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30 incredible and tragically beautiful images of the world's most haunting shipwrecks - Blog of Francesco Mugnai

30 incredible and tragically beautiful images of the world's most haunting shipwrecks - Blog of Francesco Mugnai | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Stunning photos of 30 haunting shipwrecks from all over the world. From and Australia, Egypt to Portugal and Maui.

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Tough, Light and Strong: Lessons From Nature Could Lead to the Creation of New Materials, Science Study Says

Tough, Light and Strong: Lessons From Nature Could Lead to the Creation of New Materials, Science Study Says | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Tough, Light and Strong: Lessons From Nature Could Lead to the Creation of New Materials, Science Study Says

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Malibu Divers's curator insight, November 25, 2013 1:37 PM

The Answers are in the Sea: Sea horses, Lobster, Abalone shells have bio-inspired stronger materials. If it can live in the ocean, you know it's rugged.  

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To Pee or Not to Pee?

To Pee or Not to Pee? | SCUBA | Scoop.it

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Malibu Divers's curator insight, December 19, 2013 6:20 PM

Just don't do it. #peeinginwetsuit #scuba

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Blog: Lobster Tale

Blog: Lobster Tale | SCUBA | Scoop.it
The mysterious lives of lobsters have intrigued humans since their first description by Pliny in 100 AD – and for many good reasons.

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Malibu Divers's curator insight, February 22, 2014 12:00 PM

More great information about lobsters! 
I would like to add a bit more about our local lobsters in Malibu that don't have claws and about catching them! http://www.malibudivers.com/_blog/Malibu_Divers/post/lobster-diving-a-tail-for-the-breakfast-table/

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How To Edit Underwater Photography - DIY Photography

How To Edit Underwater Photography - DIY Photography | SCUBA | Scoop.it
If you have ever tried your hand at underwater photography, you will quickly realize that there is quite a bit of post production work required to produce professional quality images that have good white balance, nice contrast, ...

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Secrets Revealed: How to take really great photos of divers | Indigo Scuba

Secrets Revealed: How to take really great photos of divers | Indigo Scuba | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Here are some of the tricks used by professional underwater photographers to take really great underwater photos of scuba divers and diving models.

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Meet the sand-pooping, reef-saving, hermaphroditic parrotfish - The Week Magazine

Meet the sand-pooping, reef-saving, hermaphroditic parrotfish - The Week Magazine | SCUBA | Scoop.it

“The Week Magazine Meet the sand-pooping, reef-saving, hermaphroditic parrotfish The Week Magazine "It's all about real estate on the reef," says White.”


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5 Excellent Shipwrecks Where You Can Snorkel, Not Just Dive : Shermans Travel Blog | ShermansTravel.com

5 Excellent Shipwrecks Where You Can Snorkel, Not Just Dive : Shermans Travel Blog | ShermansTravel.com | SCUBA | Scoop.it

“Snorkeling is the cheaper, equally enjoyable, and water-tastic cousin to scuba diving. And just because you can't dive as deep doesn't mean you won't have plenty to see.”


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Where There’s Rust, There’s Life

Where There’s Rust, There’s Life | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Very little aquatic life favors a sandy bottom. As a marine biologist once told me, “the only animals that prefer a pristine, sandy bottom are humans.”

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Scuba Diving Gear for the 21st Century: Apps for Your Android

Scuba Diving Gear for the 21st Century: Apps for Your Android | SCUBA | Scoop.it

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Malibu Divers's curator insight, March 25, 2014 10:56 AM

Scuba apps for your phone or tablet, which ones do you use? #apps  #scuba #android

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U.N. Focuses on Underwater Cultural Heritage of Small Islands - Inter Press Service

U.N. Focuses on Underwater Cultural Heritage of Small Islands - Inter Press Service | SCUBA | Scoop.it
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U.N. Focuses on Underwater Cultural Heritage of Small Islands Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Apr 25 2014 (IPS) - Large amounts of underwater shipwrecks are bringing new opportunities to Small Island Developing States (SIDS)...

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15 Things NOT To Say On A Dive Boat | Indigo Scuba

15 Things NOT To Say On A Dive Boat | Indigo Scuba | SCUBA | Scoop.it
There are lots of things that get said on a dive boat....here's some of the things we've heard divers say, which they probably shouldn't have.

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Diveheart shows health benefits of scuba diving

Diveheart shows health benefits of scuba diving | SCUBA | Scoop.it
After seeing how much snow skiing helped boost the self-esteem of his daughter, who is legally blind, Jim Elliott decided to use his sport of choice - scuba diving - to help others with...
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Deep sea fish remove a million tonnes of CO2 every year from UK and Irish waters - SCUBA News

Deep sea fish remove a million tonnes of CO2 every year from UK and Irish waters - SCUBA News | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Fish living in deep waters on the continental slope around the UK play an important role carrying carbon from the surface to the seafloor. It has been assu

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SCUBA Travel's curator insight, June 7, 2014 5:13 PM

 These bottom-living fishes therefore become a carbon capture and storage facility.

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Squid Rocket Science | Deep Sea News

Squid Rocket Science | Deep Sea News | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Squids not only swim, they also fly*. In fourteen different published accounts dating back to 1892, squids have been caught in the act of taking to the air. I

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Malibu Divers's curator insight, December 2, 2013 2:55 PM

Squid are the ultimate underwater "rocketeers"

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Cristina Zenato - Taming the Untamed - A GoPro Video - YouTube

UNEXSO professional shark handler Cristina Zenato calls a Caribbean reef shark to her lap like a puppy dog. Stephen Frink films with a GoPro Hero 3 Black wit...

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Malibu Divers's curator insight, June 5, 2014 1:09 AM

Love sharks, love the Neptunic suit, too.

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Earn Valuable Non-Corny Skills By Training to be Rescue Diver

Earn Valuable Non-Corny Skills By Training to be Rescue Diver | SCUBA | Scoop.it

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Malibu Divers's curator insight, April 23, 2014 1:56 PM

Next class starts this Thursday evening, April 24 and April 26-27; join us!

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The Best Settings for GoPro Underwater Video | Indigo Scuba

The Best Settings for GoPro Underwater Video | Indigo Scuba | SCUBA | Scoop.it
We've been using our GoPro Hero Black for just over a year to make our underwater videos. Here are the settings we've found work best underwater.

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Nudibranchs - All Your Nudi Questions Answered Here! | Indigo Scuba

Nudibranchs - All Your Nudi Questions Answered Here! | Indigo Scuba | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Nudibranchs are beautiful to see, fun to search for and make fantastic photographic specimens. Find out more about these fascinating creatures here!

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SCUBA Travel's curator insight, May 6, 2014 8:03 AM

Who doesn't love a nudibranch?

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How Brian Skerry tells epic ocean stories, one photo at a time - Mother Nature Network

How Brian Skerry tells epic ocean stories, one photo at a time - Mother Nature Network | SCUBA | Scoop.it

“Mother Nature Network How Brian Skerry tells epic ocean stories, one photo at a time Mother Nature Network Brian Skerry: I began diving when I was about 15 years old and a year or two later I attended a diving show called the Boston Sea Rovers.”


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Coral Symbiosis

Coral Symbiosis | SCUBA | Scoop.it

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Joe ScubaShack's curator insight, January 15, 2014 9:36 PM

Think I will add some of this to my Project Aware classes

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Lessons For Life: Safe to fly? #scuba

Lessons For Life: Safe to fly? #scuba | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Despite off-gassing, flying after diving worsens decompression symptoms this diver didn't recognize

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Scuba-Tech Divers's curator insight, January 23, 2014 3:27 AM

We always advise divers and students to leave a minimum of 4 hours between Diving and flying and, at the end of the season, we aim for 3-4 days in between, and of course, we have DAN's hotline for any emergencies or queries we may have.

 

Better safe than sorry

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SDI Wreck Diver Solves Maritime Mystery | SDI | TDI | ERDI

SDI Wreck Diver Solves Maritime Mystery | SDI | TDI | ERDI | SCUBA | Scoop.it
Tamara Thomsen, a TDI Instructor and Maritime Archaeologist, shows us how wreck diving, along with underwater archaeology solved a century old mystery about the.

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Wet your whistle at UK's first underwater pub in Cardiff Bay - WalesOnline

Wet your whistle at UK's first underwater pub in Cardiff Bay - WalesOnline | SCUBA | Scoop.it
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Wet your whistle at UK's first underwater pub in Cardiff Bay
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Experts in underwater planning and infrastructure have been involved in the planning.

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Diveheart shows health benefits of scuba diving

Diveheart shows health benefits of scuba diving | SCUBA | Scoop.it
After seeing how much snow skiing helped boost the self-esteem of his daughter, who is legally blind, Jim Elliott decided to use his sport of choice - scuba diving - to help others with...
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