Wiki Science Competition The Wikipedia photo contest around science

  Theis an international photo contest for the sciences, organised by Wikimedia, the movement behind Wikipedia, the famous free encyclopaedia. The Wiki Science Competition has two levels: national and international, in many countries there will be a national contest with its own jury and prizes (more information here), the winning photos will… Continue reading

Galápagos The ultimate guide to the Galápagos Islands by Josef Litt

15 November 2017 Josef Litt announces his new book, GALÁPAGOS. It is a brand new and unique guide to the islands full of captivating information and first-hand stories  – with 288 pages overflowing with more than 300 stunning photographs as well as original illustrations. The book is available for pre-order.… Continue reading

Painted doris nudibranch Felimare picta / Marine Biology

nudibranch felimare picta

The painted Doris (Felimare picta) is a nudibranch belonging to the Chromodorididae family. It is one of the families most numerous and common, consisting mainly of medium or large size specimen, characterized by elaborate and glittering colors. They feed on various types of sponges, so it is useful to know… Continue reading

Scuba Diving in Ustica The divers' paradise

Ustica panorama

It was the summer of 2010 when for the first time I set foot on Ustica, the island described as “the divers’ paradise” or “the Tyrrhenian black pearl”. Although I had only one year of diving behind my shoulders, I realized that this island had some peculiarities that found a… Continue reading

Anilao Underwater Shootout 2017 Photo Competition Festival - 5th Edition

Anilao underwater shootout 2017

The Anilao Underwater Shootout is organized and sponsored by the Philippine Department of Tourism and is held in Anilao that is so popular as one of the premiere macro destinations in the world.  The Anilao Underwater Shootout attracts many participants from all parts of the world. The competition judges are multi-awarded photographers… Continue reading

Mission Blue Call Help to match Dr. Sylvia Earle's Birthday wish!

“How do we create change? Well, everyone has the power…but it doesn’t help if you don’t use it! For every dollar donated, Mission Blue’s Board of Directors will double your donation.” – Dr. Sylvia Earle   Led by legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue inspires action to explore and… Continue reading