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Divers may have found Mayflower wreck in Quebec's Lake Massawippi

Divers may have found Mayflower wreck in Quebec's Lake Massawippi | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Known for its piano parties and moonlit tours, the steamship carried cargo and passengers on the lake in the late 19th century.
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After more than a hundred years, a derailed train that plunged into Lake Superior has been found

After more than a hundred years, a derailed train that plunged into Lake Superior has been found | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
One hundred and six years later, the efforts of divers, shipwreck explorers and a local enthusiast have found the wreck of the Canadian Pacific Railway 694
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Rare 18th Century Sloop Washington Discovered in Lake Ontario.

Rare 18th Century Sloop Washington Discovered in Lake Ontario. | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
sloop washington discovered Lake Ontario shipwreck explorers
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2016 Event - FEMMES À LA MER

2016 Event - FEMMES À LA MER | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it

"We’re going to beat our own world record for simultaneous immersion of the largest number of female divers and free divers"

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Explorers say they've discovered 1868 schooner wreck - Macleans.ca

Explorers say they've discovered 1868 schooner wreck - Macleans.ca | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
New York-based team says it discovered the Royal Albert in deep water off Fair Haven, northwest of Syracuse
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How do you act if you think you are doomed? HMS Erebus wreck may tell us

How do you act if you think you are doomed? HMS Erebus wreck may tell us | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Parks Canada underwater archeologists planning their next steps in the exploration of the HMS Erebus wreck see potential for revealing more than just a treasure trove of mid-19th-century artifacts.
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Volunteer divers search lake in 1972 cold case of Adrien McNaughton

Volunteer divers search lake in 1972 cold case of Adrien McNaughton | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
A CBC true-crime podcast that delved into the cold case of Adrien McNaughton planned the dive at Holmes Lake after unearthing a new clue. "None of it's easy," said Adrien's sister Shontelle McNaughton.
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Freediving: risks and rewards of a sport that stretches limits

Freediving: risks and rewards of a sport that stretches limits | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
After a 27-year-old Kelowna man was hospitalized after freediving, Andrew Hogan, president of the Canadian Association of Freediving and Apnea, outlines the risks and rewards of the sport.
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Diver dies in record attempt

Diver dies in record attempt | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
'Doc Deep' Guy Garman has died while attempting a new record for world's deepest scuba dive.
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Family of missing scuba diver pushing for new regulations

Family of missing scuba diver pushing for new regulations | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
The family of a missing scuba diver says B.C. should increase regulations for the industry.
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This Underwater Drone Could Become The Scuba Diver's Best Ally In Harsh Environments

This Underwater Drone Could Become The Scuba Diver's Best Ally In Harsh Environments | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
The EU-funded CADDY will monitor the diver's behavior for signs of distress.
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'Hydrophone' installed in high-traffic orca area

Whale researchers on the North Island have installed a highly sensitive microphone in a high traffic area for orca pods.
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Underwater search for long-missing Avro Arrow models begins in Lake Ontario

Underwater search for long-missing Avro Arrow models begins in Lake Ontario | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
An underwater vehicle was launched into the depths of Lake Ontario today in the hopes of recovering long-missing Avro Arrow model planes.
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Daphne Bramham: Accidental historian's work researching Inuit testimony was key to finding Franklin's lost ship

Daphne Bramham: Accidental historian's work researching Inuit testimony was key to finding Franklin's lost ship | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Had searchers paid more attention to Inuit eyewitnesses’ accounts of the ill-fated expedition, it might not have taken more than 150 years to unravel what happened
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Baie-Comeau, meilleur endroit pour observer le requin du Groenland, selon des chercheurs

Baie-Comeau, meilleur endroit pour observer le requin du Groenland, selon des chercheurs | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Le requin du Groenland, réputé pour vivre jusqu'à 400 ans, fréquente les eaux du fleuve Saint-Laurent . Des chercheurs estiment même que le meilleur endroit pour l'observer est Baie-Comeau, sur la Côte-Nord.
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Cave diver Jill Heinerth takes her craft to new depths | Toronto Star

Cave diver Jill Heinerth takes her craft to new depths | Toronto Star | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Canada’s Jill Heinerth has gone deeper into underwater caves than any other woman on earth. Take a plunge into her murky world.
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RCGS names Jill Heinerth as Explorer-in-Residence

RCGS names Jill Heinerth as Explorer-in-Residence | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
For the first time in its history, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has appointed an Explorer-in-Residence. Cave diver Jill Heinerth is one of Canada’s greatest explorers and a world-leading technica
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Answering nature's call...

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What 'the blob' tells us about ocean warming

What 'the blob' tells us about ocean warming | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Richard Dewey on how ‘the blob’ in the Pacific disrupted weather, affected salmon and baleen whales, and offers a glimpse into the future
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B.C. scuba video highlights province's best diving locations

B.C. scuba video highlights province's best diving locations | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
British Columbia's diving community has just released a slick new video showcasing the province's beautiful waters in the hopes of attracting local residents and tourists to the sport.
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Recognizing and Treating Injuries Caused by SCUBA Diving

Recognizing and Treating Injuries Caused by SCUBA Diving | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
EMS providers may be called to assess diving-related injuries that occurred far from their service area, making it important for the provider to recognize these injuries and make the correct triage and transport decisions.
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A short article on DCI. Worth the read to refresh everyone's memory on how to recognize and treat.

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Divers Find Giant Floating Blob, Have No Idea What It Is

Divers Find Giant Floating Blob, Have No Idea What It Is | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
  While under water off the coast of Turkey, a group of divers encountered a translucent blob about the size of a car. The blob felt “very soft,” divers said, and appeared “gelatinous.” From afar, the
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Canada’s ocean science capacity is limited with resource constraints

Unlike other countries, we do not have dedicated Arctic research vessels, so the Coast Guard must juggle competing demands
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Two divers die in St. Lawrence River during weekend

Two divers die in St. Lawrence River during weekend | Canadian SCUBA News | Scoop.it
The St. Lawrence River claimed two scuba
divers over the weekend - one near
Brockville, the other off Cornwall.
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