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USGC Mohawk becomes new artificial reef in Florida | X-Ray Magazine

USGC Mohawk becomes new artificial reef in Florida | X-Ray Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
X-RAY International Dive Magazine is the world�s first and only global dive publication. Subscription is free. Published 8 times a year. Pdf formatted. FREE downloads.
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Another Major City Bans Plastic Shopping Bags

Another Major City Bans Plastic Shopping Bags | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Chicago has become the latest U.S. city to approve a ban on plastic shopping bags.

The City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of a partial plastic bag ban in Chicago on Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reports. The proposal was backed by Mayor R...
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Thumbs up---wish other cities would ban them as well!

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Gordon McGlone's curator insight, May 2, 2014 8:08 AM

Plastic bags will become a thing of the past very soon; it can be done and more governments are showing the courage to take a stand.

CEC Houston's curator insight, September 3, 2014 5:32 PM

California, Chicago.... While Texas contemplates the legality of bag fees. Which city in the Houston region will be the first? Houston, Pasadena, Pearland, Sugar Land, Baytown, League City?

Maria Loughran's curator insight, May 18, 2015 6:05 PM

Needs to be nation-wide.

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Plastic-eating Caterpillar Could Solve Global Plastic Pollution.

Plastic-eating Caterpillar Could Solve Global Plastic Pollution. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A Spanish biologist and amateur beekeeper, Federica Bertocchini, has discovered a plastic-eating caterpillar that could be the solution to globa
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Entangled in Kelp

Entangled in Kelp | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
On his first-ever night dive, Sam, an uncertified and inexperienced diver with fewer than 15 lifetime dives, descended to catch lobsters with tw
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Boat Safety Day

Boat Safety Day | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Join a free and public event to learn more about safe boating and how to enjoy a summer on the water. Visit with us, the Frenchman’s Bay Power
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Vintage Hard Hat Diving video

Vintage Hard Hat Diving video | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
https://youtu.be/CsCXlbURBU4

Twice a year the North East Diving Equipment Group brings their personal collection of hard hats to Dutch Springs in Pennsylvania and allows the public to have a once in a life time experience diving the equipment. NEDEG is dedicated to preserving, promoting and diving a variety of underwater gear from all around the world.
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Diving the Conestoga::Kingston, Ontario

On October 6, 2016, Discovery Deep divers filmed the Conestoga shipwreck sitting in the St. Lawrence River at Cardinal, Ontario.
Discovery Deep is a 501c3 non-profit foundation headquartered in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. We provide data and sample collection support to scientific and academic organizations and select commercial interests. All of this is focused

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Rise Travel Luggage ::: Jumper/Riser :: Carry in/on Suitcase

Rise Travel Luggage ::: Jumper/Riser :: Carry in/on Suitcase | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
NEW To Kirk Scuba Gear! Proudly Canadian!

Rise Travel Luggage ::: Jumper :: Carry on Suitcase

As seen on Dragon's Den

Tired of that duffel bag? Don't want wrinkled clothes when traveling? Clean and dirty clothes mixed together in a suitcase? Then you have clicked on the right product. Riser luggage is
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Something For Everyone In The Red Sea This August

Something For Everyone In The Red Sea This August | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Escape for some amazing sun and sea in Egypt this August by joining our “Something for Everyone” trip onboard our very own MV Legends Technical Safari Boat.

Dates: 5th August to 12th August 2017. 

See some of the best dive sites the Northern Red Sea has to offer. Wrecks, Reefs. Shallow Dives,
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Shipwrecks of April 30

Shipwrecks of April 30 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Shipwrecks for April 30: snow Rebecca in 1761, galley Comet in 1780, brig Eliza Ann 1837, brig Alexander 1838, Japanese cruiser Matsushima 1908, SS Ystad 1914,
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He lost a leg to a shark. Now he's trying to save the species

He lost a leg to a shark. Now he's trying to save the species | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Achmat Hassiem of South Africa has emerged as a major defender of sharks.
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Sharktruth Part 1: Dive with Sharks. It’s the Safest Thing You’ll Do All Day

Sharktruth Part 1: Dive with Sharks. It’s the Safest Thing You’ll Do All Day | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
When asked what they are afraid of when they get in the ocean, many people will say sharks. When asked what they would most like to see in the ocean, thos
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Non-native organisms spread around world in ships’ ballast water

Non-native organisms spread around world in ships’ ballast water | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Before leaving a port for a voyage across the ocean, large ships take on ballast water. When they get to their destination they no longer need it so i
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Brain Damage in Sea Lions Linked to Toxic 'Red Tides' - D-brief

Brain Damage in Sea Lions Linked to Toxic 'Red Tides' - D-brief | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A neurotoxin produced by marine algae is erasing sea lions' memories and making it difficult for the animals to hunt and find home. 
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Diver extraordinaire Jill Heinerth earns books contract

Diver extraordinaire Jill Heinerth earns books contract | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
After winning Canada’s Polar Medal in March, Jill Heinerth has followed up in April with a four-book contract. Heinerth, a well-known technica
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Commercial Diving Course::Holland College Prince Edward Island

Commercial Diving Course::Holland College Prince Edward Island | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
If you’re interested in a career in the trades and want a skill so specialized it can take you anywhere, then Commercial Diving is for you.

Holland College students train in the waters of the North Atlantic preparing them for work in any body of water around the world, including tidal waters
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Polar bears shift from seals to bird eggs as Arctic ice melts

Polar bears shift from seals to bird eggs as Arctic ice melts | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The habitat overlap of polar bears and their main prey, ringed seals, is disappearing and the bears are instead getting closer to nesting birds
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Ocean Quest Adventures 2017

Ocean Quest Adventures 2017 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Your trip to Newfoundland is no doubt a bucket list item, and you want to experience it all. Ocean Quest can help you check all those adventures off you
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Unfamiliar is Scary

Unfamiliar is Scary | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This I feel is much of the reason why people fear sharks. This is why Kathryn and I set up Friends for Sharks and why we took the route we did – educating people on what sharks are really like, to enable people to gain some familiarity with these incredible animals. Are they dangerous? Well
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