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Million-year-old water found under Maryland

Million-year-old water found under Maryland | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The aquifer under Maryland contains water older than a million years, the first such ancient groundwater found along the Atlantic Coast.
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Aquarius Foundation holds first board meeting – UNDERWATER!

Aquarius Foundation holds first board meeting – UNDERWATER! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

(DiverWire) The newly formed Aquarius Foundation, dedicated to maintaining the operation of the  world’s only undersea research station, Aquarius Reef Base, held its  first Board of Directors meeting in a unique and appropriate location,  50 feet deep on Conch Reef in the Florida Keys National Marine  Sanctuary.

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Fishermen say marine reserves a nightmare

Fishermen say marine reserves a nightmare | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Federal Government's proposed new marine reserves are a nightmare for some fishers in Queensland and Western Australia, who expect to lose up to 30 per cent of their business under the plan.
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A Package You Can Eat, To Prevent Plastic Pollution

A Package You Can Eat, To Prevent Plastic Pollution | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
David Edwards once came up with a method for delivering drugs inside porous wiffle balls of inhalable insulin (Idea #3).
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Experts baffled after first dive to Baltic 'shipwreck' - The Local

Experts baffled after first dive to Baltic 'shipwreck' - The Local | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The plot thickens around the Baltic mystery "ship", as a first dive has been made down to the object which made headlines around the globe when it was discovered a year ago.
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'Shocking' Oceans Report Warns Of Impending Mass Extinction

'Shocking' Oceans Report Warns Of Impending Mass Extinction | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
If the current actions contributing to a multifaceted degradation of the world's oceans aren't curbed, a mass extinction unlike anything human history has ever seen is coming, an expert panel of scientists warns in an alarming new report.
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Scuba Diving Egg Trick

Scuba Diving Egg Trick | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Have you ever cracked open a raw egg deep in the ocean? Check out what happens when you do! It's a pretty interesting trick.
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Most shark meat from at-risk species: survey - Taipei Times

Most shark meat from at-risk species: survey - Taipei Times | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A year-long shark survey that collected 960 samples from across the country showed that more than half the shark meat eaten in Taiwan came from endangered or vulnerable species, according to an environmental group.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: A. J. Goddard

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: A. J. Goddard | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it


The small iron stern-wheel steamboat sank during an Autumn storm in Lake
Laberge in 1901.

Three crew members drowned, while 2 others were saved,
found floating and clinging to the ships small pilot house, which broke off when
it sank

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Oceanic is introducing the ION 3x Wide Angle View mask

Oceanic is introducing the ION 3x Wide Angle View mask | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
No more blind spots!Three-window mask featuring Seamless Panoramic Lens technology to increase visibility while underwater!!
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Australia Creates Largest Area of Marine Reserves

 Australia has created the world's largest network of marine reserves covering 3.1 million square kilometers (1.2 million square miles) of ocean including the entire Coral Sea, in a major step to safeguard the environment and access to food.

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'Dive!' presented by Martha's Vineyard Film Society : Film : The Martha's Vineyard Times

'Dive!' presented by Martha's Vineyard Film Society : Film : The Martha's Vineyard Times | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Who knew dumpster diving had rules? Director Jeremy Seifert shows viewers not only the rules but the ramifications.
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River basins 'vital for growth'

River basins 'vital for growth' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The world's top river basin regions have a vital role in the future in terms of sustaining economic growth in the future, a report suggests.
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Sanctuaries Partners with NASA for Underwater Research

Sanctuaries Partners with NASA for Underwater Research | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Finding "NEEMO" at the Aquarius Reef Base

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Plasticity Forum – Rio+20 Earth Summit – The Future of Plastic, and Where the Leaders are Going

Plasticity Forum – Rio+20 Earth Summit – The Future of Plastic, and Where the Leaders are Going | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As the world gets ready for the Rio+20 Earth Summit, and even for those who are not going, there is a big discussion starting to happen about plastic, and the [...]...
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Scuba Diving Lessons for Life: Is Getting a Catch Worth Your Life?

Offshore oil rigs serve as way stations for big fish, which stop and hang out
around the massive structures. Roy and his buddies knew this and made regular
trips to nearby oil rigs to go spear fishing. It
was the best local opportunity to find game fish, and they always brought home
dinner.

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http://www.kirkscubagear.com/home.html

http://www.kirkscubagear.com/home.html | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
kirkscubagear your only choice on the net for discount priced scuba and snorkeling products with a manufacturers warranty and unbeatable service!!!! Take the plunge today!!!!
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Do you know where your bottled water comes from?

Artesian, spring, purified, and sparkling waters may be treated differently or come from different places.

Sales of bottled water are on the rise, increasing 2 percent, to $7.8   billion, from August 2010 to August 2011 in supermarkets, drugstores, gas and   convenience stores, and mass merchants (excluding Walmart), according to   SymphonyIRI Group, a market-research company.

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Why You Might Remove Your Regulator When You Shouldn’t: Undercurrent 06/2012

Why You Might Remove Your Regulator When You Shouldn’t: Undercurrent 06/2012 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
'Why You Might Remove Your Regulator When You Shouldn’t' from Undercurrent , 2012 issue...
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'Little progress' on ocean life

'Little progress' on ocean life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Only "pitiful" progress has been seen on pledges made at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to protect ocean habitats and reduce fishing fleets, say scientists.
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New species of crab has been found hiding in the seabed of Galicia (Spain)

New species of crab has been found hiding in the seabed of Galicia (Spain) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Despite Europe's marine fauna being the best documented on Earth, there are still some new species to be discovered.
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N.Y. Finances a Switch to Cleaner Heating Oils

N.Y. Finances a Switch to Cleaner Heating Oils | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Bloomberg administration plans to provide $100 million in financing to help buildings switch to cleaner heating oils.
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Rapture of the Deep –Scuba Diving a chapter of History | Mary-Ann Ochota | Independent Notebook - A selection of Independent views - Blogs

Rapture of the Deep –Scuba Diving a chapter of History | Mary-Ann Ochota | Independent Notebook - A selection of Independent views - Blogs | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scuba diving the German shipwrecks in Orkney offers privileged access to one of the most remarkable chapters of World War One.
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Giant turtle couple separates after 115 years together | CTV Montreal

Giant turtle couple separates after 115 years together | CTV Montreal | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
CTV Montreal - Canadian television's online home for news about Montreal...
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