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The ‘Big 5′ Causes Worth Fighting for in 2014

The ‘Big 5′ Causes Worth Fighting for in 2014 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Here’s a list of the big 5 issues that will continue to dominate the headlines and are worth fighting for in 2014.
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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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Deep Diving - The Gas Is Only a Tool

Deep Diving - The Gas Is Only a Tool | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Many experienced scuba divers eventually want to go deeper, and maybe even technical diving. Deep diving has so much to explore. There is a constant debate on what gas to use for some technical dives. Some will say deep air is unsafe. Others say the cost of the helium for
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Fake news has infiltrated Cylinder inspections

Fake news has infiltrated Cylinder inspections | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
When looking for training in cylinder inspections or refreshing your current 3-year HAZMAT certification you have options. Cylinder training service
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Bye-bye, bug splatter: Is this the new silent spring?

Bye-bye, bug splatter: Is this the new silent spring? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Masses of monarch butterflies fluttering across Toronto’s waterfront. Painted ladies (often mistaken for monarchs) descending on Montreal.
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Canada’s 150 Most Famous Great Lakes Shipwrecks: Chris Kohl and Joan Forsberg

Canada’s 150 Most Famous Great Lakes Shipwrecks: Chris Kohl and Joan Forsberg | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
There are so many SHIPWRECKS in the Great Lakes, with more than 2,000 of them on the Canadian side of these 'freshwater seas.'
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Shipwrecks are treasures

Shipwrecks are treasures | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Photo Credit:::http://www.clickorlando.com/news/shipwreck-discovered-on-florida-beach

Most people don’t realize it, but shipwrecks are treasures for us to find.  Almost like the Pirates of the Caribbean and Treasure Island, there is treasure in shipwrecks.

Recently, there has been more buzz around the finding of shipwrecks.  Now, certain, the ones that gain most of the
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Aqua Lung recalls three regulators to check torque

Aqua Lung recalls three regulators to check torque | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A voluntary product check of select regulators with the ACD yoke systems is being offered by Aqua Lung.
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Buried Treasure Oshawa: War of 1812

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Perhaps fact or legend,we too have a local Oshawa story of a buried Army Chest reported to be 37,000 pounds sterling or $100,000.
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Innovative diver gets Order of Canada

Innovative diver gets Order of Canada | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Most recipients of the Order of Canada are honoured for what they have done on dry land. Not Phil Nuytten. The British Columbia diver has been a
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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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Exhibition: Gulf of St Lawrence – Log 2, American Bank

Exhibition: Gulf of St Lawrence – Log 2, American Bank | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In the coming weeks, The Scuba News Canada will be featuring videos by Oceana Canada on the exploration of the Gulf of St Lawrence.
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You’re Twyla Roscovich!

You’re Twyla Roscovich! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It has taken a few weeks to allow thoughts to sink in on what I’m about to write. During my lifetime I have, from shattered experience, learned it i
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