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Diving Newfoundland's Frigid Underworld

Diving Newfoundland's Frigid Underworld | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We are in Newfoundland on a 10-day adventure that will take us snorkeling with whales, scuba diving on World War II wrecks, hiking along the East Coast Trail, and canoeing and fishing in the Terra Nova National Park.
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Skip Schultz's curator insight, December 18, 2013 10:29 AM

Wonderful diving in the frigid North!!

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Chilly Diving Adventures...:

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Fisherman rescues humpback whale with piece of lumber - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News

Fisherman rescues humpback whale with piece of lumber - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A retired fisherman from the Burin Peninsula rescued a Humpback whale by using a two-by-four to pry the animal free.
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Kayak with icebergs in Newfoundland

Kayak with icebergs in Newfoundland | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Kayak with icebergs in Newfoundland

In Twillingate, icebergs are treated like visiting house guests. Locals discuss their habits and behaviours and how long they may or may not stick around. Watching 10,000-year-old ice smash into the coastline is impressive on land, and even more so from the water. Considering that 90 per cent of an iceberg is underwater, you'll want to keep your distance as you paddle around bergs that can reach 15 storeys. Veteran kayakers will remind you to always watch where you're going and stay well clear of floating 'bergy bits' — they're as tough as concrete.

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Appetite for 'Titanic' experience sated as last supper recreated - The Irish Times - Fri, Feb 10, 2012

Appetite for 'Titanic' experience sated as last supper recreated - The Irish Times - Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
WHEN THE
Titanic struck an iceberg and sank off Newfoundland in the early hours of April 15th, 1912, it may have had a shortage of lifeboats but it certainly had an excess of food.
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