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A very large sardine supper: Giant whale caught on camera swallowing a whole shoal of fish

A very large sardine supper: Giant whale caught on camera swallowing a whole shoal of fish | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Underwater photographer Doug Perrine travelled to Mexico's Baja Peninsula to take some magnificent underwater images of a 50-foot-long Bryde's whale.

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African Penguin – Not Such Happy Feet

African Penguin – Not Such Happy Feet | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
South Africa is well-known for its Big Five safari sightings of lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo.  A lesser-known fact is that it is also home to the Marine Big Five – the Common D...
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Team cut away 100m fishing net caught on wreck

Team cut away 100m fishing net caught on wreck | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A PLYMOUTH dive boat skipper has enabled a team of volunteer divers to clear a popular wreck of dangerous netting threatening divers and wildlife.Doug Allen took his specialist dive boat Outcast 17...

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Fake Skeleton Found Off Key West< Florida

Fake Skeleton Found Off Key West< Florida | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Authorities said they went to check out a report of possible human remains on a sunken boat in the waters off Key West and discovered it was a fake skeleton.
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Coral Transplants Offer Hope to Threatened Reefs

Coral Transplants Offer Hope to Threatened Reefs | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)Coral Transplants Offer Hope to Threatened ReefsScientific American (blog)By Richard E.

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Musings from the Crow's Nest: Diving in the Red Sea

Musings from the Crow's Nest: Diving in the Red Sea | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
I've been scuba diving for four days now, doing some of the familiar sites like 'The canyon' with the vertical decent into a great fissure, guarded by conger eels, down to a sandy floor at 32 metres. This was followed by 'The ...

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Check out these Stunning Underwater Life Photos! Really great!

Check out these Stunning Underwater Life Photos!  Really great! | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

Breathtaking pictures taken by Russian diver, zoologist and sea fauna researcher Alexander Semenov show us the spectacular underwater creatures, many of which are very rare and uncommon. 

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Interesting real newspaper articles from the day the Titanic sank | #scuba #wreck

Interesting real newspaper articles from the day the Titanic sank | #scuba #wreck | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
News about the Titanic. Commentary and archival information about Titanic from The New York Times.
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Video: Search, Rescue Efforts for Gray Whale Continue

Video: Search, Rescue Efforts for Gray Whale Continue | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Marine mammal experts used helicopters to continue their search today.

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A Happy Story: Endangered turtle home after epic swim

A Happy Story: Endangered turtle home after epic swim | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
An endangered green sea turtle named "Max" has returned "home" after a 1,500km swim up and down the NSW coast.
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Sharkmen: Feedback from Fiona Ayerst, director of Sharklife

Sharkmen: Feedback from Fiona Ayerst, director of Sharklife | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Fiona Ayerst is a professional photographer and director of Sharklife; an organization set up to educate the public on sharks and to fight for their p...
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Sperm whales may form clans to fight off orcas

Sperm whales may form clans to fight off orcas | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
The threat of killer whales could be why societies of sperm whales in the Atlantic and Pacific differ so much, researchers say.
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Sharkmen data coming in - is this a smokescreen to put rest to our concerns?

Sharkmen data coming in - is this a smokescreen to put rest to our concerns? | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Initial data gathered as part of the Shark Men project, has shown rapid large-scale and coastal migrations, environmental affairs says.
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Can whales predict tsunamis?

Can whales predict tsunamis? | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A British photographer witnessed a school of whales vanishing during an underwater earthquake. Could they serve as 'canaries' for humans?

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The Bottom Line: Bluefin Tuna Up Close and Personal

The Bottom Line: Bluefin Tuna Up Close and Personal | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Read the full “The Bottom Line” series here. Rick Rosenthal has seen things that most ocean lovers only dream about.

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Bottlenose Dolphin Echolocation: Amazingly Intelligent Sea Life

Thirty to forty Bottlenose Dolphins live here in the Port River. This is one of a small number of locations in the world where dolphins reside within a major...

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How severe are shark population decreases, and how do we know?

How severe are shark population decreases, and how do we know? | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
How severe are shark population decreases, and how do we know?
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Who gets the Titanic treasures?

Who gets the Titanic treasures? | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Negotiations to decide the fate of a $189 million collection of artifacts from the Titanic are going into overtime.

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Nitrox : The Pros & Cons

Nitrox : The Pros & Cons | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

Nitrox is the term used to describe a specially enriched blend of oxygen and nitrogen used by professional and experienced scuba divers.


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The Latest Update on Dolphins’ Die-Off Investigation In Peru: More Confusing Reports

The Latest Update on Dolphins’ Die-Off Investigation In Peru: More Confusing Reports | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
The situation with dolphins’ deaths in Peru does not get any easier or clearer. In our previous blog posts several possible causes were discussed along with a discussion on why some causes ar...

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Shark Finning – How Municipal Laws in Canada are Saving Sharks & Setting an International Example

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Shark Finning – How Municipal Laws in Canada are Saving Sharks & Setting an International Example | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

Arguably, for the first time since the dinosaurs disappeared, humans are driving
animals and plants to extinction faster than new species can evolve, one of the
world’s experts on biodiversity has warned. Additionally, conservation experts
have already signaled that the world is in the grip of the ‘sixth great
extinction’ of species, driven by the destruction of natural habitats, hunting,
the spread of alien predators and disease, and climate change.


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Bathing banned at KwaZulu-Natal resort

Bathing banned at KwaZulu-Natal resort | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Bathing has been banned in the resort town of Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast after the shark nets were removed due to tiger sharks being caught in the nets.
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Sperm whales may form clans to fight off orcas

Sperm whales may form clans to fight off orcas | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
The threat of killer whales could be why societies of sperm whales in the Atlantic and Pacific differ so much, researchers say.
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