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This is why we dive

We could write a long article about this photo… but sometimes, a scuba photo is better than 1000 underwater words. This is why we dive!

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New Caledonia Scuba Diving Accident

A 48-year-old male Japanese tourist who died on Tuesday in New Caledonia following a severe diving accident has been identified as a Matsumoto Hiroaki from Kobe, local radio reports. Meanwhile, an inquiry has been launched in order to determine the ...

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Dude: where is my diving boat?

New Zealand: Two scuba divers had to swim up to three hours after their boat sank near Howe Point, in the Bay of Islands.The two men went diving at 1.45pm but when they failed to return at 10.30, one of ...

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New cool PADI Toy

PADI Americas is rolling out the next generation in electronic dive planning – the Electronic Recreational Dive Planner, Multilevel version (eRDPML). Developed by Diving Science and Technology (DSAT) and distributed by PADI, the new product makes planning single depth and ...

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Dubai Aquarium Tiger Sharks Turn a Killer

So again, we see that you really can’t “domesticate” nature, as we see in the Dubai Aquarium last week, where sand Tiger sharks have killed at least 40 smaller reef sharks and been aggressive towards divers at The Dubai Mall ...

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Aqua Lung Recall

Aqua Lung USA is recalling Titan DIN 1st Stage Scuba Regulators and Titan/Conshelf DIN Scuba Adaptors sold nationwide from January 1997 to September 2008. Over-tightening of the DIN retainer by a technician during installation can result in the retainer breaking ...

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Flippers from Around the World: We are not happy!

Bottlenose dolphins suffering from food shortages may be killing their sibling species to take out the competition, scientists have warned. A series of dead porpoises and young bottlenose dolphins washed up the country’s coastline have borne the animal’s teeth marks. ...

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