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What camouflage prawns do when a wardrobe change takes weeks

As their name suggests, chameleon prawns have the ability to hide in plain sight from potential predators by changing their color.

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Dive boat skipper Emily Turton is driving force behind #Scapa100

When World War I ended, it was agreed as part of the Armistice agreement that Germany had to surrender most of its fleet. Between November 1918 and January 1919, 74 ships from the German High Seas Fleet arrived in Scapa Flow to be interred.

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The AAUS Calls For Abstracts

This year the AAUS has joined forces with the CAUS to hold their diving conference in Vancouver, Canada.

This is a great opportunity for students to present. Jessica Keller

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Thai Cave rescue team member Vern Unsworth is made an MBE

When the news broke locally in Thailand the first foreign on the scene offering his help was a Brit. More specifically Vern Unsworth, an active, experienced caver of more than 40 years standing.

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'Flight shaming' a growing buzzword

A Swedish-born anti-flying movement is creating a whole new vocabulary, from "flygskam" which translates as "flight shame" to "tågskryt," or "train brag." “Flygskam”, the feeling of being embarrassed to fly due to the environmental impact, has bec

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British diving industry stalwart Caroline Sampson dies

The original business name was the 'Anglesey Diving Centre', and it was established in the late 1970s by Fred and Brenda Hughes.

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New scanners ensure liquids can remain in hand luggage

Airport security queues at London’s Heathrow Airport could soon be less stressful for passengers. Upon the introduction of new 3D scanners, passengers will be able to keep liquids and laptops in their hand baggage.

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US ceases American group travel to Cuba

The Treasury Department published new regulations Tuesday ending group travel to Cuba for “people to people” educational purposes and prohibiting visits to the island via cruise ships, personal aircraft or personal boats.

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Largetooth Sawfish protected in the Caribbean

The largetooth sawfish (Pristis pristis) is found worldwide in tropical and subtropical coastal regions, but also enters freshwater.

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Jumbo jet to become artificial reef in Bahrain

Along with the jet aircraft, the underwater theme park will also feature a replica of a traditional Bahraini pearl merchant's house along with other artificial coral reefs and structures.

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More and more fishing vessels cause catch sizes to shrink

A new study by researchers from University of Tasmania and CSIRO in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal shows how the global fishing fleet has doubled over the last 65 years, but the catch sizes (based on the amount

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British Diving Pioneer Peter Judge Dies

A number of stalwarts from the English south coast diving industry have said Peter was a founding figure, a long term fixture and a pioneering diver that helped build and shape our current sport.

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Peter Judge's Funeral

Peter Judge was married for nearly 65 years. He is survived by his wife Babs and his son Rob.

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Don't underestimate the little guys!

The next time you come across the tiny fish going about their business at a coral reef, take a moment to contemplate their important role in the reef ecosystem.

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How backyard songbirds end up in the tummies of baby tiger sharks

A paper recently published in the Ecology journal relates the intriguing phenomenon involving half-digested remains of birds found in the stomachs of baby tiger sharks.

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Plastic pollution indirectly impacts 10 percent of our oxygen

In the first study of its kind, researchers at Macquarie University studied how the chemicals leached during plastic pollution affect photosynthetic marine bacteria.

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