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FIRST EVER video FREE DIVING with GREAT WHITE SHARKS includes almost shark attack

Includes almost shark attack at 03:00. Filmed in gansbaai south africa near dyer island. Some french guys meet andre who introduce them to freediving with gr...
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7 Most Helpful Things Being Done to Save Sharks Today

7 Most Helpful Things Being Done to Save Sharks Today | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
One third of all shark species face extinction, and an estimated 73 million sharks are killed each year for their fins, but thanks to these shark conservation efforts, there may be some hope in the future for these magnificent fish.
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The 5 Most Dangerous Climate Change Myths

The 5 Most Dangerous Climate Change Myths | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Time is running out. Our actions in the next few years will decide whether we can head off climate change's worst effects -- and that makes it critical not to buy into these five dangerous myths.
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Scuba Diver Hit by Passing Boat - YNN, Your News Now

Scuba Diver Hit by Passing Boat - YNN, Your News Now | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A scuba diver was hit by a boat on Canandaigua Lake Sunday afternoon.
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Divers rescued after strong current casts them adrift in Gulf

Divers rescued after strong current casts them adrift in Gulf | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Without a "bubble watcher," a diving term given to a person remaining on the boat while others go down, to pick them up, the family member said the divers had no choice but to drift with current and wait for someone to find them.
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» Bottom Time Cold Water Diver

» Bottom Time Cold Water Diver | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Bottom Time. It’s what every diver craves more of. That and longer lasting batteries. In all seriousness though, there are good ways and bad ways to try to extend your bottom time on a dive. This post is all about what to do to extend your bottom time safely, and what to avoid. I’ll say right here, this is not an exhaustive list of how to extend your bottom time, just a few ways I’ve found useful as a diver.

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How Its made - Scuba Dive Compass - www.ScubaTraveller.com

Video about how its made diving scuba compass. Welcome to visit us. ScubaTraveller.com is a Scuba Dive Travel Guide and we do Scuba Diving Reviews. We dive w...
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Brazil taking tentative steps to protect marine biodiversity | PRI.ORG

Brazil taking tentative steps to protect marine biodiversity | PRI.ORG | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Brazil's Amazon rainforest is renowned for its biodiversity. But the Atlantic waters off its coast are also home to incalculable numbers of animals for hundreds, if not thousands, of species.
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Environment: The end of the line - FT.com

Environment: The end of the line - FT.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
There is a photo from the 1930s, published in National Geographic magazine, that shows a scene almost unimaginable today.
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Fishing Nets, Climate Change Threaten Yellow-Eyed Penguins in New Zealand | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network

Fishing Nets, Climate Change Threaten Yellow-Eyed Penguins in New Zealand | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It has been a rough few decades for endangered yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes). The species can only be found along a small portion of the southeastern ...
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2,000-Year Old Shipwreck Yields Buried Treasures

2,000-Year Old Shipwreck Yields Buried Treasures | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

A 2,000-year old shipwreck is enough to get anyone with the love of a good mystery excited; when it’s reported to be almost perfectly preserved in the soft mud below the waters of Italy, it’s enough to make one practically foam at the mouth

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Researchers discovers elusive coral predator in the wild | X-Ray Magazine

Researchers discovers elusive coral predator in the wild | 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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kirkscubagear The New Mask

Advice from kirkscubagear on "the new dive mask" Enjoy S C U B A explaining how to clean your new mask before your first use. Kathy Dowsett www.kirkscubagear...
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Divers Go To Incredible Lengths To Recover A 16th Century Shipwreck

Divers Go To Incredible Lengths To Recover A 16th Century Shipwreck | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Santa Clara from 1564....
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Arctic ice could vanish in 10 years, scientists warn

Arctic ice could vanish in 10 years, scientists warn | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Arctic sea ice is melting at a pace so much faster than once thought that the latest projections say it might disappear by as soon as 2022, according to measurements from the European Space Agency.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Why hammerhead sharks have such funny heads

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Why hammerhead sharks have such funny heads | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

There are more than 360 species of sharks: Big ones, wee ones, aggressive ones, sweet ones, sleek ones, and …really awkward-looking ones — specifically, the nine species of hammerhead sharks. The scientific genus name of hammerhead sharks is Sphyma, which comes from the Greek word for hammer. And hammer it does resemble. Unlike the aerodynamic streamlined heads of most sharks, the hammerhead has a big clunky head that appears to be at odds with the rest of its body, like a showgirl with an extra-cumbersome headpiece.

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Q&A: What Céline Cousteau and Jim Toomey Want You to Know About Coral Reefs | WRI Insights

Q&A: What Céline Cousteau and Jim Toomey Want You to Know About Coral Reefs | WRI Insights | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Ever wonder how coral reefs contribute to the economy and human health? Or how 60 percent of these “rainforests of the sea” came to be so threatened by local activities? Or what, exactly, a coral polyp is? WRI’s Reefs at Risk team, along with two renowned ocean advocates, have the answers to these questions and many more in the new video, Coral Reefs: Polyps in Peril.

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The captain of the USS Porter ended his career in epic fashion

The captain of the USS Porter ended his career in epic fashion | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The captain of the USS Porter ended his career in epic fashion In The News...
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Gray whale baby boom is noted in Alaska and California | McClatchy

Gray whale baby boom is noted in Alaska and California | McClatchy | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A gray whale baby boom appears to be under way along Alaska's arctic coast. Scientists tracking marine mammals in the Chukchi Sea report an unprecedented number of sightings of gray whale calves in July.
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Trapped whale calf helped out to sea - Environment - Scotsman.com

Rescuers have saved a young whale calf which became trapped in an Outer Hebrides harbour.
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Shark fin soup contains endangered species, new analysis shows - The Washington Post

Shark fin soup contains endangered species, new analysis shows - The Washington Post | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The delicacy, served in the Washington area and major cities around the country, may be made from threatened species of sharks, according to a new analysis.
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Will a blue agenda work? / Top Story / Current Edition / Costa Rica Newspaper, The Tico Times

Will a blue agenda work? / Top Story / Current Edition / Costa Rica Newspaper, The Tico Times | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Tico Times - Central America's leading English language news source.
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Innovative Scuba Concepts issues “Phantom” Braided High Pressure Hose Recall

Innovative Scuba Concepts issues “Phantom” Braided High Pressure Hose Recall | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Innovative Scuba Concepts, which distributes braided high pressure hoses under the “Phantom” brand name has been notified by the hose manufacturer that a Consumer Products Safety Commission Recall for braided high pressure hoses has been initiated.

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Greenpeace calls for rescue of Pacific tuna and marine life | Scoop News

Greenpeace calls for rescue of Pacific tuna and marine life | Scoop News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Greenpeace says immediate action needs to be taken to halt the decline of tuna stocks in the Pacific.
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Scuba instructor arrested in woman's murder - The Spokesman-Review

Scuba instructor arrested in woman's murder - The Spokesman-Review | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A Spokane diving instructor romantically linked to a woman who was shot to death on New Year's Day has been arrested as a suspect in her murder.
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