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A Closer Look at the Creation of a Vast Pacific Shark Sanctuary

A Closer Look at the Creation of a Vast Pacific Shark Sanctuary | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A marine conservationist describes the path to creating the world's biggest shark sanctuary.
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Unseen Titanic - Photo Gallery - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

Unseen Titanic - Photo Gallery - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the
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Saudi women scuba divers demand their own section of the sea

Saudi women scuba divers demand their own section of the sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
An increasing number of women scuba divers want designated areas to dive in the Red Sea to avoid the obstacles they face when trying to obtain a permit for a diving trip.The Coast Guard does not permit women to dive without mahrams (male guardians).
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Greater Protections for Great Whites

Greater Protections for Great Whites | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The unique population of great white sharks off California has been awarded ‘candidacy’ status under the California Endangered Species Act.
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Act now to suspend Shell's Arctic drilling permits

Act now to suspend Shell's Arctic drilling permits | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
With the Kulluk fiasco Shell proves yet again they can't be trusted in the Arctic. Tell President Obama to call a timeout on Arctic drilling.
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Yale Environment 360: Sea Urchins Offer a Clue To New Way to Capture Carbon Dioxide

Yale Environment 360: Sea Urchins Offer a Clue To New Way to Capture Carbon Dioxide | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Oyster hunting in the B.C.’s Discovery Islands

Oyster hunting in the B.C.’s Discovery Islands | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The only thing more thrilling than searching for oysters in this bio-dense paradise – is eating them fresh out of the sand
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Can McDonald's keep its fish supply sustainable?

Can McDonald's keep its fish supply sustainable? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
McDonald's adopts the Marine Stewardship Council’s blue ecolabel for its Filet-O-Fish. Will high demand for the sandwich create an overfishing problem?
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‘No Take’ Rules having positive effect on Florida Keys fish populations

‘No Take’ Rules having positive effect on Florida Keys fish populations | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Scuba diver dies in Sydney's north

Scuba diver dies in Sydney's north | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
February 09, 2013: A disastrous chain of events has caused the death of an experienced diving instructor and left one of his students with the bends.
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Dive Magazine Free

Dive Magazine Free | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Dive Magazine Free Digital Edition
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The first photo of a giant oceanic Manta Ray giving birth!! | Life of the Worlds

The first photo of a giant oceanic Manta Ray giving birth!! | Life of the Worlds | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
First picture of a giant oceanic manta ray giving birth in it a natural environment. Photo by Martin Ureta and published by Angelina Cecchetto lifeoftheworlds.com
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Shark Finning and Shark Fishing: What's the Difference? | Speak Up For The Blue

Shark Finning and Shark Fishing: What's the Difference? | Speak Up For The Blue | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Sharing finning and shark fishing are not the same thing. One is a gruesome act while the other has potential to be sustainable. Check out how you can save sharks!
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Holiday photos can help track individual whale sharks (Wired UK)

Holiday photos can help track individual whale sharks (Wired UK) | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Tourist pictures uploaded to photo sharing sites like Flickr could help conservationists track individual whale sharks
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Photo of the Biggest Crocodile, Which Died in the Philippines

Photo of the Biggest Crocodile, Which Died in the Philippines | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Lolong is the largest crocodile in captivity no longer—the giant reptile has died in the Philippines.
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OTTER PUTS ON LIFE JACKET THEN EATS IT

FUN OTTER PUTS ON LIFE JACKET, THEN DECIDES TO EAT IT!
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Goldfish wears a harness

Goldfish wears a harness | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A disabled goldfish kept falling to the bottom of the tank, so they had to create a cool little life vest for him.
For more on the disabled fish check here http://www.youtube.com/user/synirr
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: DAN Case Study

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: DAN Case Study | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

DAN Case study 8
This diver was a 61-year-old male in good health, taking no medications.
He was on a liveaboard dive vessel in the South Pacific, vacationing with his son. He had completed 700 lifetime dives over 35 years. On this trip he had performed 13 dives over a five day period breathing air (two or three dives per day). His deepest dive was to 148 fsw (45 msw) and he reported having no problems with any of the dives. This was his typical style of diving.

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Luxury Home Décor From the Bottom of Our Dirty Oceans?

Luxury Home Décor From the Bottom of Our Dirty Oceans? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Over a billion pounds of fishing gear is left at bottom of our ocean floors annually. Coral reefs in particular are vulnerable to discarded fishing nets from independent and commercial boats alike.
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Crystal Lake Ice Dive, February 9, 2013, Beulah Michigan

Benzie Area Public Safety Dive Team (B.A.P.S.D.T.) doing an ice dive demo on Crystal Lake. Dive team members: Chuck DuPont, Mike Johnson, Lenny Merrill, Ross...
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Cold-Water Volcanic Vent Discovered

Cold-Water Volcanic Vent Discovered | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Oceana and National Geographic Launch Expedition to the End of the World

Oceana and National Geographic Launch Expedition to the End of the World | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Today we’re proud to announce that Oceana and National Geographic are embarking on a truly unprecedented expedition to one of the most remote and unexplored areas on earth, the Desventuradas Islands.
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DiveAssure unveils new multi-trip coverage

DiveAssure unveils new multi-trip coverage | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
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Whale Sharks and Giant Squids: Big or Bu!!$hit?

Whale Sharks and Giant Squids: Big or Bu!!$hit? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The bubbles around me clear and as I regain my visibility my first thought is how wide is the mouth coming for me. Five feet? Six Feet?  Will my whole body fit in there?
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Polar bears 'may need to be fed by humans to survive'

Polar bears 'may need to be fed by humans to survive' | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Yale Environment 360: Drastic measures are required to save the beleaguered animal from extinction, say scientists
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