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Wreck of WWII aircraft carrier USS Wasp found

On 14 January 2019, the wreck of USS Wasp was located by the research vessel Petrel. The carrier sits upright in 4,345 meters (14,255 feet) of water, though parts of the hull appear to have split.

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Heinerth launches autobiography

She didn't just enjoy diving. She, like some of us, was almost overwhelmed by her passion for our sport, and made the key decision to utterly devote herself to diving.

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Two ocean advocates lost in Ethiopian Airlines aircrash

A number of heartfelt tributes from the likes of the Ashmolean Museum, AP Diving, British School at Rome, Fourth Element, GGGI Initiative, GUE, IKUWA7, Project AWARE, World Animal Protection UK were made on social media, confirming that two highly

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Scientists on the trail of a new species of orca

Killer whales are the largest extant members of the dolphin family.

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Living offshore

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Shark Fishing Cannot Be Sustainable—a new study

The Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2017 was attacked by fisheries spokesmen in a political opinion paper entitled, “A United States shark fin ban would undermine sustainable shark fisheries.” A new study, by shark ethologist Ila Fran

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IWD: Emily Turton is elected to the Explorers Club as a 'Fellow'

The Explorers Club members carry out or assist in field science expeditions to study unknown or little known destinations or phenomena in order to gain knowledge for humankind.

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IWD: Sally Cartwright to speak at the Explorers Club 'Women of Exploration' event

The Polar explorer and Chapter Chairman stated "We have 110 members in this chapter from several different ex

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'Women of Exploration'

This event will be held on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at 18.30 at the Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, Paddington, London, W2 1QJ

Tickets cost £10 members / £20 non members. All are welcome.

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Students vote for Nebraska Huskers to be litter bugs

Krause argued that sending the balloons adrift and effectively scattering pieces of latex and ribbon, with no plan to recover them amounted to a violation of federal laws governing the disposal of solid or hazardous waste.

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If it does go away, will I miss the balloons? Absolutely. It's just something magical. Kurt Goetzinger, a former student

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'Rubber Jellyfish' film to get European debut

On 18 January 2019 I wrote that the

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Royal Oak relative launches Crowdfunding Campaign

We also highlighted in the same article that had been stolen.

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US bans lithium-ion batteries from being transported in the cargo holds of passenger planes

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration have announced a new 'Interim Final Rule' banning the transportation of lithium-ion batteries in passenger aircraft cargo.

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Two bodies successfully recovered in Dom Rep

We have just been advised in the last few minutes by Mike Young, one of the lead cave diving experts, that both bodies have been successfully recovered from Dudú Lagoon, Dominican Republic.

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Revisiting Deep Air Diving

The situation was very different in the early 1990s, when mixed-gas diving was just beginning to gain traction following Dr Bill Stone’s successful 1987 Wakulla Springs Project—the first large-scale, mixed-gas expedition conducted by the who’s who

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WWII Japanese battleship Hiei discovered by RV Petrel in the Solomon Islands

IJN Hiei was a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War I and World War II. As the second of four Kongō-class battlecruisers, it was among the most heavily armed ships of any navy at the time.

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