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Man, 61, to face paua poaching charges - Taranaki Daily News

Man, 61, to face paua poaching charges - Taranaki Daily News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Taranaki Daily NewsMan, 61, to face paua poaching chargesTaranaki Daily NewsHe allegedly used scuba diving gear to poach 250 paua, which were found shucked in a large sack hidden in long grass at a Wellington beach last week.
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Take a tour of the abandoned remains of The Abyss movie set

Take a tour of the abandoned remains of The Abyss movie set | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
We recently saw how James Cameron built the undersea set for the 1987 filming of The Abyss at the unfinished Cherokee Nuclear Plant outside of Gaffney, South Carolina.

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Stunning Photos of the Underwater Life | Photography, Design ...

Stunning Photos of the Underwater Life | Photography, Design ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Pin It Breathtaking pictures taken by Russian diver, zoologist and sea fauna researcher Alexander Semenov show us the spectacular underwater creatures, many of which are very rare and uncommon. Related Posts Stunning ...
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Toronto startup goes underwater for energy storage

Toronto startup goes underwater for energy storage | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
If land-based wind turbines are a bird's worst nightmare, it will be interesting to see how the fish in Lake Ontario react to giant underwater "accumulators" that will store compressed air to feed back into the electric grid.
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NC coast among best places to dive - Jacksonville Daily News

NC coast among best places to dive - Jacksonville Daily News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
NC coast among best places to diveJacksonville Daily NewsMOREHEAD CITY — If you are looking to do a little SCUBA diving, the North Carolina coast is a good place to be.
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Musings from the Crow's Nest: Diving in the Red Sea

Musings from the Crow's Nest: Diving in the Red Sea | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
I've been scuba diving for four days now, doing some of the familiar sites like 'The canyon' with the vertical decent into a great fissure, guarded by conger eels, down to a sandy floor at 32 metres. This was followed by 'The ...
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Experts out to solve deep-sea mystery of the USS Scorpion

Experts out to solve deep-sea mystery of the USS Scorpion | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Shipwreck disaster experts are calling for a deep-sea expedition to a lost U.S. nuclear attack sub, the USS Scorpion.
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Race to find Amelia Earhart heats up at the 75-year mark

Race to find Amelia Earhart heats up at the 75-year mark | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The competition between teams of deep-sea searchers to find Amelia Earhart is getting fierce with the approach of the 75th anniversary of her disappearance.
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Lake Erie shipwrecks unseen but not out of reach as Ohio group teaches ... - The Republic

Lake Erie shipwrecks unseen but not out of reach as Ohio group teaches ...The RepublicMade up of scuba divers and land-based researchers, the group has a membership of more than 250 who research the ships and preserve the information for others.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 109 – Air without a license and I will dive next week – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 109 – Air without a license and I will dive next week – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Mack, Jim S. and Darrin have a full week of scuba in the news. Diving season is on the edge of really taking off for the year. The boats are getting ready for the water.

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Shipwreck group: 19th century two-masted schooner found 350 feet down off Grand Haven

Shipwreck group: 19th century two-masted schooner found 350 feet down off Grand Haven | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The schooner may be the St.Peter, which sank in 1874 while delivering a load of wheat from Chicago to Buffalo...
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Team cut away 100m fishing net caught on wreck

Team cut away 100m fishing net caught on wreck | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A PLYMOUTH dive boat skipper has enabled a team of volunteer divers to clear a popular wreck of dangerous netting threatening divers and wildlife.Doug Allen took his specialist dive boat Outcast 17...
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Scuba Diving Movies for Beginners – 5 of the Best | Extreme Sports X

Scuba Diving Movies for Beginners – 5 of the Best | Extreme Sports X | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Whether you are new to diving or just thinking about getting started, movies are a great way for you to learn about the sport.
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Geographic Travels: To Scale Chart of Underwater Depths

Geographic Travels: To Scale Chart of Underwater Depths | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
To Scale Chart of Underwater Depths. The online comic xkcd has made another geography-related post which shows underwater and underground depths to scale. The chart is as massive as it is fascinating, be sure to click to ...
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When mermaids are not creatures of myth - New Straits Times

When mermaids are not creatures of myth - New Straits Times | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
New Straits TimesWhen mermaids are not creatures of mythNew Straits TimesAfter years of practice, the mermaid movement became second nature to the 27-year-old scuba-diving instructor.
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Scuba granny - ABC Online (blog)

Scuba granny - ABC Online (blog) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scuba grannyABC Online (blog)She's preparing to come out of scuba-diving retirement and take the plunge off a remote island near Borneo next month.
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Nitrox : The Pros & Cons

Nitrox : The Pros & Cons | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Nitrox is the term used to describe a specially enriched blend of oxygen and nitrogen used by professional and experienced scuba divers.

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Underwater Robotics Challenge Comes to Manassas-area - Patch.com

Underwater Robotics Challenge Comes to Manassas-area - Patch.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
PotomacLocal.comUnderwater Robotics Challenge Comes to Manassas-areaPatch.comThe three-day event begins Wednesday, and students will convene in the community center's aquatics area on Thursday for the actual underwater robotics competition.
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NatGeoHD Deep Sea Under The Pole

It's Amazing how the under water world look like''' but it's absolute unbelievable to see creatures living in a -41.5 degree Celsius and their hearts are ali... (For @DarcyKieran Have you done ice diving?
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Who gets the Titanic treasures?

Who gets the Titanic treasures? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Negotiations to decide the fate of a $189 million collection of artifacts from the Titanic are going into overtime.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 110 – Reanimated Killer Zomie Clams and Warm Water Florida Spring Scuba Diving – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 110 – Reanimated Killer Zomie Clams and Warm Water Florida Spring Scuba Diving – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Can you Believe it? We have two Jim’s, Mack and Darrin all in the same show. Darrin and Jim try to dispell the myth that high vis and warm water is not dangerous. Florida was a great place to test that out. Hear how the guys handled diving in locations like Ginnie Springs, Devil’s Den and more. We may also have had the worst scuba joke so far.

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Lake Mich divers find 19th century ship | WOOD TV8

Lake Mich divers find 19th century ship | WOOD TV8 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A ship believed to be from the early to mid-19th century has been found on the bottom of Lake Michigan near Grand Haven.
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Amazon CEO seeks to recover sunken Apollo 11 engines from ocean

Amazon CEO seeks to recover sunken Apollo 11 engines from ocean | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
For more than four decades, the powerful engines that helped boost the Apollo 11 mission to the moon have rested in the Atlantic. Now Internet billionaire and space enthusiast Jeff Bezos wants to raise at least one of them to the surface.
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