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How the great white strikes | #scuba #shark #oceans

How the great white strikes | #scuba #shark #oceans | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
The great white shark has evolved to be the ocean's top predator. Find out how perfectly adapted to dominate its underwater world.
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Ocean Explorer Sylvia Earle Joins Roster of Female Scientist LEGO Minifigs | #oceans #scuba

Ocean Explorer Sylvia Earle Joins Roster of Female Scientist LEGO Minifigs | #oceans #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
In a move that has us singing "EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!" from the rooftops, LEGO has released several additions to their female scientist minifig family. Joining "Professor C. Bodin," the first female researcher to be molded in yellow, is a team of female aerospace engineers and astronauts, and my personal favorite, a deep sea explorer set that pays homage to marine biologist Sylvia Earle. All. The. Feels. In 1979, Sylvia Earle shocked the world when she walked untethered on the sea floor at a lower depth than any other woman before, or since. She has logged over 7,000 hours underwater, and has led over 100 expeditions. As a scientist, author, lecturer, and explorer. Earle's dedication to protecting the world's oceans has inspired millions of young women, myself included, to pursue careers in marine biology and science communication over the past four decades. But the Deep Sea Explorers line, which ranges from a $6.99 scuba scooter mini set, to the "holy sh**, there goes my life
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Should cave diving sites have more restrictions? #orlando #florida #scuba

Should cave diving sites have more restrictions? #orlando #florida #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
At about 60 feet deep, divers at Blue Spring in Orange City see an ominous sign with an image of the Grim Reaper posted on the cavern wall:
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Sculptures crushed as artificial reef is lowered in Deerfield, Florida #scuba

Sculptures crushed as artificial reef is lowered in Deerfield, Florida #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
A mishap during the lowering of a massive sculpture into the Atlantic caused the replicas of Easter Island statues to be crushed.
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Would you defend a master's thesis underwater? He did it! #scuba

Would you defend a master's thesis underwater? He did it! #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
A graduate student defended his master's thesis under water to demonstrate how underwater technology can foster better appreciation of marine science.
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The Florida Keys among 9 Awe-Inspiring Archipelagos for #scubadiving

The Florida Keys among 9 Awe-Inspiring Archipelagos for #scubadiving | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Just the sound of that evocative word sets our tribe dreaming of coastlines skirted with reefs and cut through with thrilling passes that beg for a drift dive. These jewellike clusters linked by a watery chain are strung out all over the planet. But for divers, all archipelagos are not created equal. Follow our lead to nine of the most awe-inspiring of the bunch.
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Madagascar marvel: #Scuba divers find incredible cache of fossils in three flooded caves

Madagascar marvel: #Scuba divers find incredible cache of fossils in three flooded caves | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
5,000 years ago, Madagascar was ruled by seemingly mythical beasts. A treasure trove of their bones has just been found, underwater.
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#Scuba Diving Training: How To Deal With Crowded Dive Boats

#Scuba Diving Training: How To Deal With Crowded Dive Boats | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
When you're faced with an underwater mob, these tips will keep you safer ­- and maximize your fun!Here is how you can be prepared for a mob.
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First-ever underwater ice #hockey matches held in Siberia | #scuba

First-ever underwater ice #hockey matches held in Siberia | #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Wearing scuba gear and hovering upside-down below the frozen surface, can there be any more extreme sport?
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San Francisco: Historic 'Ghost Ships' Discovered Near Golden Gate Bridge | #ocean #scuba #wreckdiving

San Francisco: Historic 'Ghost Ships' Discovered Near Golden Gate Bridge | #ocean #scuba #wreckdiving | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
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Help! Manta ray asks divers to free it from fishing line! #scuba

Help! Manta ray asks divers to free it from fishing line! #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
The gentle giant was entangled off the Bat Islands of Costa Rica when it swam fearlessly toward the divers, who set it free from the burdensome, painful fishing line.
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, September 15, 2014 10:51 PM

More and more animals being freed from fishing line or nets is becoming more common.

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Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority ends the shark cull. #oceans #scuba #sharks

Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority ends the shark cull. #oceans #scuba #sharks | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
No baited drumlines will be set this summer after concerns over program’s impact on great whites leads to EPA recommendation
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Another New Wreck: Lost Franklin expedition ship found in the Arctic! #scuba

Another New Wreck: Lost Franklin expedition ship found in the Arctic! #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says one of Canada's greatest mysteries now has been solved, with the discovery of one of the lost ships from Sir John Franklin's doomed Arctic expedition.
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, September 10, 2014 9:30 AM

A new lost wreck found!  Always exciting to hear about these!

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Nassau Grouper To Be Listed as a Threatened Species in the USA | #oceans #scuba

Nassau Grouper To Be Listed as a Threatened Species in the USA | #oceans #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it

"No critical habitat was proposed in the recent action, but the agency requests information and comments that may be relevant in formulating a critical habitat designation and the final listing."

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Wanna go #scuba diving on Richard Branson's catamaran? Just buy it for $7.9M!

Wanna go #scuba diving on Richard Branson's catamaran? Just buy it for $7.9M! | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Richard Branson’s catamaran for sale or charter
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Why the author of ‘Jaws’ wished he never wrote it

Why the author of ‘Jaws’ wished he never wrote it | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
After writing Jaws, Peter Benchley spent the rest of his life advocating for oceanic conservation.
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Deerfield Beach Readies For New Easter Island Themed Artificial Reef | #scuba #florida

Deerfield Beach Readies For New Easter Island Themed Artificial Reef | #scuba #florida | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
South Florida is a diving mecca with beautiful reefs both natural and man-made.
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Wyland Ocean Realm Journal spearhears microplastic cleanup in the Florida Keys

Wyland Ocean Realm Journal spearhears microplastic cleanup in the Florida Keys | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Staff and volunteers from the Wyland Ocean Ream Journal will participate in a microplastic cleanup later this year.
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Deep sea diving ... in a wheelchair

Deep sea diving ... in a wheelchair | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
When Sue Austin got a power chair 16 years ago, she felt a tremendous sense of freedom -- yet others looked at her as though she had lost something. In her art, she aims to convey the spirit of wonder she feels wheeling through the world. Includes thrilling footage of an underwater wheelchair that lets her explore ocean beds, drifting through schools of fish, floating free in 360 degrees. (Filmed at TEDxWomen.)
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The Diving Almanac & Book of Records | #scuba #scubadiving

The Diving Almanac & Book of Records | #scuba #scubadiving | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
The book every scuba diver should own is now 100% FREE! The Diving Almanac & Book of Records showcases the accomplishments of underwater explorers, scientists, engineers, freedivers and adventurers since Man first plunged into the sea more than six millennia ago. Download your free copy today!
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The Diving Almanac & Book of Records | #scuba #freediving

The Diving Almanac & Book of Records | #scuba #freediving | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it

"The Diving Almanac & Book of Records showcases the accomplishments of underwater explorers, scientists, engineers, freedivers and adventurers since Man first plunged into the sea more than six millennia ago."

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An ocean of fun facts, trivia and information on scuba diving and freediving! 

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13 family-friendly #scuba diving sites for your kids

13 family-friendly #scuba diving sites for your kids | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Beloved culinary icon Julia Child would've turned 102 this weekend. In honor of her birthday, take a foodie tour of Boston, where Child lived and worked for decades.
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Scuba Happy's curator insight, December 8, 2014 12:12 PM

Great diving place for the whole family.

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Egyptian scuba diver crowned world record holder for deep sea plunge: 332 meters!

Egyptian scuba diver crowned world record holder for deep sea plunge: 332 meters! | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
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"Former Navy carrier on final voyage to a scrapyard in Texas!" Why not an artificial reef and wreck diving site? :(

"Former Navy carrier on final voyage to a scrapyard in Texas!" Why not an artificial reef and wreck diving site? :( | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow journey from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas.
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, September 13, 2014 12:57 PM
Don't scrap it! SINK IT! We don't have nearly enough wrecks to scuba dive in the Gulf of Mexico!
Scuba Happy's curator insight, December 8, 2014 12:13 PM

Cool new diving place.

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A Superhero of Sorts in a Hunt for Artifacts | #scuba #oceans

A Superhero of Sorts in a Hunt for Artifacts | #scuba #oceans | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
When a team of archaeologists explore the site of an ancient shipwreck this month, they will use a suit evocative of “Iron Man” that will allow for longer dives.
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New: Wreck Discovered in Lake Superior | #scuba #wreckdiving

New: Wreck Discovered in Lake Superior | #scuba #wreckdiving | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society has found a 115-year-old shipwreck.
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