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October 2017: DIVE 2017, Birmingham, UK

Sunday October 21st, 2017 This month was my first opportunity to discover the UK dive scene before plunging into the water, as I headed to Birmingham to get the latest from the largest diving exhibition in the UK. Known as … Continue reading

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September 2017: The Seahorse Trust Seahorse Survey Course, Chepstow, UK

  Saturday September 2nd and Sunday September 3rd 2017 Found in shallow tropical and temperate waters, seahorses have been the focus of marine experts across the world with their unique shape and features. At first glance, they’re a bit unusual, … Continue reading

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July 2017: Bristol Aquarium, Bristol, UK

July 2017: Bristol Aquarium, Bristol, UK Seeing marine life up close at aquariums is exciting but the small, confined tanks don’t seem to teach us about natural behaviour underwater such as migratory patterns, foraging behaviour or life spans. Part of me … Continue reading

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April 2017: Photo Record of Diving in Tohoku

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 2011 is well remembered in Japan.  Some areas have recovered, while others are struggling to return to their former lives.  The same is true for the ocean and this month I’ve been … Continue reading

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March 2017: Enoshima Aquarium

With dolphins, penguins, sharks and a shoal of dancing sardines, Enoshima Aquarium, which opened in 1954, offers a fascinating insight into the ecosystem of nearby Sagami Bay and beyond. The history of the tiny island of Enoshima, which lies just … Continue reading

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February 2017: Odawara, JAPAN

Monday February 6th, 2017 and Monday February 20th, 2017  Prospering in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, Odawara city in southwestern Kanagawa Prefecture is a huge hub where major railways from Tokyo meet, and where tourists go to visit Odawara … Continue reading

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Interview with Japan’s DIVER magazine

  Late last year, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by one of Japan’s major scuba diving magazines DIVER, which introduced my work and efforts to promote Japan’s diving to other countries. Here is my English translation of the … Continue reading

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