Monthly Archives: June 2011

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New to Scuba Resources

Cold Water Diving pt.2

Last time around we covered exposure protection, this time around I’ll be covering buoyancy control devices, regulators and computers.

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Dive Locations Travel

Jellyfish Lake | Eil Malk Island, Palau

Jellyfish lake is definitely a bucket list item for many! This unique lake is located on Eil Malk Island in Palau.

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Marine Species

Glaucus Atlanticus & Marginatus | Nudibranch

The bright dark blue and silver body distinguishes this species. The cerata are elevated on three cushions per side of the body.

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Conservation

Is Your Sunscreen Killing Corals?

With the summer season fast approaching, there has been a resurgence of concern over water-enthusiasts’ sunscreens potentially harming fragile coral reef systems.

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New stuff
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The Value Of PADI’s Discover Scuba Diving Course

The Discover Scuba Diving program enables anyone with even a fleeting interest to experience exactly what it is that makes our sport so special.
by Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson
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Dive Site: Verzasca, Switzerland

The Verzasca river might not offer the deepest or most wildlife-filled dives, but the area does offer something that not many easily accessible sites provide — rugged beauty both in and out of the water.
by Trevor Sanford
Photo's taken in Curacao - March 2007

Dive Site: Double Reef, Curacao

As with most sites in Curacao, you’ll want to look closely and pay attention.
by Shelley Collett
Poisonous crown of thorns sea star (Acanthaster plancii, echinoderm), Egypt.

Armed and Dangerous: Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Ecology in Guam

Since biochemical warfare seems so promising for land wars, scientists developed an unlikely new strategy — fighting COTS with cows.
by Guest Blogger