• WWF Calls For Reforms For The German Fishing Industry

    August 28th, 2015, Mares

    Increasing fish imports leads to a need for more responsible fishing The annual meeting of the German fishing industry is taking place in Rostock, Germany from August 25th-28th. The WWF is taking the opportunity to call for reforms to the industry and for consumer behaviour to change. According to Karoline Schacht, a fisheries expert at the W [..]

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  • Dive Right Into The Darkness

    August 18th, 2015, Mares

    Palau: Dive Right Into The Darkness Blackwater Diving. If you're feeling bored by the usual dives and are looking for something exceptional, head to Palau. With a little luck, you can experience a variety of different types of dives at the Rock Islands here. The oval reef of Rock Islands covers 100,200 hectares. There are 445 large and small m [..]

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  • Fusion 52x tested by Scuba Diving Magazine’s

    July 20th, 2015, Mares

    Scuba Diving Magazine’s ScubaLab has been testing regulators Over $500. Thanks for the great review of our Fusion 52x. Tester: "It almost anticipates your next breath" Fusion 52x Product: Video Fusion 52x:

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  • Mares News: Arctic Ocean: Reduced Amount Of Ice

    July 20th, 2015, Mares

    Commercial Fishing Ban Implemented In The Arctic Over the years, climate change has reduced the amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean. To improve the situation, five countries bordering the Arctic Ocean has agreed to implement an official ban on commercial fishing. Signed in Oslo on July 16th by the US, Russia, Canada, Denmark (on Greenland's be [..]

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  • Mares News: Increased Ocean Temperatures Lead to Higher Rainfall Extremes

    July 16th, 2015, Mares

    The rise of ocean temperatures in our oceans, caused by climate change, has in turn led to more rain, according to scientists from Germany and Russia. Especially a very hard rain-period in Sotchi (Russia) fortified the theories of the scientists. Led by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, the scientists studied the impact of this [..]

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  • Global Shark Count: Global FinPrint

    July 14th, 2015, Mares

    Roll Call For The World's Sharks Every year, as many as 100 million sharks worldwide are killed for their fins and meat. This has caused severe declines in certain shark populations, leading to the need to find out the current status of reef sharks. This is where the Global FinPrint Project comes in. Launched in the summer of 2015, this p [..]

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  • New release of DiversDiary V 1.5.8

    July 13th, 2015, Mares

    New release of DiversDiary (1.5.8). Compatible with OS Yosemite. What’s new: - Sync with iDD bug fixed. Timeout extended Find the new download here:

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  • #underwaternews, Experience Marine Research

    July 9th, 2015, Mares

    Experience Marine Research First-Hand GEOMAR Open House in Kiel on 12 July 2015

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  • #summerselfie 2015

    June 15th, 2015, Mares

    You could be in with a chance to win some Mares goodies with our ‘summer selfie’ competition! Take a photo of yourself enjoying summer in your Mares gear (in or out of the water!) and post it to our Facebook page along with the hashtags #summerselfie, #realdiving and #maresjustaddwater. You have from 1st May until the 30th September to [..]

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  • Nemo’s Garden 2015

    April 24th, 2015, Mares

    We recently received news from our friends at Ocean Reef who are thrilled to announce their project ‘Nemo’s Garden 2015’! Created in 2012 and continued in the summers of 2013 and 2014, the project has now been finalized with the foreseen installation of underwater structures in which plants can be cultivated for human consumption. The [..]

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