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The Formula H2O circuit is cruising to Ft. Lauderdale for a pit stop at South Florida Diving Headquarters. On Sunday, August 22, racers will be doing laps on an underwater track circumnavigating the perimeter of the wreck Tracey. In depths of less than 65’, spectators can easily watch from the infield while hovering on the structure next to film crews from the Discovery Channel covering the more Research Ship Heads to Gulf for Oil Damage Assessment http:node..1008>

Divers can work side-by-side with marine scientists to aid in reef restoration during a series of coral restoration dives set for October 19-22 at Amoray Dive Resort in Key Largo. Focused on environmental education, the group advocacy trips are to include educational lectures and dive programs to restore endangered staghorn and elkhorn corals. Hands-on activities are planned for both on land and offshore at Key Largo’s Coral Restoration Foundation nursery and surrounding reefs. read more Sportswear Company Teams With SUDS, John Chatterton http:node..1008> and one of the world’s preeminent wreck divers. A former Army combat medic and Vietnam Veteran, Chatterton helped coordinate Ocean Athlete’s partnership with Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS), a diving program for injured and disabled combat veterans. “We’re fortunate to have John Chatterton as part of the Ocean Athlete family, and equally proud to have a relationship with SUDS,” said Duane Willis, founder and president of Ocean more Oil, Oil, Everywhere! (Well, Actually, No...) http:node..1006> Seas covered with a thick, oily sludge. Wrecks and reefs decimated by an onslaught of black goo. Divers lost in a sea of black, inky water. It’s a nightmare image — except that it never happened

First the airlines reduced the checked baggage allowance from 70 pounds per bag to 50. Then they started charging for that second bag. Then the first. Recently, one airline attempted to start charging for carry on bags. In Europe, some airlines will charge you a whole euro if you want to go to the bathroom on flights under one hour. Then there is the hassle of having to check in hours early, and waiting in endless lines at security — while a TSA employee stands by menacingly with a machine that is all too reminiscent of one of those alien probes from science more Sunken Treasure Brings $1.6 Million http:node..1001>

Bill Goodwin and his wife, Donna, reside in Birmingham, Alabama, and have been frequent scuba diving visitors to Bonaire and the island’s reefs since 2004. Both enjoy underwater photography. Bill’s shot of a peppermint shrimp in a sponge, taken at Margate Bay, was entered into a photographic competition sponsored by National Geographic magazine, where it won top prize. There were 208,000 entries from 28 countries in 20 different language editions of the magazine. Bill placed first place in the Nature category in the English language National Geographic contest, but his image then went on to win first place in the worldwide more NOAA Seeks Public Comment http:node..1001>

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., pursuant to an agreement reached with the UK Government, filed a motion to dismiss and vacate the warrant for the arrest which was filed in the US District Court on Admiral Balchin’s HMS Victory

A wide variety of marine life awaits divers on the wrecks out of Beaufort Inlet. In addition to the World War II vessels, there are also several artificial reefs that provide structure for fish to thrive and flourish. The last few months have seen more structures added to Artificial Site 330, the location of the USS Indra was a 328-foot Landing Craft Repair Ship that was sunk as an artificial reef in 1992. The ship is sitting upright in 70 feet of water; the highest part of the wreck is at 45 feet, while the main deck lies at 50 feet. The shallow depths make this the ideal location for new divers to get their first introduction to wreck diving. read more New Products From DEMA 2009 http:node..0912>

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