Monthly Archives: March 2012

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In the Water Resources

Carbon Monoxide & Scuba Diving

Carbon Monoxide is a colourless, odourless and tasteless gas created largely by burning fossil fuels, their derivatives and certain other combustable materials.

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In the Water Stories

Hand Feeding Whale Sharks

Tan-awan is a sleepy town a short drive from Cebu City on the Philippine island of Cebu. With a population of just over 900 it’s had nothing to distinguish it from hundreds of similar fishing villages in the Philippines.

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Stories

Critical Mass

We no longer live in the era of top-down design. Finally the rebreather market has reached a critical mass where consumers have true power to demand features they wish to see integrated into new rebreather designs.

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In the Water News Tec Diving

Underwater explorer Jill Heinerth launches We Are Water Campaign & Film

The world’s top female underwater explorer Jill Heinerth is launching a campaign to reconnect people to their most precious commodity – water.

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Lembeh: A Photographer’s Dream

Legendary Lembeh, just off northern Sulawesi in Indonesia, is a photographer’s dream. There’s no better muck diving in the world, so keep your eyes open and your camera at the ready — you never know what you’ll see.
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South African Great Whites on the Verge of Extinction

Long associated with South African waters, the iconic great white shark may be facing localized extinction.
by Jessica Macdonald
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Court Rules in Favor of Marine Mammals in U.S. Navy Sonar Debate

After a protracted legal battle, a federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that the low-frequency active sonar used by the U.S. Navy constitutes a violation of the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
by Jessica Macdonald
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Be a Good Dive Buddy to Your Child (Without Hovering Too Close)

Parents of diving children will likely approach dives very differently when their buddy is their child versus anyone else. What’s the best way to be a good dive buddy while also giving your kids the room they need to build their dive skills?   
by Guest Author