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Promoting Manned Undersea Exploration, Marine Technology and Marine Sciences
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Jacques Cousteau's Grandson To Spend One Month Underwater - io9

Jacques Cousteau's Grandson To Spend One Month Underwater - io9 | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Science World Report Jacques Cousteau's Grandson To Spend One Month Underwater io9 Fabien Cousteau, grandson of famed marine explorer and conservationist Jacques Cousteau, is four days into a 31-day stint in an underwater NOAA research base in the...
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▶ MISSION 31 AQUANAUT TRAINING - YouTube

Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31 kicks off with the Aquanaut candidates extreme training and testing for their upcoming expedition. MISSION 31 splashes down on J...

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Marine Lab’s Newest Research Building Showcases Sustainable Coastal Design

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Lost! Deep-Diving ROV Implodes 6 Miles Beneath the Sea - NBCNews.com

Lost! Deep-Diving ROV Implodes 6 Miles Beneath the Sea - NBCNews.com | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
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Lost! Deep-Diving ROV Implodes 6 Miles Beneath the Sea NBCNews.com A hybrid remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dubbed Nereus was lost while diving 6.2 miles (10 km) beneath the sea surface in a deep trench northeast of New Zealand on...
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Confederate sub: Chemical bath to expose hull

Confederate sub: Chemical bath to expose hull | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
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Conservation work continues on the H.L. Hunley

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This artist builds coral reefs by hand

This artist builds coral reefs by hand | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Courtney Mattison used her marine biology background to build giant, ceramic art installations that highlight the beauty and fragility of reefs as climate change takes its toll.
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Art & Ocean

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Sea star population plummets at Shell Beach from mysterious wasting disease - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sea star population plummets at Shell Beach from mysterious wasting disease - The San Luis Obispo Tribune | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
The San Luis Obispo Tribune Sea star population plummets at Shell Beach from mysterious wasting disease The San Luis Obispo Tribune Bacteria, viruses and protozoa are all possible causes, said Pete Raimondi, chairman of the Department of Ecology...

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Our Ocean is Ailing.... 

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Ocean Exploration: Geostory

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Geo-Story. These featured events just skim the surface of ocean exploration—and there's still more to explore!

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Ocean Exploration: Geostory

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Marine Ecology, Human Impacts, & Conservation

Marine Ecology, Human Impacts, & Conservation | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Find educator resources related to marine ecology, human impacts on the ocean, and ocean conservation to use in your classroom.

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Free learning on-line resources.

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Mysterious Antique Sphinx Discovered in the Bahamas

Mysterious Antique Sphinx Discovered in the Bahamas | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Nassau| A team of underwater archeologists studying an ancient shipwreck of unknown origin near the eastern coast of the Bahamas, have made an astonishing discovery: a large stone statue ressembling greatly in shape and design, the egyptian Great Sphynx. "We are not absolutely certain at the moment, as to what this discovery actually means" explains James Neilson,…
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An Egyptian Underwater Mystery... In the Bahamas..?   

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Students compete in underwater robot competition - Daily Herald

Students compete in underwater robot competition - Daily Herald | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Deseret News Students compete in underwater robot competition Daily Herald Crowds of students lined the pool at the Lehi Legacy Center on Wednesday as they took part in the 2014 Utah Underwater Robotics Competition hosted by BYU's Splash Lab on...
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SEABOB F7' underwater jet-ski lets you swim like 007 - Daily Mail

SEABOB F7' underwater jet-ski lets you swim like 007 - Daily Mail | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
SEABOB F7' underwater jet-ski lets you swim like 007
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Engineers have launched an underwater contraption which enables watergoers to 'swim like a dolphin' - similar to the jet used in the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball.

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Spinning With the Fishes: Underwater Turbines Tap Moon’s Gravity to Generate Power

Spinning With the Fishes: Underwater Turbines Tap Moon’s Gravity to Generate Power | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
With subsea tidal turbines, Scotland could be "a Saudi Arabia of renewable energy potential": http://t.co/LDTt3okjxJ http://t.co/QZHXuWH8jw

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Power from the Ocean...

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We see turbines onshore and offshore, but have you imagined it underwater? GE Power Conversion is testing tidal turbine generators and other underwater technology in turbines standing on the sea floor for renewable energy.

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Underwater turbine to be tested in Alaska river - WCSH-TV

Underwater turbine to be tested in Alaska river - WCSH-TV | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Underwater turbine to be tested in Alaska river WCSH-TV PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine company that wants to build underwater river turbines as an alternative to diesel generators used in remote villages in Alaska is ready to begin testing a...
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Portable Hydro Power... :)

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Freshmen learn physics by building rockets and underwater robots - HeraldNet

Freshmen learn physics by building rockets and underwater robots - HeraldNet | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Freshmen learn physics by building rockets and underwater robots HeraldNet Freshmen Kaylah Hogle and Mitchell Lovell on Wednesday discuss the capabilities of the underwater robot they recently built in Tom Wier's class at Archbishop Murphy High...

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Learning by Doing....

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Wreck of Confederate ship commandeered by slave discovered

Wreck of Confederate ship commandeered by slave discovered | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Archeologists think they have found the wreck of the Planter, the Confederate ship commandeered by the slave Robert Smalls who turned it over to the Union during the Civil War.
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Amazing Shipwreck news...

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Spirits At Sea: 10 Famous Ghost Ships

Spirits At Sea: 10 Famous Ghost Ships | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Those who traverse the open sea have always been a superstitious lot and it is no wonder with the dangers a life on the ocean posed for those who utilized these often deadly waters to make their livings. These myths, legends and superstitions are sometimes...

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Sylvia Earle: How do you remain positive for the ocean? - YouTube

Sylvia Earle speaks at Hotdocs 2014 on the evening her documentary "Mission Blue" premieres in Canada! GO VEGAN FOR YOUR HEALTH FOR THE ANIMALS FOR THE ENVIR...
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The Strange and Wonderful History of Diving Suits, From 1715 to Today

The Strange and Wonderful History of Diving Suits, From 1715 to Today | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Long before we had spacesuits, we had diving suits. The ocean was the first hostile environment that we sent people into, completely covered with protective gear.

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A bit of Diving history....   Enjoy

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Top 12 Coolest Personal Submarines

Top 12 Coolest Personal Submarines | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
Personal submarines are privately owned or chartered small submersible vessels used for exploring the underwater marine world. Find out about twelve of the coolest private submarines available in the market.

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Do you love submarines...? 

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My next car...   

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UW startup creates underwater robotics with a human touch - UW Today

UW startup creates underwater robotics with a human touch - UW Today | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
UW startup creates underwater robotics with a human touch UW Today Using technology developed by Howard Chizeck's lab in the Department of Electrical Engineering, a team of UW scientists and engineers working at the Applied Physics Laboratory is...
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New ROV Tek

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After more than a century, a jewel of ocean research targeted for closure - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

After more than a century, a jewel of ocean research targeted for closure - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
After more than a century, a jewel of ocean research targeted for closure
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
But marine science has grown into a major local employer.
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Federal Government plans to close yet another important Ocean Research Facility...   Ouch....!

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Submerged Cities: 7 Underwater Wonders of the World | Urbanist

Submerged Cities: 7 Underwater Wonders of the World | Urbanist | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
From the remains of Cleopatra's castle to the lost graves of towns inhabited a mere fifty years ago, these submerged wonders hide ruins under seas and rivers.
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Imagine what else we will find if we continue to explore...

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Death awaits anyone who dares enter! Inside the world's most dangerous ... - Daily Mail

Death awaits anyone who dares enter! Inside the world's most dangerous ... - Daily Mail | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
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A diver lays down a lead to guide other divers through the underwater caves in Mexico.
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A little Cave Diving...

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Great white shark named Lydia becomes first known white shark to cross Atlantic | GrindTV.com

Great white shark named Lydia becomes first known white shark to cross Atlantic | GrindTV.com | Undersea Exploration | Scoop.it
A tagged great white shark named Lydia on Sunday became the first known white shark to swim across the Atlantic Ocean. The 2,000-pound female shark, [...]
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Amazing critters...

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