All about water, ...
Follow
Find
26.7K views | +7 today
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
onto All about water, the oceans, environmental issues
Scoop.it!

Did you know?

Did you know? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
All about water, the oceans, environmental issues
Interesting stories about scuba divers, products, environment, water stories Oceans
Curated by Kathy Dowsett
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

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...
Kathy Dowsett's insight:

Thumbs up---wish other cities would ban them as well!

more...
Gordon McGlone's curator insight, May 2, 5:08 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.

Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Seafood guide says five of top 11 species 'unsustainably managed'

Seafood guide says five of top 11 species 'unsustainably managed' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Guardian Australia: Snapper, shark (flake), blue grenadier and imported prawns, squid and octopus 'should be avoided'
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kathy Dowsett from Motor City Scuba
Scoop.it!

What It's Like To Be a Golf Ball Diver

What It's Like To Be a Golf Ball Diver | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
What's it like to be a golf ball diver? What drives poachers and pros to risk polluted water, snake bites, gator attacks and accidental drowning? As much as $100,000 a year.

Via Motor City Scuba
more...
Motor City Scuba's curator insight, July 11, 7:28 PM
Another good reason to quit your day job and spend your life diving.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Refloating Costa Concordia to be largest maritime salvage in history | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Refloating Costa Concordia to be largest maritime salvage in history | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Refloating Costa Concordia to be largest maritime salvage in history - Italian authorities gave the green light to refloating the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship on Saturday, setting the stage for the next step in the largest maritime salvage in history to begin on Monday morning.
The operation to raise the 290-metre hulk from underwater platforms next to the Italian island of Giglio where it sank, killing 32 people, should take six or seven days, the group organising the removal said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Hundreds Of Fish Dropped From A Plane

Hundreds Of Fish Dropped From A Plane | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Watch the video on The Weather Network
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

All-women snorkelling expedition takes group from Labrador to Greenland

A group of international divers is about to embark on a big adventure, plunging into the icy waters of the Arctic to study marine life.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

More Big Whales in Oceans Could Mean More Fish, Scientists Find

More Big Whales in Oceans Could Mean More Fish, Scientists Find | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new study reveals how scientists and fisheries managers have underestimated the importance of whales in ocean ecosystems.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

200-Year-Old Bottle of Seltzer Found in Shipwreck : DNews

200-Year-Old Bottle of Seltzer Found in Shipwreck : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced in the early 1800s by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe. Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

CAN WE SAVE THE TUNA?

CAN WE SAVE THE TUNA? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

CAN WE SAVE THE TUNA?
The fight to save tuna has been a long one and, although there have been some big successes, it isn’t over yet. Whether you are a rhino, an elephant, a tiger or a tuna, if bits of you become extremely valuable then morality flies out of the window and the utterly unethical move in to make their money. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Victory for Loggerhead Sea Turtles: Vast Area of Habitat Gains Protection

Victory for Loggerhead Sea Turtles: Vast Area of Habitat Gains Protection | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Today, the federal government designated thousands of miles of beaches and open ocean around the southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States as critical habitat for loggerhead sea turtles. The area, w
more...
Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, July 12, 12:12 AM

Option topic: Marine environments

Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Now a Canadian Tar Sands Pipeline Threatens Endangered Whales

Now a Canadian Tar Sands Pipeline Threatens Endangered Whales | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Environmentalists are fighting plans to send an armada of oil tankers through whale feeding grounds.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Too Old To Learn Scuba Diving?

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Too Old To Learn Scuba Diving? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

To enjoy a scuba diving trip, you will have to love the sea and I mean really really love it with all its wonderful creatures large and small. You will know what I mean on your first ever scuba diving trip after you have cleared your Open Water tests.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Headless seals found in Gaspé have experts stumped

Headless seals found in Gaspé have experts stumped | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
At least five headless seals have been found over the past few weeks on the banks of Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula between Ste-Anne-des-Monts and Mont-Louis.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

More kids taking the plunge to scuba

More kids taking the plunge to scuba | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
More and more people of all ages are taking the plunge into scuba diving.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Frequently asked questions about Rosie O'Donnell killing an endangered shark for fun

Frequently asked questions about Rosie O'Donnell killing an endangered shark for fun | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
On Friday afternoon, Slate published an article I wrote about Rosie O'Donnell killing an endangered hammerhead shark. Since that time, there has been an active discussion about the article and the ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

A WHALE OF A VIEW

A WHALE OF A VIEW | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A WHALE OF A VIEW
...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Shark in Lake Ontario? | (CKWF FM) The Wolf

Shark in Lake Ontario? | (CKWF FM) The Wolf | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
I am very skeptical of videos like this, HOWEVER, it is ...
Kathy Dowsett's insight:

Hmmmmmm Interesting!!!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Jacques Cousteau | 5 Things You Probably Never Knew about the Captain - Book Your Dive

Jacques Cousteau | 5 Things You Probably Never Knew about the Captain - Book Your Dive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Do you think you knew everything about Jacques Cousteau? In this article we share 5 facts you probably never knew about Jacques Cousteau.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Atlit Yam, A 9,000-Year-Old Neolithic Settlement Beneath the Waves

Atlit Yam, A 9,000-Year-Old Neolithic Settlement Beneath the Waves | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
(Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority) Off the Mediterranean Coast of Israel sit the ruins of a 9,000-year-old Megalithic settlement Atlit Yam, between 25 and 35 feet beneath sea level. Discovered i...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Rosie O’Donnell, New Co-Host of The View, Killed an Endangered Hammerhead Shark for Fun

Rosie O’Donnell, New Co-Host of The View, Killed an Endangered Hammerhead Shark for Fun | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
After controversial anti-vaccine activist Jenny McCarthy was let go from The View, the producers were presumably looking for someone with less of a history of being on the wrong side of public policy. In Rosie O’Donnell, they made an awful choice. O’Donnell killed an endangered hammerhead shark for fun, bragged...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

How much do you know about whales?

How much do you know about whales? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
These giants of the sea are fascinating and unique. Test your trivia knowledge about them!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

33 WAYS TO DIVE SAFER

33 WAYS TO DIVE SAFER | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
33 tips on how to dive safer
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

International mobilisation against deep-sea trawling | Business Excellence Magazine

International mobilisation against deep-sea trawling | Business Excellence Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Business Excellence - Bringing you content on truly excellent companies from the USA, Canada, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Deep Sea Explorers Stumble Upon A Creature They Can Hardly Believe Is Real

Deep Sea Explorers Stumble Upon A Creature They Can Hardly Believe Is Real | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kathy Dowsett from Canadian SCUBA News
Scoop.it!

Ban plastic microbeads, say citizen advisors to Great Lakes Fishery Commission

Ban plastic microbeads, say citizen advisors to Great Lakes Fishery Commission | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Canada and the United States should ban the sale of products such as body washes and toothpaste containing microbeads by 2015, a binational committee of...

Via Subaquatic Society
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kathy Dowsett
Scoop.it!

Take Your Photography to the Next Level|Underwater Photography Guide

Take Your Photography to the Next Level|Underwater Photography Guide | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
3 Essential Camera Settings for Shooting Underwater
more...
No comment yet.