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X-Ray Mag #49

Malpelo Island: Columbia's Pacific coast, with Wolfgang Pölzer; Israel: Journey beyond the three seas, with Andrey Bizyukin and Yakov Samovarov; Hornby Island: British Columbia getaway, with Barb Roy and Wayne Grant; Hubert Chretien: Freedom At Depth, interview by Robert Osborne; No need to get narked, by Mark Powell; Squid orgy in Southern California with Matthew Meier; Falkland's South Georgia Island with Bartosz Stróżyński; Point-and-shoot underwater photography with Larry Cohen; Resande Man wreck with Millis Keegan; SS Dago wreck with Jorge Russo; Rebreather Forum 3 report by Michael Menduno; Rebreather training technology with Barry Coleman. Plus news and discoveries, equipment and training news, books and media, underwater photo and video equipment, turtle news, shark tales, whale tales and much more...

93 spreads (double pages)

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Diving with the Yemaya II in Columbia’s Malpelo Island, by Wolfgang Pölzer; Israel: Journey beyond the three seas, by Andrey Bizyukin and Yakov Samovarov

Section I

News: Divers find remains of 'Britain's Atlantis'; Fishing for plastic to save our seas; Mystery object on the bottom of the Baltic still a mystery; First to dive across the English Channel; Diving may revive dormant brain cells. Wreck Rap: Resande Man, by Millis Keegan; USS Mohawk becomes new artificial reef in Southwest Florida; The Definitive Guide to the Wrecks of Scapa Flow; Search for legendary aviator goes underwater; SS Dago Wreck, by Jorge Russo. Training News: Rebreather Technical Training, by Barry Coleman. Travel News: Simple rules to saving money on travel; Humbolt Explorer newest addition to Galasam liveaboard fleet; Girls Go Diving; Airline to ditch TVs in favor of iPads; Are Mac users being overcharged on booking engines? New safety policies for cruises; Airline ‘fat tax’ OK’ed by court; Cheap fares can be pricey; The Peace Corps’ Rules: Boil It, Cook It, Peel It – or Forget It, by Millis Keegan

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Section II

Diving with the Yemaya II in Columbia’s Malpelo Island, by Wolfgang Pölzer; Israel: Journey beyond the three seas, by Andrey Bizyukin and Yakov Samovarov

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Section III

Equipment News: Lightmonkey, Hollis F2, Suunto D6i White, Hollis LED 15, Diverite Transpac, Cressi Gara, Poseidon Tech, Bonex Ecos, Waterproof D7Pro ISS, Si-Tech Antares Dry Glove System; A view from Rebreather forum 3: Improving rebreather safety, by Michael Menduno; Hubert Chretien: Freedom at depth, by Robert Osborne; Whale Tales: Killer whales hunting dolphins caught on camera; Call him Ishmael: A passing whale sinks California man’s sail boat; Unsold: Three-quarters of Japan’s NW Pacific whale hunt; New sensory organ found in whales; Nat Geo photographer captures first ever photo of humpbacks mating; False killer whales able to focus their echolocation beams on targets. Turtle Tales: The leatherback sea turtle is virtually extinct in Malaysia; India reports millions of Olive Ridley hatchlings head to sea; Promoting Conservation Policies in Albania; Uncontrolled development on Specially Protected nesting beach in Fethiye Turkey, taking its toll; Zakynthos, Greece…the problems continue

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Section IV

Dive Jewelry: Don your diving pride -- Gogh Jewelry, Dive4Jewelry, Sea Wolf, ZulaSurfing, Mystic Diver, Big Blue Aquatic Gifts, FantaSea Jewelry; Diving into a Squid Orgy, by Matthew Meier; Shark Tales: Electroreceptors are different in different species; China bans shark fin soup at official events; Shark shields prove ineffectual; 79 Potentially New Shark Species Found; Are sharks our distant cousins? Ecology: Lanternfish, by Peter Symes; Hornby Island: British Columbia getaway, by Barb Roy and Wayne Grant; Books and Media: Marine Life of the North Atlantic, Shark ID app, Fish ID app, Pearl Man

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Section V

No need to get Narked, by Mark Powell; Point-and-shoot, by Larry Cohen. Photo and Video News: Sea & Sea Canon EOS 5D Mk III Underwater Housing, Canon Rebel T4i/EOS 650D DSLR, Aquatica A5DMkIII Canon, EOS 5D Mk III Housing, Nauticam NA-5DMKIII, Canon EOS 5D Mk III Housing, Acquapazza APSO-NEX5N housing for Sony NEX-5N, Sony DSC RX100 High End Compact Camera, Watershot V1800 Action Sports Camera Lighting Kit; World ShootOut 2012; Unique Dive Site: South Georgia, by Bartosz Stróżyński

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