(Dive Travel Business News - May 7, 2012) -- AUSTRALIA -- The diving community mourns the loss of a great underwater explorer and naturalist who dedicated his life to the World of Water. Neville Coleman peacefully passed away Friday morning. With over 1000 published articles in over 150 magazines, in excess of 100,000 images and more than 60 marine life natural history books to his credit, Coleman was one of the most accomplished underwater educational authors in the world.
Coleman's impressive career in underwater photography spanned over 45 years of underwater exploration, photographing over 450 new species of marine life. A multi-award winning photographic environmentalist, Coleman begann documenting the aquatic wildlife of the Asia/Pacific region in 1963. read more »