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Chronic Neurological Adverse Effects of Diving

Relates studies showing changes in the neurological system in divers who had DCS and in long-term divers.References (@eclecticechoes This looks like a good overview of the possible neurological effects of diving http://t.co/bsIDxxGf...)...
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Superb Underwater Photography by James Cooper

Superb Underwater Photography by James Cooper | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
James Cooper is definitely an art digital photographer residing in Bermuda and this location is really a major factor of his work, which mostly includes un (RT @mrfidalgo: Superb Underwater Photography by James Cooper http://t.co/xUTJJWjs...
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The DiveBunnie Blog: From Green to Clean... and Feeding Frenzies

The DiveBunnie Blog: From Green to Clean... and Feeding Frenzies | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Spring is well and truly in the air here in Sharm. We had the jelly bloom a couple of weeks ago, where the waters were full of beautiful lilac moon jellyfish...

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James Cameron sets submarine diving world record

James Cameron sets submarine diving world record | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Filmmaker James Cameron set the record this week for the world's deepest solo submarine dive and says he next plans to dive even deeper in a matter of weeks.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 106 – More than a couple of nuts. – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 106 – More than a couple of nuts. – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Mack, Jim S. and Darrin have a huge group of news articles. Some legal talk, some dive gear, and some past dive talk. Spring is on it’s way and time to get those dives planned. Yes… the bad scuba dive joke.

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Using Underwater Robots, Local Researchers Create Most Comprehensive 3D Map of ... - BostInno

Using Underwater Robots, Local Researchers Create Most Comprehensive 3D Map of ... - BostInno | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
IBTimes UKUsing Underwater Robots, Local Researchers Create Most Comprehensive 3D Map of ...BostInnoThe expedition took place in 2010, when robots — called autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) — dived 2.5 miles beneath the ocean's surface, and moving...
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Rare starfish species found - ITN

Rare starfish species found - ITN | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
ITNRare starfish species foundITNYuri Hooker, a marine biologist for Peru's national park service, filmed the moment he found the starfish while scuba diving. "All three of the species we found are starfish, but they have very different habitats.
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SS Thistlegorm: Diving the Red Sea « Global Adventures, LLC

SS Thistlegorm: Diving the Red Sea « Global Adventures, LLC | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

"Unfortunately, the vessel is rapidly disintegrating. Over the years, dive boats mooring to the wreck have broken down the structure...."

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Volunteer divers clear nets lethal to marine life from shipwrecks - Daily Breeze

Volunteer divers clear nets lethal to marine life from shipwrecks - Daily Breeze | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Volunteer divers clear nets lethal to marine life from shipwrecksDaily BreezeThe vessel, dubbed The Clearwater, will be parked for the next few weeks while its captain and a team of divers prepare for its next mission just off Point Vicente on the...
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The diving detective: Scuba explorer finds camera at bottom of river and then ... - Mirror.co.uk

The diving detective: Scuba explorer finds camera at bottom of river and then ... - Mirror.co.uk | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Daily MailThe diving detective: Scuba explorer finds camera at bottom of river and then ...Mirror.co.ukA scuba diving explorer turned detective to reunite a family with their holiday snaps after retrieving their camera from a river bed.
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Scuba Diving industry critical of Obama Administration's National Ocean Policy - Examiner.com

Scuba Diving industry critical of Obama Administration's National Ocean Policy - Examiner.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Scuba Diving industry critical of Obama Administration's National Ocean PolicyExaminer.comThe Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA), representing the industry scuba diving industry, Tuesday submitted comments on the National Ocean...
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Zenobia diving ban lifted - Cyprus Mail

Zenobia diving ban lifted - Cyprus Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Zenobia diving ban liftedCyprus MailBy Poly Pantelides Published on March 2, 2012 THE CYPRUS Port Authority (CPA) decided to lift a diving ban for the Zenobia shipwreck following a strong reaction by interested parties who were furious over last week's...
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Energy Secretary Chu Admits Administration OK with High Gas Prices

COMMENTARY | President Barack Obama's Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu uttered the kind of Washington gaffe that consists of telling the truth when inconvenient.
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Behind the Counter: Diver's Den - Patch.com

Behind the Counter: Diver's Den - Patch.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Behind the Counter: Diver's DenPatch.comThis Harford Road shop has been training divers, selling, servicing and repairing diving equipment since 1958. Chaz Kafer, owner and operator of Diver's Den in Parkville.
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Diving birds risk death (ScienceAlert)

Diving birds risk death (ScienceAlert) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Gannets dive for fish at breakneck speeds, a strategy that puts the birds at risk of fatal neck and head injuries, a study has found.
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Diving Holidays: Why You Should Take the Plunge [Go! Girl Guides ...

Diving Holidays: Why You Should Take the Plunge [Go! Girl Guides ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
But I found the solution, a way to enjoy the sun, sand and sea yet never get bored: I picked up diving, and I've never looked back since. I try to go on a yearly pilgrimage, short breaks between daily life and intense sightseeing ...
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EPA rules may sink beloved Wisconsin ferry

EPA rules may sink beloved Wisconsin ferry | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The USA's last working coal-fired steamship has orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to stop dumping waste ash into the lake.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 105 – Internet Speed Bump and Hoping for Kentucky Diving – Scuba Obsessed

This week Mack, Jim S., and Darrin talk about some more scuba diving. It really looks like winter is coming to and end.

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The Making of a Shark Photographer | Scuba Diver Girls

The Making of a Shark Photographer | Scuba Diver Girls | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Written by Paul Spielvogel Photo by Paul Spielvogel. There's no better way to feed my shark-junky addiction than to pursue Bull Sharks at the Bat Islands, Costa Rica, during the warm summer month of July.
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Russian photographer shows it can be a stretch to get a bite to eat - Daily Mail

Russian photographer shows it can be a stretch to get a bite to eat - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Daily MailRussian photographer shows it can be a stretch to get a bite to eatDaily MailBy Daily Mail Reporter These eye-popping underwater pictures of swans stretching for their food show just why swans have such beautifully long necks.
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"Underwater Wilderness" Areas - New Hampshire Public Radio

"Underwater Wilderness" Areas - New Hampshire Public Radio | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
"Underwater Wilderness" AreasNew Hampshire Public Radio“Underwater wilderness” is a term sometimes used to describe so-called Marine Reserves, a type of Marine Protected Area (MPA) where offshore drilling and mining are not allowed and fishing is...
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Scuba diving club to host archaeologist - Toledo Blade

Scuba diving club to host archaeologistToledo BladeThe Toledo Submariners scuba diving club will feature a talk by Carrie Sowden, archaeological director for the Great Lakes Historical Society, at Charlie's Restaurant, 26555 Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg,...
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Ocean Acidification Is Worse Than It's Been for 300 Million Years

Ocean Acidification Is Worse Than It's Been for 300 Million Years | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The seas are becoming more acidic, thanks largely to the increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon...

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Camera found after months underwater - WAVY-TV

Camera found after months underwaterWAVY-TVAVON, NC (NBC) - Nine months ago, a Canadian man lost his waterproof camera while paddle-boarding near Rodanthe. Last week, a Virginia Beach man found it on an Outer Banks beach.
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Divers need to hunt lionfish - Sun-Sentinel

Divers need to hunt lionfish - Sun-Sentinel | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Divers need to hunt lionfishSun-SentinelBy Steve Waters, Staff Writer Concerned divers who belong to the Lighthouse Point Saltwater Sportsman Association have found that when you kill every lionfish on a particular patch of reef, that area remains...
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