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Esther Williams, star of film and swimming, dies at 91

Esther Williams, star of film and swimming, dies at 91 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Esther Williams, whose success as a competitive swimmer propelled her to stardom on the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s, died Thursday in California, her spokesman said Thursday.
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Where trash accumulates in the deep sea

Where trash accumulates in the deep sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Surprisingly large amounts of discarded trash end up in the ocean.
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Diving Into History | Grand Strand Magazine

Diving Into History | Grand Strand Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Grand Strand magazine is a bi-monthly publication offering stories on the Grand Strand area community's businesses, restaurants, entertainment, attractions, and people.
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Samsung passes Apple in U.S. smartphone market - report

Samsung passes Apple in U.S. smartphone market - report | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A recent survey by Canaccord Genuity shows Samsung is outselling Apple in the U.S. smartphone market.
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30-year-old discovery could be mother lode for SC treasure hunter

30-year-old discovery could be mother lode for SC treasure hunter | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Lee Spence's entire life has been about discovery. "My father taught me to read contour maps before I was in the first grade," said Spence.
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What It's Like To Get Bombed Underwater

What It's Like To Get Bombed Underwater | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We were at 15 feet when the blast went off; for a moment I thought my heart was going to stop.
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Cartoonist Jim Toomey on Sharks and Ocean Health | Pew

Jim Toomey, renowned ocean life cartoonist, says there's a lot we can learn from Sherman the shark. For 15 years, Toomey has been creating the daily comic st...
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Starfish attack

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Dive Magazine is FREE. We are the fastest growing Scuba Diving Magazine in the world. Featuring Dive Product Reviews, Articles, features and more.
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Lone Star Adventure: Diving For Texas Treasure

Lone Star Adventure: Diving For Texas Treasure | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This week's Lone Star Adventure takes us on an underwater treasure hunt. And, in the process, highlights a scuba diving destination hundreds of miles from the ocean.
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Scuba diver found dead at Lake Wazee : Tomah Journal

Scuba diver found dead at Lake Wazee : Tomah Journal | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A scuba diver died Monday after she went missing in Lake Wazee in Jackson County, according to the sheriff’s department.
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This is the third diver death in a few days!!! Upsetting!

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Scuba diver 'bumped by shark' at La Jolla Cove (video) - Pete Thomas Outdoors

Scuba diver 'bumped by shark' at La Jolla Cove (video) - Pete Thomas Outdoors | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
There have been an unusually high number of shark sightings by scuba divers at La Jolla Cove this spring, with soupfins and sevengills the most visible. In fact, even when visibility is extremely poor, fairly large sharks can be seen.
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WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE: How turtles changed my life

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE: How turtles changed my life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Courtesy photoSusan Baur snorkels, looking for turtles.By Susan Baur  Wicked Local Orleans Posted Jun 01, 2013 @ 07:27 AMORLEANS —Ten years ago I moved to Chatham from North Falmouth and met severa...
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Highest number of humpback whales in more than 50 years

Highest number of humpback whales in more than 50 years | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
WHALE watch operators are rejoicing at the news that the highest number of humpback whales in more than half a century are on their way to Hervey Bay.
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Marian Locksley's curator insight, June 2, 2013 4:57 AM

Recent estimates have shown the humpback population has grown by about 11% a year in the past couple of decades.

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Herbert Nitsch Talks About His Fateful Dive and Recovery

Herbert Nitsch Talks About His Fateful Dive and Recovery | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Herbert Nitsch, who nearly lost his life during a world record attempt on 6th June 2012, has spoken publicly on social media sites about the fateful day in June last year and his recovery since.
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The Shark Trust - Shark News

The Shark Trust - Shark News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Sharks, Information on Sharks, great white sharks, adopt a shark, types of sharks,shark finning

 BRUSSELS// The European Council of Ministers today took the final step toward strengthening the EU ban on shark finning (slicing off a shark’s fins and discarding the body at sea). The Council endorsed the best practice for finning ban enforcement (requiring sharks be landed with fins still attached) more than a year ago and has now signed off on the associated official regulatory text agreed through consultation with the European Commission and Parliament.  All along the way, the measure has faced formidable opposition from Spain and Portugal, Europe’s leaders in catch of oceanic sharks

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Fish hide in the ocean by manipulating how light reflects off skin

Fish hide in the ocean by manipulating how light reflects off skin | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Researchers in Texas say they've discovered a new way fish camouflage themselves in the ocean, by manipulating how light reflects off their skin.
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The Dog-Faced Puffer, Arothron nigropunctatus

The Dog-Faced Puffer, Arothron nigropunctatus | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Arothron Dog Face Puffer, also known as the Blackspotted Puffer or the ‘puppy puffer,’ gets its name from its resemblance to a lovable canine. It can be found on reefs throughout much of the Pacific Ocean and Ind ...
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Man canoeing entire Ohio River

Man canoeing entire Ohio River | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An old, wooden canoe sat in Suzie Fitzgerald’s shed for nearly five decades, barely ever touching water.
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Drive and Dive: Advanced Dives on Florida's East Coast

Drive and Dive: Advanced Dives on Florida's East Coast | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The East Coast of Florida is a playground of artificial reefs for diving, sunken ships that are hotspots for advanced divers.
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Did an Abandoned 'Ghost Ship' Disappear? : DNews

Did an Abandoned 'Ghost Ship' Disappear? : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
After months of drifting across the North Atlantic, a luckless, abandoned cruise ship may have finally sunk beneath the waves.
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