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Marooned divers are rescued

Five divers have been rescued in lumpy seas near Florida’s Key Largo after their anchored boat broke away.
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Terra Incognita: Diving Russia's White Sea

Terra Incognita: Diving Russia's White Sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Are you ready to brave freezing waters? Vast, remote and virtually unknown to divers, Russia's White Sea presents the ultimate challenge in technical diving, but the reward largely outweighs the risk. Big-animal encounters with beluga whales, as well as lush underwater scenery, make this dive one in a million.
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HeraldNet.com - Marysville man dies while diving at Edmonds scuba park

HeraldNet.com - Marysville man dies while diving at Edmonds scuba park | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
EDMONDS — A Marysville man died while diving at the scuba park in Edmonds on Saturday.Crew members from a nearby ferry spotted the 60-year-old...
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British Virgin Islands establishing sanctuary for all shark species in its territorial waters

British Virgin Islands establishing sanctuary for all shark species in its territorial waters | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The British Virgin Islands declared its territorial waters a sanctuary for all shark species Thursday to help protect the marine predators whose global numbers have been dramatically dwindling.
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Shark hunting thrives in Surigao

Shark hunting thrives in Surigao | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/23 May) – Hunting of sharks has continued in the waters off Surigao City and Surigao del Norte and even in neighboring areas despite calls by conservation groups…
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Diver delves deep to find wreck’s secret

Diver delves  deep to find wreck’s secret | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
SCUBA diver Jane Maddocks is hoping to reveal the secrets of a sunken Crimean warship on the floor of the English Channel.
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Diving and Altitude

Diving and Altitude | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Standard scuba knowledge tells us not to dive and fly within 24 hours, and in fact the advice could be expanded to include avoiding diving and going into the mountains within 24 hours as well. And diving in the mountains, perhaps in a mountain lake, requires a separate certification course entirely. But why? The answer has to do with relative compression, which occurs when the base pressure to which we compare our depth while diving is something other than 1 bar or atmosphere.

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Giant Crocodile Devours a Shark as Tourists Look On

Giant Crocodile Devours a Shark as Tourists Look On | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
On what otherwise might have been an average excursion through Australia's Kakadu National Park, tourists were treated to an epic battle between two of nature's most ferocious predators, a crocodile and a shark. There's no saying just
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My Labor of Love

My Labor of Love | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Colleen Rankin is a debris cleanup veteran. She lives in Blue Fox Bay, Alaska. Colleen regularly hauls debris from miles away back to her home, where she re-uses whatever she can and stores the res...
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Australian Winemaker Helps Protect Great Barrier Reef

Australian Winemaker Helps Protect Great Barrier Reef | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Go ahead - have another glass of wine. You're helping to protect Australia's green turtle population!
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First ever Deptherapy Education Professional Instructor Course held

First ever Deptherapy Education Professional Instructor Course held | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
UK holds first ever Deptherapy Pro course
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How to Gear up your Scuba Kit Quickly, Easily and Efficiently? - Book Your Dive

How to Gear up your Scuba Kit Quickly, Easily and Efficiently? - Book Your Dive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Gearing up for a scuba dive can be a hassle if you do not come prepared. There are some tricks you should know in order to gear up scuba kit quickly.
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Measuring arm suckers on a squid

Measuring arm suckers on a squid | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Measuring one of the arm suckers on a colossal squid. The size and number of suckers are used in preparing a scientific description of the specimen.

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Whale killed by cruise ship near New York amid upsurge in cetacean strikes

Whale killed by cruise ship near New York amid upsurge in cetacean strikes | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Federal officials report upsurge in whale strikes in north-eastern waters possibly linked to increased food supply
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News - Scientists falls into crevasse, films his escape and posts it on YouTube - The Weather Network

News - Scientists falls into crevasse, films his escape and posts it on YouTube - The Weather Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Canada's most accurate local weather forecasts and weather information for Canadian, U.S., and International cities.
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Underwater trash is not a treasure

Underwater trash is not a treasure | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Earth Day may have passed us by, but you don’t need a dedicated day to take better care of the oceans. Scuba divers certainly appreciate the need to keep the oceans clean. The vibrant marine life and beautiful coral reefs would not be the same if the oceans were scattered …
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Project to replace diving tanks with "solid air" wins prize - SCUBA News

Project to replace diving tanks with "solid air" wins prize - SCUBA News | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Students win $1000 to advance their process by which oxygen and nitrogen can be harnessed in solid form and used by SCUBA divers.
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Huge Leatherback Sea Turtle Crashes St. Croix Beach Wedding | #oceans #scuba

Huge Leatherback Sea Turtle Crashes St. Croix Beach Wedding | #oceans #scuba | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An uninvited guest makes one St. Croix beach wedding a bit more memorable.
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News - Study finds 'trillions' of pieces of plastic may be trapped in Arctic ice - The Weather Network

News - Study finds 'trillions' of pieces of plastic may be trapped in Arctic ice - The Weather Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Plastic is an integral part of modern society, but this
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This amazing floating underwater city may become a reality in China

This amazing floating underwater city may become a reality in China | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A Chinese company wants to build this incredible four-square-mile floating underwater city using the same techniques they're using for the construction of the 31-mile bridge that links Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. It's incredible—the kind of stuff I dreamed about when I was a little kid.
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A Chinese company wants to build this incredible four-square-mile floating underwater city using the same techniques they're using for the construction of the 31-mile bridge that links Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. It's incredible—the kind of stuff I dreamed about when I was a little kid.

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US ship finds hull of missing yacht

US ship finds hull of missing yacht | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The hull of the missing yacht Cheeki Rafiki has been found in the North Atlantic ocean, the US Coast Guard says.
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