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Do Mermaids Exist? Yes.

Do Mermaids Exist? Yes. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
You may think there isn't such thing as a mermaid, but these two individuals are determined to be classified as such.
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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Diver Missing Off Key Biscayne

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Diver Missing Off Key Biscayne | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Jeffrey Vincent went missing Sunday during dive trip.
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Winter-time Arctic ice cover was fifth lowest on record: NASA - The Weather Network

Winter-time Arctic ice cover was fifth lowest on record: NASA - The Weather Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Below-average Arctic ice cover this winter follows record-breaking low summer ice levels in 2012.
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Futurity.org – ‘Invisible whiskers’ make crocs super sensitive

Futurity.org – ‘Invisible whiskers’ make crocs super sensitive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities
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Fw 190A-2 Yellow 16 rises from the deep

Fw 190A-2 Yellow 16 rises from the deep | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
December 15, 1943 Fw-190A2 'Yellow 16' took of from the airfield Herdla in Norway. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot experienced engine trouble and had to make a controlled emergency landing on the ...
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BBC World News - Fast Track, Mozambique, Meeting Mozambique's first home-grown diving instructors

BBC World News - Fast Track, Mozambique, Meeting Mozambique's first home-grown diving instructors | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Why marine life is set to play an increasingly pivotal role in the country's future.
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Plastic pollution

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Wind pushes plastics deeper into oceans, driving trash estimates up...
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U.S. Watershed Destruction and the Tipping Point – World’s Rivers in Crisis «

U.S. Watershed Destruction and the Tipping Point – World’s Rivers in Crisis « | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The world’s rivers, the single largest renewable water resource for humans and a crucible of aquatic biodiversity, are in a crisis of ominous proportions, according to a global analysis.

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RTSea Blog: keeping an eye on Nature: Illegal Shark Fins: officials arrest fishermen and not where you might expect

RTSea Blog: keeping an eye on Nature: Illegal Shark Fins: officials arrest fishermen and not where you might expect | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Two local fishermen got their comeuppance when they were arrested on April 8th for having on board their fishing boat a total of 2,073 shark fins. Government officials said that the catch represented as many as 529 sharks (which included 11 whole sharks they had on board).

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Indian Ocean on tsunami watch after quake off Indonesia - World - CBC News

Indian Ocean on tsunami watch after quake off Indonesia - World - CBC News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A tsunami watch has been issued for countries across the Indian Ocean after a large earthquake hit waters off Indonesia, sending residents pouring from their homes in panic.
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Robert Redford Leads Charge against the Disastrous Pebble Mine

Robert Redford Leads Charge against the Disastrous Pebble Mine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The people of Bristol Bay, Alaska, are against the Pebble Mine. Robert Redford is standing with them against the Pebble Mine. And once you watch his powerful new video on the subject, you’ll stand with them too.
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Diver dies at Weeki Wachee park, deputies say

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The Hernando County Sheriff's Office said it is investigating a fatal diving accident that happened at the Weeki Wachee State Park this afternoon.
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Blue Ventures | Facebook

Blue Ventures | Facebook | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Non-Profit Organization
Award-winning marine conservation organisation dedicated to working with local communities to conserve threatened marine environments.

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Swedish divers in shock underground cave find - The Local

Swedish divers in shock underground cave find - The Local | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Divers in northern Sweden were stunned to discover a dry cave offshoot from a flooded underground passage in the mountains, which they explored for the first time this week.
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How They Photographed the Giant Squid

How They Photographed the Giant Squid | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
"Had its feeding tentacles been in tact, it would have been as large as a two story house," says Edith Widdler.
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The First Rule is Don't Hold Your Breath Underwater - Harrisburg Magazine - December 2012 - Harrisburg PA

The First Rule is Don't Hold Your Breath Underwater - Harrisburg Magazine - December 2012 - Harrisburg PA | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Shipwrecks of April 7 « Shipwrecks.com

Shipwrecks of April 7 « Shipwrecks.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
April 7 Shipwrecks including SS Washingtonian 1940, HMS Emily 1942, SS Bahadur 1942, HMS Hellespont 1942, battleship Yamato sunk 1945, etc. per Spence's List™
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REV3%20Shipwreck%20School%20Flyer.pdf

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Do You Practice Your Scuba Diver's Skills To Keep Them Sharp?

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Do You Practice Your Scuba Diver's Skills To Keep Them Sharp? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

If you don't practice your observation skills you risk losing sight of your dive
buddy. You won't know, and can't help, if that buddy gets into trouble during
the dive.

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DiverWire Product Review: SeaLife DC 1400 Pro

DiverWire Product Review: SeaLife DC 1400 Pro | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

available @ kirkscubagear!!!

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RTSea Blog: keeping an eye on Nature: Puget Sound Orca Fatality: Canadian naval exercises may be a root cause

RTSea Blog: keeping an eye on Nature: Puget Sound Orca Fatality: Canadian naval exercises may be a root cause | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is conducting an investigation into the death of an Orca, aka Killer Whale, that was found bruised and bleeding on a Washington state shoreline in early February. Test are being conducted to determine the exact cause of death but one likely candidate, according to several whale conservation groups, is Canadian naval war games - including the use of underwater sonar - that took place nearby just a few days prior to the orca washing ashore at Puget Sound.

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Don't Take Quickie Scuba Dive Courses!

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Don't Take Quickie Scuba Dive Courses! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

There are so many dive shops offering abbreviated Scuba Courses. Don't Do IT.
Think about it for just a second.... Does it make sense to try to cram a little
knowledge in a short time just so you can get certified to take part in a
potentially dangerous sport?

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Ron Peters's curator insight, February 9, 7:48 AM

Older article but VERY relevant to today's recreational diving environment....   (Don't do Quickies)

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Water and Inspiration | |

Water and Inspiration |  | | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

By Robert McClellan


Jill Heinerth loves the places where her friends have gone to die.

Considered the world’s top female cave diver, Jill is an acclaimed underwater explorer and film maker. Choosing to work dee ...

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Prehistoric musical find in cave

Prehistoric musical find in cave | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
bbc.co.uk - Archaeologists believe they have uncovered the remains of the earliest stringed instrument to be found so far in western Europe.
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Seychelles shark attack: Bride describes moment husband was killed - Telegraph

Seychelles shark attack: Bride describes moment husband was killed  - Telegraph | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A newly-wed bride who saw her husband killed by a shark in the Seychelles, yesterday described the moment she heard his screams as she read a book on the beach and realised that he had suffered “very serious injuries”.
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