Spectacular footage of sea snakes hunting in the coral reefs of the Banda Sea, Indonesia, will be among the underwater action in the second helping of the BBC documentary Planet Earth. See Divernet News
Hoax diver escapes prosecution
The Channel Islands diver who set off a three-day £250,000 air and sea search after faking a diving accident in September has avoided facing a criminal prosecution, according to a report in the Guernsey Press & Star.
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Aussie stingrays suffer
A number of stingrays have been killed and left on beaches in Queensland, Australia, following the death of TV wildlife presenter Steve Irwin by ray barb earlier this month.
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DIVING THE BIG O
An awesome aircraft-carrier, proudly upright and already attracting fish-life - the world's biggest artificial reef had hardly been down five minutes before John Bantin was on the case
BRIBING THE INSTRUCTORS
It's the old problem for dive clubs: how do you persuade the experienced divers to go on the training trips and take the beginners diving? John Liddiard thinks he has the solution - in the form of UK locations that provide dives to satisfy everyone
EXTREME AS YOU WANT IT TO BE
We marvel at tales of outlandish underwater feats, and something in most divers whispers that what we want, if not to get our adrenalin pumping, is at least to get it sloshing about a little more. Brendan O'Brien looks at ways in which we can all tap into 'extreme' diving