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Shark Attacks: How to Protect Yourself

Featured in the International Business Times:

I really enjoyed this interview with the International Business Times and Liveaboard.com. It was a great opportunity to gain some positive media coverage for sharks, explore the International Shark Attack File data, and share some of my knowledge.

‘Thank Jaws for a generation of people genuinely terrified of entering a body […]

By |January 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Shark Attacks: How to Protect Yourself

Where to Cage Dive with Sharks

‘Great white sharks first appeared around 11 million years ago and can be found around the globe in temperate to subtropical waters. Growing up to 6 meters in length and weighing up to 2 tonnes when fully grown, they are an imposing fish to encounter and very popular to cage dive with.’

Where is the best […]

By |January 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Where to Cage Dive with Sharks

Top Tips for Cage Diving with Sharks

This is one of my all-time favourite articles, as it contains great new tips for cage diving with sharks. As a former white shark dive guide, these tips come tried and tested by me.

https://www.liveaboard.com/diving/scuba/top-tips-for-cage-diving-with-sharks

 

By |January 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Top Tips for Cage Diving with Sharks

Shark Expert Tips for Safe Shark Dives

It was great being interviewed by the Daily Mail Australia recently. I really enjoyed it and am pleased to see the Daily Mail taking a positive approach to sharks this summer season.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5166053/Shark-experts-tips-avoiding-fish-food.html

By |January 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Shark Expert Tips for Safe Shark Dives

Top Tips for Safe Shark Dives

Featured in Stuff.co.nz.

A US tourist recently died following a shark incident at Cocos Island, Costa Rica. The incident at Cocos Island is thought to be the fifth confirmed, unprovoked shark attack in Costa Rica in the last 400 years. There were 84 confirmed cases of unprovoked shark attacks worldwide on humans in 2016, according to […]

By |January 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Top Tips for Safe Shark Dives

Shark cage diving – how risky is it?

 

 

Well to my mind it was only a matter of time until a white shark found its way in to a shark cage. Twice in a month surprises me, but as others have mentioned you can never be absolutely certain of anything when dealing with wild animals in their own territory. Our main hope is […]

By |October 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Shark cage diving – how risky is it?

‘Is it possible to have a severe case of the blues when scuba diving? It is if you’re surrounded by blue sharks in the crystal-clear, deep-blue waters of the Agulhas Current off South Africa.’

Snorkeling with blue sharks is something I recommend to divers and swimmers of all abilities, as it is a great introduction to the […]

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Shark Diving for Novices

There are many types of dive at the top of peoples’ bucket lists and diving with sharks is surely one of them. There is something incredibly life-affirming about spending time in the water with these apex predators and many divers long to experience shark diving at least once in their lifetime. There are shark trips […]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Shark Diving for Novices

Cool Scuba Jobs: Great White Shark Guide

There are a lot of cool scuba jobs out there, and one of the coolest is a great white shark guide. If you’ve ever wondered how to become a shark guide, or just how to find a reputable operator, look no further than my latest article for Scuba Diver Life:

Cool Scuba Jobs: Great White Shark Guide

By |May 5th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Cool Scuba Jobs: Great White Shark Guide

Mangrove Matters

When it comes to scuba diving it is hard to beat exploring colourful tropical reefs, history-filled wrecks, sun-dappled kelp forests and foreboding caves. Every scuba diver has their favourite type of diving but what of mangroves? What diving opportunities are there within mangroves and why should we care about these dwindling and vital forests?

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By |March 15th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Mangrove Matters