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Saving money on your flights for your next diving trip

When it comes to budget, you will find that the cost of this type of vacation can vary widely, and one of the biggest costs is often the flight. Fortunately, there are ways in which you can reduce the cost of your flights simply by going online.

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Oceanographer Robert Ballard is searching for lost aviator Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was attempting to become the first woman to fly around the world  in 1937 in a Purdue-funded Lockheed Model 10-E Electra, when Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island.&nb

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River dolphin offers clues to marine mammal communication

“We found that they do interact socially and are making more sounds than previously thought,” said Laura May Collado, a biologist at the University of Vermont and co-author of the study, which was published in the journal PeerJ.

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Dolphins form friendships

Bottlenose dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) in Florida were studied by a group of scientists of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) at Florida Atlantic University.

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NOAA to present Florida Keys draft restoration plan

The ongoing outbreak of stony coral tissue loss disease in the Florida Reef Tract began in 2014 and continues to spread. It is highly active off Key West, Florida and appears to be expanding to the Caribbean region.

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The plan, known as the Restoration Blueprint, seeks to address long-term declines to the Florida Keys’ marine resources as well as ongoing and emerging threats due to increased use and changing ocean conditions.

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Thin enamel? No problem for crocs

Crocodiles, which regularly chomp down on prey like turtles, wildebeest and other large animals, have very powerful bites.

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Pollution may be keeping invasive fish out of Great Lakes

Since their accidental release in North America in the 1970s, silver carp have expanded their range in the Mississippi River Basin and have been moving northwards towards Lake Michigan.

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Split spawning can give coral reefs a second chance

When investigating whether corals that split their spawning over multiple months are more successful at spreading their offspring across different reefs, researchers discovered that split spawning can indeed improve the coral reef's resilience.

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British submarine found after 101 years

Using a 3D multibeam scanner, researchers from the Sea War Museum Jutland have discovered a century-old British submarine which sank off the northern coast of Denmark in 1918.

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Temperature within turtle eggs can affect hatchlings' gender

A new study has revealed that while still in their shells, turtle embryos sometimes can influence their own gender.

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Higher temperatures benefit blue crabs of Chesapeake Bay

Apparently, the warmer temperatures doesn’t spell bad news for all of Earth’s creatures. For the blue crabs of Chesapeake Bay, it likely will bring about longer and more productive seasons for the crustacean.

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Older sharks are more flexible than young ones

Nurse sharks are a typically inshore bottom-dwelling species.

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Marine seismic testing harmful to lobsters too

It's a known fact that marine seismic testing, which involves loud sounds, adversely affects the hearing of fish and marine mammals like dolphins and whales. But what about other creatures like lobsters?

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French submarine that vanished in 1968 located in Mediterranean

France's defence Minister Florence Parly announced a new search for Minerve at the beginning of 2019, backed by the latest technology and naval vessels, following fresh demands from the families of deceased sailors to find the remains of their lov

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WDHOF is calling for outstanding female diver nominations

If you know a female diver who has made an outstanding contribution to our underwater world you can

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MIDE 2019 Report & Lens Beyond Ocean Photo Contest Winners

There were 1,000 exhibitors from 12 countries, sharing their products, services and expertise with visitors. Overall sales generated over the three-day event was around US$2.57 mil (RM10.7 mil), a 45 percent increase from last year.

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