Welcome to /r/scuba where scubbits dive deep! Ask questions and trade tips with a diverse community of divers, from open water newbies to dive instructors, commercial divers and scientists from around the world. Share your stories, pictures and video with a subreddit full of people who love the underwater world and dream fishy dreams. What are you waiting for? Come on in, the water is nice!
Oceans cover more than 70% of Earth and drive weather, regulate temperature, and support life on this planet. Our oceans are a vast system of diverse and complex ecosystems and natural resources; and the health of the world’s oceans is inextricably tied to the health of our planet. And amazingly, up to 95% of the ocean realm remains an unexplored mystery.
71% of the earth's surface is covered by water according to NOAA. That only gives us 29% where we're safe. If an animal the size of a blue whale can disappear for months at a time, what else is down there? We're here to show you.