A symbiotic relationship exists between the corals and the dinoflagellate Symbiodinium species. The latter provides the coral with energy in exchange for nutrients and carbon dioxide.Read more
The hot, dry desert air took my breath away and the merciless desert wind whipped my hair about my face as I stepped out onto the tarmac. After a one-hour flight from Cairo, I had arrived in Marsa Alam, and it felt good to be back in Egypt.Read more
The proposed Saudi-Egypt Causeway would pass through Tiran Island. The bridge, to be named after King Salman of Saudi Arabia, will facilitate pilgrimages to Mecca and promote local industry.Read more
Their philosophy was to focus on service, coupled with practical experience and personal enthusiasm for the underwater world. Over the years, the team in Egypt have won a clutch of Tauchen Magazine awards.Read more
Vanished beneath the waters of the Mediterranean, the lost cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus lay at the mouth of the Nile.Read more
British Airways flights are cancelled up to and including 14 January and Easyjet services to the Egyptian resort are suspended until at least 6 January. Scandinavian Airlines informs that their flights are on hold until end of January.
Incompetent or complicit Egyptian security was probably involved in the Oct. 31 crash of a Russian passenger jet in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday.Read more
It only took Gabr 12 minutes to reach the record-breaking depth, originally planned to be 350 meters.
Gabr utilized more than 60 different diving tanks and multiple gases simply to keep himself alive on the trek back to the surface.Read more
US researchers measured and compared the net dark oxygen uptake of fish–anemone pairs when partners were separate from each other, together as a unit, and together as a unit but separated by a mesh screen that prevented physical contact.Read more
We started talking about technical diving and cave diving, and I showed him some of my photographs on the display of my dripping underwater housing. “So, you like caves, eh?” he asked, obviously unaware about my regular sub-terra activities.Read more