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Innovations: Things to Thank Technical Divers For

In the automobile industry, technologies such as ABS braking, air bags and push-button ignition were originally developed for racing cars but have now found their way into family saloons.

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Seals don't threaten Baltic fish stocks as much as humans

A study has confirmed that seals feeding on cod, herring and sprat in the Baltic Sea would not adversely affect the fish population, as much as man-made causes like climate change, nutrient load and fisheries would.

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Sand Tiger Sharks of North Carolina

Sand tiger sharks (Carcharias taurus) look mean but in reality, they are quite docile. As I watched, at least 12 sharks crisscrossed the Caribsea wreck; they almost seemed to be in a perfect state of Zen.

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EUROTEK raises over £4,000 for the BCRC

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Centenary of the Rossarol Wreck

The Italian scout cruiser Cesare Rossarol was a Poerio-class ship built at the Gio. Ansaldo & C. shipyard in Sestri Ponente. Entered into service on 1 August 1915, the Rossarol was actually a slender destroyer, 85m long and 8m wide.

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Kristen Regan Portfolio

"We can become numb to the facts and numbers regarding plastic pollution, but visual art can allow people to see the problem in a different light. Art can facilitate a dialogue about the issue and contribute to real changes."

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Shielding turtle eggs from global warming

In the past decades, the relatively high mean temperatures of 31 degree Celsius at St Eustatius have caused the turtle population to become female-biased.

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Japan's Kinki: Macro Mecca of Honshu

Kinki’s southernmost dive spots are draped in lush soft corals, reminiscent of the tropical reefscapes of Southeast Asia, but Kinki is only “tropical” for half of the year.

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Blue mussels flush out most of the microplastic fibers they ingest

Human-made microplastics are found in all the oceans. The most abundant type are fibers, which are shed from materials like carpets and fleece clothing, while their small size means that marine animals as small as zooplankton can consume them.

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Climate change may make oysters less nutritious

A study by the University of Plymouth has shown that ocean acidification and higher temperatures may cause oysters to be less nutritious.

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Taking the Seabob for a Spin

The SEABOB is a luxury seatoy designed for “fun in the sun.” Corporate divers or technical divers are not invited to this party—unless they are vacationing, of course.

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RESA and RTC are in concord over training standards

Prior to this meeting the Rebreather Education and Safety Association (RESA) and the Rebreather Training Council (RTC) had been having a robust active discussion about industry wide rebreather training standards.

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Whale songs get revamp every few years

Over 13 consecutive years, researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ) studied the structure and complexity of songs sung by the eastern Australian humpback whale population as they migrated off the coast of southeast Queensland from 2002 t

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Rockfish can detox toxic chemicals but no match for mercury

The yelloweye rockfish, which lives in the coastal waters of Alaska, can live up to 120 years. Over its lifespan, they are known to accumulate toxic chemicals in their tissues.

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PADI and GoPro announce new partnership at DEMA.2018

This collaboration will facilitate superior shooting and editing techniques

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Overfishing, if left unchecked, may shrink size of snow crabs

With eighty percent of the snow crabs in Newfoundland and Labrador currently smaller than fishable size, Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has warned that continued fishing pressure may lead to long-term harm to the species.

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