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Wreck of WWII aircraft carrier USS Wasp found

On 14 January 2019, the wreck of USS Wasp was located by the research vessel Petrel. The carrier sits upright in 4,345 meters (14,255 feet) of water, though parts of the hull appear to have split.

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Diving recommences at the Egyptian Brother Islands

The ban came about after a couple of non-fatal shark biting incidents were reported within a short period of time.

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  • It is not allowed to stay overnight in Brother Islands. The implementation of diving activities will be only from 06.00 till 16.00 after which all boats should leave.
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Scapa Flow: Centenary of the Scuttle of the Imperial German High Seas Fleet

The 74 German warships had not been surrendered—they had been interned at Scapa Flow under British guard seven months earlier as a condition of the Armistice, which had halted the hostilities of the Great War in November 1918.

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Heinerth launches autobiography

She didn't just enjoy diving. She, like some of us, was almost overwhelmed by her passion for our sport, and made the key decision to utterly devote herself to diving.

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Two ocean advocates lost in Ethiopian Airlines aircrash

A number of heartfelt tributes from the likes of the Ashmolean Museum, AP Diving, British School at Rome, Fourth Element, GGGI Initiative, GUE, IKUWA7, Project AWARE, World Animal Protection UK were made on social media, confirming that two highly

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Scientists on the trail of a new species of orca

Killer whales are the largest extant members of the dolphin family.

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Living offshore

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Shark Fishing Cannot Be Sustainable—a new study

The Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2017 was attacked by shark fisheries advocates in a political opinion paper entitled, “A United States shark fin ban would undermine sustainable shark fisheries.” A new study, by shark ethologist Il

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IWD: Emily Turton is elected to the Explorers Club as a 'Fellow'

The Explorers Club members carry out or assist in field science expeditions to study unknown or little known destinations or phenomena in order to gain knowledge for humankind.

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IWD: Sally Cartwright to speak at the Explorers Club 'Women of Exploration' event

The Polar explorer and Chapter Chairman stated "We have 110 members in this chapter from several different ex

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'Women of Exploration'

This event will be held on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at 18.30 at the Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, Paddington, London, W2 1QJ

Tickets cost £10 members / £20 non members. All are welcome.

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Students vote for Nebraska Huskers to be litter bugs

Krause argued that sending the balloons adrift and effectively scattering pieces of latex and ribbon, with no plan to recover them amounted to a violation of federal laws governing the disposal of solid or hazardous waste.

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If it does go away, will I miss the balloons? Absolutely. It's just something magical. Kurt Goetzinger, a former student

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Masayo Fukuda Portfolio

"My role may be to increase the number of people interested in marine life and the beauty of the sea through my artwork."
— Masayo Fukuda

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'Rubber Jellyfish' film to get European debut

On 18 January 2019 I wrote that the

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Royal Oak relative launches Crowdfunding Campaign

We also highlighted in the same article that had been stolen.

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US bans lithium-ion batteries from being transported in the cargo holds of passenger planes

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration have announced a new 'Interim Final Rule' banning the transportation of lithium-ion batteries in passenger aircraft cargo.

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Two bodies successfully recovered in Dom Rep

We have just been advised in the last few minutes by Mike Young, one of the lead cave diving experts, that both bodies have been successfully recovered from Dudú Lagoon, Dominican Republic.

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