Exploring shipwrecks is a popular form of recreational scuba diving, and wrecks are some of the world’s most famous dive sites. But those same wrecks can be dangerous—or deadly.
Melissa Hobson is a freelance travel journalist who has been based in Tofo Beach, Mozambique, while volunteering for the Marine Megafauna Foundation. As a qualified scuba diver, she’s particularly passionate about marine conservation and eco-travel initiatives as well as how to travel responsibly. Her work has been published by Lonely Planet, MTV, Diver magazine and more. Find more of her work at www.melissahobson.co.uk.
The nutrient-rich waters off the east coast of Africa attract some of the largest creatures in the sea, as well as the scientists trying to save them.