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Aqaba sinks airplane for new artificial reef

The TriStar plane is a commercial airliner that has been out of service and parked at King Hussein International Airport for several years.

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Scapa 100: Centenary Anniversary Event

I grabbed my travel mug of tea and headed out the door as the 7:00 a.m.

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How longline fishing overlaps with shark migration routes

A team of more than 150 scientists from 25 countries sought to study shark movements on a global scale in relation to longline fishing by collating the migratory journeys of more than 1,600 sharks tracked with satellite tags.

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Fish populations altered due to coral bleaching

Researchers at Lancaster University have discovered that bleached coral reefs experience lasting change to their fish communities.

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White Balance

What is white balance?

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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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Clearing Mines in the Sava River of Bosnia

Mine-explosion victim statistics are appalling.

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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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What do white sharks make of divers in cages?

In a study, which monitored the surface behavior of white sharks during cage-diving activities around Guadalupe Island in Mexico, researchers observed a variety of behaviors as well as the role of an individual shark’s length and maturity on wheth

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World's largest stingray travels far

One pregnant female was recorded to have traveled 200km from Tofo to Bazaruto Archipelago and back—a total round-trip of 400km.

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Ultrasound scanning of wild reef manta rays

The team of researchers is studying reef manta rays in the Maldives in south Asia, where the largest populations are found.

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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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