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Top 10 Surprising Facts About Sharks

Top 10 Surprising Facts About Sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scuba divers have a unique perspective on life under the waves. While many people  think of sharks as ferocious predators that might attack at any time, divers have a different point of view.
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Diving the Blue Hole in Belize - All about Travel and Dive Belize

Diving the Blue Hole in Belize - All about Travel and Dive Belize | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Diving the Blue Hole is what you should do when you visit Belize. Do it on a day trip or plan some days on Long Caye in the Light House Atoll.
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Glue from Shellfish Could Save Unborn Children

Glue from Shellfish Could Save Unborn Children | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists want to copy the compounds mussels use to stick to surfaces.
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HUGE LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLE RESCUE - World's Largest Turtle Species

A huge 7 foot 655 pound leatherback sea turtle that had become stranded ashore is rescued, rehabilitated and released. It is brought to the New England Aquar...
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Shark victim surfer Bethany Hamilton to drive in Moroccan rally

Shark victim surfer Bethany Hamilton to drive in Moroccan rally | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
SHARK victim Bethany Hamilton will leave the Australian coast behind and head for the desert next month, putting her surfing career on hold to race over sand dunes in a Moroccan rally.
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Diving - Enjoy, Not Destroy - SCUBA News

Diving - Enjoy, Not Destroy - SCUBA News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In today's diving industry, the customer satisfaction, the return of business, the word of mouth and the competition for tips overrides environmental responsibility.
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Fake Shark Fins A Growing Problem In China

Fake Shark Fins A Growing Problem In China | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The controversy surrounding the serving of shark fin in restaurants continues to swirl, but new reports may sway diners in China, at least.
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You call those flippers? British diver is dwarfed as he swims alongside gigantic sperm whale

You call those flippers? British diver is dwarfed as he swims alongside gigantic sperm whale | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Divers off the coast of Dominica in the Caribbean were able to swim just yards away from a sperm whale. The expedition leader captured images of their experience and described the encounter as a 'great privilege'.
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Kaiser Announces Statewide Bag Ban in Hawaii | Plastic Free Times

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Wiping out top predators messes up the climate - 17 February 2013 - New Scientist

Wiping out top predators messes up the climate - 17 February 2013 - New Scientist | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It isn't just the food chain that is disrupted when creatures at the top die out – so are mechanisms that keep carbon dioxide emissions down
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Canada’s oldest shipwreck to be resurrected in replica of 16th-century Basque galleon

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Canada’s oldest shipwreck to be resurrected in replica of 16th-century Basque galleon | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

It’s the oldest shipwreck ever found in Canada and one of the most important in the world: a 16th-century Basque whaling galleon that lies at the bottom of Labrador’s Red Bay, a sunken relic from the Age of Discovery that symbolizes the early spread of European civilization — and commerce — to the New World.

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Sperm whale pod seen off west coast for first time - Heritage - Scotsman.com

Sperm whale pod seen off west coast for first time - Heritage - Scotsman.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A GROUP of sperm whales has been photographed off the west coast of Scotland. It is believed it is the first time a pod of five sperm whales has been seen in UK waters, as they are normally solitary creatures.
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How deep is your love? Couples wed 12m underwater

How deep is your love? Couples wed 12m underwater | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A number of loved up couples have taken the plunge in Thailand and got married 12 metres underwater.
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Mystery of the group of 100,000 dolphins spotted swimming together off the coast of San Diego

Mystery of the group of 100,000 dolphins spotted swimming together off the coast of San Diego | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dolphins typically travel in groups of anywhere between 15 and 200 which are called pods, making the group spotted off the coast of San Diego on Thursday a super-mega pod.
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Authorities arrest man after he posts photos of himself, kids...

Authorities arrest man after he posts photos of himself, kids... | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A 21-year-old Fort Pierce man is facing charges of harassing a manatee calf during a visit last month to Taylor Creek.
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Scuba Smurf's comment, February 18, 2013 8:37 PM
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Divers save stabbed tiger shark

Divers have revealed footage of a rescue operation to save a tiger shark that was stabbed and left to die off a jetty south of Perth.
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57-foot fin whale beaches in Solway - Local Headlines - The Galloway Gazette

57-foot fin whale beaches in Solway - Local Headlines - The Galloway Gazette | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A HUGE fin whale was discovered banked in the Solway at Carsluith on Monday morning.
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Pufferfish toxin helping chemo patients

Pufferfish toxin helping chemo patients | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
One of the most poisonous animals on planet earth is helping Southwest Florida cancer survivors deal with the side effects of chemotherapy.
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