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Vintage Scuba Gear

Vintage Scuba Gear | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Vintage scuba is a reference to the art of scuba diving using vintage-style gear, which is generally defined at this time as equipment dating from 1975 and earlier.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: What Are the Cautions for Pregnant Women on Scuba Diving?

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: What Are the Cautions for Pregnant Women on Scuba Diving? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Many women wonder if it is safe to go scuba diving when they are pregnant. The
short answer is that women should not go scuba diving when pregnant. There are
some serious concerns about scuba diving, pregnant women and harm to the baby.
It is important that if you are pregnant, you learn why it is dangerous and why
you should avoid doing it while pregnant.

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Divers to try to retrieve bell from 1921 shipwreck

Divers to try to retrieve bell from 1921 shipwreck | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

PORT TOWNSEND — The bell of the SS Governor, which has been described as a “holy grail” of maritime artifacts, could be pulled out of the water this week if conditions allow.

“We are going to try to retrieve the bell on Thursday or Friday,” said Robert Wilson of Marysville, who, along with Benjamin Nussbaum of Lynnwood, discovered it buried in silt 240 feet below the Admiralty Inlet surface last year.

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Baby beluga whale dies after a rare and frantic Alaska rescue

Baby beluga whale dies after a rare and frantic Alaska rescue | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Alaska’s most famous baby beluga whale has died.
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Divers find 'Britain's Atlantis’

Divers find 'Britain's Atlantis’ | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Oil company divers have discovered remains of 'Britain's Atlantis.'...
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4 Must-Have Apps for Scuba Divers

4 Must-Have Apps for Scuba Divers | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Smartphones and tablets have recently come to aid divers, and the following apps provide useful tools for all divers, no matter what skill level.
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News from The Associated Press

News from The Associated Press | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

A Florida teenager has lost his right arm below the elbow to an attacking
alligator.

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3-4 Times More Sharks Killed Annually Than UN Stats Show

3-4 Times More Sharks Killed Annually Than UN Stats Show | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Demand for shark fins drives the global shark trade, with Hong Kong responsible for half the world's catch.
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THE DAILY OCEAN: Day 303 - July 6, 2012

THE DAILY OCEAN: Day 303 - July 6, 2012 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

365 NON-CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF COLLECTING, WEIGHING, AND
DOCUMENTING BEACH TRASH

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Jill's Journey

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Jill's Journey | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

When Jill Heinerth isn’t cave diving, she’s submerged in the issue of
water.
Water quality, quantity, access and overuse are all critical matters for her.

“All that we have wrought upon our land will be returned to us
to drink. People need to know where water comes from, how they may
unintentionally be polluting it and how to conserve it,” says Jill. “We are
running out of clean sources we can afford.”

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Arctic Row: The First Arctic Crossing

Arctic Row: The First Arctic Crossing | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
theadrenalist.com - On July 15, four rowers will set off to row nonstop across the Arctic Ocean.
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Activists Aim to Melt Climate Change Denial in D.C.

Activists Aim to Melt Climate Change Denial in D.C. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Will an ice sculpture in a heat wave be enough to convince the GOP that climate change is real?

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Marine parks could help cut down on illegal fishing

Marine parks could help cut down on  illegal fishing | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Environment Minister Tony Burke announced the final proposed Commonwealth marine protected area (MPA) network last month.
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Great white shark capture aborted on Manhattan Beach Pier - Outdoors, action and adventure

Great white shark capture aborted on Manhattan Beach Pier - Outdoors, action and adventure | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A juvenile white shark measuring 5-6 feet was hooked Monday night on Manhattan Beach Pier by an angler who was adamant about illegally hauling the catch up onto the pier.
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Invasive plants, fish threaten Great Lakes region

Invasive plants, fish threaten Great Lakes region | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The unwanted "hitchhikers" are choking rivers and lakes, harming tourism and costing millions of dollars.
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Turtle tragedy: Work crews crush thousands of leatherback eggs, hatchlings on Trinidad beach

Turtle tragedy: Work crews crush thousands of leatherback eggs, hatchlings on Trinidad beach | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Thousands of leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings have been crushed by heavy machinery along a Trinidad beach widely regarded as the world’s densest nesting area for the biggest of all living sea turtles, conservationists said...
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Oceans become more acidic while Lake Michigan remains in beneficial range

Oceans become more acidic while Lake Michigan remains in beneficial range | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The head of a U.S.scientific agency said the oceans’ rising acid levels are threating the coral reefs, food security and tourism, according to The Associated P...
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America's Dirtiest Beaches

America's Dirtiest Beaches | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Forget about Jaws. You should be worried about bacteria at your local beach. Plus: map of ratings at 200 popular beaches.
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Western Australia Bans Shark Tourism

Western Australia Bans Shark Tourism | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Four fatal shark attacks in a six- month period responsible for initiative...
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Baby beluga's rescue marks a hopeful milestone

Baby beluga's rescue marks a hopeful milestone | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The two Alaskan fishermen had stopped to examine a bald eagle when they noticed something sleek and gray in the Bristol Bay surf: a baby whale in the shallows, faintly whistling and clicking.
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The Crystalline Waters of the Cook Islands

The Crystalline Waters of the Cook Islands | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
No tropical dive circuit would be complete without a visit to the South Pacific's Cook Islands...
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WATCH OUT, SWIMMERS: Testicle-Eating Fish Species Caught In US Lake

WATCH OUT, SWIMMERS: Testicle-Eating Fish Species Caught In US Lake | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
When biologists say the pacu fish eats nuts, they may be correct in more ways than one. The pacu, a toothy fish that can weigh up to 55 pounds, has been spotted in Lake Lou Yaeger in Illinois, KSDK reports.
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How To Buy a Scuba Mask That Fits

How To Buy a Scuba Mask That Fits | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
  Scuba diving and snorkeling open the underwater world to first-hand exploration by anyone who can swim and has the desire to see fish and other underwater denizens in their natural habitat. ...
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Experiencing a nosebleed while scuba diving

Experiencing a nosebleed while scuba diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
  Experiencing a nosebleed while scuba diving isn’t uncommon and even though the sight of blood in your dive mask looks terrifying, a nosebleed isn’t a severe problem as long as it isn’t persi...
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It looks like a giant eel! Photographer captures rare moment world's weirdest whale breaches the ocean surface

It looks like a giant eel! Photographer captures rare moment world's weirdest whale breaches the ocean surface | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Photographer Andy Murch was on a boat in the Sea of Cortez off the coast of La Paz, Mexico, when the mature whale breached the surface.
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