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Snorkeling Mbigo Mbigo Reef With Dive Munda Solomon Islands

Mbigo Mbigo Snorkeling Solomon Islands From the moment our head slipped beneath the waves, we knew we made the right choice to snorkel Mbigo Mbigo. Skip the scuba tank and instead experience Mbigo Mbigo from the surface! The scale of…

Snorkeling Secret Spot Uepi Solomon Islands

Snorkeling Uepi Solomon Islands Psst, let me let you in on a little secret. Skip the scuba gear and simply grab a mask and snorkel. The shallow coral reefs around Uepi island are best seen from the surface. Uepi Island…

Scuba Diving With Raiders Hotel & Dive Solomon Islands

Raiders Hotel & Dive Solomon Islands Shipwrecks and coral reefs, Raiders Hotel & Dive on Tulagi Island has something for every diver. The hotel is only a short boat ride, around 1hr from the capital Honiara, offering dive sites for…

Coral Resilience Sand Island, Snorkeling Solomon Islands

Snorkeling Solomon Islands, Sand Island Picture this, an uninhabited island made entirely of sand. Only a few sparse bushes growing in the center, surrounded by azure, turquoise, well pretty much every shade of blue you can imagine. Welcome to Sand…

Snorkeling Tavanipupu Island Resort Solomon Islands

Snorkeling Tavanipupu Island Hop a flight 30 minutes from Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands, and you will find yourself at the Tavanipupu Island Resort. With natural palm leaf bamboo villas, surrounded by slender palm trees and perfectly…

Update: Coral Restoration, Bangka Island Sulawesi Indonesia

Coral Restoration Bangka Island It’s been nearly six months since we started collaborating with Ocean Gardener and Murex Dive Resorts on a coral identification and restoration project in Bangka Island Sulawesi. And we’re happy to report that coral fragments are…

Learn About Coral Identification With the Ocean Gardener Coral Diver Course

Coral Identification Course If you’re interested to learn more about coral identification of species-rich Indo-Pacific corals you can now take a full three day, five dive Ocean Gardener Coral Diver, coral identification course with a trained Ocean Gardener instructors to…

Learn to Spot Encrusting Coral

Encrusting Coral Growth Form Corals grow in different growth forms to survive in different habitats, and the coral growth form which a most easily overlooked are the encrusting species. These corals creep along the rocks like a crust holding everything…

Protecting Our Elders – Hundred Year Old Pavona clavus Corals

Pavona clavus is a coral species which is well documented for its often colossal size. However, what is even more impressive is the age of these large coral colonies, with some reaching hundreds of years in age. When we think…

Great Barrier Reef Coral Larval Recruitment Declined in 2018

A new study published in the journal Nature, scientist have showen that coral larval recruitment on some parts of the Great Barrier Reef is on the decline, with up to 89% less recruitment compared to historical level. The greatest decline…