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Big-name divers take the stage - Divernet

Big-name divers take the stage - Divernet | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Big-name divers take the stageDivernetMark & Gail Addison and their daughter Ella, who are big names to international TV audiences, describing diving with sharks - including tigers, raggies and great whites - in South Africa.
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Giant German Luftwaffe Aircraft Wreck Found | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos

Giant German Luftwaffe Aircraft Wreck Found | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Giant German Luftwaffe Aircraft Wreck Found with a mess load of engines. That is a technical term by the way.

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Galapagos Diving | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos

Galapagos Diving | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Here is another location for the bucket list. This video contains highlights of some of the creatures you can see at this remoting diving location. Much of the video ....

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Underwater cleanup at Stiltsville at Key Biscayne National Park - MiamiHerald.com (registration)

Underwater cleanup at Stiltsville at Key Biscayne National Park - MiamiHerald.com (registration) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
MiamiHerald.com (registration)Underwater cleanup at Stiltsville at Key Biscayne National ParkMiamiHerald.com (registration)Drew Collins carries a mesh bag filled with glass bottles and other garbage handed to him by a scuba diver on the dock of the...
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Risky Filming: Underwater With 3000 Volts of Live Power – Nat Geo ...

Risky Filming: Underwater With 3000 Volts of Live Power – Nat Geo ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard is on a global quest to unravel one of the world's biggest mysteries – where life on Earth began. Ballard suspects life may have gotten started where hot rock and water collide in one of the ...
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Devonport frigate could be sunk as reef for diving - This is Cornwall

Devonport frigate could be sunk as reef for diving - This is Cornwall | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is CornwallDevonport frigate could be sunk as reef for divingThis is CornwallThe prospect of a once Devonport-based Type 22 frigate being deployed as a dive wreck has emerged after campaigners missed out on securing the former Navy flagship,...
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How To Clean Oil Spills With Magnets

How To Clean Oil Spills With Magnets | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Could we clean up oil spills with magnets? Researchers at MIT sure seem to think so.

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Diving students nearly drown at school - Houston Chronicle

Diving students nearly drown at school - Houston Chronicle | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Houston ChronicleDiving students nearly drown at schoolHouston ChronicleThe company, at 10840 Rockley, offers training for careers in commercial diving, underwater welding and nondestructive testing training, according to its website.
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Wreck Diving: Free Your Imagination

Wreck Diving: Free Your Imagination | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Shipwrecks have fascinated divers from the early history of diving. The thirst to unravel the mystery of what lies beneath our oceans is a common trait in a diver - What happened to the ship? Why did it sink?
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Diver surfaces to find he is subject of search and rescue op - This Is South Devon

Diver surfaces to find he is subject of search and rescue op - This Is South Devon | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Diver surfaces to find he is subject of search and rescue opThis Is South DevonHe was quite shocked.
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All Ears! An Underwater Sculpture that Listens | Collage of Arts and ...

All Ears! An Underwater Sculpture that Listens | Collage of Arts and ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A collaboration between sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor and marine biologist Heather Spence aims to track the development of a new coral reef.
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Diver swims 20 MILES through shark-infested seas to reach safety after being abandoned by boatman

Diver swims 20 MILES through shark-infested seas to reach safety after being abandoned by boatman | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Japanese dive instructor Hishashi Koze amazingly survived by swimming backstroke for 20 miles of choppy sea for 24 hours until he reached Malaysia's Borneo island...

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SCUBA diving for cephalopods « Research with the COS Grad ...

SCUBA diving for cephalopods « Research with the COS Grad ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A marine biologist's work chores are often less 'chore-like' than the responsibilities associated with other professions. Here's a photo of me on the Caribbean island of Bonaire about to head off to do some octopus research: ...
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Revealed: How sea lions make mega-dives - AsiaOne

Revealed: How sea lions make mega-dives - AsiaOne | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
AsiaOneRevealed: How sea lions make mega-divesAsiaOnePARIS - Scientists in California have shed light on a marine mystery: how diving mammals can hunt for food at great depths without getting the "bends," according to a study published on Tuesday.
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Famed 17th Century Warship Is Falling Apart

STOCKHOLM -- Swedish scientists say a 17th century warship raised nearly intact from Stockholm's harbor to become one of the country's top tourist attractions is deteriorating faster than expected.
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Phuket to stage biggest PADI 'Diving for Debris' reef cleanup in world - Phuket Gazette

Phuket to stage biggest PADI 'Diving for Debris' reef cleanup in world - Phuket Gazette | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Phuket GazettePhuket to stage biggest PADI 'Diving for Debris' reef cleanup in worldPhuket GazettePHUKET: Go-Eco Phuket, a recently established marine environmental group, has announced that it is now looking to stage the biggest PADI “diving for...
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 130 – 20 Miles, 10,000 Logged Dives and Great Wall Diving – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 130 – 20 Miles, 10,000 Logged Dives and Great Wall Diving – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Jim, Mac and Darrin catch up on the dives up north after dipping into Scuba in the News. The days may be shorter but there is still diving going on. Also a stinky Scuba Joke of the week. Not to mention a few dive videos and some photos.

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Underwater Photos That Mimic the Look of Baroque Paintings

Underwater Photos That Mimic the Look of Baroque Paintings | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Hawaii-based photographer Christy Lee Rogers specializes in creating dreamlike photos of people underwater. Her project Reckless Unbound shows people.
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Veteran diver from Monkseaton uncovers a piece of history - Journal Live

Veteran diver from Monkseaton uncovers a piece of history - Journal Live | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Veteran diver from Monkseaton uncovers a piece of historyJournal LiveVETERAN diver Robert Lisle has uncovered a piece of history from the bottom of the sea off the North East coast.
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Diving Adventures in Big Creek « The Drop-In to Moss Landing ...

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By Catherine Drake, Invertebrate Zoology Lab For many graduate students at MLML, diving is an essential component to their thesis work, whether it involves collecting samples, obtaining data, or making observations about ...
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Drug Smugglers Pose Underwater Challenge in Caribbean

Drug Smugglers Pose Underwater Challenge in Caribbean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
American authorities have discovered models of a new drug-ferrying submarine capable of traveling, unseen from the surface, from Ecuador to Los Angeles.
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Andy Marovic: Diver who has tamed eels in Croatia - Daily Mail

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Daily MailAndy Marovic: Diver who has tamed eels in CroatiaDaily MailHe might be a frogman, but this diver has proved to be a r-eel charmer as he swims among the sea creatures under the water in Croatia.
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Aquaculture barge sinks off Meteghan - divers fail to raise it Friday - Digby Courier

Aquaculture barge sinks off Meteghan - divers fail to raise it Friday - Digby Courier | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Digby CourierAquaculture barge sinks off Meteghan - divers fail to raise it FridayDigby Courier[UPDATED: after conversation with Keith Laidlaw, 4:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14]. [UPDATED: with notes and photos from Karla Kelly at 6:30 p.m.
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Queen Anne's Revenge dive expedition begins this week

Queen Anne's Revenge dive expedition begins this week | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The artifacts raised from the Queen Anne's Revenge shipwreck site in the coming weeks will be smaller in size but big in excitement. (This would be an amazing expedition!
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2008 USS Monitor Expedition | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos

2008 USS Monitor Expedition | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

I wonder what my great uncle that served on her would think of her now...

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