Lost Egyptian City Revealed After 1,200 Years Under Sea

Apr
30

It is a city shrouded in myth, swallowed by the Mediterranean Sea and buried in sand and mud for more than 1,200 years. But now archeologists are unearthing the mysteries of Heracleion, uncovering amazingly well-preserved artifacts that tell the story of a vibrant classical-era port.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/29/heracleion-photos-lost-egyptian...

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Trident Diving Equipment Recalls High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses Due to Drowning Hazard

Apr
21

The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can leak, posing a drowning hazard to the user.
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Trident-Diving-Equipment-Recalls-Hig...

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Traveling with your "Baby"

Apr
14

Traveling can play havoc on gear! Making sure you pack sensitive or expensive equipment is extremely important while traveling. Scuba Diving Magazine has a nice article that can help you when traveling with photography equipment.

http://www.scubadiving.com/gear/photo-video-equipment/imaging-flying-your-baby

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A Bonaire Resort's Plan to Save the Caribbean's Coral Reefs

Apr
05

Very cool!

From overfishing and pollution to disease and climate change, the Caribbean’s coral reefs are in serious jeopardy. But a dive resort on the Dutch Caribbean Island of Bonaire is quietly taking a new approach to the destruction of the region’s reefs — growing new ones.

http://www.caribjournal.com/2013/04/01/a-bonaire-resorts-plan-to-rebuild...

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7 Tips on Dive-Boat Etiquette

Apr
01

Sure, there are many memorable shore dives, but the majority of the best dives still require a boat. Scuba Diving Magazine has a few quick tips to help you fit right in on board:
http://www.scubadiving.com/keywords/diving-locations/7-tips-dive-boat-et...

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BONNE TERRE MINE'S TREASURE HUNT

Mar
30

$30,000.00 in Donated Prizes!

The event has become so successful that we have enough sponsors to guarantee everyone wins prizes.

You'll dive twice and search for tokens in four different areas. At the end of the day, we'll treat you to a BBQ and then hold our auction.

You'll use those tokens to bid on thousands of dollars in donated dive resort trips, live aboard trips, and dive gear. This event is filling up FAST!

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Motion Sickness

Mar
29

Do you tend to get queezy on a boat? Do you feed the fish when the waters get a little rough?

Scuba Diving Magazine has a great article on some good ways to prevent motion sickness.

http://www.scubadiving.com/11-quick-tips-avoiding-motion-sickness

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AquaLung BCD Recall

Mar
22
SureLock Integrated Weight System

Aqua Lung Recalls Buoyancy Compensators Due to Drowning Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators with SureLock II weight pocket handles

Hazard:
The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency. This poses a drowning hazard.

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Victory for Manta Rays and Sharks at CITES

Mar
20

The "Convention for International Trade on Endangered Species" recently placed new restrictions on the capture of five species of sharks, including oceanic white tips, porbeagles, great hammerheads, scalloped hammerheads and smooth hammerhead, as well as oceanic and reef manta rays and three species of freshwater stingrays.

Read the full article here
http://www.scubadiving.com/photos/victory-manta-rays-and-sharks-cites?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

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Divi Flamingo welcomes a new General Manager

Mar
16

GO SCUBA members recently visited the Divi Flamingo in Bonaire. Hopefully we did not run the old manager off!!
http://www.diverwire.com/post/dive-resort-news/divi-flamingo-beach-resor...

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