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Just because you want to know @ kirkscubagear

Just because you want to know @ kirkscubagear | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Kirkscubagear is growing to provide Canadian divers/snorkelers with quality gear that doesn’t break your bank account. Kirkscubagear is an ocean conservationist, believing in the preservation of ou...
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Mexico and diving!

Headed to Mexico this winter for some diving?

kirkscubagear recommends Erik Rosenstein's Beyond Diving Playa del Carmen @ Riviera Maya. Erik is a former Torontian relocated to Mexico and running Beyond Diving. Many Canadians visit him every year! He is also a Leaf's fan, but we won't hold that against him!

http://www.beyonddivingscuba.com/

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Scuba Diving Tips for Beginners

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Scuba Diving Tips for Beginners | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

If you’re already certified to dive, avoid diving if you’re not feeling one hundred per cent.  In particular, don’t dive with a cold or a bad hangover!  Save the big party night for the finale of your diving days.

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Kirk Scuba Gear Has Upgraded and Made Changes for a Great Look

Kirk Scuba Gear Has Upgraded and Made Changes for a Great Look | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Nobody can beat the discount snorkeling gear or discount dive gear that you’ll find at Kirk Scuba Gear. They have literally slashed prices of over 95-percent of their inventory.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Japan's ama divers: still fishing after all these years

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Japan's ama divers: still fishing after all these years | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Mieko Kitai takes a huge gulp of air as she surfaces from the clear, blue waters of Japan's Pacific coast with a large abalone in her hand.
Now in her 70s, the dive -- with nothing more than a mask -- does not get any easier and the pickings get slimmer with every passing year.
But she and her fellow "ama" divers reap the fruits of the sea in a way that has been practised in parts of Japan for thousands of years.

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Review::::Regulator Mares Abyss 52

Review::::Regulator Mares Abyss 52 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Overall, I enjoyed using the Mares Abyss for a week’s repetitive diving, and encountered no snags. Its bomb-proof design has evolved over all the years
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kirkscubagear---your home on the net for scuba!

kirkscubagear---your home on the net for scuba! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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the "new and improved" kirkscubagear will be launched next week! Better check-out, new sales, easier to use. Thank you to all my Facebook/Twitter friends for your patience! Same great service, prices, warranty and products. More products will be added in the coming weeks. Stay tuned, I am excited about this, hope you divers are too!!! In association with kirkscubagear, Scuba Scoop has a couple of great stories coming up---an exclusive interview with Dr Lee Spence, and the story of Tess, a local London, Ontario girl that took to the water early as a diver, and who now as a teenager has over 70 dives to her credit. Watch for the "Grand Opening" of kirkscubagear---coming your way next week!

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Safe Second Scuba Dive Regulators A Diver's Best Friend

Safe Second Scuba Dive Regulators A Diver's Best Friend | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Each scuba diver has to purchase the right scuba regulator for themselves and their needs. The most dangerous safe second is the one a diver needs and doesn't have attached to their buoyancy compen...
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Blue Hole: What's On The Bottom?

When we dive at the Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, the most common question that non-divers ask is, "What's on the bottom?" We decided to answer the qu...
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Five Common Mistakes Divers Make and How You Can Help | Surface Interval

Five Common Mistakes Divers Make and How You Can Help | Surface Interval | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Back from the Dead: Remote Reef Recovers - Reefs.com

Back from the Dead: Remote Reef Recovers - Reefs.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Reef To Rainforest | Corals, Events, Fish, Industry, Science, Uncategorized
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Lionfish Attacking Atlantic Ocean Like A Living Oil Spill : NPR

Lionfish Attacking Atlantic Ocean Like A Living Oil Spill : NPR | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists say they have few weapons to wield against the poison-spined lionfish, which is gobbling up reef fish in the Bahamas and other habitats.
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RMR: Rick's Rant - Experimental Lakes Area Cuts

Rick's Rant for October 30th, 2012
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First impressions: The DiverGuard

First impressions: The DiverGuard | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Every year there are a number of dive deaths for which there are no real explanations. Many of these deaths occur in fairly shallow water; the divers are experienced, and there seems to have been n...
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Compressed Gas Tears Skin, Penetrates Body

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Compressed Gas Tears Skin, Penetrates Body | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The boat driver was helping one of the divers. He held the first-stage regulator with his left hand and opened the tank valve with right hand. At that moment the high-pressure hose ruptured, and a jet of gas under pressure made a hole in the boat driver's left hand.

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Should You Buy Discount Scuba Gear?

Should You Buy Discount Scuba Gear? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Those who love to dive and want to own their own gear may search eBay or CraigsList for “gently used” gear, or look for it at second-hand stores in coastal tourist towns, but buying someone else’s ...
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Not a GoPro!

Not  a GoPro! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Mozert Bruce was a pioneer of underwater photography in Silver Springs, Florida. Incredible!!   He built a giant tent to waterproof your camera, put in diving equipment, and created memorable underwater scenes!!

 

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Divers Find Huge Trove Of Sunken Treasure Off The Dominican Coast

Divers Find Huge Trove Of Sunken Treasure Off The Dominican Coast | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In the briny waters off the Dominican Republic, a Florida-based treasure hunting firm discovered the remains of 450-year sunken ship with the largest cache of gold, silver and pewter.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Scuba Diving in Canada

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Scuba Diving in Canada | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

There are a multitude of Canadian scuba diving destinations that will enthrall divers with their beauty. From the Pacific Ocean waters off the British Columbia coast to the shipwrecks of the Great Lakes and the marine parks of Quebec, scuba diving in Canada has something for everyone.

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GoPro Hero Lost at Sea, Found Two and a Half Months Later by a Spearfisherman - PetaPixel

GoPro Hero Lost at Sea, Found Two and a Half Months Later by a Spearfisherman - PetaPixel | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We won't deny it: we love a good lost and found story. When a camera goes drifting out to sea or is lost in an earthquake, only to turn up months or ev
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Cave Diving: Into the Earth

Cave Diving: Into the Earth | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Stake a claim on the last unknown frontier: It lies just beneath our feet.
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Great hammerhead shark may get more protection | Brad Sewell's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

Great hammerhead shark may get more protection | Brad Sewell's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In mid-March, NRDC submitted a petition to list the Northwest Atlantic population of great hammerhead shark as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.  Last week, NOAA announced that our petition, as well as one submitted by WildEarth...
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Shark-Stalking Robot Will Spy on Mysterious Ocean Predators | Wired Science | Wired.com

Shark-Stalking Robot Will Spy on Mysterious Ocean Predators | Wired Science | Wired.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This summer, a new underwater robot will start tracking some of the ocean's top predators -- including great white sharks -- to learn more about their habits.
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Tips for Teaching Kids SCUBA diving | Diver Magazine

Tips for Teaching Kids SCUBA diving | Diver Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Photo: Kids Sea Camp   Text by Garth Eichel 1. Provide regular reminders Kids are hesitant to ask questions in front of their peers, especially if they’re already certified and ...
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Two Minutes on Oceans w/ Jim Toomey: The True Value of Our Oceans

2-minute PSA about the uncounted economic benefits of the oceans. Oceans are not just about the seafood industry. The ocean provides transportation, tourism ...
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