The Magic of Anilao and Puerto Galera A must-have destination for underwater photography enthusiasts

In recent years, the Philippines have become a must-have destination for underwater photography enthusiasts, especially two now renowned locations: Anilao and Puerto Galera, which I visited several times during my travels. So, let’s find out the peculiarities of these places. It takes about 3 hour’s trip to reach Anilao from… Continue reading

GALÁPAGOS by Josef Litt Launches at Amazon in the US and the UK

GALÁPAGOS, the new stunning book authored by Josef Litt offers a comprehensive picture of one of the most extraordinary places on our planet. Elements of history, science and personal travelogue packed with beautiful photography will take you on a dazzling journey through the magic archipelago. GALÁPAGOS uncovers fascinating behaviour of… Continue reading

The Cuckoo Wrasse Marine Biology

The Cuckoo Wrasse (Labrus mixtus, whose Latin name refers to two essential characteristics: pronounced lips and stunning mixture of colors) is a marine fish belonging to the order of Perciformes, the family of Labridae and the subfamily of wrasses. The Labridae family is extremely common in the Mediterranean: all the… Continue reading

Similan Islands in Thailand A Piece of paradise for divers

Diving in Similan Islands Thailand

The Similan Islands are a group of nine islands located in southern Thailand, in the Andaman Sea. In 1982, this 128-square-kilometer area was declared a National Marine Park and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Departing from Kao Lak, on the coast, you will reach them after 1:30… Continue reading

The Cuttlefish Marine Biology

cuttlefish

Cuttlefish or cuttles are marine animals of the order Sepiida. They belong to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squid, octopus, and the nautilus. Cuttlefish are truly amazing marine creatures. This alien-like animal has eight sucker covered arms and two tentacles growing out of its well-developed head, three hearts pumping… Continue reading

False Bay – South Africa Diving in the gulf between the mountains

Water is still dripping from my partly undressed wetsuit. With my towel comfortably wrapped around my shoulders I can feel the heat of the African sun warming me up nicely. It’s a stunningly beautiful winter’s day in Cape Town and although there is a crispness to the air, I feel… Continue reading

5th Anilao Underwater Shootout Winners

Anilao underwater shootout 2017

The 5th Anilao Underwater Shootout has been a success that elevate Philippines as the new capital of underwater diving and photography. The event has been organized by the Department of Tourism with the huge partnership of Philippines Airlines.   “I hope the Anilao Underwater Shootout will be another strong avenue… Continue reading

Project Seahorse For seahorses and marine conservation

Project Seahorse is delighted to announce the launch of our new, improved iSeahorse.org website – our pioneering citizen engagement tool that gathers information about seahorses while building a community of committed contributors who are empowered to take action for seahorses and marine conservation. Anyone can join. Whether you’re a diver,… Continue reading

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