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Filmmaker's jewelry line is also a platform for raising awareness about oceans' plight

Filmmaker's jewelry line is also a platform for raising awareness about oceans' plight | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Documentary filmmaker Susan Rockefeller's eponymous ocean-inspired jewelry line is filled with treasures inspired by an overworked sea. Sea creatures carefully crafted in gold, silver and precious...
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Watch The Trailer For “6” -- The Next Groundbreaking Film From “The Cove” Creators

Watch The Trailer For “6” -- The Next Groundbreaking Film From “The Cove” Creators | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The trailer for the highly-anticipated film “6” -- named for the sixth extinction -- has been released and it’s beyond inspiring, it's a force. Coming this fall, the movie follows Louie Psihoyos (who also directed the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove”) and the Oceanic Preservation Society as they...
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Daredevil takes the plunge and breaks new diving record

Daredevil takes the plunge and breaks new diving record | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An intrepid diver quite literally plunged to new lows when he broke the world record for deepest sea dive.
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Massive Great White Shark Spotted Off Australian Beach

A massive 16-foot great white shark was seen swimming close to the shore of a western Australian beach and was possibly attracted by the smell of a nearby dying humpback whale.

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54-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Canadian Arctic

54-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Canadian Arctic | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A 54-year-old message in a bottle was found on Ward Hunt Island, a remote island in the northernmost part of the Canadian Arctic.
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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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10 Kinds of Freedivers » Freedive Blog

10 Kinds of Freedivers » Freedive Blog | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

In my years of freediving I’ve gotten to know a lot of divers, which has been (mostly) an absolute delight. I’ve had the privilege of diving with some of the top freedivers in the world, been asked to freedive with humpback whales with GroPro and every few weeks I get to join a group of new freedivers for classes and be reminded of why I started this whole thing anyway.

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Sharks Contain More Pollutants Than Polar Bears : DNews

Sharks Contain More Pollutants Than Polar Bears : DNews | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Greenland sharks joined the list of top Arctic predators that suffer under heavy loads of accumulated persistent organic pollutants in their bodies. Continue reading →
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Salvage team finds wreck of the Victory

Salvage team finds wreck of the Victory | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Experts fear historic legacy could be lost if US treasure hunters raise pre-Nelson flagship
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Save the Dolphins: Boycott Japan?.

Save the Dolphins: Boycott Japan?. | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
We have received a great deal of international correspondence lately suggesting that we "Boycott Japan" as a strategy to solve the drive fisheries problem. Although we are not telling other NGOs what their strategy should be, I wanted to clarify that we think a boycott of Japan is a big mistake. Hav...
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DiveMoreWorkLessDrinking, Diving and Devil's Throat » DiveMoreWorkLess

DiveMoreWorkLessDrinking, Diving and Devil's Throat » DiveMoreWorkLess | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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How to conquer a fear of the ocean? Dive in the most beautiful place you can find

How to conquer a fear of the ocean?  Dive in the most beautiful place you can find | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Indonesian archipelago is home to supersized manta rays and pygmy sea horses, and is considered one of the best scuba spots on Earth.
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World archeologists admire shipwreck at Bullock museum

World archeologists admire shipwreck at Bullock museum | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
It is one of the greatest shipwreck discoveries off the coast of Texas and soon it will be the centerpiece exhibit at the Bob Bullock State History Museum.
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4 Crazy Awesome Underwater Records - Book Your Dive

4 Crazy Awesome Underwater Records  - Book Your Dive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Here are just four of many underwater tournaments and the world records held, or attempted, by scuba divers from around the world.
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From Dolphins to Loons, Gulf Species Still Reeling From Deepwater Horizon Disaster

From Dolphins to Loons, Gulf Species Still Reeling From Deepwater Horizon Disaster | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Four years after the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, wildlife is struggling to recover.
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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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The FishPool Hoard .. Lost treasure from the War of the Roses ???

The FishPool Hoard .. Lost treasure from the War of the Roses ??? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

On March 22, 1966, an unusual hoard of treasure was found by construction workers on a building site in the village of Fishpool, near present day Cambourne Gardens, England. The treasure was comprised of 1,237 coins, four rings, four pieces of jewelry, and two lengths of chain. The hoard was unusual because it contained both coins and jewelry made entirely of gold, which made it easier for historians to date.

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