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Octopuses that live deeper in the ocean have bumpier skin

Scientists from the Field Museum in Chicago, USA recently discovered that Pacific warty octopuses don’t all have the same appearance, nor do they all live at the same ocean depth.

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Industry legend Dr Glen Egstrom dies

Egstrom passed away quietly at home in Los Angeles, on the evening of Monday 7 October 2019, surrounded by his family.

Glen was such a 'giver' and mentor to so many in our wonderful industry! Spencer Slate

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Awards

A great NOGI fellow and helped support our efforts. Bob Evans

Glen Egstrom was recognised by his peers and colleagues for his many and varied contributions in our sport.

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OWUSS Tributes

Key personnel who have held voluntary roles with the Our World Underwater Scholarship Society were quick to pay tribute.

Lars Kirkegaard

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We have enough Mascara Wands!

The North East Wildlife & Animal Rescue Centre known as '' specialises in wildlife rehabilitation.

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Limited 2019 NOGI Award tickets available

NOGI award honorees are soley nominated by and voted for by previous NOGI award recipients. Membership in this group of fellows is, without question, a unique and distinctive honour.

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Listening in on manatees can determine population numbers

To successfully conserve and restore manatee populations, scientists need to know how many of them there are in a specific habitat.

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Why I Dive Sidemount

As divers age, it is important to prevent injuries and dive without pain. Diving off a boat is different than from diving in caves.

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Sidemount Tanks: Getting Them to Behave Themselves & Sit Where They Should

There may be several variations on the basic theme, but I have found the simple way to rig steel cylinders to hang this way is to break the process of rigging them into a series of simple steps.

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How seasons and time of day impact movements of basking sharks

Data collected by satellite tags attached to 32 basking sharks has yielded some interesting facts, indicating that these sharks spent most of the summer months at the ocean’s surface, and descended to deeper waters during winter, according to a st

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A guy’s lost iPhone found after two days by a scuba diver

Most of the people usually don’t feel the need to install phone tracking apps on their phones. Some phones come with built-in apps installed, and some need to get good apps that can genuinely find the phone if a person loses it accidentally.

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IDEST announces a change to cylinder testing

The British based independent organization has stated that the practice of stamping of the letter 'V' (to indicate a visual inspection has been carried out) after the unique identifier stamp and the relevant date, should now cease.

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Blue O Two issues Thomas Cook Group statement

The British company specialises in liveaboard and resort-based scuba diving holidays and had bought flights from the World's oldest travel agent.

"Thomas Cook Group has been placed into administration.

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KUBI Red Dry Gloves

KUBI have been selling black textured heavyweight outer gloves for approximately four year, and they are well-liked by wreck divers that want a thicker glove than the standard 1.6mm latex glove.

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Get involved in the Sunset House and Eco Divers Reef Foundation coral collaboration

Now, according to Aaron Hunt, coordinator of the Eco Divers Reef Foundation, the project is beginning to bear fruit. “After two years of the coral nursery program, we have an 85 percent survival rate of our transplanted corals,” he said.

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Head into the Freezer with the Explorers Club

The Great Britain and Ireland Chapter has teamed up with the Polar Academy to jointly host three of the world’s toughest and most seasoned explorers.

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When was your last dive physical? The importance of good health and diving

Are you dive fit?

If you're not sure, then you can't suit up.

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Shearwater updates Firmware

This Firmware update relates to the Petrel 1, Petrel 2, Perdix, Perdix AI and the NERD 2.

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