How long have humans been visiting the underwater world assisted only by natural born attributes? Most freedivers are aware of the rich history of the sport and one of the earliest freediving cultures known being Japan’s Ama divers and was dated back to 300 BC.
This year the biggest aquarium in the Middle East is all set to open in Abu Dhabi – The National Aquarium. The aquarium measures 9,000 square meters and will be home to more than 40,000 responsibly- and ethically sourced marine creatures. They will be cared of by a team of 80 sea-life experts and specialist.
Vertical Blue 2021 is one of the biggest freediving competitions in the world with 42 athletes from 21 countries. It was organized by William Trubridge from July 13th to 23rd which took place at Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas with perfect conditions which are very favorable for setting national and world records.
Dubai has set another Guinness world record, the deepest diving pool – Deep Dive Dubai. It is the only diving facility in the world with depths of 60 meters filled with 14 million liters of water.
The Clown triggerfish is considered the most beautiful of the Balistidae family, because of its distinctive pattern. It is also one of the most aggressive specie of the triggerfish.
Underwater world is an amazing place that gives you a wonderful feeling when you explore and discover those wonders. But how many types of diving are there? Let us find out and allow us to go over each of the common types of diving and their key characteristics.
The ocean is the biggest biome on Earth that covers 70% of our planet and is still undiscovered. It is classified by several layers, and each has its own distinctive features. These layers are known as "zones", from the surface to the very extreme depths where light can no longer penetrate
“AIDA Freediving World Cup” competition has started last May 11,2021. Based in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt and was organized by Italian freediver Andrea Zuccari with 2 world record.
Let's talk about something relatedly interesting to holding our breath as freedivers. Have you heard of the word Kabaddi? It is derived from Hindi word that means, ‘holding your breath’. A team sport and perfect for adrenaline junkies, which requires both skill, strength and combines the attributes of wrestling and rugby.
Stazione Zoologica is the first and still in operation research facility mainly dedicated to study of marine fauna and flora. It was founded in March 1872 by Anton Dohrn, a German zoologist and a student of Charles Darwin.