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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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Ski area makes snow out of sewage and (surprise!) it comes out yellow

Ski area makes snow out of sewage and (surprise!) it comes out yellow | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The controversy over Arizona Snowbowl ski area near Flagstaff manufacturing snow from sewage effluent continues, as the first batch from the resort's machines came out yellow, which officials are blaming on rust in the equipment.
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State DNR fined $172900 following investigation into diver's death - Bainbridge Island Review

State DNR fined $172900 following investigation into diver's death Bainbridge Island Review David Scheinost, a 24-year-old from Puyallup, died July 24 while diving as part of a four-man dive team from the DNR's Aquatic Resources Division that was...
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Underwater robots hear 9 endangered whales - Mother Nature Network

Mother Nature Network Underwater robots hear 9 endangered whales Mother Nature Network Two underwater robots outfitted with equipment to detect whale song heard the calls of nine critically endangered North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of...
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Lost Underwater Lion City: Rediscovery of China’s ‘Atlantis’

Once upon a time, an ancient city in China was named Lion City because Five Lion Mountain loomed large behind it. The city, also known as Shi Cheng, has been buried beneath the water for 53 years. ...
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Freedive and scuba diving don't mix | Swimmer's Daily

Freedive and scuba diving don't mix | Swimmer's Daily | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Noteworthy warning from Feargus Callagy of FreediveIreland.com, that you can risk getting the bends if you mix scuba diving with freediving. Read Deeper Blue. scuba-and-freedive-dont-mix ...
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Divers Could Become Real-Life Aquamen if This Pentagon Project Works | Danger Room | Wired.com

Divers Could Become Real-Life Aquamen if This Pentagon Project Works | Danger Room | Wired.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Special forces divers and underwater mine-disposal experts have to contend with all sorts of nasty effects the depths have on their bodies. Now the Pentagon's scientists want to build gear that can stop it.
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bluebuddy - Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 LE scuba diving logger

bluebuddy provides the fastest way to log and share dive logs; it is the must-have accessory for the connected scuba diver.
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Brian Rossman's comment, January 8, 2013 9:00 AM
I pledged for the TEC version yesterday.
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Tanker strikes San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

A ship appeared to have moved on after striking a tower of the west span of the Bay Bridge.
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Twitter / VolcanoCowboy: SCUBA Diving stickers from ...

SCUBA Diving stickers from around the world in the dive locker @NatlAquarium. I put up the one from Flagstaff, AZ. http://t.co/MssL3EvP
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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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UK seas to gain 31 marine conservation zones

UK seas to gain 31 marine conservation zones | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Campaigners dismayed that ministers rejected advice to create 127 zones, which are intended to protect ocean floors (UK seas to gain 31 marine conservation zones http://t.co/xUZ4yojI VIA/ Scuba News)...
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 145 – A Big Plate of Calamari and No Ice

Scuba Obsessed Episode 145 – A Big Plate of Calamari and No Ice | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:34 — 39.0MB) Mac, Jim and Darrin have a splattering of news this week. We were dreaming of ice dives, but Mother Nature isn’t helpin...
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High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses Recalled by A-Plus Marine ...

It's been a bad year for a few high-pressure hoses in the scuba diving world. Here's a new batch of hp hoses being recalled by importer A+ Marine. If you bought a new high pressure hose in 2012, check the information and ...
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The Underwater Indiana Jones - weather.com

The Underwater Indiana Jones - weather.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
He found the long-lost Westmoreland, a ship that legend said held gold and more. But this Michigan man's quest is about much more than riches.
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Perfect job for a sea sponge! Staff at London Aquarium don scuba gear to scrub tanks during annual deep cleaning session

Perfect job for a sea sponge! Staff at London Aquarium don scuba gear to scrub tanks during annual deep cleaning session | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The curious creatures were thrilled to meet their visitors - who took a sponge and a brush to their homes in the Sea Life London Aquarium. (HeritageNews Perfect job for a sea sponge! Staff at London Aquarium don scuba gear to scrub tanks during an...
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Achieve Your New Years Resolutions Through Scuba Diving

Achieve Your New Years Resolutions Through Scuba Diving | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Each year, millions of people make new year's resolutions. Some of the most popular are: Manage Stress Lose Weight Spend More Time with Family Take a Trip Learn Something New Help Others As a diver, it's easy to ...
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Live Giant Squid Filmed in the Pacific for the First Time

Live Giant Squid Filmed in the Pacific for the First Time | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This amazing sea creature is an Architeuthis. Or a Kraken, as the ancient vikings used to call it. We knew the kraken wasn't a mythical creature.
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Dealing with putting your work out there: The Underwater Realm team discuss candidly how their films have been received. | Philip Bloom

After two years of production 'The Underwater Realm' one of the most impressive Kickstarter campaigns and let's not beat around the bush here, a lot (RT @PhilipBloom The Underwater Realm is now available to watch free online.
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Underwater Treasures: The SS Clan Ranald - ABC Adelaide - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Underwater Treasures: The SS Clan Ranald - ABC Adelaide - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In around 20 metres of water off the coast of Edithburgh on the Yorke Peninsula lies the remains of one of Australia's saddest and most avoidable maritime tragedies.
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Horse rescued after swimming 2 miles into ocean

Horse rescued after swimming 2 miles into ocean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It was a sea rescue made for Hollywood: A horse in a photo shoot on a Southern California beach gets spooked and bolts into the water, only to be rescued.
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And I worry about my house sneaking out through the fence.

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