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Robot subs uncover strange new underwater world near Antarctica - The Daily Telegraph

Robot subs uncover strange new underwater world near Antarctica - The Daily Telegraph | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
CBC.caRobot subs uncover strange new underwater world near AntarcticaThe Daily TelegraphAn all-white octopus found on the ocean floor in Antarctica.
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A 21st century ATLANTIS: Floating spheres that house entire cities and sink to ... - Daily Mail

A 21st century ATLANTIS: Floating spheres that house entire cities and sink to ... - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Tokyo-based firm Shimizu Corporation has revealed concepts for futuristic cities (shown). Called Ocean Spirals the massive structures would float on oceans and submerge during bad weather.
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The surreal park left 40ft underwater when the snow melts... with fish ... - Daily Mail

The surreal park left 40ft underwater when the snow melts... with fish ... - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Spectacular images that show how a summer park becomes a lake each spring complete with underwater trees have been captured by two divers at the Gruener See, Styria, Austria.
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Underwater robot allows scientists to map uncharted Antarctic sea ice - CBS News

Underwater robot allows scientists to map uncharted Antarctic sea ice - CBS News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A technological revolution has reach the Antarctic, where scientists successfully used an underwater sub to gauge the thickness of the sea ice
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Underwater clean-up of harbour - Otago Daily Times

Underwater clean-up of harbour - Otago Daily Times | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
[image]Dunedin divers will take the plunge at Wellers Rock in Otago Harbour on November 29 planning to collect hundreds of pieces of debris from across the city which have found their way into the water.
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Underwater timber harvest planned for forest submerged by man-made dams - ABC Online

Underwater timber harvest planned for forest submerged by man-made dams - ABC Online | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Timber from a long forgotten forest, lost when the Pieman River was dammed, will be salvaged next year.
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Stunning photo of a diver in Mexico wins underwater photography award

Stunning photo of a diver in Mexico wins underwater photography award | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A curious grey seal exploring the sea floor off the coast of Bristol and an ethereal pink and white sea anemone are among the stunning snapshots celebrated in an annual underwater photography competition.
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French authorities shut seafront over fears beached whale may blow up

French authorities shut seafront over fears beached whale may blow up | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The decaying 15-ton carcass has become so bloated with gas there is a high chance it could burst after washing up on the beach at Saintes-Marie-de-la-Mer, near Montpellier.
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The world’s fish poachers are now being tracked… by Google

The world’s fish poachers are now being tracked… by Google | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Big data takes on illegal fishing.
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Halloween on the high seas: 8 amazing animals that should scare us into conservation

Halloween on the high seas: 8 amazing animals that should scare us into conservation | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Many species of marine animals would scare the mouthpiece out of a diver at first sight—the giant spider crab, for example, and its 13-foot-long legs.
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SPOTLIGHT - Most bench presses underwater

In this week's Spotlight, watch a man complete the most consecutive bench presses underwater -- hold your breath! Every Saturday on the Guinness World Records Spotlight, Mike Janela introduces...
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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

Feds: Underwater 'Christmas trees' key to saving rare coral - WLRN | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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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Should U.S. Government Kill Thousands of Birds to Save Salmon? 'They Have No Idea What's Coming'

Should U.S. Government Kill Thousands of Birds to Save Salmon? 'They Have No Idea What's Coming' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In Oregon, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to shoot 16,000 cormorants that prey on steelhead and salmon in the Columbia River.
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Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
With Lake Powell, the Colorado River reservoir, at historic lows, kayakers have new channels to explore. But alarm about drought in the West is rising.
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Hawaiian Marine Refuge Now Filled With Garbage; 'Shocking'

Hawaiian Marine Refuge Now Filled With Garbage; 'Shocking' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Marine National Monument in Hawaii has become a catch-all for the massive amount of garbage that humans dump into the oceans. Continue reading →
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Quebec-NYC underwater power line nearing construction phase - North Country Public Radio

Quebec-NYC underwater power line nearing construction phase - North Country Public Radio | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Champlain Hudson Power Express is a proposed high-voltage cable that would run along the bottom of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. The project would help power New York City with electricity from the company Hydro-Quebec.
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Biodegradable fishing nets could prevent marine mammal deaths

Biodegradable fishing nets could prevent marine mammal deaths | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Alejandro Plasencia has created biodegradable fishing nets and tracking tags for fishermen to prevent sea mammals getting trapped in lost trawling equipment
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New England cod fishermen face uncertainty as ban goes into effect

New England cod fishermen face uncertainty as ban goes into effect | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Fishermen in Gloucester face uncertain futures as a six-month ban on cod fishing goes into effect later this week.
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A surprising appetite for dead jellyfish and 'the energy-rich gonads'

A surprising appetite for dead jellyfish and 'the energy-rich gonads' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Contrary to conventional wisdom, an accumulation of the gooey bodies at the bottom of the ocean draws scavengers and is a key part of the food chain.
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Sightings of 'exotic' transient orcas on the rise in Puget Sound

Sightings of 'exotic' transient orcas on the rise in Puget Sound | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Northwest whale watchers say they are witnessing a historic boom in sightings of seal-eating transient orcas in the inland waters of Washington state, including a mysterious group of rarely seen whales that usually spend their time in the ocean off...
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22 Spectacular Examples of Underwater Photography

22 Spectacular Examples of Underwater Photography | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This artist takes underwater photography to the next level. You must see these breathtaking scuba diving images.
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West Marine Takes A Dive Into The Scuba Market - California Diver

West Marine Takes A Dive Into The Scuba Market - California Diver | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Marine retailer West Marine announced the company has launched a full in-store dive retail dive program in Florida, and an online dive experience nationwide. In a ...
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Shipwreck From Ancient Rome Reveals 2,000-Year-Old Trade Routes

Shipwreck From Ancient Rome Reveals 2,000-Year-Old Trade Routes | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

AtDivers explored a shipwreck from ancient Rome.

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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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