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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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Laros logs 10,000th scuba dive | Hawaii 24/7

Laros logs 10,000th scuba dive | Hawaii 24/7 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
'I've seen turtles, dolphins, manta rays, white tip reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, and even humpback whales'...
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Raw power of diving gannets wins best wildlife picture - Telegraph.co.uk

Raw power of diving gannets wins best wildlife picture - Telegraph.co.uk | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukRaw power of diving gannets wins best wildlife pictureTelegraph.co.ukGreg Armfield, from environmental charity World Wildlife Fund (WWF), who was one of the judges, said it is ''a striking image that manages to capture in parallel...
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City woman dives into dream job - Wanganui Chronicle

City woman dives into dream job - Wanganui Chronicle | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
City woman dives into dream jobWanganui ChronicleExecutive assistant to the principal at Wanganui High School, Ms Bristol is a Master Scuba Diver and said diving had been on her radar from the time she was a child.
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10 Essential Items to Pack For Your SCUBA Trip | Dive Mistress

10 Essential Items to Pack For Your SCUBA Trip | Dive Mistress | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This guest post comes to us from Rutger at Book Your DiveOne of the best things about SCUBA diving is the almost endless possibilities for dive locations. That being said, it can be hard to prioritize SCUBA items when packing, especially for ...
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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

Andy Marovic: Diver who has tamed eels in Croatia - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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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Cayman Diving School adds new boat, gear - Caymanian Compass

Cayman Diving School adds new boat, gearCaymanian CompassRenee Knight explained that Cayman Diving School had added a 31-foot Stamas to their fleet. “The new boat is awesome,” she said.
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CAROLINA NATURALLY: Underwater Rifle

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Enemies can be anywhere, so during the 1970s, the Soviet Union developed guns that could fire underwater. This selective fire rifle, the APS (Avtomat Podvodnyj Spetsialnyj), was among them. It could fire 5.66 mm darts from ...
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Police diving teams' merger saves £400k - The Press, York

Sheffield TelegraphPolice diving teams' merger saves £400kThe Press, YorkNorth Yorkshire Police will retain its contracted service with its West Yorkshire counterparts, and all ten divers who remain under the shake-up will be full-time, as opposed...
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Greenbrier Lake gets annual cleaning by volunteer scuba divers - The Herald-Mail

Greenbrier Lake gets annual cleaning by volunteer scuba divers - The Herald-Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Greenbrier Lake gets annual cleaning by volunteer scuba diversThe Herald-MailBOONSBORO, Md.—. A set of yellow, blue or neon green flippers occasionally appeared Sunday morning beyond the rope line bordering the swimming area at Greenbrier Lake.
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