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The woes of carry-on

Recent moves by Virgin Australia and Qantas to limit carry-on baggage to 7kg on domestic flights illustrates an on-going and concerning trend; the inconsistency of carry-on baggage allowances.

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7 Medals and a Cave Dive - New Year's Honour Awards for the Thai Rescuers

Our employers have been very understanding throughout the entire process for which we're really grateful.

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Rick Stanton and John Volanthen

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Cave divers , along with

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Chris Jewell and Jason Mallinson

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It soon became clear that Rick Stanton and John Volanthen would need to augment the cave diving team, and expedition cave divers

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Josh Bratchley will receive the MBE

"For services to cave diving overseas"

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It's incredible to be recognised in such a way and all of us on the team are extremely appreciative of all the support that we've received from family, friends, cavers, divers, colleagues and strangers alike. Josh Bratchley

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Chris Jewell will receive the Queen's Gallantry Medal

"For gallantry of a high order in the rescue of 12 junior footballers and their coach, trapped in a cave in Thailand"

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Behind every one of the cave divers being honoured is a supporting cast of family, friends, rescue volunteers and employers. The support and help from all these people made it possible for us to complete a successful rescue.

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Jason Mallinson will receive the Queen's Gallantry Medal

"For gallantry of a high order in the rescue of 12 junior footballers and their coach, trapped in a cave in Thailand"

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Thank you to everyone for the amazing support we had both during and following the rescue. Jason Mallinson

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Connor Roe will receive the MBE

"For services to cave diving overseas"

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I feel very privileged to receive this honour. I simply did my part within an outstanding team that pulled together to change these boys lives. Connor Roe

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Rick Stanton MBE will receive the George Medal

"For demonstrating exceptional bravery - putting [himself] in danger to protect others"

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Rick is the quiet man who quietly and continuously, with incredible determination, starts at A and gets to Z, and achieves things. Nothing stands in his way. He is one of those individuals who is going to get there.

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Vern Unsworth will receive the MBE

"For services to cave diving overseas"

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This was a TEAM effort and I'm very honoured to be recognised with an MBE, particularly as you don't go into a major rescue expecting such a positive outcome for those in trouble. For me saving the kids is the icing on the cake.

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John Volanthen will receive the George Medal

"For demonstrating exceptional bravery - putting [himself] in danger to protect others"

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It is an honour to have been recognised for my actions during the Tham Luang cave rescue, however success was achieved by a large team from the UK, Thailand and many other nations.

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Plastic trash may also carry diseases

Drifting plastic makes ideal vessels for carrying infectious disease across vast stretches of water.

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Waterproof W30 2.5mm Wetsuit

This collection is designed to protect you from scrapes, stings and the sun when you dive tropical waters.

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Pilot whale groups have own dialects

Short-finned pilot whales off the coast of Hawaii have their own vocal dialects, according to a study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).

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OrcaTorch D860

Today’s lights are lighter and brighter and they are getting smaller. We have moved away from massive Light Cannons and discovered small truly is beautiful.

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Studying seals' reactions to boats lead to new regulations

When a tourist boat carrying curious tourists approaches a seal colony with the sole purpose of observing them in the wild, the seals won’t know of their well-meaning intentions.

All the seals would see are potential predators.

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Mustard receives his MBE

He was awarded the by fellow scuba diver, HRH Prince Charles in rec

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The Octopus, a Friend

Photography has helped me to document the life of an octopus, immortalizing many aspects of this creature’s behavior in pictures: its poses, its liveries, its ways of doing things.

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Fourth Element Tech Hoodie

I recently audited my hoodies and realised that my favourites were really beginning to look scruffy. The wrists were frayed, the fabric was faded and I found various random holes in the material.

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iQsub Technologies rebreather gains its CE certification

The news was not a surprise to EUROTEK delegates, because attendees heard that the CE certification was due before Christmas 2018.

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Researchers eavesdrop on groupers' mating calls

During their spawning aggregation, some groupers produce courtship-related sounds that are species specific.

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MBP Solutions Services

1.) Outsourced Management of By-Products

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Seeking the Dugong in Marsa Alam

I started to research these creatures and discovered that manatees and dugongs were not actually the same animal. Although they belong to the same family (Sirenia), they are actually quite different.

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Light Monkey is seeking a Production Assembly Technician

Today, is renowned for their lighting systems, hence the Florida-based lighting system manufacturer is seeking a Pr

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