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Health department warns of "terror of the deep"

Health department warns of "terror of the deep" | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The warm waters of Southwest Florida have become a potential breeding ground for a harmful and commonly found bacteria nicknamed "the terror of the deep."
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Jill Heinerth is an industry consultant and thought leader----ck out her new website!

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Shocking Catch! Fishermen Reel in Near-Extinct Sawfish

Shocking Catch! Fishermen Reel in Near-Extinct Sawfish | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A group of south Florida fishermen reeled in a rare sawfish over the weekend, capturing the exciting feat on video.
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World's Oldest Captive Dolphin Dies After 61 Years In A Tank

World's Oldest Captive Dolphin Dies After 61 Years In A Tank | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Nellie, the world’s oldest captive dolphin, has died at age 61 in Florida’s Marineland park, just a stones throw away from the open ocean that she never had the chance to experience.At the time Nellie was born in one of the park’s small saltwater pools on Feb. 27, 1953, keeping bottlenose dolphins i...
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Bill to clamp down on trafficking in shark fins loses its teeth

Bill to clamp down on trafficking in shark fins loses its teeth | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
TALLAHASSEE – Florida may beef up penalties for poachers who harvest shark fins in state waters, but a broader effort to restrict the trafficking in fins for the dwindling shark population was gutted Thursday.
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How recent cave diving deaths in Florida can make all of us better divers - Jupiter Dive Center

How recent cave diving deaths in Florida can make all of us better divers - Jupiter Dive Center | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Posted by California Diver Magazine on 01/13/2014   Regarded and revered as the “Grand Canyon” of the diving world, the cave system is extensive and notoriously dangerous.  Below the surface of a pond lies more than a mile of passages, …
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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Diver Missing Off Key Biscayne

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Diver Missing Off Key Biscayne | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Jeffrey Vincent went missing Sunday during dive trip.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Mystery photo reveals story of sponge-diving movie star

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Mystery photo reveals story of sponge-diving movie star | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The debonair diver strikes a Hollywood pose in his patched canvas wetsuit, hands resting on either knee, head cocked, with a cigarette dangling from his lips.

For 52 years he was known simply as "the Sponge Diver" in a black-and-white photograph published in National Geographic magazine.

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War on lionfish shows first promise of success | News & Research Communications | Oregon State University

War on lionfish shows first promise of success | News & Research Communications | Oregon State University | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Eradicating Lionfish, there's an app for that

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Lionfish are about to get even less love in Florida.
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How to enjoy sea turtles without harming them

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Nesting season has begun in Florida, home to 90 percent of the sea turtle nests in the United States.
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14 Fun Facts About Manatees

14 Fun Facts About Manatees | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
These roly-poly herbivores just may be the teddy bears of the sea. But keep an eye out when boating; they don’t move so fast.
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From the History of Diving Museum...
This short video from the Kalem Film Company, "The Diver," was filmed in 1911 at the mouth of the St. John's River in Jacksonville, Florida. It is one of the earliest known instances of a deep sea diver being filmed at work..

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Survival 'expectation low' for pilot whales stranded in Florida's Everglades park

Survival 'expectation low' for pilot whales stranded in Florida's Everglades park | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The outlook for dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded in shallow water off Florida's Everglades National Park "does not look good," wildlife officials said Wednesday.
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Diver dies at Weeki Wachee park, deputies say

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The Hernando County Sheriff's Office said it is investigating a fatal diving accident that happened at the Weeki Wachee State Park this afternoon.
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