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A Man, Sinking - Short Film

The story of Matthew, an ex-convict who finds his past at the bottom of the ocean, one he cannot escape.
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Dive boat operator surrenders credentials after death of Tustin diver near Catalina Island last year

Dive boat operator surrenders credentials after death of Tustin diver near Catalina Island last year | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
News: Dive boat operator surrenders license after presumed death of Tustin diver near Catalina Island | guard, coast, passenger, dive, vessel, heller, commercial, site, case, administrative
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'Light and fresh': World's oldest beer brewed from shipwreck bottle

'Light and fresh': World's oldest beer brewed from shipwreck bottle | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Yeast from a 220-year-old bottle of beer recovered from a shipwreck in Australia has been used to resurrect an ancient brew.
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Whole Foods wants you to eat invasive lionfish into submission

TAMPA - You’ve seen their unicorn-like horns, venomous spines and distinctive stripes on movie screens and behind the glass walls of aquariums, but are you ready to see lionfish on your dinner plate?
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Shipwreck Case Leads to Sanctions

Shipwreck Case Leads to Sanctions | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The saga of a shipwreck treasure trove continues in Williamson. v. Recovery Limited Partnership, et al.
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Group teaches African-American children to swim, scuba dive

Group teaches African-American children to swim, scuba dive | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Tennessee Aquatic Program works to teach African-American children to swim because they are three times more like to drown than their Caucas…
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Man found guilty of shipwreck salvage offences - Practical Boat Owner

Man found guilty of shipwreck salvage offences - Practical Boat Owner | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A man has been found guilty of marine licensing offences after unlawfully taking tin ingots worth more than £50,000 from a shipwreck off the coast of Cornwall.
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3600-Year-old Swedish Axes Were Made With Copper from Cyprus - Archaeology

3600-Year-old Swedish Axes Were Made With Copper from Cyprus - Archaeology | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Ancient rock carvings in Sweden evidently aren't of local boats but show ships bringing the metal from the Levant.
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Mysterious glowing jellyfish discovered near Mariana Trench

Mysterious glowing jellyfish discovered near Mariana Trench | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers came across this 'flying saucer' jellyfish while surveying waters near the ocean's deepest point.
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Underwater Archaeologists Find Ancient Butchering Site in Florida

Underwater Archaeologists Find Ancient Butchering Site in Florida | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Tools and bones add to evidence of pre-Clovis humans in America
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Scuba Diver in Real-Life 'Open Water' When Boat Strays, Sharks Circle

Scuba Diver in Real-Life 'Open Water' When Boat Strays, Sharks Circle | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Florida scuba diver finds himself surrounded by sharks and alone after his boat with family on board drifts three miles away.
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Thailand closes Similans island to divers and other tourists - SCUBA News

Thailand closes Similans island to divers and other tourists - SCUBA News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Thailand has closed Koh Tachai, an island north of the Similans, to tourists and divers indefinitely to help it recover from excess tourists
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Great Lakes shipwreck mystery reaches new depths

Great Lakes shipwreck mystery reaches new depths | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
OTSEGO, Mi (WPBN/WGTU) -- A suspected piece of the Great Lakes shipwreck mystery, Le Griffon, was examined once again Friday in hopes of finding out whether or not it is a part of the lost ship and a piece of international treasure.The piece of wood was fi
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Film's lost Nessie monster prop found in Loch Ness - BBC News

Film's lost Nessie monster prop found in Loch Ness - BBC News | ScubaObsessed | 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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Dredge to be added to reef off Ocean City

Dredge to be added to reef off Ocean City | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
OCEAN CITY — State officials plan to sink a dredge a few miles off the coast of southern Ocean City this week to add a new portion of artificial reef
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Classic Motorcycle to Benefit Diveheart

Classic Motorcycle to Benefit Diveheart | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Diveheart is holding a drawing for a classic Cory Ness Victory motorcycle, valued at $18,000. Proceeds from sales of raffle tickets, will support Diveheart's mission of building confidence and self-esteem for children, adults and veterans with disabilities, through scuba diving. The Cory Ness Victory motorcycle was donated by Diveheart friend and supporter, Dean Hempel. "We are so grateful for this generous donation," said Jim Elliott, founder and president of Diveheart. "Our friends continue to find wonderful and unique ways to support us. This motorcycle is beautiful, and someone is going to be very excited at the conclusion of this drawing
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Diveheart is a great group! Please support Jim Elliott and his team. Maybe you can dive off with the motorcycle?
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Scuba Divers Face Huge Fines for Disrupting Marine Life

Scuba Divers Face Huge Fines for Disrupting Marine Life | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Water sports are becoming increasingly prevalent in Korea, and the number of recreational scuba …
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Arcane law to give Rhode Island historic shipwreck Republican American

Arcane law to give Rhode Island historic shipwreck Republican American | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly two decades ago based on an obscure, centuries-old maritime practice. The Republican-American National News, Waterbury, Connecticut
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Aerial surveys document ocean debris around Hawaii

Aerial surveys document ocean debris around Hawaii | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A study of the eight main Hawaiian Islands shows that ocean debris regularly accumulates around the archipelago, and that most of it is not linked to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, state officials said Tuesday.
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Sinkhole discovery suggests humans were in Florida 14,500 years ago

Sinkhole discovery suggests humans were in Florida 14,500 years ago | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Knife, bone, and dung cast doubt on Bering Strait theory and indicate humans spread through Americas 1,500 years earlier than thought, researchers say A stone knife, mastodon bones and fossilized dung found in an underwater sinkhole show that...
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Missing World War II aircraft finally found in the Pacific

Missing World War II aircraft finally found in the Pacific | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
"Every family member impacted by the loss of a service member deserves this type of closure"
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Tennessee Aquarium partners with DEMA for scuba diving event

Tennessee Aquarium partners with DEMA for scuba diving event | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Tennessee Aquarium is partnering with the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association to bring SCUBA diving classes to town. On June 4th and 5th, members of the community will be able to tak
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Scuba diver turned to trafficking marijuana

AFTER a man's career as a scuba diving instructor ended, he turned to dealing drugs
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We will be talking about this one on this weeks Scuba Obsessed Podcast. Show 282.
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The mystery of 2 missing coins worth $46,000 ends in arrest

The mystery of 2 missing coins worth $46,000 ends in arrest | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A Key West man, who until April was the top assistant to treasure-hunting heir Kim Fisher, stole two coins valued together at $46,000 from his bosses and tried to sell them to a California dealer he found on eBay, police said.
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Diving Gear Company Accused of Fault in Underwater Filmmaker's Drowning

Diving Gear Company Accused of Fault in Underwater Filmmaker's Drowning | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Attorneys Monday debated whether defective equipment or diver error caused a renowned underwater filmmaker to drown, as trial began against the company that made the equipment.
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