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Truth or Legend Pilot Episode Trailer

Every state has it's legends, myths, and mysteries! Join researchers Steven Mayes and Rodd Sutton as they cut through the many layers of myth, to find the tr...
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Good job Steven Mayes and Rod Sutton! Thumbs up to Ross Richardson!
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Creature Feature: Enter the (Leafy Sea)Dragon

Creature Feature: Enter the (Leafy Sea)Dragon | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
If you asked the artist Salvador Dali to dream up an ocean creature, he might have designed something very much like the leafy seadragon, one of the ocean’s most uniquely beautiful creatures. Covered
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Whale mystery baffles experts

Whale mystery baffles experts | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is asking the public to help them determine why right whales are missing from the Bay of Fundy.

“We don’t know where they are,” says department biologist Lei Harris.
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Why Newfoundland?

Newfoundland may not be on the travel list of most folks but they would be missing a whole lot by not visiting.
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Not a GoPro!

Not  a GoPro! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Mozert Bruce was a pioneer of underwater photography in Silver Springs, Florida. Incredible!!   He built a giant tent to waterproof your camera, put in diving equipment, and created memorable underwater scenes!!

 

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SyFy follows up Sharknado with Avalanche Sharks trailer

SyFy follows up Sharknado with Avalanche Sharks trailer | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Just when you thought the joke was dead.
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Yup, I am sure this one will win an award!

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Australian diver survives 2nd shark attack

Australian diver survives 2nd shark attack | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A diver bitten by a shark off Australia's southwest coast was recovering in a hospital on Wednesday after surviving his second shark attack in nine years.
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Guest Blogger: How I overcame my fear of Sharks

Guest Blogger: How I overcame my fear of Sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
SCUBA diving is not something I ever had a desire to do. In fact, i never even considered the possibility until recently. I mean, I love nature, and animal; I also enjoy learning about such things....
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Sponges solve coral reef mystery

Sponges solve coral reef mystery | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The mystery of how coral reefs thrive in ocean deserts has been solved – sponges are the “unsung heroes” holding the delicate ecosystem together, scientists say.
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Maine environments - natural processes

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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Secrets to Saving Air

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Secrets to Saving Air | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Do you consistently run through your gas supply faster than other divers on the boat? Do you frequently have to end the dive before the rest of the group? What's going on? And what can you do about it?

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Top Five Lenses for New SLR Owners

Top Five Lenses for New SLR Owners | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

This is no easy question to answer. Lens selection for an SLR depends on intent of use, subject choice and years of trial and error before you know what lenses are right for you. However, we have taken the time to throw together this “Top Five Lenses for New SLR Owners,” to give you the best start possible.

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Rescue at Twin Caves- A Lesson for SCUBA Divers | Florida Dive Connection

Rescue at Twin Caves- A Lesson for SCUBA Divers | Florida Dive Connection | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Young SCUBA diver is rescued from a water filled cave by Edd Sorenson
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How an ex-Mountie's 10-year, $700,000 narwhal-tusk smuggling scheme came crashing down

How an ex-Mountie's 10-year, $700,000 narwhal-tusk smuggling scheme came crashing down | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Albertan Gregory Logan, who smuggled as many as 250 narwhal tusks past U.S. border guards, faces a fine of $385,000 and an eight-month conditional sentence
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As dolphin die-off nears record high, shutdown puts investigation on ice - NBC News.com

As dolphin die-off nears record high, shutdown puts investigation on ice - NBC News.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The viral epidemic that's killing off mid-Atlantic bottlenose dolphins is entering its fourth month and there is no slow down in sight....
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Deadly bacteria vibrio can kill with little warning

Deadly bacteria vibrio can kill with little warning | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
In 2013 alone, 31 people have been infected by the seawater bacteria vibrio and 10 have died
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China's floating fishing cities home to 7,000 'gypsies of the sea'

China's floating fishing cities home to 7,000 'gypsies of the sea' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Ningde City in southeast China’s Fujian province is home thousands of fishermen who have been living on their floating houses for generations.
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why do people live in particular places - what features of places influence perspectives on liveability

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Energy-Saving Secret of Jellyfish

Energy-Saving Secret of Jellyfish | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A jellyfish contracts its open bell and pushes water behind it, propelling itself forward. When the bell fills again, it gets a secondary, no-effort, thrust.
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LOOK: It's Time To Go Underwater Hiking

LOOK: It's Time To Go Underwater Hiking | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted go hiking ... underwater? Well, look no further.
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Rare Bramble Shark caught by fishermen

Rare Bramble Shark caught by fishermen | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
KARACHI - A 1.6 meter Bramble Shark was caught by fishermen off the coast of Pakistan has created a stir in the Karachi Fish Harbour which is being attributed to be a hybrid between fish and a shark.
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Your Dive Computer Fails: Now What?

Your Dive Computer Fails: Now What? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Failure of a dive computer usually means you must immediately abort the dive, but even that process is hampered by a lack of important safety information. More perplexing: If computer failure happe...
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News - Scientists baffled by massive starfish die-off in B.C. - The Weather Network

News - Scientists baffled by massive starfish die-off in B.C. - The Weather Network | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sunflower sea stars have almost completely vanished from waters surrounding Vancouver, and scientists can't explain why.
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9 Reasons Why Regulators Leak (And How to Fix 'Em)

Scuba Diving magazine's guide to spotting, identifying and fixing every type of air leak known to diving.
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Shipwreck hunters find another sunken freighter in Lake Superior; may be Great Lakes' deepest | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Shipwreck hunters find another sunken freighter in Lake Superior; may be Great Lakes' deepest | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
WITH VIDEO: For 60 years, the wreck of the freighter Scotiadoc slumbered undiscovered in the shadow of the Sleeping Giant.
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Costa Concordia: underwater footage shows divers' inspection

The video released by the Italian Firefighters Diving Corps shows rescuers inspecting the ship while furniture and personal belongings from the vessel drift ...
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