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Only 13 out of about 200 instructors certified under DiveSafer scheme - Channel News Asia

Only 13 out of about 200 instructors certified under DiveSafer scheme - Channel News Asia | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Channel News Asia Only 13 out of about 200 instructors certified under DiveSafer scheme Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: Only 13 out of the estimated 200 diving instructors in Singapore are certified under the DiveSafer scheme administered by the...
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More treasure to be found at only US pirate ship wreck

More treasure to be found at only US pirate ship wreck | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The pirate ship Whydah sunk off Cape Cod in 1717, with as many as 400,000 gold coins and other artifacts on board.
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Indiana panel set to designate underwater preserve - News Sentinel

Indiana panel set to designate underwater preserve
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PORTAGE — The site of a 1911 shipwreck off the Indiana Dunes State Park shoreline is poised to become the state's first underwater preserve, an official said Thursday.
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Lessons For Life: Pride Can Be Deadly

Lessons For Life: Pride Can Be Deadly | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The best equipment won't save you if you don't know how to use it.
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A huge earthquake devastated the village in 2008 causing it to be completely ... - Daily Mail

A huge earthquake devastated the village in 2008 causing it to be completely ... - Daily Mail | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
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A huge earthquake devastated the village in 2008 causing it to be completely ...
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These astonishing pictures show an entire village emerging from a lake - five years after it was completely flooded following a massive earthquake.
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Underwater volcano is Earth's biggest - Nature.com

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Underwater volcano is Earth's biggest
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Tamu Massif has been long known as one of three large mountains that make up an underwater range called the Shatsky Rise.
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Texas family discovers crashed WWII plane on Gulf dive trip - Houston Chronicle

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Texas family discovers crashed WWII plane on Gulf dive trip
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When Plano resident Kerry Kirpach took the plunge off the coast off Florida for a scuba dive this summer with her husband and mom, she hoped to find some fossils and coral.
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Lagoon's underwater fireworks could be sign of improving health - Florida Today

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Lagoon's underwater fireworks could be sign of improving health
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Bioluminescence lights up Indian River: Bioluminescence, a phenomenon that causes the Indian River lagoon water to glow, is in full bloom right now.
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Lyndhurst: I said no to diving show - Belfast Telegraph

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Lyndhurst: I said no to diving show
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The New Tricks star is a keen diver and enjoys diving holidays with his wife and son. He is also a trained pilot and owns several planes.
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Maritime hub lacks technical divers - Inquirer.net

Maritime hub lacks technical divers Inquirer.net “We thought we could get the equipment we need here considering that Cebu is a top diving destination then we realized that most of the divers here are recreational divers and only a few are...
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Incredible Underwater Life of the White Sea (PHOTOS) - weather.com

Incredible Underwater Life of the White Sea (PHOTOS) - weather.com | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Photographer Alexander Semenov dives deep into the freezing waters of Russia’s White Sea to capture thousands of images of stunning Arctic underwater life.
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From Driving Underwater Scooters to Texting, Hawaii Students ...

From Driving Underwater Scooters to Texting, Hawaii Students ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is a post by NOAA Fisheries Biologist Dr. Matthew Parry. The Office of Response and Restoration's Joe Inslee also contributed to this post. The sparkling, turquoise waters off the coast of Hawaii may seem like the perfect ...
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Fukushima fallout: Should you eat Pacific fish?

Fukushima fallout: Should you eat Pacific fish? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Is eating fish from the Pacific Ocean safe after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown in 2011? So far, the answer is maybe, maybe not.
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Sea Hunt: Finding Sunken Treasure With The Great Lakes' Legendary Shipwreck Hunters

Sea Hunt: Finding Sunken Treasure With The Great Lakes' Legendary Shipwreck Hunters | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Forget fantasies of gold doubloons or pirate booty — for a veteran crew of Midwestern adventurers looking for a lost freighter at the bottom of Lake Superior, the long, isolating search is it...
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A dirty job in Mexico City: sewer diver | The Raw Story

A dirty job in Mexico City: sewer diver | The Raw Story | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Deep below the streets of Mexico City, Julio Cesar Cu is hard at work swimming in dark sewer waters in a diving helmet and dry suit, surrounded by rats, feces and condoms. It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it.
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Diver finds class ring lost in Cooper River 38 years ago - Charleston Post Courier

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Diver finds class ring lost in Cooper River 38 years ago
Charleston Post Courier
Provided by John CercopelyDr. Brian Tovin found this 1974 College of Charleston class ring in the Cooper River. While looking for prehistoric shark teeth, Dr.
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Almost as good as a shart tooth!

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Horse Mesa Dam repair crew living, working underwater - KPHO Phoenix

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Horse Mesa Dam repair crew living, working underwater
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Crews doing work for the Salt River Project utility company are in the closing stages of a two-month dam repair project that has taken place mostly underwater.
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DARPA wants to build a fleet of underwater drones for the Navy - The Verge

DARPA wants to build a fleet of underwater drones for the Navy - The Verge | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
DARPA wants to build a fleet of underwater drones for the Navy The Verge DARPA wants to build a fleet of drones stationed beneath ocean waters around the world that can quickly deliver supplies and equipment to Navy personnel near coastlines, on...
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Mesmerizing Photos of Cenote Angelita, an Underwater River - PetaPixel

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Mesmerizing Photos of Cenote Angelita, an Underwater River
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No, you didn't read the title wrong.
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Underwater browsing: Sony Xperia Z reviewed - ArabianBusiness.com

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Underwater browsing: Sony Xperia Z reviewed
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The new tablet device from Sony exudes confidence with its sleek appearance (thickness less than 7mm) and wide screen (10.1 inches).
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Navy divers recover US bombs from Barrier Reef - Phys.Org

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Navy divers recover US bombs from Barrier Reef
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The Great Barrier Reef is pictured in this NASA satellite image taken on August 6, 2004.
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Hap's owner opens full-service dive shop in Granite Quarry - Salisbury Post

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Hap's owner opens full-service dive shop in Granite Quarry
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JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST Greg Culp, who operates Hap's Grill in Salisbury, has opened his second business that caters to his passion of scuba diving.
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Pisces III: A dramatic underwater rescue - BBC News

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Pisces III: A dramatic underwater rescue
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Forty years ago two British sailors plunged almost 1,600ft into an abyss, 150 miles off Ireland, in a deep-sea submersible.
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Scuba Diving Helps Utah's Wounded Veterans - KUTV 2News

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KUTV 2News Scuba Diving Helps Utah's Wounded Veterans KUTV 2News (KUTV) Veteran outreach groups in Utah are raising awareness and funds to promote the benefits of scuba diving as therapy for veterans suffering from wartime injuries and anxiety...
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