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Caribbean box jellyfish found in Australia for first time, on Queensland's Gold Coast

Caribbean box jellyfish found in Australia for first time, on Queensland's Gold Coast | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
A box jellyfish native to Jamaica in the Caribbean is found for the first time in Australia on Queensland's Gold Coast.

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Save up to $1500 on Liveaboard Diving Trips from March to May

Save up to $1500 on Liveaboard Diving Trips from March to May | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Founded in 1984, the Aggressor Fleet has become one of the household names in liveaboard diving. And you can save up to $1500 on their selected itineraries from now until May. Don't miss out!
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Best places to scuba dive in March

Best places to scuba dive in March | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
March is a great month for shark diving, both in the northern and southern hemisphere. The Ningaloo Reef UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Western Australia, has 300 to 500 whale sharks visiting each year. March marks the beginning of the arrival of hundreds of these whale sharks and divers can enjoy water temperatures
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Best Destinations for Wreck Diving

Best Destinations for Wreck Diving | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Wreck diving is fascinating and provides unique opportunities to delve into human history whilst enjoying exceptional marine life. There are shipwrecks in
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What Is Citizen Science And How Can It Affect Ocean Health

What Is Citizen Science And How Can It Affect Ocean Health | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
The number of research studies benefitting from citizen science is growing every year. As a diver you can step in and contribute to marine conservation efforts by becoming a citizen scientist for the oceans.
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Seal whiskers inspire vortex sensor

Seal whiskers inspire vortex sensor | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Seals use their whiskers to sense food by tracking the vortices left by potential prey, for example by fish swimming. The authors of a soon-to-be-published
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Best Scuba Diving in February - SCUBA News

Best Scuba Diving in February - SCUBA News | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
February is particularly good for shark loving scuba divers and is a month with dive highlights around the globe.
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From the Bahamas to Indonesia, find the best places to scuba dive in Feburary
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Scuba diving Norway

Scuba diving Norway | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Dive Norway for the strongest tidal currents in the world (Saltstromme and Sundstrommen), great wrecks, uncrowded diving - find best dives and dive operators in Norway.
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UK celebrates first "Plastic Free Coastline" community

UK celebrates first "Plastic Free Coastline" community | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Nearly 100 other towns are working toward the same status.

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A New Species of Giant Octopus Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight

A New Species of Giant Octopus Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Now that we’ve been properly introduced to the new “frilled giant octopus,” we’ll need to learn more about it to ensure its survival.

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Sea Shepherd celebrates New Year with arrest of illegal fishing vessel in Liberia

Sea Shepherd celebrates New Year with arrest of illegal fishing vessel in Liberia | SCUBA News | Scoop.it

On January 2nd, the Chinese-flagged fishing vessel (F/V) Guo Ji 809 was arrested by the Liberian Coast Guard -- with the assistance of Sea Shepherd -- for illegal fishing in waters belonging to the West African state of Liberia.


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SCUBA News 210 (ISSN 1476-8011) now up

SCUBA News 210 (ISSN 1476-8011) now up | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Inside: Pick a diving book, which is the best Honduras island for diving, warm water diving in Europe in winter and diving and environmental news from around world.
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Warm water diving in Europe in winter

Warm water diving in Europe in winter | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Year-round sun and little rain, and on the same latitude as Sharm El Sheikh in the Red Sea, the Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa.
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Together with their adjacent seamounts, the Canary Islands hold the most diverse community of sharks and rays of the whole European Union, with 79 species identified.
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Fiji Siren Liveaboard Sinks - SCUBA News

Fiji Siren Liveaboard Sinks - SCUBA News | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Fiji Siren sinks into 240 m of water after being holed in Bligh Water. All divers and crew safely abandoned ship.
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10 Amazing Organizations Fighting to Save Our Oceans

10 Amazing Organizations Fighting to Save Our Oceans | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
The Ocean, one of the most diverse places on Earth, is under threat. However, there are organizations, working day in and day out to protect the ocean and restore vibrant marine life.
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Robots Help Ocean Explorers Map the Sea Floor

Robots Help Ocean Explorers Map the Sea Floor | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
To discover the ocean, map the seafloor and get an up-close view, ocean explorers deploy a range of powerful technologies, from ship-based sonar to autonomous underwater and remotely operated vehicles.

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Antifreeze Proteins: Why Fish Don’t Freeze in the Antarctic Ocean

Antifreeze Proteins: Why Fish Don’t Freeze in the Antarctic Ocean | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
The frigid waters of the Antarctic Ocean should be cold enough to freeze fish blood. A natural antifreeze however, keeps it flowing, and the scientists have discovered exactly how it works.
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Thistlegorm Photo Wins Underwater Photographer of the Year

Thistlegorm Photo Wins Underwater Photographer of the Year | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Stupendous underwater photos showcased in the winners of the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition.
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A panoramic photograph of British World War II military vehicles deep inside the wreck of the Thistlegorm in the Red Sea sees German photographer Tobias Friedrich named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018.
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Specialist scuba divers are plumbing new depths to haul radioactive waste out of the nuclear fuel storage pond at Sizewell

Specialist scuba divers are plumbing new depths to haul radioactive waste out of the nuclear fuel storage pond at Sizewell | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Specialist scuba divers are plumbing new depths to haul radioactive waste out of the nuclear fuel storage pond at Sizewell A.

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Gold treasure recovered from 1857 shipwreck to make debut

Gold treasure recovered from 1857 shipwreck to make debut | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
More than $50 million worth of gold bars, coins and dust that's been described as the greatest lost treasure in U.S. history is about to make its public debut in California after sitting at the bottom of the ocean for more than 150 years.

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Most Recent Sea Level Rise Predictions - SCUBA News

Most Recent Sea Level Rise Predictions - SCUBA News | SCUBA News | Scoop.it

The terrifying impacts of sea level rise include the obvious consequence of flood disasters, contaminated drinking water as the sea seeps into the freshwater sources in the ground, problems with agriculture and infected crops, threatened wildlife populations and a damaged economy (particularly due to coastal tourism being affected).

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Vote now for the Wildlife Photo of the Year - People's Choice Competition - SCUBA News

Vote now for the Wildlife Photo of the Year - People's Choice Competition - SCUBA News | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
Now is your chance to vote for your favourite image in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Scalloped hammerhead sharks are generally found i
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Top 10 diver resolutions for the New Year - SCUBA News

Top 10 diver resolutions for the New Year - SCUBA News | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
With the New Year here, it’s time to get those resolutions underway. Traditionally a time to set personal goals, what better way to begin next year than by
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Diving Bestseller List 2017 Released Today - SCUBA News

Diving Bestseller List 2017 Released Today - SCUBA News | SCUBA News | Scoop.it
SCUBA Travel are pleased to release their annual list of the best-selling diving books and DVDs. Fifty Places to Dive Before You Die keeps it's top spot fo
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How Reducing Litter Can Help Save Coral Reefs | OR&R's Marine Debris Program

How Reducing Litter Can Help Save Coral Reefs | OR&R's Marine Debris Program | SCUBA News | Scoop.it

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Ancient Shipwrecks Discovered in Alexandria’s Harbor - Archaeology Magazine

Ancient Shipwrecks Discovered in Alexandria’s Harbor - Archaeology Magazine | SCUBA News | Scoop.it

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Darrin Jillson's curator insight, November 22, 2017 12:45 PM
I bet there is more to find.