to ...

Jan 03, 2018

Filming Blue Planet II - an interview with cameraman Roger Munns

In 2001 the BBC released a groundbreaking documentary series - The Blue Planet - described as the ...

Nov 02, 2017

ZuBlu goes live

After many months of sweat, work and coffee, we are extremely excited to announce the launch of ...

Oct 31, 2017