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  • Fun in the sun, music beneath the sea
    Fun in the sun, music beneath the sea
    What did you do last weekend? Many of us learned that diving offers more to us than just beautiful marine life, crystal clear water and gorgeous underwater scenery.Several hundred divers and snorkelers grabbed their tanks and gear and headed down...
  • Interactive map launched for 'Dive Against Debris' initiative
    Interactive map launched for 'Dive Against Debris' initiative
    April is coming to a close and although that means the celebration of Earth Month will also be behind us for the year, it certainly has done wonders to jump start ocean conservation for 2014.All the exceptional efforts done by Project AWARE became...
  • Follow the ten dive ethics
    Follow the ten dive ethics
    Project Aware means so much to so many divers. It is a positive movement that has truly set the bar of protecting our ocean environment.This week, Project Aware has launched yet another ingenious initiative to achieve the goal of ocean...
  • Massive octopus fights with divers
    8-foot octopus: Sprawling octopus dukes it with divers, photos catch sea scene
    An 8-foot octopus wrestling with divers underwater sounds like one frightening if amazing encounter, and with the brave divers catching the sea scene via some stunning photos, this recent octopus brawl becomes all the more incredible. The...
  • Ocean conservation begins with Operation: Blue Pride
    Ocean conservation begins with Operation: Blue Pride
    What is Operation: Blue Pride? How does it correlate to scuba diving?Although a relatively new organization, the impact it is making is everlasting. Four highly recognized enthusiasts started Operation: Blue Pride based on the realization that...
  • Meteorite
    Russian divers find a suspected meteorite weighing 1,257 pounds
    According to a report published by CNN on Oct. 17, a large chuck of a meteorite that streaked across Russian skies in February has been located.CNN reports that the 1,257 pound chunk of dark rock was found at the bottom of Russia's Chebarkul...
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    Scuba Fitness Motivation: REEF Great Annual Fish Count
    "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish", the title of one of my favorite books by Dr. Seuss (Ted Giesel) repeats in my mind as I try to remember the differences between a Beaugregory and Cocoa Damselfish. It is week three of the Great...
  • Dive safe during mini-lobster season
    Dive safe during mini-lobster season
    Advanced divers are gearing up for what promises to be a successful and enjoyable lobster mini-season in Florida this month, July 24-25, 2013.During this two-day hunt for succulent lobsters, diving is at a premium, but as we all know, accidents do...
  • Endangered species day is today
    Endangered species day is today
    Today is a reminder of the importance of saving and protecting our wildlife and our marine life. It is Endangered Species Day across the globe started by the U.S. Senate.It is the day to bring attention to species that are in danger of...
  • 3 abalone divers killed
    3 abalone divers killed over tragic weekend along northern California coast
    The northern California coastline is known for its beauty and serves as an attractive diving spot for abalone, a common name for small to very large edible sea snails. After a tragic weekend of diving on the coast, the activity could be labeled an...
  • "The right place, at the right time" - Activist spotlight: Keller Laros
    "The right place, at the right time" - Activist spotlight: Keller Laros
    What is it like to truly communicate with one of the world’s most sentient animals of all time, the dolphin?Just ask Keller Laros, a scuba diving instructor of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii...No stranger to fame, Laros has quite the impressive list of...
  • Gold Panning at Bonanza Creek
    'Nightline' features ‘Bering Sea Gold’ the treasure hunters of Nome, AK
    On last night's episode of "Nightline" with Cynthia McFadden, they had a segment featuring some of the treasure hunters from "Bering Sea Gold." She introduced it as a modern-day gold rush, with millions of dollars in gold;...
  • Divers search for missing Houston woman
    Divers search for missing Houston woman
    GALVESTON, TX - Police and Beach Patrol divers were in the water next to the RV park from where 74-year old Barbara Griffitts disappeared Saturday morning.The search area lit up by massive lights from nearby Jamaica Beach Fire Department, divers...