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Scottish Shellfish Reef 'Is World's Largest'

Scottish Shellfish Reef 'Is World's Largest' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A shellfish reef discovered in Scotland may be the largest in the world, according to the country's Environment Secretary.
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Whale watchers get ready as Pacific gray migration begins

Whale watchers get ready as Pacific gray migration begins | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The annual Pacific gray whale migration has begun in Southern California and whale watchers are already excited about the number of sightings near the South Bay this week.
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No fish story: Meet the 'Megapiranha'

No fish story: Meet the 'Megapiranha' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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13 wrong things about sharks that conservation advocates should stop saying in 2013 (and what they should say instead)

13 wrong things about sharks that conservation advocates should stop saying in 2013 (and what they should say instead) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
While the rest of the scientific and management community and I are grateful for the passionate support of many shark conservation advocates, passion is no substitute for knowledge and accuracy.
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Virginia Beach 72-year-old teaches scuba diving | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

Virginia Beach 72-year-old teaches scuba diving | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
KEMPSVILLE, VIRGINIA BEACH Vincent Stewart’s enthusiasm for scuba diving began in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 1989, when he was a trainer for the Air Force.
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Thumbs up to this gentleman!!!! Good for you!!! You are never too old to try something new!!

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Features - Disney Cruises the greenest, Carnival Cruises least environmentally-friendly @ Mon Dec 24 2012

Features -  Disney Cruises the greenest, Carnival Cruises least environmentally-friendly @ Mon Dec 24 2012 | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES, Dec 24 – Environmental organisation Friends of the Earth has published the 2012 Cruise Ship Report Card ranking 15 major cruise lines and 148 cruise ships for their air and water pollution…...
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Along with the other rating. Staying green is always a great thing. I am able to see how Disney is doing all they can to top charts therefore the workign enviorment would be better. Also i can have a good feeling while working that I'm benefiting someone.

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Rising sea temperatures driving sharks toward beaches - The Nation

Rising sea temperatures driving sharks toward beaches - The Nation | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Rising sea temperatures driving sharks toward beaches The Nation Sydney Sharks are being driven towards beaches by extraordinary rises in ocean temperatures, fish experts said Sunday.
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The Secret World of Manta and Mobula Rays

Discover the world of manta and mobula rays and why the they so special. Their unique biology, captivating behavior and isolated populations make the animals...
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UPDATE — Researchers take marine life samples from Japanese dock that washed up on remote Olympic National Park beach

UPDATE — Researchers take marine life samples from Japanese dock that washed up on remote Olympic National Park beach | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Your #1 News Source for the Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and beyond.
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How Whale Hunting Changed the Ocean

How Whale Hunting Changed the Ocean | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Scientists Suggest Whale Hunting Led to Widespread Species Declines
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Perfect Buoyancy On Every Dive

Proper weighting is a moving target that changes with every dive. Find it with our exclusive buoyancy calculator.
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California's Sea Change: A Network of Hope Spots

Hope Spots are special ocean places that are cause for hope in a time when the ocean faces many threats. In this video Sylvia Earle, marine biologist and oce...
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Do Your Clean Clothes Make the Ocean Dirty?

Do Your Clean Clothes Make the Ocean Dirty? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Did you know that while clean clothes make you look and feel better, they could actually have the opposite effect on the ocean? By changing your laundry habits even slightly, you may be able to
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Underwater Hotel planned for Dubai

Underwater Hotel planned for Dubai | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dubai shipbuilder Drydocks World has signed on with Switzerland’s BIG InvestConsult, on behalf of partner Deep Ocean Technology (DOT), to become the sole
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Scuba-Tech Divers's curator insight, June 2, 2013 9:49 AM

Could be pretty cool, eh? Not sure I would stay there overnight though. That would be a whole lot of decompression to do

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Shipping Lanes to Be Adjusted to Protect Endangered Whales Along California Coast

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Chile Becomes First Country in World to Protect All Seamounts from Devastating Bottom Trawling!

Chile Becomes First Country in World to Protect All Seamounts from Devastating Bottom Trawling! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
As you enjoy those last holiday cookies before the New Year comes with its resolutions, we’d love to share one final present for you to enjoy: we are thrilled to announce that last week, the country o...
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How to Get Your Underwater Images Published in Scuba Diving Magazine

How to Get Your Underwater Images Published in Scuba Diving Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Got a great underwater image? Here's how to get it noticed by photo editors and make money from your hard work.
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Din of tankers could drive whales away from the north coast

Din of tankers could drive whales away from the north coast | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Some of B.C.'s quietest and most critical stretches of whale habitat could be transformed for the worse by increased shipping noise associated with Enbridge's Northern Gateway and other planned projects on the north coast.
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Sunfish invasion continues as third massive marine beast washed up in Norfolk

Sunfish invasion continues as third massive marine beast washed up in Norfolk | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The massive Sunfish - which weigh an average 157st each and measure 15ft by 12ft - have washed up in Lincolnshire, Kent and Norfolk.
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NOAA lists ringed and bearded ice seal populations under the Endangered Species Act :: NOAA Fisheries

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Australia to Create World’s Largest Marine Reserve | Dive Key West

Australia to Create World’s Largest Marine Reserve | Dive Key West | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Message in a Bottle Found… 98 Years Later |

Message in a Bottle Found… 98 Years Later | | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A bottle cast adrift in 1914 has been found off the coast of Scotland—and has broken a world record for the longest time a message in a bottle has been at sea.
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6 Things You Need To Know About the Ocean: Care2 Exclusive Interview With Ocean Pioneers

6 Things You Need To Know About the Ocean: Care2 Exclusive Interview With Ocean Pioneers | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sylvia Earle and Fabien Cousteau talk about the need for exploration and action to protect our world's most precious resource: the oceans.
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Featured Article - A Squid Snowstorm

Featured Article - A Squid Snowstorm | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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UnderwaterTimes.com | Geo-Engineering Against Climate Change: Seeding The Oceans With Iron May Not Address Carbon Emissions

Numerous geo-engineering schemes have been suggested as possible ways to reduce levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and so reduce the risk of global warming and climate change...
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