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The Story of an Uncontrolled Ascent – Paralenz Used for Diving Safety

The Incident

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As they began their ascent, the least experienced member of the dive team forgot to dump the air from his drysuit, and immediately began a rapid, uncontrolled ascent.

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Dive profiles provide essential information to emergency services when dealing with any incident that might result in a decompression injury.

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Nighttime lighting affects guppies' daytime behaviour

Being exposed to light during the night can cause changes in the behaviour of guppies, according to a new study published in the Scientific Reports journal.

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Wreck of James Cook's HMS Endeavour located. Well, almost

HMS Endeavour was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded to Australia and New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery from 1768 to 1771.

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Mysterious shark café discovered in remote Pacific

Each year, hundreds of great white sharks from California and Mexico journey to a far-flung stretch of the Pacific Ocean dubbed the "White Shark Cafe", situated between Mexico's Baja California and Hawaii.

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Sorb Storage: New research released!

Sorb is a soda lime material used to scrub or remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from expired gas in rebreathers. It comes in two forms - granular or solid rolls - and is packed into a canister that is then fitted to the rebreather.

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Oil dispersant had adverse effects on oysters

To deal with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, nearly two million gallons of CorexitR 9500, an oil dispersant, was used to break down the oil.

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Win a limited edition Omega Seamaster!

This year Omega are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Seamaster 300M.

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Basking sharks can leap as high as 1.2 meters

Despite their peaceful demeanor and large size (they are the second largest shark species in the world), basking sharks can be as agile and powerful as their more famed counterparts, the great whites.

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Mike's is recruiting for a Sales Assistant

Mike's likes to hire people that are not only enthusiastic about diving, but have dived in different areas around the world.

Not only do we sell gear but we are a great resource for information on actual dive sites

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Expedition finds three new snailfish species at extreme depths

An expedition to the Atacama Trench, one of the deepest places on earth, has yielded video footage of three new species of snailfish, as well as a specimen of one of them.

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Japan proposes end to commercial whaling ban

Japan calls for an end to a decades-old ban on commercial whaling arguing there is no longer a scientific reason for what was supposed to be a temporary measure.

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Chemical compounds found in urine of bottlenose dolphins

Researchers have found chemical compounds in the urine of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) tested in Sarasota Bay, Florida.

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How changing seas affected marine reptiles during Jurassic era

By studying the fossilised teeth of reptiles, palaeontologists at the University of Edinburgh have discovered how they adapted to major environmental changes more than 150 million years ago, and how today’s marine life ecosystems may play out.

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Modifying design of culverts can help fish swim easier

Culverts have become a major part of our lives, allowing water to pass underneath a road, path, or some other structure.

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Tracking tawaki penguins to their feeding grounds

Researchers at the University of Otago have discovered that the tawaki penguin, although just 60cm high, have no qualms about travelling nearly 7,000 kilometres to feed.

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Getting the Boys Out: Tham Luang Cave Rescue

At 10:00 p.m., Kummongkol led the first responders into the cave. The team of 14 local rescue workers set up a light and found the boys’ bicycles and sports equipment, which had been left near the entrance to the cave.

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