Sipadan Island, the Diving Legend of Sabah Borneo

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Sipadan Island, just mention the name “Sipadan” and instantly the word “diving” came into mind. Sipadan had become synonymous with diving. Sipadan Island is an oceanic island in the Celebes Sea off the East coast of Sabah, Borneo. Sipadan Island was formed thousands of years ago through the slow process of living corals growing on top of an extinct volcanic cone. With a depth reaching 600 metres to the sea floor, Sipadan Island was surrounded by the richest marine life …

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Fish-eating humans

Man-eating fish always stirs the imagination. However, the bigger problem is fish-eating humans who seem to be gobbling up all the fish in the world in a hurry. Mabul Marine Week 2011 was not just about garbage disposal. Raising eco-awareness was another key plank of the event, and organising chairman Rohan Perkins spoke passionately about conservation in several resorts. “There are seven species of sea turtles worldwide, and Sabah is very lucky to have four of them in its seas,” …

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