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ScubaTone Powers Underwater Communication Using Landline Tech From 1963 - Fast Company

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Could the key to improving underwater communication be a technology developed for landline phones in the '60s?
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Captain Kidd's Treasure Plucked From Shipwreck -- 110-Pound Silver Bar ... - The Inquisitr

Captain Kidd's Treasure Plucked From Shipwreck -- 110-Pound Silver Bar ... - The Inquisitr | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Legend has it the infamous British Pirate Captain Kidd buried his booty all over the world, inspiring treasure hunts and a Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Now, a
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Going Deep with the 25-Man Dive Patrol Keeping the Port of L.A. Secure - Los Angeles Magazine

Going Deep with the 25-Man Dive Patrol Keeping the Port of L.A. Secure - Los Angeles Magazine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Port of Los Angeles is among the busiest in the world. For the cops who protect it, keeping an eye on the docks is challenging enough; diving its depths to search massive freighter hulls or look for wrecks involves a type of police work like no other
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Scuba instructor needed no permission to operate - Times of India

The coast offers plenty of opportunities for scuba diving, but unfortunately there is nobody offering these services on the Karnatakacoast from Mangaluru to Karwar.
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A welcome but tardy tide of Great Lakes legislation washes over Congress ... - cleveland.com

The good news: The Ohio congressional delegation has introduced a flood of Great Lakes legislation. The bad news: Much or all of it is too late to impact the size of toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie in 2015, the editorial board writes.
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Fragments point to more shipwreck skeletons being found

Fragments point to more shipwreck skeletons being found | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Unearthed fragments point to more skeletons being left behind on a coral island following the sinking of the Batavia in 1629.
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Huge Underwater Canyon Home to Amazing Deep-Sea Life : DNews

Huge Underwater Canyon Home to Amazing Deep-Sea Life : DNews | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A two-week-long seafaring mission off the coast of western Australia has helped illuminate an underwater abyss the size of the Grand Canyon.
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CLERC Watches's curator insight, April 21, 8:38 AM

Something to go explore with #Orcasub!

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A survivor and a shipwreck hunter on the historic sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell - Interlochen

A survivor and a shipwreck hunter on the historic sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell - Interlochen | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Divers asked to report ghost fishing gear

Divers asked to report ghost fishing gear | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
About 640,000 tonnes of fishing gear is lost or abandoned in our oceans each year, entangling and killing millions of animals including seals, turtles and whales. Divers are being asked to report any abandoned fishing gear they see or remove.
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Want to see Michigan's underwater crucifix? - Detroit Free Press

Want to see Michigan's underwater crucifix? - Detroit Free Press | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Like many objects that lie at the bottom of vast bodies of water, the cross in Little Traverse Bay has a back story.
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Ice divers, underwater archeologists to study Franklin ship in Arctic - CTV News

Ice divers, underwater archeologists to study Franklin ship in Arctic - CTV News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Ice divers and underwater archeologists will plunge deep into Arctic waters starting next month in an effort to unlock the secrets of HMS Erebus, the ship on which Sir John Franklin himself sailed and may have died.
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GVSU students, professors brave cold to explore shipwrecks - WWMT-TV

GVSU students, professors brave cold to explore shipwrecks - WWMT-TV | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Students and professors at one west Michigan university brave cold temperatures to explore historic shipwrecks.
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NASA wants to send a submarine to Titan's seas

NASA wants to send a submarine to Titan's seas | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In a sneak peek of a possible future mission to Saturn's moon Titan, NASA has showcased their vision of a robotic submersible that could explore the moon's vast lakes of liquid methane and ethane.
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Rich Synowiec's curator insight, February 15, 9:24 PM

I wanna go 

SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, February 16, 10:37 AM

Explore Saturn's moon methane and ethane lakes?  Sounds pretty exciting.  Wondering if there might be any aquatic life.

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Will the Great Lakes face a 'killer shrimp' invasion? - Futurity: Research News

Will the Great Lakes face a 'killer shrimp' invasion? - Futurity: Research News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scientists offer three 50-year forecasts—optimistic, pessimistic, and status quo—for invasive species and the Great Lakes.
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Lemur Graveyard Discovered in Underwater Madagascar Cave - Live Science

Lemur Graveyard Discovered in Underwater Madagascar Cave - Live Science | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A sinkhole in Madagascar contained hundreds of fossils of extinct primates, hippos, rodents and the island's largest predatory cat.
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See the Underwater 'Skeletal Remains' That Spooked a Snorkeler

See the Underwater 'Skeletal Remains' That Spooked a Snorkeler | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
What a snorkeler and authorities believed to be "human remains" turned out to be two fake skeletons having an underwater tea party, police in Arizona said.
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Where was the last skeleton you saw underwater? These are all over the place. 

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Latta again calls to ban dumping in Great Lakes - Toledo Blade

U.S. Rep.Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green) reintroduced legislation Thursday calling for an outright ban on open-lake disposal of sediment dredged from Great Lakes shipping channels, a move intended to force the Army Corps of Engineers into getting...
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Deerfield Beach Readies For New Easter Island Themed Artificial Reef

Deerfield Beach Readies For New Easter Island Themed Artificial Reef | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
South Florida is a diving mecca with beautiful reefs both natural and man-made.

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The US Navy Is About to Build New Robot Submarines | VICE News

The Navy's new long-duration robot submarine, whose production will start later this year, is both literally and figuratively greater than the sum of its parts.
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Saturday Shorts: Protect the Great Lakes - The Detroit News

Saturday Shorts: Protect the Great Lakes - The Detroit News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Great Lakes support hundreds of thousands of jobs and are a vital resource
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Over $8M to fight invasive species in the Great Lakes - Northland's NewsCenter

Over $8M to fight invasive species in the Great Lakes - Northland's NewsCenter | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) -- Organizations working to protect the Great Lakes will be awarded more than $8 million to fight invasive species.
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Ancient shipwrecks discovered in Jeddah

Ancient shipwrecks discovered in Jeddah | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Saudi and German archaeologists have discovered two ancient shipwrecks along the Jeddah coast, in a joint project between the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) and the Philipps University of Marburg in Germany.
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Bottle of wine dug out of a US Civil War shipwreck doesn't look, or taste, good

Bottle of wine dug out of a US Civil War shipwreck doesn't look, or taste, good | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
An old bottle of wine containing grey liquid that was dug up from a US Civil War shipwreck was uncorked and tasted yesterday.
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mmmmm tasty!

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Lionfish stalked and devoured by grouper in shocking video

Lionfish stalked and devoured by grouper in shocking video | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Lionfish, a non-native species to the region, have played havoc with the marine ecosystem in the decades since they were introduced.
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Let's hope this happens often. 

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Great Lakes Ice Cover, Water Levels - WOODTV.com (blog)

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Great Lakes Ice Cover, Water Levels
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On the left is Great Lakes ice cover now compared to past years on this data. We don't have as much ice as last year at this time, but ice cover is still well above average.
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