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Dutch WW2 wrecks and wargraves disappear in Indonesia—scavengers may be to blame

Dozens of warships believed to contain the remains of thousands of British, American, Australian, Dutch and Japanese servicemen from the second world war have been illegally ripped apart by salvage divers.

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Sharks and rays get tangled in plastic

University of Exeter scientists scoured existing published studies and Twitter for shark and ray entanglements, and found reports of more than 1,000 entangled individuals.

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Ocean Film Festival dates released

The collection of new, short, seafaring stories from both above and below the water’s surface will be shown at over 40 locations, with the aim of inspiring people to explore, respect, enjoy and protect the oceans

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GUE launches scuba diving scholarship

will provide one eligible diver aged between 21 and 30 with twelve months of training.

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Fossilised teeth reveals vegetarian diet of some ancient crocs

After examining fossilised teeth, scientists at the University of Utah have discovered that multiple ancient groups of crocodyliforms (a group that includes living and extinct relatives of crocodiles and alligators) were plant-eaters.

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Corals survive acidified ocean conditions, though skeletons are less dense

A two-year experiment led by University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) shows that some coral species may be able to survive levels of ocean acidification more severe than those expected later this century.

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Fourth Element Rock Hopper Shoe

Beaches are also not necessarily a picturesque stretch of sand. They can comprise of pebbles, stones, rocks or an iron shore. (When limestone dissolves the material left can be quite rough and sharp, therefore it is called an 'iron shore').

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Key Features

  • Sole and Reinforcements: 100% rubber
  • Upper: 88% Recycled Polyester / 12% Elastane
  • Ergonomic footbed insoles
  • Heel reinforcement
  • Fin strap retainer
  • Smoothskin ankle seal
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What camouflage prawns do when a wardrobe change takes weeks

As their name suggests, chameleon prawns have the ability to hide in plain sight from potential predators by changing their color.

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Dive boat skipper Emily Turton is driving force behind #Scapa100

When World War I ended, it was agreed as part of the Armistice agreement that Germany had to surrender most of its fleet. Between November 1918 and January 1919, 74 ships from the German High Seas Fleet arrived in Scapa Flow to be interred.

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PADI purchases Bonnier Corp.’s Diving Media Group

The group includes Scuba Diving magazine, scubadiving.com, Sport Diver magazine, sportdiver.com and Skin Diver magazine.

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AP Diving OCB OC/CC Lever

When AP Diving launched their Classic rebreather back in 1997, the diver needed two hands to operate the standard mouthpiece, (which is still available today). In basic terms this mouthpiece is effectively two barrels - one inside the other.

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Ponza Rebreather Meeting 2019: Dive, Learn, Eat

1 May 2019 — Nearly three dozen rebreather aficionados made the biannual trek to Ponza, Italy—a picturesque island in the Tyrrhenian Sea about a three-hour journey from Rome—for the sixth International Rebreather Meeting organized by Andrea Donato

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Exposure Suit Myths: Magic Seaweed, Nano Colors & Other Titanium Wetsuit Fabrications

You see the program from time to time at DEMA and other trade events, and you can read about it in the pages of nearly every dive magazine anytime.

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The AAUS Calls For Abstracts

This year the AAUS has joined forces with the CAUS to hold their diving conference in Vancouver, Canada.

This is a great opportunity for students to present. Jessica Keller

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Thai Cave rescue team member Vern Unsworth is made an MBE

When the news broke locally in Thailand the first foreign on the scene offering his help was a Brit. More specifically Vern Unsworth, an active, experienced caver of more than 40 years standing.

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X-Ray Mag #92

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