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Jerry Hall and daughter pose topless together - for tuna

Jerry Hall and daughter pose topless together - for tuna | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It certainly isn’t a new tactic, but it sure does work: going nude for a cause.
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2,000-year-old treasure hoards discovered in Black Sea fortress

2,000-year-old treasure hoards discovered in Black Sea fortress | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
By Owen JarusLiveScience
Residents of a town under siege by the Roman army about 2,000 years ago buried two hoards of treasure in the town's citadel — treasure recently excavated by archaeologists.
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Art Exhibit, Once Under Water, On Display in Key West - NBC 6 South Florida

Art Exhibit, Once Under Water, On Display in Key West - NBC 6 South Florida | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Art Exhibit, Once Under Water, On Display in Key West
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Barnacles, algae and other marine organisms grew on them and slight water leaks altered the images to create the work being exhibited on land.
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Diving for used golf balls: the most dangerous job in golf - Golf.com

Diving for used golf balls: the most dangerous job in golf - Golf.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Diving for used golf balls: the most dangerous job in golf
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What he's holding out for is another matter. Golf-ball diving is unforgiving work, physically demanding and rife with perils.
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Dubai frontrunner in buying underwater 'Discus' hotel: report - Emirates 24/7

Dubai frontrunner in buying underwater 'Discus' hotel: report - Emirates 24/7 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Emirates 24/7 Dubai frontrunner in buying underwater 'Discus' hotel: report Emirates 24/7 In a newsletter issued on January 10, 2013, the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency said the prototype of underwater hotel would be created in...
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 146 – Scuba Moonshine

Scuba Obsessed Episode 146 – Scuba Moonshine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:08 — 47.7MB) Jim and Darrin still don’t have ice, so they talk about dreams of grant money with a touch of underwater preserve inste...
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Architeuthis Giant Squid Stories

Architeuthis Giant Squid Stories | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Tony Wu's Underwater Photography Blog
Last night, NHK aired an hour-long program that featured first-ever footage of a living Architeuthis giant squid, filmed from a manned submersible at depth. It was amazing.
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How Underwater Photographer Hugh Gentry Shot Newsweek's First Animated Cover

How Underwater Photographer Hugh Gentry Shot Newsweek's First Animated Cover | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A DSLR and a GoPro make up the kit that shot a fascinating cover (RT @GoPro: Capturing @Newsweek's historic first animated cover with a GoPro.
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Mission to Save Aquarius Reef Base a Success

Mission to Save Aquarius Reef Base a Success | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

"Yesterday, news that gives us hope for future ocean exploration was confirmed – Aquarius Reef Base off Key Largo has been saved! Through a great deal of work by a great number of dedicated people, the only underwater laboratory on earth has been funded for continued operation.  Aquarius is an invaluable tool to study the ocean environment allowing us to gather knowledge of our changing ocean and its inhabitants.…"

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John surfaces to receive award for diving - This Is Plymouth

John surfaces to receive award for diving - This Is Plymouth | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A GRANDFATHER-of-six who has dealt with bombs, bodies, bank heists and pirates has just been awarded a certificate to recognise his 50 years as a naval diver and instructor.Sixty-nine-year-old John...
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A Day in the Life of a Divemaster

A Day in the Life of a Divemaster | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Ever wonder what it's like to be a PADI Divemaster? Denea Buckinham talks about why she loves her job. Read more here...
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Scuba Diving France Park Quarry

Scuba Diving France Park Quarry | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Just before Christmas of 2012, a bunch of us decided we couldn't wait for the ice to form and took a short trip to France Park Quarry in Log
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So what is Sea Flavour anyway? | The Bunny Scout Travel Guides

So what is Sea Flavour anyway? | The Bunny Scout Travel Guides | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

So what is all this ‘Sea Flavour‘ business you’ve been hearing about anyway? Here’s the whole story..

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US nuclear attack submarine hits fishing vessel in Gulf

WASHINGTON -- A nuclear-powered American attack submarine hit a fishing trawler after it passed through the Strait of Hormuz into the Persian Gulf on Thursday, a Navy official said.
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Casio Announces Underwater Transceiver for Scuba Divers -- Tech ...

Casio Announces Underwater Transceiver for Scuba Divers -- Tech ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Casio Announces Underwater Transceiver for Scuba Divers --- Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese, and is run by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
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Halifax police investigating theft of scuba tanks from shop - CTV News

Halifax police investigating theft of scuba tanks from shop - CTV News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Halifax police investigating theft of scuba tanks from shop
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Police are investigating the unusual theft of three scuba tanks from a divers supply shop in Halifax.
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Desert Tortoises Can Hear Better Underwater - Yahoo! News (blog)

Desert Tortoises Can Hear Better Underwater - Yahoo! News (blog) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Desert Tortoises Can Hear Better Underwater
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Desert tortoises, as their name suggests, don't encounter many large bodies of water.
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Underwater Experiments Continued: Wonderful New Photos of Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov | Colossal

Underwater Experiments Continued: Wonderful New Photos of Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov | Colossal | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
RT @SebastianSeung: RT @OliverSacks: And now for some incredible jellyfish photos to brighten your Friday afternoon...http://t.co/qemdXAlw
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UK: RN Divers, Bomb Disposal Experts Raise Funds for Diving ...

UK: RN Divers, Bomb Disposal Experts Raise Funds for Diving ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A team of Royal Navy Divers and bomb disposal experts based at Horsea Island paid a visit to the Diving Museum in Gosport recently to thank them for the loan of historic diving kit used by the Royal Navy in the Great South ...
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Dive another day: Top 10 scuba diving spots in Oz - TNT Magazine

Dive another day: Top 10 scuba diving spots in Oz - TNT Magazine | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
TNT Magazine Dive another day: Top 10 scuba diving spots in Oz TNT Magazine There are loads and loads of PADI Dive Centres and Resorts across Oz (for info, visit padi.com) and needless to say, Australia offers some of the very finest scuba diving –...
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Death-defying free dives push boundaries - CBS News

Death-defying free dives push boundaries - CBS News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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Death-defying free dives push boundaries
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The sport is called free diving and it involves going down hundreds of feet into cold and dark waters on one single breath. It's considered an extreme sport because it is very dangerous.
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Green coalition calls for formal ban on shark fin in Hong Kong

Green coalition calls for formal ban on shark fin in Hong Kong | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Coalition of high-profile activists sends letter asking the government to stop serving shark at all public functions to save threatened species (RT @teamfinfree: Pressure's on for official ban on shark fin in HK, supported by @richardbranson, @Ricobarry...
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Basic First Aid for Scuba Divers

Basic First Aid for Scuba Divers | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It is not all that often that we need basic first aid when we are out scuba diving but it is a good idea to be prepared.
Taking a few moments to ensure that we have some supplies – and comple...
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Hells Bells

Hells Bells | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Amazing underwater formations in a sinkhole that look like bells. It does have a somewhat creepy appearance especially when they move through a salinity layer. The diver has opted to go with a side...
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