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Gill Envy; Subsurface Trip Report – Tenerife, October 2013.

Posted on November 29th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, marine, travel. Comments Off on Gill Envy; Subsurface Trip Report – Tenerife, October 2013.

Hit the following dive sites over 2 days; El Puertito, Abades Micro Marine Reserve, San Miguel Ray’s and Poris. On the Underwater Camera Hunt for Green Turtles & Stingrays, all of the diving was with Amarilla Diver’s Tenerife.

The Green …



The Conservation Status of the Blue Shark

Posted on July 23rd, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on The Conservation Status of the Blue Shark


Off season diving in the Maldives

Posted on October 24th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Off season diving in the Maldives
“BANG… BANG… BANG…” I checked my watch, 3am. I lay there quietly cursing the person who was allowing a door in their cabin to bang rhythmically with each pitch and roll of the boat. This was my first time on


Q & A with Lauren

Posted on August 11th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Q & A with Lauren

Going through my emails today i realised i have had quite a few emails through from people with a variety of questions, some career related, other’s more shark biology orientated. I love hearing from you so please feel free to …



ECOCEAN Uploads

Posted on August 10th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on ECOCEAN Uploads
Just reported another Whale Shark sighting to ECOCEAN. This shark was first spotted in about 5m of water off the coast of an island, in the S.Ari Atoll chain in the Maldives. Here are the photo’s submitted for shark number


Palau: The End of the Rainbow

Posted on August 9th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Palau: The End of the Rainbow

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Waterworld Monad Shoal 2010

Posted on August 9th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Waterworld Monad Shoal 2010

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Sponsored Swim 14th October 2010

Posted on October 15th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Sponsored Swim 14th October 2010

When i was about 10 years old i used to play this game when i was in the swimming pool, you know those vents where the heated water comes out of around the sides of the pool? Well i used …


A Major Lesson from Palau June 2010

Posted on October 11th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on A Major Lesson from Palau June 2010

A major lesson from Palau

Palau is unlike many other countries in that it actually recognizes what it has i.e.: world class dive sites and instead of ruining and exploiting such a resource it embraces it and protects it.

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Round and About Palau June 2010

Posted on October 11th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Round and About Palau June 2010

Round and about Palau

Once we had done the majority of our dives we decided to rent a car for a couple of days and investigate some of the main land based attractions that Palau has on offer.
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