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Tomorrow is #GUEUnityDay2020

"We are really excited because for the first time ever, GUE communities from around the world will gather together this weekend to celebrate our love for diving.

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Live Stream Schedule

Session 1: 06:00 - all times shown are GMT

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GUE, Dorota Czerny, Community Day, Global Underwater Explorers, Rosemary E Lunn, Roz Lunn, XRay Mag, X-Ray Magazine, scuba diving news

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Session 3: 16:00 - all times shown are GMT

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British Divers Write to Your MP to Vote on Shark EDM

The petition started by needed a minimum of 100,000 signatures, in order for Parliament to consider debatin

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Dying coral reefs saved by automation

Healthy coral reefs provide food and a home to about 25% of all the world’s marine creatures, sustain an estimated 6 million fishermen, provide coastal protection by reducing the impact of waves and support local tourist economies.

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What options are dive operators left with in face of COVID-19?

With borders reopening and travel following tentatively, keeping on top of the latest developments can be a full-time job.

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Have you had a 'Caustic Cocktail'? DAN would like to know

If you are a certified rebreather diver and you have experienced a caustic cocktail, or have dived with someone who has experienced a caustic cocktail, please participate.

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German WW2 cruiser found between Norway and Denmark

Statnett, the Norwegian state-owned power grid operator, made the astounding discovery of the lost Karlsruhe cruiser around 488 meters (1,600 feet) below sea level off the Southern coast of Norway, some 13 nautical miles from the port of Kristians

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UK divers—petition Parliament now to ban the importation of shark fins!

The insatiable demand for shark fins is catastrophic for the shark population. According to the World Wildlife Fund, “the latest research suggests that around 100 million sharks may be killed annually, often targeted for their fins.

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Depth record called into question

In September 2014, Egyptian national and technical diver Ahmed Gabr performed a deep dive off Dahab in the Egyptian Red Sea under the auspices and observation of adjudicators from The Guinness Book of Records.

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While I to some extent can appreciate why you are not keen on being subjected to a possible toxic backlash—which sadly is a behaviour I have witnessed before in the tech community, I grant you that—and want to protect yourself from it, I find

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The horse is now out of the barn

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WDHOF Scholarships and Grants are now live!

This year, there are 39 training grants and scholarships available.

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New test to detect crown-of-thorns starfish

Outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish (CoTS) are bad news for coral reefs, so it is essential that they are detected and dealt with as soon as possible.

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Sea turtles to spend more time house-hunting in the future

In the future, sea turtles in the US will find it harder to find suitable nesting habitat, due to climate change, rising sea levels and coastal development.

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Art Inspired by Underwater Images

As a lifetime member of the Art Student League in New York City, I have studied both realistic and abstract painting. I often use my art training to help my photography, both above and below the water’s surface.

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Pool Diving Adventure

Gregory is a technical diving instructor and teaches a number of different rebreathers. Living in Staten Island, he has a 2m (7ft) deep, heated pool in his backyard. This was the only place for us to get wet!

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Nutrients are bad news for corals

Typically, coral reef environments are low in nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous compounds. However, such conditions are not set in stone as sometimes, passing ocean currents can bring in nutrients from elsewhere.

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Diving Then and Now: The Wookey Hole Caves—Birthplace of Cave Diving

Cave diving was in its infancy during the 1930s. In the beginning, explorers did not look at cave diving as a form of sport or a diving method. Rather, it was more of a means to reach a specific end while dry caving.

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