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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New stuff
Bell Island Mine 

Rediscovering the Bell Island Mine 

In 10 days, some of the world’s most intrepid cave divers will mount an expedition to penetrate a subterranean world that’s remained hidden for more than 50 years. Ultimately, they’re doing it for you.
by Guest Blogger
Stream2Sea

Top Five Reasons You Should Use Stream2Sea Sunscreen

Divers know our reefs are under threat, but you can help protect them (and yourself) every time you apply sunscreen by using Stream2Sea. Here are the top five reasons it should be your sunscreen go-to. 
by Nadia Aly
Great White Sharks

Great White Sharks: Fact vs. Fiction

Great white sharks, which are often thought of as terrifying killing machines, are particularly charismatic. There is a great deal more to these magnificent animals than meets the eye.
by Guest Blogger
Workout for Divers

The Healthy Heart Workout for Divers

The stresses of the underwater environment and use of scuba equipment can reduce a diver’s breathing capacity by as much as 40 percent of that on the surface. What’s the best way for divers to stay heart healthy and maintain even breath?
by Gretchen M. Ashton