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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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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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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

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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

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Illinois' Pearl Lake is an excellent scuba spot
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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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Codfish numbers at key fishery hits all-time low

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The level of codfish spawning in one of the most critical fisheries in the Northeast U.S. is at an all-time low, putting mor...
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Underwater vegetation - Daily News & Analysis

Underwater vegetation - Daily News & Analysis | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Underwater vegetation
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I was always fascinated by the ocean. Not just the fish, shellfish or the beach but sea vegetables and different forms of sea weed.
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The Radisson Blu Hotel’s 82-Foot Aquadom Aquarium Brings Sea-Life and Scuba Diving to Berlin

The Radisson Blu Hotel’s 82-Foot Aquadom Aquarium Brings Sea-Life and Scuba Diving to Berlin | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Guests can go diving in Berlin's Radisson Blu Hotel's towering 82-Foot Aquadom aquarium. (Behold the world's largest cylindrical aquarium!
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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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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
Yahoo News
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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Study reveals Antarctic minke whales feeding 'frenzy'

Study reveals Antarctic minke whales feeding 'frenzy' | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Antarctic minke whales engage in an underwater feeding frenzy, filling their huge mouths up to 100 times an hour as they gorge on prawn-like krill ...
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Museum began out of a love for diving and one another - Florida Keys Keynoter

Museum began out of a love for diving and one another - Florida Keys Keynoter | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Florida Keys Keynoter Museum began out of a love for diving and one another Florida Keys Keynoter Sally, a member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame (see http://www.wdhof.org/index2.shtml) and a founding member of the Historical Diving Society, has...
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Finding PTSD relief through scuba diving - St. George Daily Spectrum

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Finding PTSD relief through scuba diving
St. George Daily Spectrum
HURRICANE – For many, scuba diving is a sport, allowing them a time of relaxation and peace of mind.
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