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Fitness company launches mobile App to encourage scuba diving fitness

Fitness company launches mobile App to encourage scuba diving fitness | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
ScubaFit®, a national company dedicated to promoting fitness for recreational scuba divers, today has launched a second workout in a series of mobile fitness a
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Fitness for scuba diving is so important.....

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Four British warships could become artificial reef - Telegraph

Four British warships could become artificial reef - Telegraph | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A new artificial reef could be created off the coast of Britain by sinking decommissioned navy warships.
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We Want a Worldwide Shark Fin Ban - The Petition Site

Until shark fins sales and shark fishing are banned around the world, we won't be able to protect species. (50264 signatures on petition)
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Milwaukee man dies after scuba diving

Milwaukee man dies after scuba diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A 32-year-old Milwaukee man is dead after scuba diving in Nagawicka Lake in Delafield.
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Guess which North American country produces the most garbage. Wrong!

Guess which North American country produces the most garbage. Wrong! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We suspect that this factoid won't make it into tourism brochures.
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Saving the Ocean: Sharks in the Soup | Alternatives Journal

Saving the Ocean: Sharks in the Soup | Alternatives Journal | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Follow Marine Biologist Carl Safina as he takes viewers around the world to show us how today's ocean issues are being solved in his PBS series "Saving the Ocean", which you can watch online.
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333 - A Tribute to Jacques Cousteau /100 Years

winner of -Ocean Inspiration-A Tribute to Jacques Cousteau/100 Years 2011 narrated by :pete stacker filmed and edited by :joe romeiro... written and sound de...
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He has inspired many!

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Plastics In The Great Lakes: A Guest Post | 5 Gyres

Plastics In The Great Lakes: A Guest Post | 5 Gyres | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Olga LyandresLitter at Euclid Beach Cleveland OH taken by Stephen Love Alliance volunteerThis summer a group of researchers from State University of New York in Fredonia and 5 Gyres Institute embarked on a first of its kind expedition...
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Tips for Avoiding Mask Leaks

Tips for Avoiding Mask Leaks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
However, the standard dry-fit procedure of centering the mask on your face, making sure all skirt edges are in contact with your skin, then inhaling gently —without the strap attached — to see whet...
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Plastics and chemicals they absorb pose double threat to marine life

Plastics and chemicals they absorb pose double threat to marine life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Marine creatures that ingest plastics in the ocean might suffer from a double whammy of the plastic itself and the pollutants those plastics have absorbed while floating in the open seas, according to research led by doctoral student...
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Opposition builds against Calgary’s shark fin ban

Opposition builds against Calgary’s shark fin ban | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
CALGARY — Arguing that shark fin soup is unfairly demonized by animal rights activists, a group of Chinese merchants and residents are ramping up their bid against Calgary’s shark fin ban ahead of council’s final decision on Jan.
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Are Your Beauty Products Poisoning the Earth—and You Too? : Living Green Magazine

Are Your Beauty Products Poisoning the Earth—and You Too? : Living Green Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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14 things you probably didn’t know about turtles

14 things you probably didn’t know about turtles | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
There's more to our shelled friends than what meets the eye.
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Jill Heinerth to receive Outstanding Achievement Award at Our World-Underwater Expo

Jill Heinerth to receive Outstanding Achievement Award at Our World-Underwater Expo | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Top 50 Twitter climate accounts to follow

Top 50 Twitter climate accounts to follow | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Discover the key people and organisations you should be following on Twitter if you're interested in climate change and the environment
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Night Snorkeling - Discover the Wonders of Snorkeling at Night

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Night Snorkeling - Discover the Wonders of Snorkeling at Night | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Snorkeling at night can be extremely exciting. This snorkeling activity is in fact my favorite type of snorkeling. The only other activity that may surpass it, in my opinion, is night scuba diving due to the fact that you have more chances to dive deeper, otherwise night snorkeling still gives you the same adrenalin buzz.

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Minesweeper hits reef

Minesweeper hits reef | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dive Magazine is FREE. We are the fastest growing Scuba Diving Magazine in the world. Featuring Dive Product Reviews, Articles, features and more.
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Underwater WWII Wrecks – Pollution or Cultural Heritage? | Ocean Portal | Smithsonian

Underwater WWII Wrecks – Pollution or Cultural Heritage? | Ocean Portal | Smithsonian | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
2012 marked the 70th anniversary of a series of World War II battles in the Pacific Ocean and on its islands, which are collectively known as the “Pacific theatre.” While the battles are long over, thousands of wrecked boats and planes from many...
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Aqua Kid - One small-screen teen's big impact

Aqua Kid - One small-screen teen's big impact | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
For a high school junior, Katie Mulligan receives a lot of fan mail. As a host of the TV show Aqua Kids, she reports on the threatened status of sea turtles and other ecology topics.
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Bob Hollis steps down as CEO of Oceanic, AERIS, LavaCore & Oceanpro | X-Ray Magazine

Bob Hollis steps down as CEO of Oceanic, AERIS, LavaCore & Oceanpro | X-Ray Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
X-RAY International Dive Magazine is the world�s first and only global dive publication. Subscription is free. Published 8 times a year. Pdf formatted. FREE downloads.
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Chile Becomes First Country to Protect All Seamounts From Bottom Trawling

Chile Becomes First Country to Protect All Seamounts From Bottom Trawling | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
  By Alex Muñoz of Oceana I’m happy to start 2013 by sharing some inspiring news from my country, Chile, one of the world’s top fishing nations.
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Mysterious Eels' Mating Migration Tracked

Mysterious Eels' Mating Migration Tracked | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Rare European eels from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia make an epic journey when it's time to mate.
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