Mystery of First Americans Solved

GUE Divers Alberto Nava and Susan Bird transport the Hoyo Negro skull to an underwater turntable so that it can be photographed in order to create a 3-D model.

Photo credit: Paul Nicklen/National Geographic

This amazing discovery will be featured in National Geographic magazine and on a National Geographic/NOVA special that will air on PBS in 2015.


2014 Canadian Invasion

We all have our reason(s) for finding our way to the water, for some it is a bucket list experience, for others it is a hobby to enjoy from time to time, and finally there are those it is a life changing part of who they are and it embeds into their DNA. I will admit I fall into this last category. This isn’t a review of one training program versus another, but how once a fear of... read more

Project Sardinia 2014

We are in Cala Gonone Bay, East Sardinia, where several underwater caves have already been explored and mapped by local and foreigner cave divers but with low work on scientific aspects; the elements that could help in understanding the evolution of these caves and how they have and continue to interact more

Divers Discover 2,000 Year Old Sacrificial Altar

Divers from the non-profit Global Underwater Explorers (GUE) discovered a 2,000 year old sacrificial altar while exploring an ancient wreck in 400 feet of water. The artifact is one of many unique discoveries that promise to help redefine what we understand about ancient trade routes and commerce in the third century B.C.

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2015 Image of the Year

Congratulations to Stephane Paziente, whose photo was chosen for the 2015 GUE Image of the Year!

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DocCon 2015

In May 2015 Krnicadive held its first international Documentation Contest where teams of divers explore, document, and create a presentation of a randomly assigned wreck.

Read the write-up here!

Scapa Flow Ghost Fishing 2015

In September of this year, 12 divers from the UK and the Netherlands gathered together in the Orkney Islands, off the North coast of Scotland. Nestled within the archipelago lies Scapa Flow, the world famous venue for wreck diving. However this week was to see a change in focus: the Ghost Fishing Team arrived to remove lost fishing gear from the waters of Scapa Flow...

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Why We Cave Dive

'Why?' is probably the most common question that any cave diver is asked. How do you explain to your family and friends what you are doing down there? It's cold, dark, deep and apparently a hostile environment. There is almost no animal life, just walls of stone and water surrounding you. But for those who practice cave diving it is a way of life, the passion to discover new hidden worlds overcoming all else.

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Documentation Contest 2016

Documentation Contest has a new edition, this time a Cave edition. In September 2016 the French caves are waiting for some of the best GUE teams from all around Europe!

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2016 Membership Changes

Last year we conducted a survey of GUE students, members, instructors, and anyone else we could reach to learn more about what you want from GUE. We are in a unique position as both a training agency and a global nonprofit organization... continue reading.

GUE Project Nuttlar 2013

It was 1878 in the Sauerland, Mid-Germany, when miners started tunnelling the first adit in a mountain, to get to the deposits of slate inside. For over 100 years the slatemine expanded its business and became famous all over the world for its good quality slate. But in 1985 the company suddenly had to close its doors.... continue reading

MCEP 2013 Project Report

This past December, MCEP and CINDAQ have again brought together GUE divers from 13 different countries to participate in the bi-annual Science and Survey Project along the Caribbean Coast of Quintana Roo, Mexico. This particular project concentrated on... continue reading

Lost Island Project: Summer 2014

The Lost Island Project will kick-off again in May 2014 with 22 weeks of exploration and research in the Aeolian Islands Archipelago.
Participation is open to GUE divers of Fundamentals and higher rating. Click the image to the right to learn more about the project or visit the Projects Page to view scheduled projects and to sign up!

2019 Conference

Join us in Gainesville & High Springs, Florida November 9-10, 2019 for the next GUE conference!

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Battle of Egadi 2018

Following 2017's successful exploration, 4 weeks this fall will be dedicated to continuing the investigation around the area of the Battle of the Egadi Islands, with focus on exploring around the positions of the rams that have been found in past years. Follow the link below to learn more about the project and to join 2018's efforts.

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New anniversary shirts!

Celebrate GUE's 20th anniversary with three new shirt designs, available in both men's and ladies' styles!

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GUE Brand Standards Guide

We are pleased to announce we have released a Brand Standards Guide outlining previously unpublished specifics about the organization. The guide includes a personality evaluation, terminology guidelines, brand permissions, and authorized logos. The document is thorough and we hope it will be a valuable resource for everyone representing our organization.

Download the guide from our new Resources page.

2016 Annual Reports

For an in-depth look at what GUE and PB were up to throughout 2016, check out our annual reports! We also created a report dedicated to the numerous exploration and conservation projects undertaken by GUE divers all over the world, so be sure to check it out to see the amazing things we can accomplish when we work together.

Download the reports from our new Resources page!

GUE & Nekton Partnership

Global Underwater Explorers divers played an integral part in Nekton's summer 2016 Northwest Atlantic mission. Learn more and watch the video on!

2017 GUE Conference

Join us in Florida October 28-29 for the 2017 GUE Conference!

2018 Photo of the Year

Congratulations to John Kendall, whose photo was chosen for the 2018 GUE Image of the Year!

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