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Light Monkey BAF Diver Strobe

Who can forget Custom Divers TDB wing system - officially "the technical buoyancy wing" - and affectionately called "the dog's bollocks".

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Land of the Sumps: Cave Exploration in the Cerro Rabón

Together with Katie Graham and Gilly Elor, we made use of some spare time we had and took the scenic tour to Huautla along the slopes of the picturesque Santo Domingo Canyon, home to several of the world’s deepest and longest cave systems (Sistema

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Wreck of Famed WWI Heavy Cruiser SMS Scharnhorst Discovered off Falklands

The wreck of the German battlecruiser SMS Scharnhorst, sunk by the Royal Navy during the First World War with the loss of all her crew and Admiral Graf von Spee has been found in the South Atlantic.

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Sixth-century shipwreck discovered off Cyprus

The survey was carried out by staff from the University of Southampton, Centre for Maritime Archaeology, as part of the Ancient Akrotiri Project, an ongoing collaborative research project on the peninsula conducted since 2015 and led by the Univer

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For the Love of Diving: Interview with Marissa Eckert

"Well, I would definitely say that diving is my life. I feel excited and happy to get up every day and go to work. I love what I do. I actually do not really feel that it is work . . .

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Shark Fishing: Can commercial shark fishing be sustainable?

Shark fins are among the most expensive seafood products. The total declared value of the world trade in shark products is close to US$1 billion per year and it is associated with much illegal activity, including murder.

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Using sounds of healthy reefs to attract young fish

Healthy coral reefs are full of sounds of life—with the whistles, pops and grunts of fish, the crackle of snapping shrimp, etc.

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Out of Air with Plenty to Breathe

Three or four breaths later, it stopped giving him any air at all. He reached for his contents gauge and saw the needle pointing to zero. Impossibly, only a few minutes into his dive, he was out of air.

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Humpback whales less sociable in presence of boats

After studying humpback whales off Queensland's Peregian Beach, researchers discovered that the whales’ ability to communicate and socialise is adversely affected by the noise and presence of boats.

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Truk Lagoon initiative launched

It now looks as though apart from the "Operation Hailstone" ships sunk in Truk Lagoon, Micronesia will also benefit from being professionally documented too.

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Pete Mesley, Marcus Blatchford, Lust4Rust, Truk Lagoon, X-Ray Mag, XRay Magazine, Rosemary E Lunn, Roz Lunn, wreck diving news, baseline

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"Finding Nemo" clownfish won't survive climate change

A recent study by France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and colleagues indicates that the anemone fish does not have the genetic ability to adapt swiftly enough to climate change.

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Scientific diving community mourn loss of future talent

Joshua Copus, a Curator at Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii suffered from loss of consciousness at approximately 60m (200ft). He was diving a Poseidon SE7EN rebreather on an ichthyological ("Ikhthus" meaning fish, "logos" meaning study) project.

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US & EU keep makos unprotected

Ten countries, led by Senegal and Canada, proposed banning the retention of the seriously overfished mako shark, which is what ICCAT scientists advised.

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Innovator interview: aquaSketch – Write & draw on paper underwater

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aquaSketch "shout-out" – in 30 seconds!

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Innovator interview: Stream2Sea – Even safe for coral "babies"

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Stream2Sea "shout-out" – in 30 seconds!

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