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Ancient Seawater Trapped in Chesapeake Bay Crater

Ancient Seawater Trapped in Chesapeake Bay Crater | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Scientists drilling into a crater under the Chesapeake Bay off of Virginia were surprised to find an ancient body of water dating back 100 to 145 million years ago, making it the oldest body of water ever discovered.

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

Needs to be nation-wide.

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Robert Sullivan's curator insight, September 12, 11:04 PM

There has been a lot of press on plastics in our water systems lately.  Chicago has ban plastic bags....Kenya....it seems like we need a better recycling system. 

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Discovery of model Arrow rekindles bittersweet memories

Discovery of model Arrow rekindles bittersweet memories | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
 The timing of the discovery of the first of nine Avro Arrow test models could not have been more appropriate. This year is Canada's 150th birthday an
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Griffon’s fate elusive after more than three centuries

Griffon’s fate elusive after more than three centuries | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sometimes it is as difficult to prove the identity of a sunken ship as it is to find it. That is central to the story of the long-sought Griffon
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Vancouver Maritime Museum – a celebration of learning and historic adventure!

Vancouver Maritime Museum – a celebration of learning and historic adventure! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Since 1959, the Vancouver Maritime Museum Society has worked to preserve and tell the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest and Arctic.
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Lessons from a broken mask and a bloody nose

Lessons from a broken mask and a bloody nose | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
They had just anchored their boat at the wreck of the Maple Dawn near Christine Island in the Georgian Bay area. Suddenly, diving the wreck was no longe
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When times get dark, we must shine brighter

When times get dark, we must shine brighter | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Are we entering a new Dark Age? Lately it seems so. News reports are enough to make anyone want to crawl into bed and hide under the covers. But it’s tim
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Gulf of St. Lawrence Expedition

Gulf of St. Lawrence Expedition | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Oceana Canada, leading scientists and Alexandra Cousteau, Senior Oceana Advisor and granddaughter of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, will set sail t
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Over Pressurizing a Cylinder, a Dangerous Concern

Over Pressurizing a Cylinder, a Dangerous Concern | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
I recently received a call/e-mail from an instructor about an unsafe situation. She stated that one of her employees recently took a trip and had thei
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Snorkeling in Michigan with Nancy Wasburne

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Snorkeling in Michigan with Nancy Wasburne.

YouTube:::
Published on Apr 26, 2017

Website: http://www.snorkelmichigan.com/
Video Narration: Nancy Washburne
Content Editor: Martin Ruiz Soto
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Petre 2 Wreck, Point Petre

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This wreck video by Terry Irvine, is known only as Petre 2 and is located in Lake Ontario, south of Point Petre
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Introducing Nancy Washburne ::: Her Fish Story

Introducing Nancy Washburne ::: Her Fish Story | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Kirk Scuba Gear will be featuring some of Nancy's Snorkeling videos in the coming weeks:::stay tuned!
Freshwater Discovery
As a certified scuba diver I have experienced some of the most spectacular underwater locations on earth, such as the Red Sea, the Great Barrier Reef, Truk Lagoon, Palau, Papua, New Guinea, the Solomon
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Robotic Underwater Lab Tracking Toxicity of Lake Erie Algal Bloom

Robotic Underwater Lab Tracking Toxicity of Lake Erie Algal Bloom | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new tool to safeguard drinking water is now keeping a watchful eye on Lake Erie. On July 18, a robotic lake-bottom laboratory began tracking the levels of dangerous toxins produced by algae that bloom each summer in the lake’s western basin. The goal is to provide advance warning to municipal water managers and thereby
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End the commercial seal slaughter in Canada!

End the commercial seal slaughter in Canada! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Each year, the Canadian government authorizes commercial sealers from Atlantic Canada to kill hundreds of thousands of baby seals. Almost all the seals killed are pups are under three months old.

The world wants the commercial seal slaughter to end. More than 36 countries — including the United States, the European Union nations, Russia, and Switzerland
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Introducing Jett Britnell Photography

Introducing Jett Britnell Photography | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Jett & Kathryn Britnell are internationally published travel writers, photographers, scuba divers, shark advocates, guest speakers, explorers, boo
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Professional training, course development spark scuba growth

Professional training, course development spark scuba growth | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
While people adept at holding their breath have been exploring the underwater world for a long time, scuba diving is relatively new. In a history o
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Davy Jones’ Locker is actually a description of shipwrecks and sinking to the bottom of the sea, feared by every sailors

Davy Jones’ Locker is actually a description of shipwrecks and sinking to the bottom of the sea, feared by every sailors | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
There are plenty of fascinating stories and characters to be found in ocean lore. We can recall, for example, the legend of the Flying Dutchman, doomed to sail the seas forever. While we’ve seen the incarnation of this particular legend in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, it’s not the only legend embedded in
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WetSox – Kirk Scuba Gear – Secure Home Shopping For Scuba Diving Equipment

WetSox – Kirk Scuba Gear – Secure Home Shopping For Scuba Diving Equipment | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The WETSOX line was designed to make doing the things we love outside just a little bit easier on our bodies and our gear. Whether you’re surfing, diving, hunting, fishing or snowboarding, there is currently a WETSOX product that will: •Help you get in and out of your gear fast and easy, •Keep you warmer for longer, and •Help protect your gear from unnecessary stretch and stress Get your WetSox from Kirk Scuba Gear and go play outside!
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