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Kenya to build Africa's first underwater museum

Kenya to build Africa's first underwater museum | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Construction on the museum, which will be dedicated to the study of marine life and shipwrecks, is set to begin soon (RT @Earth_News: Kenya to build Africa's first underwater museum http://t.co/Z7w92R19...
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Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines.
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Parts of the wreck have been scrapped. 

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True facts about anglerfish

True facts about anglerfish | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
GrrlScientist: To the female anglerfish, the human male is a very loud, annoying and unnecessarily complicated pair of gonads.
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Codfish numbers at key fishery hits all-time low

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The level of codfish spawning in one of the most critical fisheries in the Northeast U.S. is at an all-time low, putting mor...
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Underwater vegetation - Daily News & Analysis

Underwater vegetation - Daily News & Analysis | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Underwater vegetation
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I was always fascinated by the ocean. Not just the fish, shellfish or the beach but sea vegetables and different forms of sea weed.
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The Radisson Blu Hotel’s 82-Foot Aquadom Aquarium Brings Sea-Life and Scuba Diving to Berlin

The Radisson Blu Hotel’s 82-Foot Aquadom Aquarium Brings Sea-Life and Scuba Diving to Berlin | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Guests can go diving in Berlin's Radisson Blu Hotel's towering 82-Foot Aquadom aquarium. (Behold the world's largest cylindrical aquarium!
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Siamese fins! Body of two-headed DOLPHIN washes up on Turkish beach

Siamese fins! Body of two-headed DOLPHIN washes up on Turkish beach | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The conjoined corpse was seen floating onto the shore in Izmir on Turkey's west coast on Monday by sports teacher Tugrul Metin.
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The dark side of dolphins: Mammal 'aggressively' tried to push swimmer ... - Daily Mail

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Smiling assassin? A bottlenose dolphin is said to have deliberately pushed a man under water who was swimming in the sea in County Cork, Ireland.
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5 Steps to Shooting Great Underwater Photography - Men's Journal

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5 Steps to Shooting Great Underwater Photography
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Sure, you can take your waterproof Fujifilm FinePix XP70 into the waves with you this summer at the beach — but can you snap a decent photo once you're there?
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Giant new species of lethal jellyfish discovered in Australian waters

Giant new species of lethal jellyfish discovered in Australian waters | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a new venomous creature in the waters off Western Australia's coast, according to The Guardian. Named after the scientist who captured the first-known specimen, the...
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Underwater self-healing polymer mimics mussels - Chemistry World

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Underwater self-healing polymer mimics mussels
Chemistry World
A common acrylic polymer used in biomedical applications and as a substitute for glass has been given the ability to completely self-heal underwater by US researchers.
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A Johns Hopkins Engineer Designed Pollution-Hunting Underwater Robots - In The Capital

A Johns Hopkins Engineer Designed Pollution-Hunting Underwater Robots - In The Capital | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A Johns Hopkins Engineer Designed Pollution-Hunting Underwater Robots In The Capital The contaminated water led to a loss of drinking water for a half-million residents thanks to thick mats of algae, much of which probably could have been detected...
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Artist Sinks Ship to Create Underwater Art Installation - PSFK

Artist Sinks Ship to Create Underwater Art Installation - PSFK | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Artist Sinks Ship to Create Underwater Art Installation
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Sinking a ship might sound like an act of war, but for English artist Simon Faithfull it's an act of artistic expression.
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Underwater Video Captures Treasure Hunter's Find of a Lifetime — His Gurgled ... - TheBlaze.com

Underwater Video Captures Treasure Hunter's Find of a Lifetime — His Gurgled ... - TheBlaze.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Traces Of A 9,000-Year-Old Lost Unknown Civilization Discovered In Lake Huron, Michigan - MessageToEagle.com

Traces Of A 9,000-Year-Old Lost Unknown Civilization Discovered In Lake Huron, Michigan - MessageToEagle.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
ancient astronauts, ancient mysteries, exploration of secret ancient worlds and forbidden knowledge,
Traces Of A 9,000-Year-Old Lost Unknown Civilization Discovered In Lake Huron, Michigan
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Study reveals Antarctic minke whales feeding 'frenzy'

Study reveals Antarctic minke whales feeding 'frenzy' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Antarctic minke whales engage in an underwater feeding frenzy, filling their huge mouths up to 100 times an hour as they gorge on prawn-like krill ...
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Museum began out of a love for diving and one another - Florida Keys Keynoter

Museum began out of a love for diving and one another - Florida Keys Keynoter | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Florida Keys Keynoter Museum began out of a love for diving and one another Florida Keys Keynoter Sally, a member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame (see http://www.wdhof.org/index2.shtml) and a founding member of the Historical Diving Society, has...
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Finding PTSD relief through scuba diving - St. George Daily Spectrum

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Finding PTSD relief through scuba diving
St. George Daily Spectrum
HURRICANE – For many, scuba diving is a sport, allowing them a time of relaxation and peace of mind.
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Google Invests In $300 Million Underwater Internet Cable System To Japan - Forbes

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Google Invests In $300 Million Underwater Internet Cable System To Japan
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Google Google has announced that it has joined five other companies to build a trans-Pacific cable system that connects the west coast of the U.S.
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Tips for Scuba Diving in Cenotes - Go Backpacking

Tips for Scuba Diving in Cenotes - Go Backpacking | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Since cenotes are deep sinkhole caverns in the earth typically filled with teal hued water and framed by rocks and swinging vines, this will no doubt be memorable, but here's a little secret: scuba diving is the best way to see a ...
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Physicists create water tractor beam

Physicists create water tractor beam | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have created a tractor beam on water, providing a radical new technique that could confine oil spills, manipulate floating objects or explain rips at the beach.
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Scuba crews take to Comal to clean up tubers' big mess - KXAN.com

Scuba crews take to Comal to clean up tubers' big mess - KXAN.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scuba crews take to Comal to clean up tubers' big mess
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NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) — Tubing draws big crowds to many rivers in Central Texas during the summer, but those crowds leave a lot of trash behind.
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The Fish Matrix is real: this gigantic deep ocean sphere will raise 1,000 tons of tuna

The Fish Matrix is real: this gigantic deep ocean sphere will raise 1,000 tons of tuna | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is the Oceansphere, a gigantic highly automated fish farm that will grow 1,000 tons of ahi and bluefin tuna from eggs to harvest size at a depth of 1,300 feet a few miles off the coast of...
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Largest Solar Powered Boat Helps Map Underwater Village - Nature World News

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Largest Solar Powered Boat Helps Map Underwater Village
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The world's largest solar-powered boat will be helping experts in an ambitious underwater survey of one of the oldest human settlements in Europe.
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WATCH: Underwater camera reveals what it's like to be hunted - and attacked ... - Daily Mail

WATCH: Underwater camera reveals what it's like to be hunted - and attacked ... - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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The terrifying power of sharks has been revealed in a stunning video where a great white attacks a robotic vehicle.
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'Avatar' sequel delayed because James Cameron is underwater - New York Post

'Avatar' sequel delayed because James Cameron is underwater - New York Post | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
New York Post 'Avatar' sequel delayed because James Cameron is underwater New York Post Now, in addition to preparing the underwater craft for display at the American Museum of Natural History, the Woods Hole team has been documenting and...
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