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State to become site of biggest underwater sculpture - Dailyrecord.com

State to become site of biggest underwater sculptureDailyrecord.comNew Jersey's marking another first this week — the world's biggest underwater sculpture in the world.
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New dive quarry makes a splash

New dive quarry makes a splash | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
NEWARK — David Shelton usually drives to a Lancaster quarry every time he wants to scuba dive.
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Scuba-diving in Lake Ohrid, Macedonia - archeological site

www.scubaholic.si Scuba-diving in Lake Ohrid, Macedonia in 3000 years old archeological site, Bay of the bones, under reconstruction of a prehistoric pile dw...
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Gill Raker Trade

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In order to maintain this supply of gill rakers, large numbers of manta and mobula rays are being landed at fish markets around the world. This is having dire effects on the populations of mobulid rays and reports have already been published on decreases, or complete crashes, of ray populations around the world. It also appears that the giant oceanic manta ray (M. birostris) is likely to be the most heavily affected by this unsustainable and senseless fishery.


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Aransas Pass Scuba Diver Rescued - KIII TV3

Aransas Pass Scuba Diver Rescued - KIII TV3 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Aransas Pass Scuba Diver RescuedKIII TV3An Aransas Pass scuba diver, Captain Brent Casey, is lucky to be alive Monday, after his scuba gear malfunctioned over the weekend off the coast of Port Aransas.Coast Guard Rescues DiverKRIS Corpus Christi Newsall...
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This Is the Only Submarine Evac System to Ever Work Right - Gizmodo

This Is the Only Submarine Evac System to Ever Work Right - Gizmodo | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This Is the Only Submarine Evac System to Ever Work RightGizmodoMost modern dry diving bells work on the same basic principal: a fully-enclosed, negatively buoyant habitat protected from the immense pressures of the surrounding water with fresh air...
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Divers to try to retrieve bell from 1921 shipwreck

Your #1 News Source for the Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and beyond.
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Fiji: Diving with the master - New Zealand Herald

Fiji: Diving with the master - New Zealand Herald | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
New Zealand HeraldFiji: Diving with the masterNew Zealand HeraldWhen I was a child the name Jacques Cousteau was often bandied about over the dinner table; my brothers and I would be wide-eyed at the latest exploits of the most famous underwater.
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Wisconsin's Door County full of treasures for scuba divers - Pioneer Press

Wisconsin's Door County full of treasures for scuba divers - Pioneer Press | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Wisconsin's Door County full of treasures for scuba diversPioneer PressRoger Rice says the Bermuda Triangle has nothing on the storm-battered waters off Wisconsin s Door Peninsula.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 122 – Scuba Diver Yanked, Warm Shrews and a New Ocean – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 122 – Scuba Diver Yanked, Warm Shrews and a New Ocean – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Darrin, Mack and Jim S. catch up on Scuba in the News and a whole lot of diving. Jim S. returning to his old east coast stopping grounds and got in an atlantic wreck dive. Darrin and Mack dove the Muskegon in Michigan city and a fresh water reef in Michigan city. They even had time to get some warm weather river diving in looking for some bottles. The show as you guessed was capped off by the bad scuba joke.

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Diving And Traveling-Inspired Single Girl Apartment | Freshome

Diving And Traveling-Inspired Single Girl Apartment | Freshome | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Exploring elements of the owner's lifestyle throughout the floor plan, this elegant apartment re-imagined for an adventurous lady displays the core of her.
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Bone-eating, acid-spitting Alien worm of the deep discovered

Bone-eating, acid-spitting Alien worm of the deep discovered | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
SCIENTISTS have discovered a terrifying new species that spits acid at its victims and devours bones. (Great, Prometheus has already put me off space exploration.
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Four-Barrel Underwater Dart Gun - The Awesomer

Four-Barrel Underwater Dart Gun - The Awesomer | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This Russian-designed weapon fires off fire four 4.5" long steel darts, made to take down underwater enemies from up to 65 feet away - much farther than a bullet can travel in the water.
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Diver Steven Barnard's bravery award for quarry rescue - BBC News

Diver Steven Barnard's bravery award for quarry rescue - BBC News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDiver Steven Barnard's bravery award for quarry rescueBBC NewsAn scuba diver is to receive a bravery award for carrying out a rescue during an underwater incident in a Gwynedd quarry.
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iPhone Dive Computer | Scuba Diving iPhone Case, Dive Log

iPhone Dive Computer | Scuba Diving iPhone Case, Dive Log | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
iGills is the words first and only iPhone dive computer and scuba diving iPhone case. Use your iPhone as a dive computer, underwater camera, dive log, and more.
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Amelia Earhart's beauty case found? Conclusion to mystery nears

Amelia Earhart's beauty case found? Conclusion to mystery nears | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
As the search for Amelia Earhart's plane probes the deep waters off Nikumaroro, a tiny desert island between Australia and Hawaii where the legendary aviator may have landed 75 years ago, new clues have surfaced in the artifacts unearthed on the...

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Simple robot smart enough to sniff out underwater mines | Ubergizmo

Simple robot smart enough to sniff out underwater mines | Ubergizmo | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Landmines that were dropped many decades ago in certain countries during times of war are still active – and concerted efforts are still being made so that no one else gets maimed. British students have come up with a robot ...
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7th Dive Detachment helps preserve history at USS Arizona - United States Army (press release)

7th Dive Detachment helps preserve history at USS Arizona - United States Army (press release) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
7th Dive Detachment helps preserve history at USS ArizonaUnited States Army (press release)The 7th Dive Detachment, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, had the opportunity to dive at the USS Arizona...
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Pearl producer warned before diver's death - ABC Online

Pearl producer warned before diver's death - ABC Online | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Pearl producer warned before diver's deathABC OnlineAustralia's biggest pearl producer was warned it would have a serious workplace accident or fatality only months before the death of a young pearl diver, a Four Corners investigation reveals.
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Invasive plants, fish threaten Great Lakes region

Invasive plants, fish threaten Great Lakes region | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The unwanted "hitchhikers" are choking rivers and lakes, harming tourism and costing millions of dollars.
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Vance's Dive bLogs: Fun diving and starting Daniel Sobrado's PADI ...

Vance's Dive bLogs: Fun diving and starting Daniel Sobrado's PADI ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
In fact, the UAE authorities had confined boats to harbor, as we learned via mobile on the drive down when contacting Freestyle about our diving the following day. Oman authorities were not so restrictive, and we got under ...
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8 divers rescued by fluke of Bali fishing boat skipper - msnbc.com (blog)

8 divers rescued by fluke of Bali fishing boat skipper - msnbc.com (blog) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
8 divers rescued by fluke of Bali fishing boat skippermsnbc.com (blog)Eight European tourists who disappeared while diving off Bali are safe because a fishing boat skipper was trying a new route home, according to media reports.
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OpenROV: A Personal Submarine For Your Underwater Missions

OpenROV: A Personal Submarine For Your Underwater Missions | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Your personal remote operated submersible is ready. OpenROV, a tiny battery-powered sub, is a bringing ocean exploration into your home.
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Decorating Scuba Equipment - The Diving Blog

Decorating Scuba Equipment - The Diving Blog | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
How to decorate scuba equipment in an environmentally safe way.
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Bonaire, Underwater Archeology, Mushrooms, The Rock, LC Beach ...

Bonaire, Underwater Archeology, Mushrooms, The Rock, LC Beach ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The secret of Bonaire's giant underwater boulders has finally been broken by long time Bonaire dive instructor/guide and very short time archaeologist Bruce Bowker. For centuries these rocks have perplexed modern divers ...
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