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UNBELIEVABLE : Mermaid Sighting in Kiryat Yam,Israel

Video and info by Animal Planet! The first ever recorded mermaid sighting in Kiryat Yam I DON'T KNOW IF IT'S REAL I JUST REUPLOADED THIS VIDEO!
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Real or Not?

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Fast-sinking jellyfish could boost the oceans' uptake of carbon dioxide

Fast-sinking jellyfish could boost the oceans' uptake of carbon dioxide | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Increasing numbers of gelatinous plankton might help in mitigating the carbon dioxide problem.
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The Ugly Journey Of Our Trash

The Ugly Journey Of Our Trash | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
No one knows for sure but scientists think over six million tons of marine debris may be entering our ocean every year.
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Say cheese! Happy swimmer cracks a killer smile as it has a whale of a time catching lunch in the wild

Say cheese! Happy swimmer cracks a killer smile as it has a whale of a time catching lunch in the wild | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Any similarities between the false killer whale and its ferocious namesake are quickly forgotten when you catch sight of the cute creature grinning from ear to ear.
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Wind & Waves Foil Annelie Pompe’s World Record Attempt

Wind & Waves Foil Annelie Pompe’s World Record Attempt | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Yesterday Swedish adventurer Annelie Pompe was set to attempt a Variable Weight deep dive to -130 meters off the coast of Egypt but the marine weather conditions deteriorated enough such that it was not to be.
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Philippe Cousteau's link "At the beach for memorial day..."

Philippe Cousteau's link "At the beach for memorial day..." | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
At the beach for memorial day? I sat down with CNN to talk sharks and why you shouldn't be scared of these amazing creatures
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Loss and gain for shark fin trade in USA

While America’s state of New York looks set to ban all trade in shark fins, such a ban has failed to gain approval in Texas.
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Scuba Diving Career: Limnologist

Scuba Diving Career: Limnologist | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Confession time: the author of this post had to look up limnologist in google. As it turns out, a limnologist does  important work for their local community, and it’s a lesser-known but interesting job for divers.
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Filmmaker James Cameron Reflects on Exploration

Filmmaker James Cameron Reflects on Exploration | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The man behind Avatar talks about what drives him to explore the ocean.
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Operation Relentless - Sea Shepherd's 10th Antarctic Whale Defence Campaign

Off the back of Sea Shepherd's most successful campaign to date, Operation Zero Tolerance that save 932 whales, Sea Shepherd launches Operation Relentless. L...
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Lauri's curator insight, May 25, 2013 1:13 AM

The people who do this are brave beyond belief.

Marian Locksley's comment, May 28, 2013 3:26 AM
Compassion for those in need *
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Tiny turtle rescued in time for World Turtle Day

Tiny turtle rescued in time for World Turtle Day | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A 600g turtle, dubbed 'Leroy', has been rescued from the Great Barrier Reef.
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Top 10 Dive Sites in Bonaire

Top 10 Dive Sites in Bonaire | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Could you choose 10 favorite dive sites in Bonaire from the more than 100 available? When Sport Diver asked underwater photographer Eric Riesch to choose 10 of his personal favorites, he had to throw in one bonus site.
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Endangered whales killed for Japanese pet treats | ABC Radio Australia

Endangered whales killed for Japanese pet treats | ABC Radio Australia | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Endangered fin whales are being hunted in Iceland and sold to Japan, where they are ending up as luxury dog treats.
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Warmer seas could lead to more dolphin deaths in South Australia

Warmer seas could lead to more dolphin deaths in South Australia | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Washing up of thousands of dead fish earlier this year might be a foretaste of future impact of climate change, expert warns
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GoPro Hero Lost at Sea, Found Two and a Half Months Later by a Spearfisherman - PetaPixel

GoPro Hero Lost at Sea, Found Two and a Half Months Later by a Spearfisherman - PetaPixel | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We won't deny it: we love a good lost and found story. When a camera goes drifting out to sea or is lost in an earthquake, only to turn up months or ev
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The town that drowned: Eerie pictures of the real life Atlantis that was underwater for 25 years

The town that drowned: Eerie pictures of the real life Atlantis that was underwater for 25 years | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Once a vibrant lake country spa town south of Buenos Aires, Epecuen was flooded nearly three decades ago - the lagoon salt water has left its mark with everything slowly emerging from the water covered in a silvery-white.
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8 Dive Courses That Will Make You a Better Diver

8 Dive Courses That Will Make You a Better Diver | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In the ever-evolving sport of diving, the only way to be safe is to stay sharp, refresh skills regularly, and take advantage of skill and equipment developments. Keep your head in the game with these eight scuba diving trips and dive courses.
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Igills at Lake Mead

Using the Igills housing and free app you can turn your iphone into a nitrox compatible dive computer, underwater video and/or still camera. A great way to a...
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Could Federal Bill Lead to Death of Plastic Bags?

Could Federal Bill Lead to Death of Plastic Bags? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
On Earth Day, the bill, Trash Reduction Act of 2013 was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed, the bill would place a five-cent fee on single-use plastic and paper bags in every retail location across the country.
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The Nation's River

The Nation's River | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Clean Water Act was critically important and made a real difference, but has it gone far enough? Perhaps a new documentary about the Potomac River will help shine a light on how the law has worked and, more importantly, how it hasn't.
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Kathy Dowsett's comment, May 25, 2013 6:38 PM
I agree John!
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The weirdest square mile of ocean on Earth

The weirdest square mile of ocean on Earth | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Lembeh Strait is known as "the planet’s most intriguing and bizarre square mile of ocean floor."
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Vloasis's curator insight, May 25, 2013 7:35 PM

I'll stick to the bathtub, thanks.  (No pun intended.)