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History of Kirby Morgan Dive Helmets

History of Kirby Morgan Dive Helmets | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In 1966, a company was formed that would change the face of commercial diving forever. The Kirby Morgan Corporation was dedicated to the development of lightweight, comfortable, professional diving...
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Diver's underwater attack on activist

Diver's underwater attack on activist | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An environmentalist has recorded the terrifying moment a diver allegedly attacked her and pulled her oxygen mask from her mouth while under water off the coast of Hawaii.
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Rainbow Reef : a sit-com starring Ed Asner & Danilo Di Julio

A stock broker has to change his white collar ways when he loses everything but a run down scuba shop his Uncle left him.
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5 interesting facts about corals

5 interesting facts about corals | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As a scuba diver, you’ve probably seen corals countless times on your different dive trips. The question is, how much do you know about these incredible animals? Here are five facts you may not have known about corals: 1. Coral reefs are an important marine habitat Corals play an important …
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Reality!!

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Rebreather Fatalities | DIVER magazine

Rebreather Fatalities | DIVER magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

When diving open circuit you are virtually always okay if you have gas to breathe.  This stops being true when you move into technical diving where breathing your decompression gas too deep can kill you from an oxygen (O2) seizure and breathing your bottom gas for a deep trimix dive too shallow can kill you from hypoxia.  When diving a rebreather the gas you are breathing can kill you if the partial pressure of oxygen in the gas is too high or too low, or if the partial pressure of carbon dioxide is too high.  Experienced open circuit divers intuitively believe that as long as they have gas to breathe they are okay and as a result often forget to monitor the partial pressure of oxygen (pO2) in the breathing loop on a rebreather.  This is frequently a factor in rebreather accidents.

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Diving incidents drop to lowest level in two decades

The number of diving incidents has fallen to its lowest level in 21 years, according to latest figures from the Maritime & Coastguard Agency.
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Health Tip: The Aging Diver

Health Tip: The Aging Diver | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Question: I will be turning 60 next month and am concerned that I will have to give up diving in the near future. Are you ever too old todive?Answer: As I too have joined the ranks of 'mature divers' (loosely defined as over 50), I am increasingly more sympathetic in my response. ...
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Diving Purpose-Sunk Wrecks

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Most real shipwrecks are little more than piles of wreckage, but are you still looking for that ghostly allure of diving a former steamer? Check out some of our favorite purpose-sunk wrecks - they're just as good, and maybe even better, than the real thing.
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Sunken World War II Plane Turned Into Scuba Playground

Sunken World War II Plane Turned Into Scuba Playground | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Just off the coast of Kas, Turkey, a World War II plane sits over 65 feet below the surface, hosting a party of men in scuba gear instead of soldiers strapped into parachutes.

The DC-3 Dakota plane was sunk on purpose, specifically to become an attraction for scuba divers and historians from around the world. Where it once carried paratroopers, the fuselage is now home to schools of fish, shrimp, and even barracudas.

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UK diver claims CCR depth record

UK diver claims CCR depth record | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
UK technical diving instructor-trainer Will Goodman has claimed a record dive to 290m using an unmodified JJ closed-circuit rebreather.
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Debunking Myths About Shark Diving

Debunking Myths About Shark Diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Globally connected, Shark Angels around the world are taking action locally, fueled by empowering tools, a collaborative community, and a shared passion for sharks. Through positive education, media and grassroots outreach, Shark Angels are changing the future for sharks. Earn your wings today.
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Can these wetsuits prevent shark attacks? - GrindTV.com

Can these wetsuits prevent shark attacks? - GrindTV.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
One wetsuit, designed for swimmers and freedivers, camouflages the user, while the other employs the "black stripes theory" to prevent shark attacks and is designed for surfers.
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6 Sneaky Ways to Make Every Dive Better

6 Sneaky Ways to Make Every Dive Better | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
For most of us, it's the little stuff - headaches, cramps, and fatigue that put a damper on dives. Here are six easy to slip into daily life strategies that will keep some of the most common little dive spoilers at bay.
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Diving Shipwrecks at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary - Book Your Dive

Diving Shipwrecks at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary - Book Your Dive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The great lakes area in the US is famous for its shipwrecks that can be found on the bottoms of the lakes. Most of them are no easy dives though. Be prepared for cold water when you go and dive the wrecks.
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The Practical Guide to Wreck Diving

The Practical Guide to Wreck Diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
For some, it's the stories. For others, the enticements are the secrets within and the challenges wrecks present before allowing you access to their innermost rooms. If it feels like a covert club, that's because it is: The further you go with training, the thinner the ranks. Think you might want in? Then start at the beginning.
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10 tips for night diving

10 tips for night diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Descending into the inky darkness of the night to experience the nocturnal underwater world can certainly be a surreal experience. Many new divers find the
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Health Tip: Asthma and Diving

Health Tip: Asthma and Diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Many asthma sufferers worry that diving is not an option for them, so we asked our resident Dive Doc for his take on diving with asthma. Here's what he had to say ...
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Cozumel's Most Fascinating Underwater Creatures

Cozumel's Most Fascinating Underwater Creatures | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Are you planning to dive in Cozumel soon? Judy G's photography showcases the marine life you can expect to see underwater on the famed reefs of Mexico's largest Caribbean island.
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CTV Windsor: Shipwrecks litter the Great Lakes

CTV Windsor: Shipwrecks litter the Great Lakes | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Some of the best preserved shipwrecks in the world lie at the bottom of the Great Lakes. Sacha Long has gets a closer look.
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Sidemount: For open water divers too! | DIVER magazine

Sidemount: For open water divers too! | DIVER magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Once a technique exclusive to elite cave explorers, sidemount diving today is trending in the ranks of recreational divers. Versatile and comfortable, the rig merges a specially designed wing with a harness and thanks to companies such as Hollis, Dive Rite and Golem Gear, they’re easy to dive straight out of the box.

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Sustainable Diving: A guide to Becoming a Sustainable Diver - DIVE.in

Sustainable Diving: A guide to Becoming a Sustainable Diver - DIVE.in | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As Scuba Divers, we get to see experience a world under water. But we also see the negative impact, and we have a responsibility to save the environment.
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