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Canadian scuba diver allegedly tried to smuggle drugs across border

Canadian scuba diver allegedly tried to smuggle drugs across border | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A 24-year-old Canadian scuba diver is facing a charge of attempting to smuggle marijuana across the St. Clair River.
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Teen Finishes Lake Ontario Swim For Charity

Teen Finishes Lake Ontario Swim For Charity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Asheligh Beacham, a 15-year-old teen from Komoka, Ontario, has finished a 52-km swim across Lake Ontario and raised thousands of dollars to send a young leukemia patient to Disney World.
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Kim Reece Hogan's curator insight, August 24, 2013 5:32 PM

It is a wonderful thing when the younger generation does something to help others in need!  More of this needs to happen now!

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10 New Rules of Scuba Diving

Thanks to research and equipment advances, today's divers are taught a new set of skills. How up-to-date are you?
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Suspect in fatal BUI is gone | KeysNews.com

Suspect in fatal BUI is gone | KeysNews.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Suspect in fatal BUI is gone Key West Citizen - Sunday, August 18, 2013 A Key West live-aboard charged last year in the boating death of his wife has vanished and prosecutors have asked U.S. Marshals for help finding him.
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Can Swarming Robots and Cloud Umbrellas Help Save Coral Reefs?

Can Swarming Robots and Cloud Umbrellas Help Save Coral Reefs? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As reefs continue dying off, scientists have started to think more boldly about how to protect them.
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Hunting for an elusive Confederate blockade runner wreck | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Lifestyle

Hunting for an elusive Confederate blockade runner wreck | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Lifestyle | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Piracy, spies, gun running — and shipwrecks. There's more to Bermuda than its famous pink beaches!
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Video shows sharks feeding on baby whale carcass

Video shows sharks feeding on baby whale carcass | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A DOZEN sharks feeding on a baby whale carcass have given tourists a day they will never forget on the ocean - and the pictures and video to prove it.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: “Always analyse your gas” – Statement from the NACD

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: “Always analyse your gas” – Statement from the NACD | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

These days it’s not uncommon to see divers analyzing their cylinders for CO during the pre-dive process. However, even with that awareness it is a bit surprising that there are still divers that do not analyze all cylinders for oxygen content

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Samantha Sanchez's curator insight, August 19, 2013 1:03 AM

NACD statement...
May prove to be useful 

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Dying dolphins keep washing up on the Atlantic. Here’s what could be killing them

Dying dolphins keep washing up on the Atlantic. Here’s what could be killing them | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Since last month, scores of dolphins have washing up on Atlantic Ocean beaches, dying or already dead. Marine biologists are alarmed.
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With new technology, scientists track every move of sharks

With new technology, scientists track every move of sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Every summer, scientists are tagging bull sharks in the Boca Grande pass, tracking their movements via satellites.
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Explore the ocean floor via live cam, in high definition, RIGHT NOW

Stop what you're doing and watch this. Below the fold are three high-definition streams of the ocean floor, currently broadcasting LIVE via NOAA's new 6,000-meter remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Deep Discoverer.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Underwater Evidence Collecting

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Underwater Evidence Collecting | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Tom is a Police Staff Sergeant with the RCMP, Underwater Criminal Investigator and an amateur photographer. He resides in the great far north of Canada in Inuvik.

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Warrior surfaces from the sea...after 400 years | UK | News | Daily Express

Warrior surfaces from the sea...after 400 years | UK | News | Daily Express | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A SPECTACULAR carving of a ­moustachioed warrior in a classical helmet was brought ashore yesterday, retrieved in the Channel ­from a shipwreck hailed as the most ­significant find since the Mary Rose.
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Wooden beam taken during Le Griffon dive to be CT scanned

Wooden beam taken during Le Griffon dive to be CT scanned | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Great Lakes Exploration Group is hoping the scan at Otsego Memorial Hospital will give them more evidence to prove that they have found the site of the french ship which was lost in 1679.
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5 Historical Wreck Diving Destinations | Pelican Products Blog Site | Welcome to www.pelican.com - Pelican Products is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and...

5 Historical Wreck Diving Destinations | Pelican Products Blog Site | Welcome to www.pelican.com - Pelican Products is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and... | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Did you know Pelican Products actually began as a scuba diving company? As a child, Dave Parker, the founder of Pelican Products, loved to scuba dive. In 1975, Dave began ...
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David Blaine: How I held my breath for 17 min

http://www.ted.com In this highly personal talk from TEDMED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 m...
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Japan's Mysterious Underwater Circles Are Lovely

Japan's Mysterious Underwater Circles Are Lovely | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Behold the ocean's version of crop circles. But this wasn't made by aliens or humans pretending to be aliens. A single, small fish made this circle.
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Lauri's curator insight, August 19, 2013 3:14 AM

The additional shell decorating aspect of it really amazes me. Artistic fish : ).

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Hockey in bathing suits

Hockey in bathing suits | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Underwater hockey is an intense, high-speed game that's growing in popularity. The problem is, it doesn't exactly sell tickets.
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nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Antarctic ice core sheds new light on how the last ice age ended - US National Science Foundation (NSF)

nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Antarctic ice core sheds new light on how the last ice age ended - US National Science Foundation (NSF) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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