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5 Exciting Recently-Discovered Species of Marine Life

5 Exciting Recently-Discovered Species of Marine Life | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The ocean is full of undiscovered marine life, and even in the past ten years unclassified species have turned up by the boatload. It’s easy to think that humans rule the world – we've split the atom, cured diseases, domesticated beasts, and even traveled to the moon, so how is it possible that there are still uncharted swaths of ocean teeming with undocumented life?
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Sea Shepherd Success: "More Than 750 Whales Saved"

Sea Shepherd Success: "More Than 750 Whales Saved" | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
After spending more than three months thwarting the deadly work of Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean, crewmembers from Sea Shepherd have returned to port in New Zealand -- marking an end to what the group says was one of their most successful anti-whaling efforts yet. According to Peter Hammars...
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14 Fun Facts About Manatees

14 Fun Facts About Manatees | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
These roly-poly herbivores just may be the teddy bears of the sea. But keep an eye out when boating; they don’t move so fast.
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Leading the Way to Recovery

Leading the Way to Recovery | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Bonaire Reef Pilot Project is a model for the Caribbean. Check out the work of the Coral Restoration Foundation at Buddy Dive Resort's house reef.
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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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Exclusive From "The Cove": Raw, Unedited Footage Of Taiji Dolphin Slaughter

Exclusive From "The Cove": Raw, Unedited Footage Of Taiji Dolphin Slaughter | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Louie Psihoyos, the Director of the Academy Award-winning documentary "The Cove" and the Oceanic Preservation Society, has released raw, unedited footage of the dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan, as part of a response to a Newsweek story that challenges the veracity of the documentary, and included ...
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Guest column: Don't deafen our oceans

Imagine, right now, as you read this newspaper, an extremely loud sound is filling your living room. The noise is constant, every 16 seconds, 24 hours a day, for weeks on end.
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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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Bali: Rescued pregnant shark gives birth to 3 pups

Bali: Rescued pregnant shark gives birth to 3 pups | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
[youtube CP9Vul1d6EU] Video uploaded by 'Bali Sharks' on 26. March 2014 : North Bali fishermen rescue & save pregnant shark which gives birth to three pups 7 months later in Bali Shark's Conservation Nursery. Ibu Hiu (Mama Shark) was released into deeper waters on Easter 2013. Pups currently well & healthy, scheduled for release at…
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Scales of Spatial Heterogeneity of Plastic Marine Debris in the Northeast Pacific Ocean

Scales of Spatial Heterogeneity of Plastic Marine Debris in the Northeast Pacific Ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Diving Lake Minnewanka | DIVER magazine

Diving Lake Minnewanka | DIVER magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Lake Minnewanka has a rich history. There are recorded archaeological sites showing pre-contact occupations that cover an entire 10,000 year period. Artifacts have been found from the early, middle and late pre-contact periods. The Minnewanka site is one of a series of such early sites in the lower Bow Valley. There are also historical sites like the old Cascade Power Plant and the submerged features of the Lake Minnewanka townsite – Minnewanka Landing.

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Deep ocean changes may speed climate change - Futurity

Deep ocean changes may speed climate change - Futurity | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Big changes in the deep North Atlantic may erode a defense against global warming, report scientists.
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5-ton fish caught in net may be endangered whale shark - Headlines, features, photo and videos from ecns.cn|china|news|chinanews|ecns|cns

5-ton fish caught in net may be endangered whale shark - Headlines, features, photo and videos from ecns.cn|china|news|chinanews|ecns|cns | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
5-ton fish caught in net may be endangered whale shark
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Costa Rican Coast Guard captures boat with 153 illegal shark fins

Costa Rican Coast Guard captures boat with 153 illegal shark fins | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
At least 40 sharks were killed by an illegal shark-finning boat detained off the shores of Golfito in Costa Rica's South Pacific. The boat was discovered during a two-day Coast Guard operation on Sunday and Monday.
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U.S. Navy Implicated in New Mass Stranding of Whales | Michael Jasny's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

U.S. Navy Implicated in New Mass Stranding of Whales | Michael Jasny's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Yesterday afternoon, while the U.S. and other navies played war games somewhere offshore, Cuvier’s beaked whales began stranding along the southern coast of Crete.  Those on the scene knew right away what they were dealing with, for yesterday’s strandings...
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Daring divers bring up bodies from Plura caves - The Local

Daring divers bring up bodies from Plura caves - The Local | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A team of intrepid Finnish divers have defied a ban on plumbing the depths of Norway's Plura caves and successfully retrieved the bodies of two of their country
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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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Garbage Patch Primer: What's an Ocean Gyre? : DNews

Garbage Patch Primer: What's an Ocean Gyre? : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Garbage floating in the Indian Ocean gyre is frustrating efforts to find Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Continue reading →
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Climate change warnings met with denial from Ottawa, NDP says

Climate change warnings met with denial from Ottawa, NDP says | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Megan Leslie says a new UN report on the impact of climate change is a call to action, with a message that it's not too late to act. But the New Democrats' environment
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Gran Cenote Diving in Cenotes

Gran Cenote Diving in Cenotes | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
This cenote is part of thesystem Sac Aktun which means white cave in Maya. In 2007 a team of cavediver discover the connection between this…
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What it Takes to Dive Russia's White Sea

What it Takes to Dive Russia's White Sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Do you have what it takes to dive under the ice in Russia's White Sea? Our experts give an expanded list of the necessary scuba diving skills and training to complete this challenging technical dive, as well as the diving gear you'll need. Hint: A fantastic drysuit and dry gloves are No. 1 on the list!
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Poachers, nets kill turtles at Matura

Poachers, nets kill turtles at Matura | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Within the past few days, five leatherback turtles have washed up dead on the shore of Matura Beach. The incidents were made public by Nature Seekers director Dennis Sammy in a release to the med
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