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Students push Nevada City to examine plastic bag ban | TheUnion.com

Students push Nevada City to examine plastic bag ban | TheUnion.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dozens of people, including about 20 students, petitioned the Nevada City Council to adopt an ordinance banning single-use plastic bags at the governing body’s Wednesday meeting.
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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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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.

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Overcome the Fear of Having Water in Your Scuba Mask

Overcome the Fear of Having Water in Your Scuba Mask | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As in most scary situations in life, the best way to overcome the fear of water in your mask is to face the situation, not ignore it. A person who is scared of water entering his mask is unlikely t...
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Empty the Cages and Tanks! Here’s the Truth About the Lives of Animals in Captivity Versus the Wild

Empty the Cages and Tanks! Here’s the Truth About the Lives of Animals in Captivity Versus the Wild | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Lives of animals in the wild versus captivity are worlds apart, and even the best captive facilities can’t recreate the conditions of the wild. This leaves animals in unnatural enclosures with no socialization, enrichment or joy. Here is a comparison of the two lifestyles for the most commonly captive caught and bred animals.
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Buddhists lead attempt to find Burma’s lost bell

Buddhists lead attempt to find Burma’s lost bell | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
DIVERS stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat ­gazing at the murky, choppy waters below.
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Is 'down the drain' ibuprofen making fish sick? - Futurity

Is 'down the drain' ibuprofen making fish sick? - Futurity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Many rivers in the United Kingdom contain levels of ibuprofen that could be harming the health of fish.
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Oceans Agency Lists 20 Coral Species as Threatened

Oceans Agency Lists 20 Coral Species as Threatened | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Twenty coral species, facing harms from global warming, coastal pollution and other perils are listed as threatened by the federal oceans agency.
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Scuba Skydiving

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Tell President Obama’s Task Force to institute seafood traceability | Oceana

Tell President Obama’s Task Force to institute seafood traceability | Oceana | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud jeopardizes a million jobs and $116 billion in sales each year, contributes to overfishing and deceives consumers. Tell President Obama's task force to enact seafood traceability to combat this threat!
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Teenage scuba divers go litter picking underwater - Scubaverse

Teenage scuba divers go litter picking underwater - Scubaverse | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Three teenagers in the UK have organised an underwater litter pick. The trio of teens who are all keen divers were part of a group of 15 that spent much of a day cleaning up the seabed off the North-East coast at Seahouses in Northumberland. Conor Wilebore, 18, from Newton Hall,
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WW1 Russian submarine located by Estonian divers | X-Ray Magazine

WW1 Russian submarine located by Estonian divers | 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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What is a Whale Stranding and Why Does it Happen?

What is a Whale Stranding and Why Does it Happen? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
And while it’s fairly easy to determine if a whale or dolphin is stranded, it’s rarely easy to understand why.
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Russian Archaeologists Search for Remains of Ancient Civilization Under Lake Issyk Kul

Russian Archaeologists Search for Remains of Ancient Civilization Under Lake Issyk Kul | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Russian archaeologists are conducting an underwater expidition in search of the remains of an ancient civilization at the bottom of the lake Issyk Kul in Kyrgyzstan, Nikolay Lukashov, the president of the Russian Confederation of Underwater Activities, told RIA Novosti Monday.
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13 MUCK DIVING CRITTERS

13 MUCK DIVING CRITTERS | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
13 incredible critters that you see when you go muck diving. Soft-sediment sea beds may seem lifeless at first, but these weird and wonderful animals make this habitat their home
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Sea Shepherd criticised for exposing alleged shark killer in new doco

Sea Shepherd criticised for exposing alleged shark killer in new doco | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd is ramping up its campaign against a controversial shark-kill policy with a new documentary. The documentary, called Apex Harmony 'The Shark Cull',  features the mother of a man killed by a great white shark, as well as graphic images of dead sharks on the ocean floor. But Sea Shepherd has been criticised for exposing the contractor employed by the West Australian government to catch and kill sharks earlier this year.
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Whale nearly strikes kayaker with its tail

Whale nearly strikes kayaker with its tail | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A kayaker gets a bit too close to a pod of whales, leading to a close call when one dives suddenly underneath her.
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These Whales Were Alive When Moby Dick Was Published in 1851

These Whales Were Alive When Moby Dick Was Published in 1851 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that they can live for roughly 200 years and possibly teach humans how to live healthier, longer.
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Image vs. Reality: What You Didn't Know About Sharks - Blog - Georgia Aquarium

Image vs. Reality: What You Didn't Know About Sharks - Blog - Georgia Aquarium | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
August 14, 2014

Image vs. Reality: What You Didn't Know About Sharks

DR. ALISTAIR DOVE,
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Regulator Recovery Can Save Your Life

Regulator Recovery Can Save Your Life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Photos and explanation of the regulator recovery skill. Regulator recovery is taught in most scuba certification courses and could someday save your life.
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Despite Risks, Shell Still Wants to Drill in the Arctic Ocean

Today, Shell Oil Co. filed its exploration plan to drill offshore oil and gas wells in the U.S. Arctic’s Chukchi Sea with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). This action potentially opens up
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How Deep Underwater Can a Human Go?

How Deep Underwater Can a Human Go? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Put on your helmet and fill up your oxygen tank. We’re going for a dive.
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What Would An Ocean Without Sharks Look Like? « Nerdist

What Would An Ocean Without Sharks Look Like? « Nerdist | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Imagine taking the lion out of the plains or the eagle out of the air. Consider how food webs, strung together by millions of years of survival and predation, would stretch and strain if we did. We know that when…
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Rare albino dolphin spotted in the Mediterranean off Croatian coast

Rare albino dolphin spotted in the Mediterranean off Croatian coast | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Marine researchers spotted the incredibly rare albino dolphin swimming between Croatia and Italy, the first time a white bottlenose dolphin had been spotted in the Mediterranean area.
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The Fish That Could Save Antarctica

The Fish That Could Save Antarctica | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As long as we save it first
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Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
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700BC WRECK FOUND

700BC WRECK FOUND | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Divers have discovered a 2,700-year-old Phoenician shipwreck off the coast of Gozo, Malta
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MSN Video

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Playful dolphin bumps surfer off his board

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