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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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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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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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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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