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Risk and Uncertainty

I remember watching a presentation by Sami Paakaarinen on the recovery of two divers who were his friends who had died while diving in the Plura cave system in northern Norway in February 2014.

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Fibonacci Numbers in Underwater Photography

It is not a new thing. It all began in Pisa, 817 years ago, when a very clever mathematician was thinking profoundly about numbers… and also about rabbits. His name was Leonardo Pisano Bigollo, better known as Fibonacci.

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Waterhaul Sunglasses

At present there are two different styles in the inaugural collection: the 'Fitzroy' and the 'Kynance'.

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Lego Diving Yacht

If you are struck for a fun present for a diver, it is worth checking out whether they used to "play well" with LEGO, because the Danish manufacturer now makes a diving yacht.

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WDHOF 2019 scholarship and training awardees span the globe

Recipients of awards came from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, the Caribbean, the Persian Gulf and Antarctica.

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Coral reef discovered off Italy

The discovery of the first coral reef in Italy was made two kilometres off the coast of Monopoli in Apulia by researchers from the University of Bari.

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Sharks: Still Misunderstood

But now I was living in Tahiti. I had been told that there were no sharks in the lagoon, and they were far from my mind, as I roamed one morning upon the barrier reef. The sunshine ran in golden lines across the coral and flashed upon the fish.

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Thai Cave Diver is rescued in Tennessee

The experienced diver - Josh Bratchley - was part of a group of five UK divers exploring the far reaches of Mill Pond Cave. (Water temperature 12.7°C / 55°F). He was expected to surface between 15.00 and 16.00 local time.

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From the Tip of an Iceberg to My Tap Water: Diving the Arctic Underworld and the St Lawrence River

It was the end of April, and it was supposed to be the end of winter. But once again, I had to refrain from putting my thick winter coat on the very top shelf of my wardrobe.

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Hyperbaric chamber on Isle of Man to reopen

From the 31 March 2019, the Hyperbaric Medicine Facility on the Isle of Man is operated by a new charity in the name of HBOT IOM.

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Endangered Indus River dolphin population increases

Indus river dolphins are one of only four river dolphin species and subspecies in the world that spend all of their lives in freshwater.

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Shipworm: The Scourge of Wooden Wrecks is Really a Mussel

In fact, shipworms are not worms at all, but rather a group of unusual saltwater clams with long, soft, naked bodies.

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Wild population of green turtles in the Cayman Islands has recovered as a result of a reintroduction program

The decline of green sea turtle nesting populations worldwide led this species to be listed as Endangered in 1975 by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), and in the 1980s, several studies concluded that the green sea turtle nesti

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X-Ray Mag #91

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China’s demand for captured cetaceans is cause for concern

In China, whale shows are proliferating at new marine parks, driving demand for threatened species.

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Meanwhile in Russia...

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