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Sea turtle killing threatening Maldives’ dolphin-safe tuna certification  | Minivan News

Sea turtle killing threatening Maldives’ dolphin-safe tuna certification  | Minivan News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Minivan News - The first for independent news in the Maldives
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"Dive Miami" launches new website promoting scuba diving sites in Florida Keys - The Scuba Diving Place

"Dive Miami" launches new website promoting scuba diving sites in Florida Keys - The Scuba Diving Place | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
DiveMiami.com has launched a brand new directory of Wrecks, reefs, and diving sites to help divers explore the underwater word of Miami and Florida Keys.
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We Are Water - Ride Across Canada » Jill Heinerth and Robert McClellan Bicycle for Water Conservation

We Are Water - Ride Across Canada » Jill Heinerth and Robert McClellan Bicycle for Water Conservation | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Our route across Canada is finalized! We’ve put reference numbers on the map to let you know about some of the landmarks where we will likely camp. If you live along our route, let us know. We’d love to visit, show our film or hang out. If you have a soft bed you can offer, we’d REALLY love to visit, show our film and hang out!

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Diving Doc: Preventing and Treating Coral Scrapes

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Diving Doc: Preventing and Treating Coral Scrapes | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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When sharks are prey | Egypt Independent

When sharks are prey | Egypt Independent | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
News about the slaughtering of three whale sharks in Suez in the past weeks triggered a wave of anger among marine biologists and environmental organizations across Egypt.
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Do Mermaids Exist? Yes.

Do Mermaids Exist? Yes. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
You may think there isn't such thing as a mermaid, but these two individuals are determined to be classified as such.
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Swedish divers in shock underground cave find - The Local

Swedish divers in shock underground cave find - The Local | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Divers in northern Sweden were stunned to discover a dry cave offshoot from a flooded underground passage in the mountains, which they explored for the first time this week.
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South Africa makes marine conservation history by declaring Prince Edward Islands a marine protected area

South Africa makes marine conservation history by declaring Prince Edward Islands a marine protected area | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
WWF-South Africa (WWF-SA) is elated over Minister Edna Molewa’s recent formal announcement of the declaration of the Prince Edward Islands as a marine protected area (MPA) – Africa`s first offshore MPA.
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UT scuba club breaks Guinness record

DiveUT, the University of Toledo’s scuba diving club, has broken the Guinness Book of World Records for spending the longest time underwater by a group of divers in a confined area. The previous record of six days and 21 hours was broken at 3:30 a.m.
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Shipwrecks of April 9 « Shipwrecks.com

Shipwrecks of April 9 « Shipwrecks.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Numerous shipwrecks that took place on April 9 in many different years and at diverse locations. Compiled by Dr. E. Lee Spence.
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Shared with permission from Dr Lee Spence!

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Philippines Bills U.S. $1.5 Million for Damages to Coral Reef

Philippines Bills U.S. $1.5 Million for Damages to Coral Reef | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Philippines is billing the United States $1.5 million for the destruction of a pristine coral reef by a Navy minesweeper.
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The Fallacy of Cleaning the Gyres of Plastic With a Floating “Ocean Cleanup Array”

The Fallacy of Cleaning the Gyres of Plastic With a Floating “Ocean Cleanup Array” | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The barriers to cleaning up ocean plastic pollution are so massive that the vast majority of the scientific and advocacy community believe it’s a fool’s errand. The solution starts on land.
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Comb Jellies: The Lanterns of the Ocean

Comb Jellies: The Lanterns of the Ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Ctenophores, or more commonly know as comb jellies, is a group of gelatinous zooplankton globally distributed throughout the open ocean. The morphological simila...
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The Healthy Diver: Ear Clearing 101

The Healthy Diver: Ear Clearing 101 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Ear woes are the No. 1 reason divers pull the plug on a dive, and in extreme cases, the sport itself. But with a few tricks and advanced techniques, almost anyone can make equalizing easier.
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Lifeguards rescue two scuba divers off Makapuu - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Lifeguards rescue two scuba divers off Makapuu - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
City lifeguards rescued two scuba divers off Makapuu Thursday morning after they said they needed help, a news release said.An off-duty firefighter on the Makapuu hiking trail spotted the divers i
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A Billion Baby Sea Turtles?

A Billion Baby Sea Turtles? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This isn't a bad news story. That's because over the past several decades a massive global network of sea turtle scientists, advocates, conservationists, and even lawyers has evolved to work day and night to bring them back.
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Turtle's shell is stitched back together with plastic after 100kg male suffers horrific crash with boat in Australia

Turtle's shell is stitched back together with plastic after 100kg male suffers horrific crash with boat in Australia | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Luckily the creature is now making a good recovery after vets at the Animal Ark Hospital in Darwin, Australia, inserted huge stitches to clamp its deep wounds together.
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Scuba diver rescues footage of X Factor after airborne camera falls in Thames

Scuba diver rescues footage of X Factor after airborne camera falls in Thames | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A scuba diver has told how he recovered vital footage of the new series of The X Factor after answering an SOS call from producers to retrieve a video camera from the Thames.
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The Long Lost Memorable Souvenir | Scuba Diving News - All ABout Scuba Diving; News, Products and Many More.

The Long Lost Memorable Souvenir | Scuba Diving News - All ABout Scuba Diving; News, Products and Many More. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Fishers catch suspected rare ray in Port River - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fishers catch suspected rare ray in Port River - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Port River fishers have caught what scientists believe is a rare and distinct species of marine creature. The magpie fiddler ray was first identified in 1954 and scientists at the South Australian Museum will now try to verify the discovery.
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Scientists hope a discovery by fishers in Adelaide's Port River can confirm the existence of a separate species of marine creature in South Australian waters.

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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Diver Missing Off Key Biscayne

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Diver Missing Off Key Biscayne | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Jeffrey Vincent went missing Sunday during dive trip.
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HMCS Sackville: a window into our history

HMCS Sackville: a window into our history | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
HALIFAX - Floating on the Halifax harbour is a living naval time capsule — a window into one of Canada's great contributions to the Allied cause during the Second World
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