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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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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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Research sheds light on dark corner of B.C.’s oil and gas industry

Research sheds light on dark corner of B.C.’s oil and gas industry | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We’ve long known extracting oil and gas comes with negative consequences, and rapid expansion of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, increases th
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Divers search Kawarthas for plane that crashed in 1956

Divers search Kawarthas for plane that crashed in 1956 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Many city dwellers think of Ontario’s cottage country northeast of Toronto as rather remote. But in 1956, it was much more so. The area wa
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Humans Produce So Much Junk, We Are Creating a New Geological Layer

Humans Produce So Much Junk, We Are Creating a New Geological Layer | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Almost anything that’s not recycled has the potential to fossilize.
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Researcher studies impact of climate change on poor

Researcher studies impact of climate change on poor | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As climate change advances and triggers more frequent and severe tropical storms, floods, droughts and rising sea levels, we may wonder what could b
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Ally Tate's curator insight, April 25, 10:52 AM
Many climate factors contribute to the fluctuation in water.
簡兆佑's curator insight, May 2, 12:03 PM

地球只有一個 我們應該要好好保護他

並且讓他保持完美的狀態留給我們的下一代

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Polar bear 'dies of a broken heart' after best friend shipped off by SeaWorld

Polar bear 'dies of a broken heart' after best friend shipped off by SeaWorld | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
"This should be a wake-up call to SeaWorld: Stop breeding and shipping animals", says Peta.
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Can we still save Arctic ice? NASA photos show what's at stake

Can we still save Arctic ice? NASA photos show what's at stake | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Continuing a decades' long decline, sea ice has hit record lows every month since October.
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Ally Tate's curator insight, April 25, 10:55 AM
If the Arctic ice melts we are going to have some large repercussions.
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A group of divers is saving Myanmar’s marine wildlife from deadly ghost nets | Coconuts Yangon

A group of divers is saving Myanmar’s marine wildlife from deadly ghost nets | Coconuts Yangon | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A year ago, a diver found 12 dead sharks in a fishing net off the Myanmar coast. Last month, she went back to remove the deadly net.
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Vancouver Park Board votes to ban cetacean captivity at the city’s aquarium

Vancouver Park Board votes to ban cetacean captivity at the city’s aquarium | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Vancouver Park Board has voted on 9th March 2017 to ban the importation and display of live cetaceans at Vancouver Aquarium. The vote came after two night
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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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