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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10 Amazing Facts About Our Oceans

A quick reminder of insanely cool the ocean is. And how important it is to save it.
by Nadia Aly
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7 Ways to Protect Coral Reefs While Diving

Divers may not realize the severe long-term impact they can have on reefs. A little bump may cause coral to break taking decades to grow back and exposing the remaining reef to disease.
by Nadia Aly
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Dive Site: Marsa Mubarak, Egypt

Hiding in the sea grass just offshore are this site's real attractions: the local population of green sea turtles and the resident dugong, nicknamed Dennis.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
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A Brief History of Diving Tech: 9 Milestones

Diving has evolved extensively since the Pre-Industrial Era...we've come a long way. Here are some notable achievements in scuba diving tech history.
by Nadia Aly