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Update on Shark Men. But don't expect to hear if any sharks die during the "out of water" research process...

Update on Shark Men.  But don't expect to hear if any sharks die during the "out of water" research process... | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A US documentary maker is making waves in Cape Town by filming Great White sharks, raising fears that he's attracting the creatures to populated beaches.
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Huge Catfish drags three anglers in a boat 1.5km!

Huge Catfish drags three anglers in a boat 1.5km! | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
HUGE catfish dragged anglers until it became so exhausted they were able to catch it...
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Shark Men Series to Start Chumming in False Bay Today! — Indigo Scuba

Shark Men Series to Start Chumming in False Bay Today! — Indigo Scuba | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION Tuesday 10 April 2012 Shark alert advisory – Muizenberg and surrounding False Bay beaches.
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Does your perfume contain ambergris? Apparently it's whale vomit! Read more...

Does your perfume contain ambergris? Apparently it's whale vomit! Read more... | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Whale vomit, a key ingredient in perfume, could be left out at sea as researchers have isolated a tree compound that could replace the odd ingredient.
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Indonesian Authorities Helpless to Stop Dynamite Fishing | The Jakarta Globe

Environmental authorities in Bontang, East Kalimantan, have acknowledged that dynamite fishing is responsible for much of the damage to the coral reefs off the city’s coast, but say little can be done to end the practice.
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LOL Whatever next! Woman sees image of Jesus on the back of a stingray

LOL Whatever next!  Woman sees image of Jesus on the back of a stingray | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
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Eat whale and save the planet - Norwegian lobby

Eat whale and save the planet - Norwegian lobby | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
OSLO (Reuters) - Eat a whale and save the planet, a Norwegian pro-whaling lobby said on Monday of a study showing that harpooning the giant mammals is less damaging to the climate than farming livestock.Environmental...

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Op-Ed: Japanese whaling fleet captured 267 whales, adds to stockpiles

Op-Ed: Japanese whaling fleet captured 267 whales, adds to stockpiles | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Japan's Fisheries Agency reports the Japanese whaling fleet took 267 whales during the 2011-12 whaling season. Although numbers fell far short of the 900 quota allotted, it still exceeded last season's take by 172 whales.

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Underwater Photography Tips for Your Next Holiday

Underwater Photography Tips for Your Next Holiday | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
If your next holiday will take you to a tropical location, with warm, clear waters and a bounty of aquatic life, you may be tempted to bring back photos of life (Underwater Photography Tips for Your Next Holiday http://t.co/pJ00X6q4...)...

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At Indigo Scuba, we are very aware of this and monitor our air constantly. Here's a "good to know" article. Carbon Monoxide & Scuba Diving

At Indigo Scuba, we are very aware of this and monitor our air constantly.  Here's a "good to know" article. Carbon Monoxide & Scuba Diving | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Carbon Monoxide is a colourless, odourless and tasteless gas created largely by burning fossil fuels, their derivatives and certain other combustable materials. Unfortunately, every so often, carbon monoxide claims a div ...

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Tourists to blame? Who is supposed to be controlling them? Viral photos show problem in 'whale shark tourism'

Tourists to blame?  Who is supposed to be controlling them? Viral photos show problem in 'whale shark tourism' | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
The viral Facebook photo of a woman standing on a butanding shows problems on tourists' discipline and area management.
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Please bring it here, we could do with a wreck on our side of False Bay! Japanese tsunami 'ghost ship' drifts close to B.C.'s Haida Gwaii

Please bring it here, we could do with a wreck on our side of False Bay! Japanese tsunami 'ghost ship' drifts close to B.C.'s Haida Gwaii | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
After being flushed out to sea by last year’s massive tsunami and earthquake, a Japanese squid-fishing boat has drifted across the Pacific Ocean and is now about 120 nautical miles off British Columbia’s north coast.
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First-Ever Complete Views of Titanic

First-Ever Complete Views of Titanic | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
First-Ever Complete Views of Titanic...
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Ga. Aquarium Expecting Rare Beluga Whale Birth

Ga. Aquarium Expecting Rare Beluga Whale Birth | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Ga.Aquarium expects rare beluga whale birth; only 6 North America aquariums have belugas...
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Is wine really worth losing your job over? Divers sacked for Rena wine theft

Is wine really worth losing your job over?  Divers sacked for Rena wine theft | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Two divers working on the Rena salvage operation have been fired after allegedly stealing wine from the vessel.
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Sharkmen kicked out of California and Mexico but allowed to do their research here??!! What do you think?

Sharkmen kicked out of California and Mexico but allowed to do their research here??!! What do you think? | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
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Croc kills mum in front of kids

Croc kills mum in front of kids | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A SOUTH African woman has been snatched and killed by a crocodile in front of her two children.
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Dolphins Dying by the Thousands in Peru – Seismic Surveys by Oil Companies and Pollution Suspected

Dolphins Dying by the Thousands in Peru – Seismic Surveys by Oil Companies and Pollution Suspected | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Filmmaker and author Hardy Jones and his crew had to stop counting the dead dolphins that were scattered along the Peruvian beach when the number reached 615.  The incoming tide made it impossible to continue a task that must have been heartbreaking...
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Is this destination on your bucket list? It's on ours! Checking off a Wishlist: Critters@Lembeh

Is this destination on your bucket list?  It's on ours!  Checking off a Wishlist: Critters@Lembeh | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
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Rare whale keeps scientists guessing

Rare whale keeps scientists guessing | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

Rare whale keeps scientists guessing


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Bottlenose whale may be at risk

Bottlenose whale may be at risk | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Evidence suggests the northern bottlenose whale population has declined from 40 year ago, when whaling efforts last took place in the Baffin Bay-Davis Strait-Labrador Sea area.

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Catastrophy for Dolphins in Peru

After receiving reports of a massive die-off of dolphins along Peru's north coast, BlueVoice Executive director Hardy Jones traveled to the scene. Working wi...

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‘Shark Man’ docks in Mossel Bay to research Great Whites

‘Shark Man’ docks in Mossel Bay to research Great Whites | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

Chris Fischer has been catching and releasing great white sharks in Mossel Bay and Algoa Bay. It takes his team of eight 13.5 minutes to carry out 40 different tests on the sharks.... all for research.

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Gulf Dolphins Exposed to Oil Are Seriously Ill, Agency Says

Gulf Dolphins Exposed to Oil Are Seriously Ill, Agency Says | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
The most common problem federal researchers found was an abnormally low level of stress hormones.
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Some suggestions for scuba diving hair woes: Luscious Locks For the Lady Diver

Some suggestions for scuba diving hair woes: Luscious Locks For the Lady Diver | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
While it's true that SCUBA diving is not a fashion show, there is much consideration to be given in the hair department.
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