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Scapa Flow: WWI Wreck Legacy & Recent Discoveries

Graeme Spence, maritime surveyor to the Admiralty, said in 1812: “… the art of Man, aided by all the Dykes, Sea Walls or Break-Waters that could possibly be built could not have contained a better Roadstead than the peculiar situation and extent o

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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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Why Sidemount is My True DIR Diving Option

Ever since I can remember, two distinct parameters have pretty much ruled my entire learning life: common sense, and justifying anything that was being “fed” to me.

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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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Jens Umbach Portfolio

"We know more about the dark side of the moon than we know about the depths of the oceans, and so it is a perfect hunting ground for one’s imagination."
—Jens Umbach"

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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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