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Wanna Go #ScubaDiving in The World's Largest Underwater Theme Park?

Wanna Go #ScubaDiving in The World's Largest Underwater Theme Park? | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Who needs to stand in lines at theme parks when you could dive deep into an underwater theme park?

Developers have announced plans to create The Pearl of Dubai, a five-acre underwater wonderland inspired by the "Pirates of the Caribbean"...
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In Defense of Dive tables

In Defense of Dive tables | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
With inexpensive dive computers on every wrist these days, do we even need dive tables anymore? Yes, in fact, we do.

There was a time when dive computers were for the few, the most dedicated or simply the most flush w ...
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Despite the reliability of the technology, nothing can surpass your brain to protect you and get the most out of your dive experiences.

 

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All About Fire Coral

All About Fire Coral | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
If you come into accidental contact with fire coral, you'll surely regret it. But these organisms are some of the most fascinating creatures in the sea, starting with the fact that they are not corals at all!

Via Dive Mistress
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If you ever come into contact with Fir Coral you won't care whether it's coral or not...

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Deliver A Postcard From the World's First Underwater Post Office - Tourism On The Edge

Deliver A Postcard From the World's First Underwater Post Office - Tourism On The Edge | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Ever seen an underwater post office? http://t.co/112iF4lUNH #scuba
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I've delivered from the now closed "Hell" post office, why not underwater...
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Diving mysteries, myths and more! - Divernet

Diving mysteries, myths and more!
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Monty Halls, Andy Torbet and Mark Powell will be among top scuba divers making presentations to DIVE 2013 visitors on both days of the show, at the NEC Birmingham on 26/27 October.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: “Always analyse your gas” – Statement from the NACD

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: “Always analyse your gas” – Statement from the NACD | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it

These days it’s not uncommon to see divers analyzing their cylinders for CO during the pre-dive process. However, even with that awareness it is a bit surprising that there are still divers that do not analyze all cylinders for oxygen content

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Samantha Sanchez's curator insight, August 19, 2013 1:03 AM

NACD statement...
May prove to be useful 

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Diving with Sharks - DoD Live

Diving with Sharks - DoD Live | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
DoD Live
Diving with Sharks
DoD Live
Navy divers spend some of their time getting into SHARK tanks in aquariums around the country…on purpose!
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20 Things You Didn’t Know About Sharks | The Scuba News

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Sharks | The Scuba News | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
We love sharks here at The Scuba News and here are 20 things that you may not know about this beautiful, majestic creature!
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All About Fire Coral

All About Fire Coral | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
If you come into accidental contact with fire coral, you'll surely regret it. But these organisms are some of the most fascinating creatures in the sea, starting with the fact that they are not corals at all!

Via Dive Mistress
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Mark Vogel's curator insight, March 22, 2014 4:57 AM

If you ever come into contact with Fir Coral you won't care whether it's coral or not...

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Scuba Soldier - Back From Afghanistan Early - Surprises Family

After being in Afghanistan for 6 months and 3 months of training in the States before that with only a short month home in between, he is finally home! We th...
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Diving Dog Needs A Home - CBS 11

Diving Dog Needs A Home - CBS 11 | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Diving Dog Needs A Home
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COLLEYVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) - Tami Stanley rescues Labrador Retrievers. She took Bunny in from a shelter with a bad case of mange. “She had no hair around her eyes or on her ears,” Stanley recalled.
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Designer creates wetsuit that lets wearers 'fly' underwater

Designer creates wetsuit that lets wearers 'fly' underwater | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
A French designer has created a wetsuit that is designed to allow the wearer a feeling of "flying" while underwater. It is unclear if the product, called 'Oceanwings' is planned for production.
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Would love to try this!

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Top 10 Newbie Diving Mistakes | What not to do when you’re learning to dive

Top 10 Newbie Diving Mistakes | What not to do when you’re learning to dive | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
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Have you ever wanted go hiking ... underwater? Well, look no further. - Huffington Post

Have you ever wanted go hiking ... underwater? Well, look no further. - Huffington Post | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted go hiking ... underwater? Well, look no further.
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This amazing mountain lake lies in Tragoess, Austria.

Via Darrin Jillson
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Combine this with Snuba and it will be like a real hike for more people
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The Strange and Wonderful History of Diving Suits, From 1715 to Today

The Strange and Wonderful History of Diving Suits, From 1715 to Today | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Long before we had spacesuits, we had diving suits. The ocean was the first hostile environment that we sent people into, completely covered with protective gear.

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Scuba diving in Florida's springs

Scuba diving in Florida's springs | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
WILLISTON — The summer sun and high humidity made walking in a wet suit — just 100 feet from the parking lot to the spring — feel like I had run a mile in a sauna.
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Help a family member or friend get back into diving Even the ... - Padi

Help a family member or friend get back into diving Even the ... - Padi | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
After a long hiatus from diving, someone might start to feel unsure of their skills and abilities but the PADI Scuba Review course is designed to address those very concerns. The theory section is even available as a online ...
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It's always a great feeling to help someone get back into diving and watch the wonder happen all over again!

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What kind of sanctuary do we want? - Florida Keys Keynoter

What kind of sanctuary do we want? - Florida Keys Keynoter | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
What kind of sanctuary do we want?
Florida Keys Keynoter
Tim Grollimund is a freelance photographer and PADI divemaster based in Key Largo. He can be reached at tim@timgimages.com or through his web site atwww.timgimages.com.
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Twitter / EarthPix: This is what it's like to scuba ...

Twitter / EarthPix: This is what it's like to scuba ... | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
This is what it's like to scuba dive between two continents. http://t.co/4JIqfS0JMD
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25 Best Places To Go Scuba Diving

25 Best Places To Go Scuba Diving | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Scuba diving is now the most popular recreational water sports in the world as shown by the increasing numbers of enthusiasts, scuba diving sites, and companies selling scuba diving equipment.
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Amazing video of dolphin seeking help from scuba divers - AMERICAblog (blog)

Amazing video of dolphin seeking help from scuba divers - AMERICAblog (blog) | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Amazing video of dolphin seeking help from scuba divers
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It turns out that the dolphin had fishing line and a hook stuck on one of its fins, so it approached a group of divers who were watching manta rays at night near Kona, Hawaii.

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Colin Zylka's curator insight, January 22, 2013 11:29 AM

This should bring a tear to everyone's eye that watches....

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Shark Diving: Brave, Reckless, or a Little of Both? - Peninsula Pulse

Shark Diving: Brave, Reckless, or a Little of Both? - Peninsula Pulse | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
Shark Diving: Brave, Reckless, or a Little of Both?
Peninsula Pulse
We went with Umkomaas Lodge Dive Charters on recommendation and initially intended on doing two dives with them.
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Divers Save Whale Shark | #oceans #scuba #scubadiving

Divers Save Whale Shark | #oceans #scuba #scubadiving | SCUBA Diving | Scoop.it
A group of divers off the coast of Baja, Mexico save a whale shark in distress. Although its skin was not looking too healthy after that, a full recovery was expected.
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