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The ocean is broken | Troubling account of a sail man's journey! #scuba #oceans

The ocean is broken | Troubling account of a sail man's journey! #scuba #oceans | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it

"No wonder the sea was dead. No wonder his baited lines caught nothing. There was nothing to catch."

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That's a wreck dive! $4.5M worth of sunken Spanish treasure recovered in Vero Beach, Florida | #scuba

That's a wreck dive! $4.5M worth of sunken Spanish treasure recovered in Vero Beach, Florida | #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Queens Jewels, a historic shipwreck salvage operation that owns the exclusive rights to the remains of the 1715 treasure fleet, has recovered gold coins valued at $4.5 million off the Treasure Coast.
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Before the bug hunt, make sure you, and your gear, are in good shape | #florida #bugfest #scuba

Before the bug hunt, make sure you, and your gear, are in good shape | #florida #bugfest #scuba | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it

"Most lobster hunters are safe, honest and well-intentioned. Some get caught up in the excitement of catching the delicacy known as the Florida spiny lobster, Panulirus argus,  also known  as crawfish, "bugs," or by the Spanish name langosta, and run into trouble."


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What to do if a shark attacks | #oceans #sharks #beaches

What to do if a shark attacks | #oceans #sharks #beaches | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Youre more likely to die from fireworks than byshark. But after 11 recent shark attacks in the Carolinas alone, many vacationers are asking what they should do if a shark decides to bite.Eric Dougl...
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Jean Pierre Vincent's curator insight, July 10, 12:22 PM

If you can, stay lower than the shark

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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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An ancient forest found off the coast of Norfolk England | #scuba #uk

An ancient forest found off the coast of Norfolk England | #scuba #uk | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Scientists believe that Watson actually swam into the loose ends of a wide, 10,000-year old forest that has stretched all the way to Continental Europe from Great Britain.
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Hundreds gather for underwater radio broadcast in Florida Keys | #scuba #floridakeys

Hundreds gather for underwater radio broadcast in Florida Keys | #scuba #floridakeys | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Hundreds of snorkelers and divers ducked beneath the waves for a radio station's four-hour underwater concert Saturday at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, joined by distance swimmer Diana Nyad .
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Wounded warriors tend to ailing coral off Fort Lauderdale | #scuba #oceans #ftl

Wounded warriors tend to ailing coral off Fort Lauderdale | #scuba #oceans #ftl | Scuba Diving | Scoop.it
Three disabled veterans dived a reef and coral nursery off Fort Lauderdale Wednesday to draw attention to the region’s disappearing staghorn coral.
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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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