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ministry of diving

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Protecting the Coral Sea

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Aqua Lung Recalls Buoyancy Compensators Due to Drowning Hazard - eNews Park Forest

Aqua Lung Recalls Buoyancy Compensators Due to Drowning Hazard - eNews Park Forest | gopro | Scoop.it
This recall involves all Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators with SureLock II rubber handles attached to weight pockets, including the following models: Axiom, Axiom i3, Balance, Black Diamond, Dimension, Libra, Lotus, Pearl, Pearl i3, Pro LT, Pro QD,...

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People with spinal cord injuries may benefit from scuba diving

People with spinal cord injuries may benefit from scuba diving | gopro | Scoop.it
A preliminary study finds that scuba diving may help improve muscle movement, touch sensitivity and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in people with spinal cord injuries. The small pilot...
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8 Reasons Why You Should Give #Scuba Diving A Try

8 Reasons Why You Should Give #Scuba Diving A Try | gopro | Scoop.it
Have you ever pictured yourself scuba diving? I hadn't until a few years ago. Here are just some o the reasons I would recommend giving it a try.

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Ministry of Diving - Index

Ministry of Diving - Index | gopro | Scoop.it

In an ongoing effort to open up the Townsville dive community, the Minister of Diving launched a new community bulletin board.

 

The bulletin board is open to everyone. It is a place to meet other local divers, buy and sell dive gear, ask and answer questions, and just generally talk about diving. There’s a link to the forum on the right side of this page, or check it out by clicking here.

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PADI Pros - Oceania | Facebook

PADI Pros - Oceania | Facebook | gopro | Scoop.it

The PADI Region 23 facebook page has been replaced bu the new PADI Pros - Oceania page. Have a look.

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Red Cross First Aid Puts a Wealth of Emergency Information in Your Pocket

Red Cross First Aid Puts a Wealth of Emergency Information in Your Pocket | gopro | Scoop.it
Android and iOS: Whether you're preparing for an emergency or in the midst of one, the Red Cross First Aid app overs plenty of knowledge. It'll help you get ready for a potential earthquake, handle a broken bone, survive a fire, and tons more.
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Venezuela Ends Shark Finning, Creates Protected Area - Pew Environment Group

Venezuela set forth a series of measures this week to protect sharks within its waters.
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Employment with Worldwide Dive and Sail

Employment with Worldwide Dive and Sail | gopro | Scoop.it
Luxury Liveaboard employment opportunities for experienced diving instructors, sales and marketing professionals...
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Obama at restaurant that still serves shark fin

Obama at restaurant that still serves shark fin | gopro | Scoop.it
President Obama , who signed the Shark Conservation Act into law last month, apparently didn't check out the menu before he made a surprise visit Thursday to a Chinatown restaurant that is among a handful still serving...
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Top 10 scuba diving spots in the southeast

Top 10 scuba diving spots in the southeast | gopro | Scoop.it
With 5208km of breathtaking coastline, Queensland is a coastal paradise, and the perfect place to go scuba diving or snorkelling. We outline ten of the best sites in (or easily accessible from) the southeast.
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Coral Sea Region - Have your say

Coral Sea Region - Have your say | gopro | Scoop.it

Have your say on the Coral Sea
A Commonwealth marine reserve proposal for the Coral Sea region has been released for public comment for a period of 90 days. Anyone with an interest in this proposal is invited to make a submission.

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DAN | Quizzes

DAN | Quizzes | gopro | Scoop.it
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DAN Cardiovascular Risk Factors for Diving Quiz

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States and one of the most common causes of fatal diving accidents. Do you know the cardiovascular risk factors for diving?Take this month’s quiz!

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Recall Notices

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On occasion, equipment manufacturers recall deficient or hazardous parts for safety or performance reasons. The Go Pro Townsville website now has a dedicated page that will serve as a reference lib...

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Protecting Pitcairn's marine bounty

Protecting Pitcairn's marine bounty | gopro | Scoop.it
The Pitcairn Islands might only have 55 human inhabitants, but the waters surrounding them are teeming with marine life.
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Marine Parks and Sharks

Marine Parks and Sharks | gopro | Scoop.it
We recently celebrated the creation of the world's largest network of marine parks in Australia. Look out next week for alerts on how you help make them the parks best they can be! Australia's marine parks will be zoned for different activities.
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Coral spawning on Great Barrier Reef goes cosmic with total solar eclipse

Coral spawning on Great Barrier Reef goes cosmic with total solar eclipse | gopro | Scoop.it
CORAL spawning on the Great Barrier Reef comes with a cosmic bang this year.
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Shark Pioneer, Ron Taylor - The Ocean Pays Tribute

Shark Pioneer, Ron Taylor - The Ocean Pays Tribute | gopro | Scoop.it
Today Project AWARE Foundation and the PADI family mourn the loss of one of the ocean's greatest shark conservationists and underwater filmographers, Mr Ron Taylor.
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Marine Drone Concept Cleans Up Plastics In The Ocean

Marine Drone Concept Cleans Up Plastics In The Ocean | gopro | Scoop.it
A team of designers have come up with an autonomous robot concept that will net plastic pollution in the oceans.

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Patagonia Pro Deal for PADI Instructors | PADI Instructor News

Patagonia Pro Deal for PADI Instructors | PADI Instructor News | gopro | Scoop.it

PADI Instructors (MSDT or higher) qualify for special pricing from Patagonia in 2012.

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UnderwaterTimes.com | Honduras Burns Seized Shark Fins, Condemning Illicit Trad

UnderwaterTimes.com | Honduras Burns Seized Shark Fins, Condemning Illicit Trad | gopro | Scoop.it
One year after President Porfirio Lobo Sosa created a permanent shark sanctuary in Honduran waters, he joined the country's top law enforcement officials yesterday afternoon to watch the burning of hundreds of illegal shark fins...
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Marine reserves boost fish: Australian study | Bangkok Post: news

Marine reserves boost fish: Australian study | Bangkok Post: news | gopro | Scoop.it
Australian researchers tracking life on the Great Barrier Reef said they have proven a long-debated theory that fish born in marine reserves boost overall ocean stocks by dispersing widely.
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Townsville - Member Update

Townsville - Member Update | gopro | Scoop.it
 
Your Regional Manager Hans Ullrich looks forward to seeing you at your local Member Update.
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Diving Instrutor Jobs

Diving Instrutor Jobs | gopro | Scoop.it
dive instructor Rimba Reasort is looking for a full time instructor for the 2012 season. Starting march till no...
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