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Scuba-diving opportunities abound in Vancouver's waters - Straight.com

Scuba-diving opportunities abound in Vancouver's waters - Straight.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scuba-diving opportunities abound in Vancouver's waters Straight.com There are thousands of people in the Lower Mainland who can dial up that experience with little effort this summer because they have taken a scuba-diving course and possess the...
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DAN's Top 10 Most Wanted Improvements in Scuba Diving – DeeperBlue.com

DAN's Top 10 Most Wanted Improvements in Scuba Diving – DeeperBlue.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Each year DAN publishes their annual report which includes statistics concerning diving accidents and fatalities. DAN is Divers Alert Network, the diving industry’s largest membership association. Their main focus is safety. They conduct and sponsor research into illnesses/ accidents related to scuba diving. DAN also provides emergency assistance and medical information resources. The network is …
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Ministry of Environment and Forest ropes in scuba divers to clear sea of abandoned ghost fishing nets - Times of India

Ministry of Environment and Forest ropes in scuba divers to clear sea of abandoned ghost fishing nets - Times of India | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
THANE: In a first of its kind initiative, the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has managed to get rid of abandoned ghost fishing nets that have been left abandoned along the bio-diversity rich coastal areas in Sindhudurg.
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WATCH: Bali streets flooded so bad, scuba instructor starts diving in the middle of the road

WATCH: Bali streets flooded so bad, scuba instructor starts diving in the middle of the road | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
With all the heavy rains in Bali and clogged up trash-filled gutters, streets have been flooded on the island, real bad.
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Underwater robot gives rare glimpse of life beneath Antarctic ice

Underwater robot gives rare glimpse of life beneath Antarctic ice | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Australian Antarctic Division studied the underwater habitat near Australia's Casey research station.
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December 19, 2016: Marmont street Launch, Niles | Don McAlhany

December 19, 2016: Marmont street Launch, Niles | Don McAlhany | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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These Underwater Sculptures Are a Window into a New Frontier for Art | The Creators Project

You literally need scuba gear to explore Doug Aitken's geometric artwork off the coast of California.
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Mysterious ‘Ghost Shark’ caught on film by MBARI for the first time

Mysterious ‘Ghost Shark’ caught on film by MBARI for the first time | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Giant shark teeth may have inspired Mayan monster myths

Giant shark teeth may have inspired Mayan monster myths | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Giant fossilized teeth from extinct megalodon sharks might played a role in an ancient culture's mythology
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Wreck of 1840s slave ship mapped in 3D

Wreck of 1840s slave ship mapped in 3D | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The wreck of a nearly 300-year-old former slave ship lying just off the coast of Perth is scoured by maritime archaeologists using new technology to help learn more about Australia's underwater past.
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Six-storey-high wave sets a record, says UN agency

Six-storey-high wave sets a record, says UN agency | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The UN's weather agency on Tuesday announced the highest wave on record -- a behemoth that towered 19 metres (62.3 feet) above the North Atlantic.
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Disabled diver invents Scuba Chair - the first affordable underwater wheelchair

Disabled diver invents Scuba Chair - the first affordable underwater wheelchair | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

The brainchild of Igor Skikevich, 51, is about to go into full production
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I’m the modern day equivalent of a massive Carboniferous dragonfly | Deep Sea News

I’m the modern day equivalent of a massive Carboniferous dragonfly | Deep Sea News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
I am annoyingly the first one to return to the surface after any scuba dive. My bottom time exploring the wonders of the aquatic realm is 60-75% shorter than
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Providence Sells Scuba Cerifier PADI to Wealthy Families, Endowments - Dow Jones

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Giant underwater goddess found off Turkish coast in ancient shipwreck

The race is now on to find the remaining piece of the enormous 7th century Cypriot divinity.
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Nashville lawyer, firefighter hold scuba diving event for disabled veterans

Nashville lawyer, firefighter hold scuba diving event for disabled veterans | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A local lawyer and fireman are coming together to put on an event that is the first of its kind here in Nashville.
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Man dies at treacherous Eagle's Nest cave diving site in Weeki Wachee

Man dies at treacherous Eagle's Nest cave diving site in Weeki Wachee | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
WEEKI WACHEE — The treacherous Eagle's Nest cave diving site has claimed another life, authorities say.
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The Story Behind a Woman's Bag of 'Scuba Crap' on eBay

Amy Cook was recently cleaning out her attic in Lubbock, Texas, when she came across her husband's scuba gear. It hasn't been used in years, so she got his permission and posted the items on... Technology News Summaries. | Newser
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5 water sports to tone your entire body and get in shape

5 water sports to tone your entire body and get in shape | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Fitness Photo Gallery – Explore Pictures on diet, healthy recipe, nutrition, weight loss, gymming, weight training, yoga & beauty online at thehealthsite.com
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Transmitter tech opens the door to underwater radio

Transmitter tech opens the door to underwater radio | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It's easy to take modern wireless communication for granted above ground, but it's useless in areas where the signals can't propagate, like underwater or in caves. 
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170-year-old thumbnail reveals fate of HMS Terror crew

170-year-old thumbnail reveals fate of HMS Terror crew | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada discovered a severe zinc deficiency in the nail samples of crew member John Harntnell, suggesting that the crew died of malnutrition.
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Minnesota man finds ancient elk antler during scuba dive

Minnesota man finds ancient elk antler during scuba dive | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
DETROIT LAKES, MINN. - (WDAY News) - A piece of the land's past, pulled from the treasure-filled waters of Becker County, now, a local scuba diver want
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Scientists Puzzled Over Mysterious Puffin Deaths in Alaska

Scientists Puzzled Over Mysterious Puffin Deaths in Alaska | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Check out this post to learn about the strange string of puffin deaths in Alaska and how scientists are working to figure out the cause.
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EOS used for 3D printing in extreme environments

German scuba engineers have used additive manufacturing in creating a high quality, lightweight and reliable scuba light. Known as the Thor Rev 2.0, it relied upon 3D printing bureau Canto Img. GmbH to produce printed parts. Canto is a German 3D printing service company with clients in the aerospace and automotive industries.In order to produce the scuba
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