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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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Jellyfish Lake

Jellyfish Lake | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
I haven’t been able to post much lately. There was the usual post-trip chaos after my visit to PNG in January, followed immediately by pre-trip chaos for a short visit to Palau earlier this month.
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Local State Park May Add Scuba-Diving

Greenbo Lake State Park is hoping to add some new excitement and bring in economic development.
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SA scientists design new hull for deep-diving Alvin - San Antonio Express

SA scientists design new hull for deep-diving Alvin - San Antonio Express | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
SA scientists design new hull for deep-diving AlvinSan Antonio ExpressBy Don Finley For almost 50 years, the deep-diving Alvin has been exploring the ocean floor — even retrieving a lost nuclear bomb between some notable scientific discoveries.
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Fury as diving at famous Cyprus ship wreck banned

Fury as diving at famous Cyprus ship wreck banned | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Famagusta Gazette Newspaper (Fury as #scuba #diving at famous #Cyprus ship wreck banned. http://t.co/5rPb90bO hmmm..
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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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UAH History Events: AIA Talk: Underwater Maya 1 March 2012

UAH History Events: AIA Talk: Underwater Maya 1 March 2012 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Dr. Heather McKillop, the Doris Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Studies at Louisiana State University will give two talks on underwater archaeology of Maya sites in Belize. Dr. McKillop is author of several books, including ...
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Aquarium of the Pacific | Divers Day

Aquarium of the Pacific | Divers Day | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. (RT @AquariumPacific: Divers Day is 3/24.
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Divers must heed risks - Marlborough Express

Divers must heed risks - Marlborough Express | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Divers must heed risksMarlborough ExpressA combination of factors, including inexperience and inadequate equipment, may have been stacked against the American man who died while diving for paua near Kaikoura at the weekend.
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