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Hawaii’s Beaches Are in Retreat, and Way of Life May Follow

Hawaii’s Beaches Are in Retreat, and Way of Life May Follow | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Most beaches on the state’s three largest islands are eroding, and the erosion is likely to accelerate as sea levels rise, according to a new report.
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Whale Shark encounter in Dominica | Livingate News Central

Colombo Scuba Adventures SCUBA diving in Dominica (Where they filmed scenes from Pirates of the Carribean 2) encounter a 30 foot Whale Shark. The first time in...
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Beer from 1840's shipwreck anyone? | X-Ray Magazine

Beer from 1840's shipwreck anyone? | 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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UnderwaterTimes.com | First Satellite Tag Study For Manta Rays Reveals Habits And Hidden Journeys Of Ocean Giants

UnderwaterTimes.com | First Satellite Tag Study For Manta Rays Reveals Habits And Hidden Journeys Of Ocean Giants | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Using the latest satellite tracking technology, conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter (UK), and the Government of Mexico have completed a ground-breaking study on a mysterious ocean giant: the manta ray...
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Shipwreck trail aims to lure divers to the Panhandle

Shipwreck trail aims to lure divers to the Panhandle | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Shipwreck trail aims to lure divers to the Panhandle | trail, panhandle, divers, florida, smith, check, wrecks, shipwreck, dive, shipwrecks...
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2,300 birds found dead along Chilean beaches - CNN.com

2,300 birds found dead along Chilean beaches - CNN.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Chilean officials are asking fishermen to help save birds caught in nets after thousands of dead fowl appeared along coastal Chile this week.
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Historic plastic drift card washes up on Alaskan beach after 33 year sea voyage

Historic plastic drift card washes up on Alaskan beach after 33 year sea voyage | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Emmitt Andersen, 12, discovered the red plastic card, which was one of thousands sent into the waters around Alaska in the late 1970s and 80s, at Sealion Cove, near Sitka, on April 1.
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Masks::::Black vs. Clear Skirts

Masks::::Black vs. Clear Skirts | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Each style has its benefits, and most masks are available in both. ScubaLab test divers bounce back and forth between the two, depending on diving conditions and activity. But the basic rule is, bl...
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Sipping From the Garden Hose? Think Again.

Sipping From the Garden Hose? Think Again. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Potentially hazardous chemicals can lurk inside your garden tools, a study found.
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Jean-Michel Cousteau: California’s magical marine preserves

Jean-Michel Cousteau: California’s magical marine preserves | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Surfing -     by Jean-Michel Cousteau To celebrate the rich resources found in our national marine sanctuaries, I am happy to announce publica...
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Wildlife Extra News - Iceland abandons Fin whale hunt - For now

Wildlife Extra News - Iceland abandons Fin whale hunt - For now | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The online wildlife magazine for those who like wildlife, wildlife news and watching wildlife, plus a guide to UK nature reserves.
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Sea Turtle Restoration Project : Conservationists Win New Shrimping Rules to Save Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle Restoration Project : Conservationists Win New Shrimping Rules to Save Sea Turtles | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

As a result of a legal settlement with conservation groups, National Marine
Fisheries Service (NMFS) today proposed new protections for sea turtles that
would require escape hatches in shrimp nets used by boats that operate in the
shallow, inshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico and southeast Atlantic Ocean.

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Iceland halts fin whaling | New Europe

Iceland halts fin whaling | New Europe | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has welcomed the news that Iceland has called an end to the cruel practice of harpooning endangered fin whales.

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Sea Shepherd :: Update on the Arrest of Captain Watson: Day 2 in Custody

Sea Shepherd :: Update on the Arrest of Captain Watson: Day 2 in Custody | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Protecting oceans around the world...
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Man Proposes Underwater while Scuba Diving | Livingate News Central

Emily and I recently took a trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico and we went scuba diving while there. The conditions of the day were very rough and the strong current...
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Divers Embrace The Nuclear History Of Bikini Atoll

Divers Embrace The Nuclear History Of Bikini Atoll | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Far off in the Pacific Ocean, 200 feet below the surface, sit a dozen radioactive warships.
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Jonathan Bird's Blue World: Greenland Sharks

Jonathan travels to Canada in search of the Greenland shark, a huge, lethargic shark that lives in arctic waters. It takes days of effort, but finally, in da...
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No sea ice for seals? They'll adapt and go elsewhere, feds says

No sea ice for seals? They'll adapt and go elsewhere, feds says | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans was ready to dismiss questions about a study connecting climate change to higher seal pup mortality rates when the department prepared to face reporters in announcing the launch of the annual seal hunt.
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Ocean current may protect corals from global warming | X-Ray Magazine

Ocean current may protect corals from global warming | 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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He Almost Drowned: One Mom's Story - Embrace the Chaos - Family & Parenting Blog - MSN.ca

He Almost Drowned: One Mom's Story - Embrace the Chaos - Family & Parenting Blog - MSN.ca | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
My friend Beth's kids both swim competitively. They are in the water for at least five hours each week. But that doesn't make them immune from the dangers of the water. It only takes a second for things to change, as Beth learned last week.
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The Shark Attack That Changed My Life - Pew Environment Group

The Shark Attack That Changed My Life - Pew Environment Group | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In the instant the shark’s jaws clenched around my ankle, my life changed forever.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Scuba Diver Jobs: Commercial and Recreational Scuba Diving

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Scuba Diver Jobs: Commercial and Recreational Scuba Diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Are you one of those people who look forward to get away from it all and just
dive? For the weekend scuba diver who can't get enough of the thrill of floating
weightless underwater may want to do this every single day. If you are thinking
about leaving your desk job to become a full-time professional diver, here are
some things that you need to know.

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Cancer Survivors Scuba Dive with Sharks

Cancer Survivors Scuba Dive with Sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scuba Diving Inspiration for Cancer Survivors Brandon Bethea of San Diego based Fin Forward,  featured on San Diego 6 News in the Morning, shares shark diving...
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Music Blog | MSN CA

Music Blog | MSN CA | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Two dolphins have died after overdosing on a heroin substitute during a techno rave at a Swiss zoo. NME reports that the animals, named Shadow and Chelmers, likely died after inadvertantly ingesting Buprenorphine at the event held last November at...
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Birds Washed Up On Peru's Beaches This Month

Peru has declared a health alert on its northern beaches after at least 1,200 dead birds, mostly pelicans, washed up along the coastline in recent weeks, Reuters reports.

 

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