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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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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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Scientists discover underwater Mayan shrine; 'It was a special place with a sacred function'

Scientists discover underwater Mayan shrine; 'It was a special place with a sacred function' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers have found an underground Mayan water shrine complete with human remains, and it gives us an idea of their weather patterns.
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Dive Into The World's Largest (And Greenest!) Underwater Theme Park

Dive Into The World's Largest (And Greenest!) Underwater Theme Park | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Who needs to stand in lines at theme parks when you could dive deep into an underwater theme park?

Developers have announced plans to create The Pearl of Dubai, a five-acre underwater wonderland inspired by the "Pirates of the Caribbean"...
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Scuba skydiving parachutes straight into the sea on Great Barrier Reef - Daily Mail

Scuba skydiving parachutes straight into the sea on Great Barrier Reef - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In a move worthy of James Bond, the two Australians' scuba gear lies on the seabed ready to collect after impacting the water and disengaging from their parachutes.
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Divers Find Wreckage Of Korean War-Era Skyraider - AVweb flash Article

Divers Find Wreckage Of Korean War-Era Skyraider - AVweb flash Article | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Two divers have discovered the wreckage of a Korean War-era Douglas A-1 Skyraider off the San Diego coastline, KSWB Fox 5 reported this week. Dennis Burns and Ruth Yu were exploring the shallow waters off Mission Beach when they found an airplane submerged about 60 feet deep. Its identification plate confirmed it was a Skyraider that had crash-landed in 1953.
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Great find! It was just waiting to be discovered. 

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Fish live beneath Antarctica

Fish live beneath Antarctica | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Drilling under 740 metres of the Ross Ice Shelf reveals translucent fish living in perpetual darkness and cold.
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Sounds like a good ice dive. 

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New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video]

New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video] | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a new species of fish that glides gently through the water on white, translucent wings 5 miles beneath the ocean surface.

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Great Lakes' Water Levels Cause Erosion Concern - Science Times

Great Lakes' Water Levels Cause Erosion Concern - Science Times | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Great Lakes have been rising over the last two years, putting an end to a decade of lower than average water levels, and creating favorable conditions for both boating and commercial shipping.
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Eight Byzantine-era shipwrecks recovered in Turkey

Eight Byzantine-era shipwrecks recovered in Turkey | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Archeologists in Turkey uncovered a large group of Byzantine-era shipwrecks in an ongoing excavation in Istanbul's Yenikapi district.
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You'd Never Believe These 12 Shipwrecks Exist Today, But You'd Be So Wrong.

You'd Never Believe These 12 Shipwrecks Exist Today, But You'd Be So Wrong. | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
I never thought I could step into the shipwrecks of the past... until today.

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Florida Keys marine-mammal rehab site heading to foreclosure auction

A three-acre Key Largo property intended to serve as a permanent base to treat sick or stranded marine mammals could be sold in a foreclosure auction Jan. 8.
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QuadH2o Designs New Drone for Capturing Aerial and Underwater Video - Headlines & Global News

QuadH2o Designs New Drone for Capturing Aerial and Underwater Video - Headlines & Global News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The creators of the QuadH2o quadcopter have developed a new drone designed to shoot video in the air as well as underwater.
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Great Lakes Ice Cover, Water Levels - WOODTV.com (blog)

Great Lakes Ice Cover, Water Levels - WOODTV.com (blog) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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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Gordon Lightfoot's Other Shipwreck

Gordon Lightfoot's Other Shipwreck | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
           Many people are familiar with the haunting tune and poignant lyrics of Gordon Lightfoot’s Wreck of the   Edmund Fitzgerald folk rock ballad. The song tells the story of the ill-fated fre...
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Before Savannah harbor gets deepened, Confederate shipwreck must go - Online Athens

OnlineAthens.com is the daily online edition of The Athens (GA) Banner-Herald.
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Shipwrecks reveal ancient trade routes - News VietNamNet

Shipwrecks reveal ancient trade routes - News VietNamNet | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
 VietNamNet Bridge – Many centuries-old shipwrecks lie beneath the
waves in Quang Ngai, conveying new information about the past.
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Fugitive Shipwreck Hunter Arrested

Fugitive Shipwreck Hunter Arrested | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A treasure hunter who allegedly bilked investors after recovering tens of millions of dollars worth of gold from a shipwreck was arrested in

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Villa Epecuen - The Argentinian Town That Spent 25 Years Underwater | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Villa Epecuen - The Argentinian Town That Spent 25 Years Underwater | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Argentinian town of Epecuen, once a popular tourist destination, is now just a shadow of its former self, after spending 25 years submerged in salt water.

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Kim Keever Constructs and Photographs Underwater Phenomena

Kim Keever Constructs and Photographs Underwater Phenomena | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Kim Keever's photographs may look like documentation of natural phenomena from another planet, but the artist painstakingly constructs minuscule photo sets inside a fish tank in his studio to a...
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Divers to talk shipwrecks at Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle during ... - MLive.com

The Detroit Historical Society will host two free events on Belle Isle in January, focusing on shipwrecks and Detroit history
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The Inuit Were Right: Shipwreck Find Confirms 168-Year-Old Oral History

The Inuit Were Right: Shipwreck Find Confirms 168-Year-Old Oral History | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Since 1846, shipwreck-hunters have been looking for a vessel that sank in Arctic waters -- turns out the Inuit elders knew where it was all along.

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Nanhai One: Removal of silt reveals shipwreck artifacts - CCTV

Nanhai One: Removal of silt reveals shipwreck artifacts - CCTV | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
An important step has been made in the recovery of thousands of relics from a famous Song dynasty ship which sunk in the South China Sea about 800 years ago.
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Byzantine shipwrecks reveal advanced shipbuilding techniques

Byzantine shipwrecks reveal advanced shipbuilding techniques | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A trove of ancient Byzantine ships found in waters near Istanbul, Turkey, displayed more advanced construction than scholars previously knew for that era.

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Supertrawlers to be banned permanently from Australian waters plunge into Antarctic volcano

Supertrawlers to be banned permanently from Australian waters plunge into Antarctic volcano | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The parliamentary secretary for agriculture, Richard Colbeck, said the government would stop vessels longer than 130m from fishing in Australian waters.
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