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Go underwater with the Costa Concordia - New York Post

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60 Perfectly Preserved Ancient Shipwrecks Found in Dead Zone of Black Sea (Photos)

60 Perfectly Preserved Ancient Shipwrecks Found in Dead Zone of Black Sea (Photos) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
60 fantastically preserved ancient shipwrecks were recently discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea, in an oxygen-free zone known as a “dead zone.” They include galleys from various ancient empires, such as the Byzantine, Roman, and Ottoman empires. Scientists were using underwater robots to survey the effects of climate change off the coast of …
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River Cleanup in Niles - 2017 Ecology Scuba Dive - Michigan Underwater Divers Club

River Cleanup in Niles - 2017 Ecology Scuba Dive - Michigan Underwater Divers Club | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
September 23, 2017 11:00am to 3:00pm Michigan Underwater Divers Club is organizing an Ecology Scuba Dive again this year. Join us on Saturday, September 23rd, at the St. Joe river cleanup behind the Wonderland Theatre in Niles. Divers, Snorkelers, Swimmers, … Continue reading →
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Looking forward to cleaning up this year. 
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Memory card data recovered after 262 days underwater in Gulf of Mexico

Memory card data recovered after 262 days underwater in Gulf of Mexico | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
REAL-TIME NEWS FROM MOBILE Memory card data recovered after 262 days underwater in Gulf of Mexico Posted September 14, 2017 at 11:45 AM | Updated September 15, 2017 at 10:50 AM Comment Screen Shot 2017-09-13 at 11.51.14 AM.png Screen Shot 2017-09-13 at 12.02.03 PM.png Screen Shot 2017-09-13 at 11.51.14...
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Hurricane Irma unearths canoe in Indian River in Brevard

Hurricane Irma unearths canoe in Indian River in Brevard | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Hurricane Irma uncovered a piece of history from the bottom of the Indian River was sent to the surface: a dugout canoe.
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Hard to find one of these. 
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This would be so cool to find one of these on your beach!

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Mystery fanged sea creature washes up on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey

Mystery fanged sea creature washes up on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The creature usually inhabits waters 30m-deep—and now your worst nightmares, too.
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Phil Routhier's curator insight, September 19, 2:18 PM

I would not want to come face to face with one of these creatures while scuba diving.

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Scuba diver gasping for answers after air compressor he bought produces carbon monoxide at unsafe levels

Scuba diver gasping for answers after air compressor he bought produces carbon monoxide at unsafe levels | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Tim Matheson says he was left breathing dodgy air.
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Scientists absorbed by deep-sea sponges

Scientists absorbed by deep-sea sponges | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
By filtering sea water through their pores, deep-sea sponges recycle waste and produce valuable nutrients for other marine organisms.
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Skeleton plundered from Mexican cave was one of the Americas’ oldest

Skeleton plundered from Mexican cave was one of the Americas’ oldest | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Rock-encased bone shard left behind by thieves allowed researchers to determine that the remains are probably more than 13,000 years old.
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Mysterious ‘Treasure Chest’ Found in Historic Shipwreck

Mysterious ‘Treasure Chest’ Found in Historic Shipwreck | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Silver coins, pewter jugs, and personal belongings are also among the remains of the Dutch East India Company trading ship that sank in 1740.
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Top diver’s death casts long shadow over deep beauty of the Blue Hole

Top diver’s death casts long shadow over deep beauty of the Blue Hole | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The ‘underwater cathedral’ at the edge of the Red Sea is arguably the most perilous diving spot in the world – what lies behind its fearsome reputation?
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Dubai underwater villa complete with a 'coral reef garden'

Dubai underwater villa complete with a 'coral reef garden' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A veritable village of 4,000sq ft underwater villas is set to lay anchor in the man-made The World Islands, Dubai, promising panoramic views of the Persian Gulf under the sea.
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USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repair

The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston's waters.

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Underwater Production for Chasing Coral - The American Society of Cinematographers

Underwater Production for Chasing Coral - The American Society of Cinematographers | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Shooting the award-winning documentary in “affordable” 4K using a multitude of camera systems.
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Mysterious pink tube 'creature' baffles divers

Mysterious pink tube 'creature' baffles divers | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A bizarre gelatinous mass, measuring 9 feet long, was discovered off the coast of Australia.
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We covered this in the podcast this week. 
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Underwater sanctuary plan aims to preserve Lake Michigan shipwrecks off Wisconsin

Underwater sanctuary plan aims to preserve Lake Michigan shipwrecks off Wisconsin | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
For more than a century, sinking ships claimed thousands of lives, burnishing Lake Michigan's reputation as being among the most dangerous waters to navigate.
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Rolls-Royce Unveils Autonomous Naval Vessel Concept – gCaptain

Rolls-Royce Unveils Autonomous Naval Vessel Concept – gCaptain | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans for an autonomous naval vessel that it will market to international navies as interest from the naval sector increases. Rolls-Royce says the autonomous vessel will have a range 3,500 nautical miles and is designed for single-role missions such as patrol & surveillance, mine detection, and fleet screening. The fully-electric concept vessel is …
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This could be good for "mowing the lawn" on the big lake. 
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Lake Superior loses ground in water clarity

Lake Superior loses ground in water clarity | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Lake Superior is now the third clearest of the Great Lakes, but clarity isn't necessarily something the two new front runners should be proud of.
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Shipwreck investigated as potential cause of Sussex coast toxic plume

Shipwreck investigated as potential cause of Sussex coast toxic plume | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Maritime and Coastguard Agency considering theories, including whether chemical haze came from a wreck
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Robotic eel tracks down pollution in lakes

Robotic eel tracks down pollution in lakes | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The modular robot could swim through bodies of water to detect and find the source of pollutants.
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Strange Deep Sea Fish Likely Filmed for First Time

Strange Deep Sea Fish Likely Filmed for First Time | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The small, ghostly creature was caught on camera swimming more than a mile below sea.
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Long lost WW2 plane is finally discovered on Pacific island

Long lost WW2 plane is finally discovered on Pacific island | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The long lost aeroplane was found in a shallow river on the archipelago of Palau, which boasts 500 picturesque islands.
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Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean

Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.
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Ear Plugs for Scuba Diving - Scuba Diving Gear

Ear Plugs for Scuba Diving - Scuba Diving Gear | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Ear pain can become a real issue for divers. It can even lead to stopping to dive. Can earplugs help? What else can they be good for? Find out!
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In rare feat, divers descend 430 feet to reach freighter that sank in Lake Michigan in 1929

In rare feat, divers descend 430 feet to reach freighter that sank in Lake Michigan in 1929 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Senator sunk to the bottom of Lake Michigan in 1929, after a collision with another ship. Two divers were the first to survey the shipwreck on Saturday.
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See the incredible wrecks that have been captivating divers around the world

Undersea wrecks provide the promise of not only gripping tales of the sites history, but also a incredible range of marine life the they attract and support in their role as important ecosystems. Here are ten of the best wrecks out there to see!

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