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Charter boats primarily transportation; underwater safety mostly up to divers - Owen Sound Sun Times

Charter boats primarily transportation; underwater safety mostly up to diversOwen Sound Sun Times"I think the dive operators simply rely on the ability of the divers to be able to deal with whatever the situation happens to be." The Ontario...
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Shipwreck near Sheboygan named to National Register

Shipwreck near Sheboygan named to National Register | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A ship lying on the Lake Michigan floor seven miles northeast of Sheboygan — and considered one of the best preserved of any Great Lakes shipwreck – has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.
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Giant underwater turbine for tidal power is tested - This is Money

Giant underwater turbine for tidal power is tested - This is Money | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is MoneyGiant underwater turbine for tidal power is testedThis is MoneyBy Daily Mail Reporter A giant underwater turbine that could herald the birth of tidal power in Britain is being tested off the coast of Orkney, Scotland.
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Shark fin merchant: kill sharks, or they will kill you | Asian Correspondent

Shark fin merchant: kill sharks, or they will kill you | Asian Correspondent | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
I found it a bit funny that when the Peninsula Hotels' announcement to stop serving the traditional shark fin menu from its dining menu, folks who ardently support its continued presence on the table can come up with reasoning from a seemingly...
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STAR WARS – SCUBA WARS ~ I Are Diver

STAR WARS – SCUBA WARS ~ I Are Diver | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

"Upon completion of the Star-Wars-Athon I wondered how the characters would get
on when combined with my passion of the scuba world…."

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Seven years on, Singaporean diver remembers tsunami

Seven years on, Singaporean diver remembers tsunami | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
It could have ended badly for Mr Mervyn Yap seven years ago, as it did for the more than 230,000 people who were killed by the tsunami that hit countries around the Indian Ocean, from South-East Asia to East Africa.
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The Blue Hole of Dahab, The Underwater Universe for Scuba Diving in the Red Sea of Egypt

The Blue Hole of Dahab, The Underwater Universe for Scuba Diving in the Red Sea of Egypt | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Blue Hole of Dahab between the heights of the Red Sea Mountains and the shimmering glitter of the Red Sea, underneath warmth of the Sinai sun, Scuba Diving and Snorkeling is not to be missed, along with camel rides and Safari.
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Scuba divers discover airplane submerged off coast of Palm Beach County - WPTV

Scuba divers discover airplane submerged off coast of Palm Beach County - WPTV | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
WPTVScuba divers discover airplane submerged off coast of Palm Beach CountyWPTVIt was supposed to be a typical scuba dive.
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Underwater Collections « Nazir Amin Blog

Underwater Collections « Nazir Amin Blog | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Banggai Cardinal Fish@Lembeh Strait. Invited to showcase my underwater work recently. This make myself dig back into my photos collection. More than 100 images already being selected. Some of the photos prepared for ...
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Food and SCUBA diving..Two of my favorite things! | Wonderings ...

Food and SCUBA diving..Two of my favorite things! | Wonderings ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Food and SCUBA diving..Two of my favorite things! Posted on December 23, 2011. It has been interesting being back on charter and having to cook actual meals again, not just run down to Paneria or use the Pizza Hut app on my iphone (I ...
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 95 – Maybe Size Does Matter – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 95 – Maybe Size Does Matter – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

"Mac and Darrin cover artificial reefs and underwater buildings in the news. There a couple of kickstart projects they talk about. There was also time to get a dive..."

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How diving marine mammals manage decompression

How diving marine mammals manage decompression | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
How do marine mammals, whose very survival depends on regular diving, manage to avoid decompression sickness or "the bends?" Do they, indeed, avoid it?
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Beneath Cold Seas

Beneath Cold Seas | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Most of us imagine Canada's Pacific coastal waters to be grey, with a few tinges of green. To find bright colours, you need to go to tropical coral reefs, right? (RT @WestVanLibrary: Armchair scuba diving!
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A sugary rum rubdown on Nevis

A sugary rum rubdown on Nevis | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

"Guests raved over the new chef, Andreas Donnerbauer, who will scuba with certified guests to pluck spiny lobsters from the sea..."

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Rebreather Pro: Rebreather CO2 Incident

Rebreather Pro: Rebreather CO2 Incident | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
CO2 Incident I’ve posted this video link before, but I want to highlight it again, because there is so much to learn from this incident: http://www.hse.gov.uk/diving/video/co2video.htm This time you view it I would like you to consider bailout...
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Underwater archaeologist digs diving - Sarnia Observer

Underwater archaeologist digs diving - Sarnia Observer | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Underwater archaeologist digs divingSarnia ObserverFormer Sarnian and underwater archaeologist Susan Langley has visited the world's depths.
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'Mission Impossible' -- underwater! - Today's Zaman

'Mission Impossible' -- underwater! - Today's Zaman | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Today's Zaman'Mission Impossible' -- underwater!Today's ZamanThe Underwater Archaeological Museum at Bodrum is world famous. Not only are there hundreds of amphorae and gold coins salvaged from shipwrecks on display, but some of the ships themselves.
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US destroying 434k lake trout for 'rock snot' fear

US destroying 434k lake trout for 'rock snot' fear | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is destroying 434,000, 4-inch lake trout at a Vermont fish hatchery because of fears that stocking them in the Great Lakes could spread the invasive algae known as rock snot.
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11 underwater pictures of dogs diving to fetch

11 underwater pictures of dogs diving to fetch | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
  (via The Weasel King, Stubby Dog, Teddy Hilton, Orvis, Little Friends, Bryant, Fine Art America (11 underwater pictures of dogs diving to fetch - 22 Words: via The Weasel King, Stubby Dog, Teddy Hilton, Orvis,...)...
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Underwater HDSLR: Getting better :: Wetpixel.com

Underwater HDSLR: Getting better :: Wetpixel.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Since I began underwater photography I had always kept an eye on underwater videography as I was fascinated by all the different and mostly large housings that were around. The most interesting steps in videography that ...
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Darrin’s Dive Gear Post – Scuba Obsessed

Darrin’s Dive Gear Post – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Hey @divemistress @iarediver @tarasutherland @divebunnie - Here is Darrin's dive gear post http://t.co/HC8xJAdn #scuba...
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Fire service flash mob in Barnegat, New Jersey puts on a show for a firefighter’s young son in his final days.

Fire service flash mob in Barnegat, New Jersey puts on a show for a firefighter’s young son in his final days. | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
An impromptu parade of about 100 fire vehicles showed up at the Barnegat, New Jersey home of 11-year-old Kyle McGetrick who doctors say is in his final days.
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UPDATE: Kalakala declared hazard, mooring inadequate

UPDATE: Kalakala declared hazard, mooring inadequate | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
UPDATE: 3:35 pm. The ferry Kalakala has been declared a hazard to navigation, setting the stage for the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers to decide what’s next for the decaying old boat.
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() - A winning photograph in this year’s 2011 Raja...

() - A winning photograph in this year’s 2011 Raja... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A winning photograph in this year’s 2011 Raja Ampat underwater photo competition, of the rich marine life in the waters of Raja Ampat in the eastern Indonesian region of Papua Photograph: Agung Djaja...
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Singer Lake, Baroda, MI » Michigan UnderWater Divers Club

Singer Lake, Baroda, MI » Michigan UnderWater Divers Club | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Is that really you Mack? 

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