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There’s A New Sperry JAWS Collection: Is the beach closed, though?

There’s A New Sperry JAWS Collection: Is the beach closed, though? | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Sperry footwear is releasing a new limited edition run of JAWS shoes.
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Try wearing them, this weekend, on a dive charter! I bet you'll find yourself into some more discussions on whether or not shark stories are driving people away from scuba diving...

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New #ScubaDiving Mystery Novel Coming Fall 2016

New #ScubaDiving Mystery Novel Coming Fall 2016 | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Available from Alibi-Random House fall, 2016! Adrift First in the Mer Cavallo Mysteries Marine biologist-turned divemaster Meredith Cavallo thought adjusting to a laid-back life in the Florida Keys would be a breeze after the regimented schedule of an Arctic research vessel, but when she rescues a diver who claims to have seen a ghost, she’s…
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By @MickiBrowning : "Adrift won the 2015 Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence, the 2015 Royal Palm Literary Award for Unpublished Book of the Year and earned the first place Royal Palm Literary Award in the unpublished mystery category."

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The leopard shark pups born at Townsville’s Aquarium were conceived without a father

The leopard shark pups born at Townsville’s Aquarium were conceived without a father | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
THE birth of three sharks at a Queensland aquarium has been nothing short of a miracle.
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Take that, fathers!

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NOAA Researchers capture video of unknown jellyfish - 12000 feet deep

NOAA Researchers capture video of unknown jellyfish - 12000 feet deep | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
An NOAA research vessel captured video of a unique jellyfish in the Mariana Trench region.
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That's a bit deep for your next scuba dive... Even on trimix!

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Scuba diver cuts through 'ghost' net to free trapped turtle

Scuba diver cuts through 'ghost' net to free trapped turtle | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
A scuba diver in the Maldives was filmed cutting through an abandoned fishing net filled with debris to free a trapped olive ridley sea turtle.
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Cool although I don't see any scuba diver in that video! There's a snorkeler.

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Scuba Diving in Earth's Coldest Waters: What it Feels Like

What is it like to jump into arctic and antarctic waters? “Think of being in a freezer and then someone puts your face in a big pile of wet ice cubes,” say
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If you have a good drysuit with good underwear, it's not as cold as it sounds in that video - and it's beautiful!

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Loch Ness Monster Found! - Well... The film prop one! BBC News

Loch Ness Monster Found! - Well... The film prop one! BBC News | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
A large Loch Ness Monster built in 1969 for a Sherlock Holmes film is found almost 50 years after it sank to the bottom of the loch.
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Apparently, it sank because of director didn't quite understand buoyancy.

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Surprising, Vibrant Reef Discovered in the Muddy Amazon

Surprising, Vibrant Reef Discovered in the Muddy Amazon | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it

Colorful sea fans, fish, and gigantic sponges found in murky waters. One scientist says the reef has the most amazing animals she’s ever seen on an expedition.

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There's still so much left to explore and understand.

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Whole Foods Will Soon Start Stocking Invasive #Lionfish On Its Shelves

Whole Foods Will Soon Start Stocking Invasive #Lionfish On Its Shelves | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
The lionfish is one of the most destructive and invasive fish species in the ocean. Whole Foods hopes that maybe you'll start eating it.
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Think we can eat enough of them to make a difference with this invasive lionfish in Florida and the Caribbean?

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Scuba Divers Recover Exquisitely Preserved 17th Century Dress From Shipwreck in Holland

Scuba Divers Recover Exquisitely Preserved 17th Century Dress From Shipwreck in Holland | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Marine archaeologists working off the coast of Holland have recovered a remarkable trove of well-preserved artifacts from a ship that sank nearly 400 years ago. Among the items is a beautiful silken gown that likely belonged to royalty.
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Great white shark spotted swimming on Alligator Reef off Islamorada in the Florida Keys

Great white shark spotted swimming on Alligator Reef off Islamorada in the Florida Keys | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
A 10- to 12-foot great white shark was spotted on Alligator Reef off Islamorada Saturday, circling a charter snorkeling boat for about 30 to 45 minutes.
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Heart Disease and #ScubaDiving: The First Signs and Surgery

Heart Disease and #ScubaDiving: The First Signs and Surgery | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it

Can you dive again after open-heart surgery? Author Eric Douglas tells the true story of his signs and symptoms of heart disease, and his road to recovery.

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Shouldn't we all "know better"?

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Underwater art gallery installed off Key West, Florida

Underwater art gallery installed off Key West, Florida | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Divers in Key West helped install an underwater art gallery over the weekend.
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The Bucket List: 7 Archipelagos for Island-Hopping (and #scuba) Adventures

The Bucket List: 7 Archipelagos for Island-Hopping (and #scuba) Adventures | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
These seven destinations offer many of the perks of an island vacation along with multi-destination options for those looking to see, learn and experience more. From the Florida Keys to the Faroe Islands, these seven archipelagos are perfect for island-hopping adventures.
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Wanna sleep with the sharks? It's at the Paris Aquarium.

Wanna sleep with the sharks? It's at the Paris Aquarium. | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Insomniacs will be counting sharks instead of sheep during an overnight stay at the Paris Aquarium.
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#Scuba Diving Man Proposes to Woman in Ripley's Aquarium Tank

#Scuba Diving Man Proposes to Woman in Ripley's Aquarium Tank | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
A couple visiting the Myrtle Beach Ripley's Aquarium Saturday is now engaged after scuba diving with the sea creatures.
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It's not a novelty anymore but it never gets old!

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Pompano Beach, Florida, to transform sludge tanker into a dive reef that looks like casino!

Pompano Beach, Florida, to transform sludge tanker into a dive reef that looks like casino! | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Pompano Beach is spending $312,500 on a sludge-hauling New York City tanker that will be retired to the watery depths and be staged to look like a casino.
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#Scuba Divers uncover 500-year-old Vasco da Gama fleet treasure

#Scuba Divers uncover 500-year-old Vasco da Gama fleet treasure | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Discovery of the Esmeralda could change how historians view trade and warfare during a critical period in the development of Western civilization.
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SeaWorld: Current orcas at parks will be last | #oceans #scuba #scubadiving

SeaWorld: Current orcas at parks will be last | #oceans #scuba #scubadiving | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
The orca whales currently in SeaWorld's care will be the last generation of the mammals enclosed at the water parks, a company announcement says.
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5 spring break island escapes that don't require a passport

5 spring break island escapes that don't require a passport | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it

ANo passport no problem.

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And scuba diving is good at all of them!

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And scuba diving is good at all of them!

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Offshore Wind Developers Locate Lost German U-Boat

Offshore Wind Developers Locate Lost German U-Boat | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Windfarm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall, working with survey contractor Fugro, have announced the confirmation of a
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Not every fish has an attractive name! Say hello to the assfish. #scuba #oceans

Not every fish has an attractive name! Say hello to the assfish. #scuba #oceans | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
The Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria has put on display a fish with a large head, small brain and unflattering name: a bony-eared assfish.
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'Ghost fleet' graveyard reborn as nature sanctuary

'Ghost fleet' graveyard reborn as nature sanctuary | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
They were ships built for WWI but wound up unused, abandoned and finally scuttled. Almost a century on, the "ghost fleet" of Mallows Bay are enjoying a rebirth.
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"185 archeologically-documented shipwrecks in a 14-square-mile area"

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Peru enacts law to protect manta ray population | #oceans #scuba

Peru enacts law to protect manta ray population | #oceans #scuba | Scuba Diving News | Scoop.it
Peru has enacted a law prohibiting fishing and extraction of manta rays in its coastal waters.
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