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Types of Rays - Stingrays, Manta Rays, Electric Rays, and Skates

Types of Rays - Stingrays, Manta Rays, Electric Rays, and Skates | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
What are the different types of rays a scuba diver may see on a dive? Learn about the difference between Stingrays, Manta Rays, Electric Rays, and Skate, as well as how to identify them on a dive.
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Giant squid filmed in Pacific depths - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Giant squid filmed in Pacific depths - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists have captured footage of an elusive giant squid, estimated to have grown as large as eight metres long, that roams the depths of the Pacific Ocean.
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More Japanese tsunami debris to reach B.C. coast - Canada - CBC News

More Japanese tsunami debris to reach B.C. coast - Canada - CBC News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
More debris from Japan's 2011 tsunami, that began washing ashore the coast of British Columbia over the summer, could be on the way.
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What Do You Really Know About Shark Finning?

What Do You Really Know About Shark Finning? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
How is a shark finned? A shark is caught, its fin is cut off and the shark is thrown back into the ocean, alive, to drown to death.
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Where Is San Diego's Sand Going?

Where Is San Diego's Sand Going? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Researchers from Scripps Institute of Oceanography are using lasers to track where sand goes as it's washed off the beach.
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TIPS FOR MAINTAINING YOUR BC

TIPS FOR MAINTAINING YOUR BC | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
* Start by giving your BC a good freshwater rinse to hose off any big chunks of sand and dirt. * Fill a tub with fresh water, dunk the BC repeatedly, then leave it alone for a five-minute soak.
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Nothing fishy here! Man makes romantic proposal to girlfriend while scuba diving 50ft underwater

Nothing fishy here! Man makes romantic proposal to girlfriend while scuba diving 50ft underwater | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Despite their watery surroundings, Jennifer Warner and Jeff Carroll were delighted to make the firm commitment 50ft below the surface of Hillsboro Inlet, South Florida.
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Humpback Whales Use Size as Measure for Mating

Humpback Whales Use Size as Measure for Mating | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Female humpbacks on the prowl prefer the largest males on the breeding ground, while smaller males gravitate toward smaller females, scientists found.
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La Jolla Researchers Aren't Stopped By Antarctica's Melting Runway | KPBS.org

La Jolla Researchers Aren't Stopped By Antarctica's Melting Runway | KPBS.org | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
News that global warming is causing some of the runways in Antarctica to melt caused some concern among San Diego researchers.
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5 Easy Steps for Maintaining Your Reg

5 Easy Steps for Maintaining Your Reg | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
While this is indeed the modus operandi for the maintenance-challenged individuals among us, the truth is, a regulator is a pretty hefty investment, and when you spend that much on something it kin...
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2012 in Review: Oceana's Top Five Victories

2012 in Review: Oceana's Top Five Victories | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As 2013 rapidly approaches, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year at Oceana. Thanks to your support, we were able to achieve more than a dozen major victories for the oceans! Y
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Imperial Shrimp - The Hitchhiker

Imperial Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) riding nudibranch(Ceratosoma trilobatum) and sea cucumber. Filmed at Ambon and Lembeh Straits in Indonesia with Canon 7D…
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Photographing Reefscapes

Photographing Reefscapes | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Follow these tips to capture stunning reefscape images.
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Some underwater photography tips for you!

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What is the best age to start commercial diving?

What is the best age to start commercial diving? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
One of the questions our Student Advisors get asked the most is, am I too old to be a commercial diver?  In this blog post we explain exactly how age affects – or doesn’t affect – your career as a commercial diver.
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Entrepreneurs Fight for the Future of Fisheries - National Geographic

Entrepreneurs Fight for the Future of Fisheries - National Geographic | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Cheryl Dahle and Future of Fish are helping fishermen improve their bottom line while better managing stocks for the future.
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Tsunami warning canceled for Alaska, Canada

Tsunami warning canceled for Alaska, Canada | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Mag-7.5 quake struck at midnight, centered about 60 miles west of Craig, U.S. Geological Survey says
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Climate change won't wait

Climate change won't wait | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Societal change usually happens slowly, even once it's clear there's a problem. That's because, in a country as big as the United States, public opinion moves in leisurely currents.
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Plastic Objects Photographed to Look Like Sea Creatures

Plastic Objects Photographed to Look Like Sea Creatures | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This photo series takes a surreal look at how we are transforming our oceans into a plastic world.
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Backlash forces shark fin traders onto Hong Kong rooftops

Backlash forces shark fin traders onto Hong Kong rooftops | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Shark fin traders in Hong Kong have taken to drying freshly sliced fins on rooftops since a public outcry over them drying the fins on public sidewalks forced them to move the trade out of sight.  Activists have raised concerns that the over-harvesting...
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True Facts About The Angler Fish

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the :60 hook - capacity

This short video summarizes the vital need to address fishing capacity in the purse seine tuna fishery, and how industry can be a catalyst for change.
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