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How to behave on a Dive Boat: Learn the Dive Deck Etiquette - DIVE.in

How to behave on a Dive Boat: Learn the Dive Deck Etiquette - DIVE.in | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
There are rules on a boat, this goes for a dive boat as well. Knowing these rules is mandatory for all divers.
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Diver Denied Treatment For Decompression Sickness - WJHG-TV

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Diver Denied Treatment For Decompression Sickness
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BAY COUNTY-- A local woman, who suffered an illness common to scuba diving, is hoping the local medical community will reconsider it's current practices.
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Shamefull! Not enough profit to treat scuba divers.

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Feds: Underwater 'Christmas trees' key to saving rare coral - WLRN

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Feds: Underwater 'Christmas trees' key to saving rare coral
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Federal scientists believe that a spindly structure resembling an underwater Charlie Brown tree could play a huge role in saving rare coral damaged by the PortMiami deep-dredge project.
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SEE IT: Scuba divers explore world's deepest pool in Italy 

SEE IT: Scuba divers explore world's deepest pool in Italy  | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Y-40 pool at the Hotel Terme Millepini in Padova, Italy, has appeared in several online videos since it opened this summer as scuba divers have come from around the world to dive 138 feet deep into the warm water.
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Subal Housing for Sony FS700 Now Shipping

Subal Housing for Sony FS700 Now Shipping | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Housing for top-selling Sony camcorder now available
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All About the Pacific Ocean's Newest SUB: Supersonic Underwater Bullshit - VICE News

All About the Pacific Ocean's Newest SUB: Supersonic Underwater Bullshit - VICE News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
VICE News All About the Pacific Ocean's Newest SUB: Supersonic Underwater Bullshit VICE News China's Harbin Institute of Technology's Complex Flow and Heat Transfer Laboratory has made a breakthrough in supercavitation technology that could lead to...
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More on supercavitation. 

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Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Arctic science mission - DVIDS

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Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Arctic science mission DVIDS A Gavia Scientific Autonomous Underwater Vehicle dries on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy after recovery from a simulated oil in ice exercise in the Arctic...
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China Makes Headway in Developing Supersonic Submarine: Underwater ... - International Business Times AU

China Makes Headway in Developing Supersonic Submarine: Underwater ... - International Business Times AU | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Boy finds 10,000-year-old arrowhead on beach

Boy finds 10,000-year-old arrowhead on beach | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Rare Paleoindian arrow point hits against child's leg while wading at Long Beach Island.
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He found it and gets to keep it. 

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FWC arrests man in lobster diving bust - Local 10

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FWC arrests man in lobster diving bust
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission arrested a man from Miami Gardens who it said was illegally diving for lobsters near the South Pine Channel bridge in the Keys.
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Divers explore national parks' underwater treasures - Fox News

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Divers explore national parks' underwater treasures
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In 1989, decades after the U.S. military tested nuclear bombs at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, the team conducted the first systematic underwater radiation analysis of the area.
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Illinois' Pearl Lake is an excellent scuba spot - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Illinois' Pearl Lake is an excellent scuba spot - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Illinois' Pearl Lake is an excellent scuba spot
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It's also a hot spot for the scuba set, with scores of student divers using the lake on a typical weekend for check-out and certification courses, as well as fun dives.
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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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Underwater glue inspired by shellfish might help repair ships | Science and Technology

Underwater glue inspired by shellfish might help repair ships | Science and Technology | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Shown here is the adhesion between the silica tip of an atomic force microscope and adhesive fibers made by fusing mussel foot proteins and curli amyloid fibers.(Photo : Pixabay) Taking inspiration from nature, scientists at MIT have engineered a...
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Canadian diver discovers strange, new world in sub-zero Arctic Ocean

Canadian diver discovers strange, new world in sub-zero Arctic Ocean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Busting scuba diving myths

Busting scuba diving myths | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Trained in scuba diving actress Anindita Nayar says you mustn’t fear the ocean Anindita Nayar The fear of scuba diving is often a byproduct of numerous myths floated around by amateurs. But here are a few reasons why you need not fear taking up this sport: You have to be in perfect shape to be a scuba diver:
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One of the topics we will discuss during tonight's podcast. 

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'Antarctic audit' for marine life

'Antarctic audit' for marine life | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
For the first time since 1969, a new Antarctic atlas catalogues the 9,000-plus species that make their home in the Southern Ocean.
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Navarre Beach sealife becoming virtual with underwater web cams - WEAR

Navarre Beach sealife becoming virtual with underwater web cams - WEAR | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Navarre Beach sealife becoming virtual with underwater web cams
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People around the world will soon be able to get an up close look at what's going on under water off Navarre Beach.
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You Can't Buy These Underwater Iron Man Thrusters Without Gov't Approval - Gizmodo

You Can't Buy These Underwater Iron Man Thrusters Without Gov't Approval - Gizmodo | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
You Can't Buy These Underwater Iron Man Thrusters Without Gov't Approval Gizmodo If you combined the SkyMall catalog with the Christmas list of some spoiled rich kid you'd end up with Hammacher Schlemmer: an impossible menagerie of everything from...
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Experts discover methane leaking from 500 underwater vents off East Coast - Tech Times

Experts discover methane leaking from 500 underwater vents off East Coast - Tech Times | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Experts discover methane leaking from 500 underwater vents off East Coast
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Experts discover methane leaking from 500 underwater vents off East Coast. By Dianne Depra, Tech Times | August 25, 7:05 AM.
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Longtime Sea Urchin Diving Partners Lead the Way in Sea Kelp Restoration ... - National Geographic

Longtime Sea Urchin Diving Partners Lead the Way in Sea Kelp Restoration ... - National Geographic | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, August 25, 8:52 AM

Using their science backgrounds to help the sea and doing something they both love.  Best of both worlds.

 

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Underwater Maids: Mussels and Clams Could Mop Up Waterways - Yahoo News

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Underwater Maids: Mussels and Clams Could Mop Up Waterways
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Observing these shellfish soaking up harmful chemicals got the Stanford researchers thinking about how they might put the cleansing clamsand mussels to good use.
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Wonder what could go wrong with this plan. 

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Why Does The Sea Smell Like The Sea?

Why Does The Sea Smell Like The Sea? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A microbiologist explores the distinctive odors of a day at the beach.
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1-in-2M find: 14-year-old, dad nab blue lobster

1-in-2M find: 14-year-old, dad nab blue lobster | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
SCARBOROUGH, Maine — A rare sight made landfall in a lobsterman's trap Saturday. Jay LaPlante with the Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught a blue lobster around 10:45 a.m. ET Saturday off Pine Point here,
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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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Richard from the Mud Club pointed us to this article. 

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