Following the launch of the Deep Water Xlendi Archaeological Marine Park in Gozo, we now have one of the first videos of diving at 100+ metres depth for recreational purposes at this park. It’s not exactly “a walk in the park”, but it’s a great opportunity for trained technical divers to explore another dives site, Read More
A beautiful video and commentary of a diving experience by Divers Ready! on deep tech dives at the WW1 wrecks S.S. Polynesien and the HMS Nasturtium.
This Poster was recently shared on social media here, though its origins look like something from back in the 80s or 90s. Its messages are so good, that we want to make sure they saved here & shared.
Join Clare and the AZAD team as they dive under the sea near Filfla, the Maltese archipelago’s smallest island. Together they find the many types of fish that form part of the island’s underwater ecosystem and biodiversity.
Did you miss the ScienceDIVER Hybrid International Conference on Scientific Diving which was held in April 2023 in Malta? You might have missed on the social and networking aspect, however you are still in time to “post-attend” The organisers of the conference have now published online the conference sessions. Visit the following links to catch Read More
Professor Alan Deidun in this interview on Malta Daily talks about ongoing research to find uses for Jellyfish
The Mad-Daqqa t’Ghajn television series (in Maltese) was broadcast on local television stations between 2013 and 2016. Part of the series also included dives at different sites around Malta with the collaboration of various dive centres. You can see a full list of YouTube videos on: https://www.youtube.com/@maddaqqatghajn/videos. We link below a few of the highlights.
Sidemount instructor Demis Farrugia of Diverse Scuba Solutions was recently interviewed on the Speaking Sidemount Podcast https://www.sidemountpros.com/speakingsidemountpodcast/2023/3/17/episode-83-demis-farrugia-unlock-your-full-potential The podcast developed into an interesting discussion regarding diving training and equipment, but also a lot about diving around the Maltese Islands.
The Malta Airport Foundation has launched its second video about wrecks around the Maltese Islands, the HMS Maori. With a bit of history and marine biology aspects, it’s an interesting short introduction to the wreck which has introduced many divers to wreck diving. The Malta Airport Foundation had also sponsored the production of the first Read More
Alessandro Bajada is well known on social media for his photography, as well as for digitising and sharing vintage footage showing Maltese landscapes from decades ago. Below is a selection of videos that he has uploaded to Facebook that are relevant to diving, going back even 50 years ago! 1973 – First Northern European Championships Read More
Join the Malta Airport Foundation for a dive to explore the decks of Um El Faroud, which was scuttled in 1998 to become one of Malta’s first artificial reefs. The scuttled tanker today teems with rich marine life, which makes for a most fascinating underwater experience for divers.
The below is a copy of a video collated by the Calypso Sub-Aqua Club and presented at the Science in the City festival in September 2022 as part of an exhibition about diving in Maltese waters.
Professor Joseph Borg is an associate professor at the University of Malta specialising in the area of Marine Biology. During this podcast we discuss Marine bio-diversity, climate change, the Maltese marine ecosystem, sharks and Malta’s jellyfish problem!
Raniero Borg is a well known local diving enthusiast, activist and environmentalist. His Raniero’s Adventures – Live Life Facebook Page has a myriad of posts related to his underwater and land-based efforts, many times carried out with his band of brothers who have been diving together for decades. Get to know Raniero a bit more Read More
Dive into Comino’s waters with the Malta Airport Foundation, and discover the rich marine life that inhabits them. From the fried egg jellyfish to the moray eel, and the nudibranch to the common octopus, what swims in Comino’s waters is sure to enthrall all those who take a closer look. This video is also available Read More
In 2015 the Malta Airport Foundation sponsored the production of a documentary about the relatively unknown underwater habitat surrounding the protected island of Filfla. The 30-minute documentary is the latest instalment in a series being produced by an award-winning team for ‘The Panacea Project’ and is intended to promote a message of conservation. The documentary Read More