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Why our brains focus on the negative – via the New York Times

Why our brains focus on the negative – via the New York Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it

I use the positive feedback in teaching as well, even sometimes it is hard, because you need to give feedback on the performance and that might not have been to good after all.


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Christine Loew's comment, April 1, 2012 1:49 PM
Helps also while teaching, reinforcing is a very hard work and criticism hardly brings any improvements
Sakis Koukouvis's comment, April 1, 2012 1:50 PM
Thanks Christine for your comment about your experience
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Cenotes are the entrances to the cave systems in the Riviera Maya, Mexico
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Planet Earth Episode 4 Caves - BBC Documentary

Planet Earth Episode 4 Caves - Sir David Attenborough - BBC Documentary: This episode explores "Planet Earth's final frontier": caves. At a depth of 400 metres (1300 ft), Mexico's Cave of...
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#videosunday
Old but still fantastic

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Mayakoba project has 17000 housing units - Mexico News Daily

Mayakoba project has 17000 housing units - Mexico News Daily | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Spanish developer OHL has begun a project called Ciudad Mayakoba, a huge residential and commercial development on the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen.
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It is horrific how they destroy all jungle. This happens close to Playa del Carmen

 

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Entierran cenotes al instalar red de drenaje

Entierran cenotes al instalar red de drenaje | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Vecinos denuncian que dos ojos de agua fueron sepultados con las obras de la instalación hidráulica.
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there is more and more destructions of caves due to the high demand for tourism and of course the greed plays also a role.

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Five Reasons Why Cenote Diving Is Not For You

Five Reasons Why Cenote Diving Is Not For You | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Cenote Diving is one of the main scuba diving attraction in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and surrounding areas. Explore these ancient cenotes but come prepared.
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very superficial post, however, there is some truth in it. So if you have questions, please email me and btw. in the picture this is me :-) and photo credit goes to Rasmus Dysted

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Underwater photography competition winners 2014 - in pictures - The Independent

Underwater photography competition winners 2014 - in pictures - The Independent | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
A curious grey seal exploring the sea floor off the coast of Bristol and an ethereal pink and white sea anemone are among the stunning snapshots celebrated in an annual underwater photography competition.
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It's me in this picture by Terry Steeley. Proud to me a small part of that stunning work. I didn't do anything, but he made it look ......WOW

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Cliff Diving World Series at Ik Kil cenote in Yucatán, Out of this World ! - The Yucatan Times

Cliff Diving World Series at Ik Kil cenote in Yucatán, Out of this World ! - The Yucatan Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Environment, Headlines, Lifestyle, News, Peninsula, PlanetYuca, State News, Travel, Yucatan
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not diving, but a gorgeous view

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Rescate de espeleólogo español accidentado en Peru

Rescate de espeleólogo español accidentado en Peru | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
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read the rescue attempts of spanish caver in a cave in Peru. He is trapped now for 10 days; rescue teams are arriving or are on site already but it is a long ascent and difficult due to equipment shortages. Any donation to support the rescuers is highly appreciated.

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Ancient Species of Eyeless Crustacean Found in Ocean Tunnel

Ancient Species of Eyeless Crustacean Found in Ocean Tunnel | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Cave divers and scientists exploring the Tunnel de la Atlantida, the world’s longest submarine lava tube, on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, have discovered previously unknown species, including an ancient form of eyeless crustacean. Picture of Speleonectes atlantida by Ulrike Strecker (Naturalanza) The newly discovered species of crustacean was named Speleonectes atlantida, after the cave…
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We also have a Remipedia Species in our caves here

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NEW SPECIES DISCOVERED IN WORLD'S DEEPEST CAVE!

A new beetle species was discovered in the Krubera Cave system in Georgia (the country, not the state.) Click to learn something new about bugs, the world, and maybe even a little bit about...
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caves, still full of mysteries

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Lost In An Underwater Cave, Dont Let This Be You - YouTube

Whats the reality of being lost in an underwater cave. This short film explores one Scenario
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there is nothing in a cave worth dying for. If you are not trained for diving in an overhead environment, please seek training prior to attempting to explore it or as we practise it in the Riviera Maya in Mexico, book a cavern excursion with an experienced and safe local cavern guide.

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Tweet from @BestEarthPix

Tweet from @BestEarthPix | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
World's Biggest Cave found in Vietnam http://t.co/NbR93Iecmh
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another beautiful cave entrance

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Divers discover ancient human remains

Researchers say they have found ancient remains of a teenage girl in an underwater Mexican cave. (Divers discover an ancient skull in an underwater cave they say is a link to early humans.
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Found in a cave not so far away from where I live :-)

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The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers. - New Yorker

The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers. - New Yorker | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
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The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers.
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Stone's mentor, the legendary cave diver Sheck Exley, retrieved forty corpses from diving sites in Florida alone, then drowned in a Mexican cenote in 1994.
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A Story into the history of Caving

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Travelers help 1 dog at a time - St. Cloud Times

Travelers help 1 dog at a time - St. Cloud Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Volunteer escorts bring street animals to U.S.; this Lucky dog comes to Minnesota
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Escorting is super easy and you will help not only one dog - the dog you escorted to the US or Canada or elsewhere abroad - but also there comes be a spot in a rescue shelter available for another street dog in need.

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Christine Loew's comment, March 25, 9:55 PM
ups, it was supposed to appear somewhere else....anyway, if you visit the area for vacation - be it cave diving or other, consider escorting a dog back to the US or Canada
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Amazing Drone Video Of World's Largest Cave | msnbc

Photographer Ryan Deboodt explored Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam using a drone, revealing an entire world in the depths of the earth. » Subscribe to msnbc: ...
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what a massive cave

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Unprecedented Earthquake in Playa del Carmen and Tulum - The Yucatan Times

Unprecedented Earthquake in Playa del Carmen and Tulum - The Yucatan Times | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Environment, Headlines, News, Peninsula, PlanetYuca, Q, Roo, Riviera Maya
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the earth shook a bit, and all caves were closed for several days, but not damage reported

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Found! Scuba diver who discovered wedding band sea bed at Mexican resort ... - Daily Mail

Found! Scuba diver who discovered wedding band sea bed at Mexican resort ... - Daily Mail | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
On Saturday, Daniel Roark, 21, posted to his Facebook wall that the search he began in September had finally located the owner, Martin Castillo of Nuevo Laredo.
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no cave, but diving locally here on the reefs a diver found and reunited a wedding band that was lost some years previous to the finding. I think it is amazing what networking can do.

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Weird Places: Mexico's Giant Crystal Cave

SciShow explores a place that's as beautiful as it is dangerous: Mexico's Giant Crystal Cave, where chemistry has created the world's largest crystals -- but in an environment so hostile...
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had the pleasure to view the premiere of a documentary in Playa a couple of years ago with some of the explorers present to answer questions

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Inti Machay Rescue

Inti Machay Rescue | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
Rescue Spanish injured caver in Inti Machay cave, Peru
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support to the expenses by crowdfunding for injured spanish caver Ceci

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China's “Supercave” Takes Title as World's Most Enormous Cavern -- National Geographic

China's “Supercave” Takes Title as World's Most Enormous Cavern -- National Geographic | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
China's “Supercave” Takes Title as World's Most Enormous Cavern
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French cave home to earliest drawings wins World Heritage status

The Chauvet Cave, a vast Paleolithic cave dating back more than 36000 years ago, was selected on Sunday as a UNESCO World Heritage site. AFPTV provides a rare filmed glimpse inside the cave,...
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It was about time.

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Forscher kennen in OÖ 3.000 Höhlen - Juli 2014 - Ausgaben - Hallo Oberösterreich

Forscher kennen in OÖ 3.000 Höhlen - Juli 2014 - Ausgaben -
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more than 3000 caves registered in Austria. Amazing dry caving.

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Most Complete Ice Age Skeleton Helps Solve Mystery of First Americans

Most Complete Ice Age Skeleton Helps Solve Mystery of First Americans | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
A nearly complete skeleton found in Mexico is at least 12,000 years old, offering insights into the first Americans.
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A more detailed article about the findings in a cave in the Riviera Maya, close to my home

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Glow Cave

Glow Cave | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
I have been working on this image for a long while now. About 6 years, actually, I have figured this must be possible. Last year, I even posted an image from here but ultimately wasn't happy with it.
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almost looks like a crying face from Munch

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Museum of the Ice Age

Museum of the Ice Age | Cave Diving | Scoop.it
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The museum is at the entrance of cenote Dos Ojos. It displays the most important findings from caves of the Riviera Maya

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