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PHOTOS: Underwater Photogs Capture That Deep Blue Something

PHOTOS: Underwater Photogs Capture That Deep Blue Something | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Graceful turtles off Hawaii. Tiny sea critters on Caribbean coral. Dark holes in the earth where only the bravest and most competent adventurers should journey.
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Key West scuba center seeking scuba diving Santas for world record attempt

Key West scuba center seeking scuba diving Santas for world record attempt | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A Key West, Florida Scuba facility is looking for swimmers, snorkelers and scuba divers of all shapes and sizes to be part of their attempt to set a world recor...
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: 6 Things to Leave at Home on Your Next Dive Trip

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: 6 Things to Leave at Home on Your Next Dive Trip | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Scale-tipping gear bags don’t have to be your fate as a dive traveler. Stroll onto the dive boat with less stress and a lighter load with this list of our six favorite things to leave behind.

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Giant Crustaceans, Possible Alzheimer's Drug Among Findings from James Cameron's Deep Sea Expedition | Wired Science | Wired.com

Giant Crustaceans, Possible Alzheimer's Drug Among Findings from James Cameron's Deep Sea Expedition | Wired Science | Wired.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In March of this year, filmmaker, explorer, and high-profile tinkerer James Cameron etched his name in the record books when he became the first man to pilot a solo submarine to the world’s deepest ocean trench.
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Halifax Explosion memories recorded on Twitter

The Nova Scotia Archives are turning to a modern use of communication to mark the 95th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. The Nova Scotia Archives are turning to a modern use of communication to mark the 95th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion.
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The Daily Catch

The Daily Catch | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Rich countries are to blame for climate change and should take the lead in forging a global climate pact by 2015, a deadline that “must be met,” the head of the United Nations said Wednesday.

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Bodies of 2 Korean divers found

Bodies of 2 Korean  divers found | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A Philippine Coast Guard-led search team has found the bodies of two South Korean expert divers who were reported missing since Tuesday after going on a dive in the waters off Barangay Mapating in Maricaban Island, Batangas.
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Underwater Wreck Photography Tips [Images]

Underwater Wreck Photography Tips [Images] | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Wrecks are big and they don't move.Surely they should be easy to photograph? In actuality, they are one of the most challenging subjects, but memorable shots are more likely if we follow a few simple rules.
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Missy Franklin to appear in a movie scuba diving to help disabled

Missy Franklin to appear in a movie scuba diving to help disabled | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Missy Franklin is famous for the innocent passion she brings to competitive swimming, but theres another kind of swimming that fills her with joy as well.
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WOMAN DIES WHILE SCUBA DIVING AT SUNKEN WARSHIP

WOMAN DIES WHILE SCUBA DIVING AT SUNKEN WARSHIP | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A scuba diver died on an excursion at a sunken ship off Mission Beach on Saturday.
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Saving The Ocean Through The Lens | Mycamera Blog

Saving The Ocean Through The Lens | Mycamera Blog | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Since 1998 photojournalist Brian Skerry has worked for National Geographic Magazine as a specialist in marine wildlife and underwater environment. In this fascinating TED talk, he shares his work in marine conservation and his love of the ocean.

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Diving with the Humboldt squid | X-Ray Magazine

Diving with the Humboldt squid | 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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Shark Attacks Snorkeler In Hawaii

Shark Attacks Snorkeler In Hawaii | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
WAILUKU, Hawaii -- A 61-year-old man is in the hospital after being bitten by a shark in waters off Maui. Maui County said Friday the man was snorkeling with another man about 200 yards off Kihei when the shark attacked.
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Diving sickness rises after naval ship sinks - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Diving sickness rises after naval ship sinks - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Medical experts blame an ex-naval ship for a spike in the number of sick scuba divers in NSW.
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Korea Abandons Whaling Plans

Korea Abandons Whaling Plans | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

In 1986 the IWC (International Whaling Commission) banned commercial whaling but allowed that member states to still catch whales for scientific research, a loophole that Japan has exploited to continue whaling in the southern ocean.

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill not over!

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill not over! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
I think the recent decision by the EPA banning BP from seeking new contracts with the US federal govt. is also a reminder that we still have a long...
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Vancouver Becomes First City to Pave Its Streets With Recycled Plastic

Vancouver Becomes First City to Pave Its Streets With Recycled Plastic | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The City of Vancouver is testing recycled plastic asphalt to create city streets. The move will reduce greenhouse gases by 20% in the city.
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eBook Review: Jeff Corwin’s Explorer Series: Sharks

eBook Review: Jeff Corwin’s Explorer Series: Sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Jeff Corwin, Emmy award winning TV host of Animal Planet network shows such as The Jeff Corwin Experience and Corwin’s Quest, has launched the first eBook in a...
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Beaches Belong to the Public

Beaches Belong to the Public | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Reaffirming the public’s right to the beach could be the first step in a more just and sustainable coastal environmental policy.
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Lake quest for rarest golf balls

Lake quest for rarest golf balls | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Divers in County Donegal begin searching a lake for what they believe could be some of the world's most valuable golf balls.
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Diving Cousteau’s Favorite Site: The Chimney

Diving Cousteau’s Favorite Site: The Chimney | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Don’t ask me to tell you which was my favorite dive site in the British Virgin Islands; I couldn’t choose. But Jacques Cousteau reportedly touted The Chimney as his favorite dive site, ...
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5 Things Scuba Diving Taught Me About Living Life To The Fullest | My Super-Charged Life

5 Things Scuba Diving Taught Me About Living Life To The Fullest | My Super-Charged Life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

My wife recently bought me scuba diving lessons for my birthday.  I am studying the material to obtain my open water recreational diver certification.  As I’ve been going through the book and videos, it occurred to me that there are a lot of parallels between the principals of scuba diving and how to live a rich and fulfilling life.  I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my observations.

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Should I become a scuba diver? | Divescover.com Blog

Should I become a scuba diver? | Divescover.com Blog | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
by Peter Bucknell Imagine the thrill of being weightless, breathing normally under the surface of the blue ocean, eye to eye with all manner of creatures.
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Pacific nations alarmed by tuna overfishing

Pacific nations alarmed by tuna overfishing | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Associated Press (AP) Pacific island nations and environmentalists raised an alarm Sunday over destructive fishing methods and overfishing that they say are threatening … - timesleader.com...
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Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?

Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The little creature of the sea that appears to debunk the most fundamental law of the natural world: you are born, and then you die.
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