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X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
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X-Ray Mag #53

Diving the Maldives
Diving the Maldives; Croatia's Murter Island; Wreck diving in Chuuk and Guam; Cave diving under Budapest; The new sport of hockey under ice; Mako magic; Making the shot in a Mayan cenote; Getting in shape for spring; Learning cave diving with Pascal Bernabé; Housings for mirrorless cameras; Brilliant fish on silk by Daniel Jean-Baptiste of St. Lucia; 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...

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Sumptuous Diving in the Maldives, by Scott Johnson; Croatia: Murter Island -- Diving the Adriatic Sea, by Peter Symes and Andrey Bizyukin

Section I

News: New Zealand's new deep sea discoveries; Healthy reefs need a mix of picky eaters; Spanish fossil reef reveals oldest spider crabs; NOAA plan addresses coral loss on Maui reef; Australia's Great Barrier Reef on list of shame? Brouhaha over Tubbataha; Russian researchers reach bottom of 'Russian Loch Ness' in first-ever dive in one of the planet's 'Poles of Cold'; Women scuba divers in Saudi Arabia demand own section of sea; New kind of underwater volcano found; Tsunami created giant underwater dunes off Japan; Noise makes crabs crabby; Symbiosis between barnacles and gorgonian; Anemonefish oxygenate their anemone hosts; Maldives pledges entire country to become bioreserve by 2017. Wreck Rap: The Tale of Two Wrecks of Guam, by Brandi Mueller. Travel News: World's biggest airport to be built in Istanbul; Pay-as-you-go carsharing goes global, appeals to tourists, not just locals; EC debates regulation of carry-on luggage fees; Planes powered by plants look promising; Airlines must compensate passengers for delays; Track your (lost) luggage; Wikivoyage presents destination guides; Apps for dive travellers; Sharks show plane makers how to fly more efficiently

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Section II

Sumptuous Diving in the Maldives, by Scott Johnson. Croatia: Murter Island -- Diving the Adriatic Sea, by Peter Symes and Andrey Bizyukin.

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Section III

Equipment News: Suunto DX, Neptune Space G.Divers Mask, Oceanic Pro Plus 3, Aqvatech LEDs, Aquabotix, Camaro's C-8-T drysuit, Tusa's TA-200A anti-fog film, DiveAlert SMB LED, Sea-Doo's RS2, TEMC's DE-OX Check, DivePhone. Media: The North America Dive Guide by Michael Hughes; Reef Life: A Guide to Tropical Marine Life by Brandon Cole and Scott W. Michael; Dead Men's Silver: The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipwreck Hunter by Hugh Edwards; Explore with Jean-Michel Cousteau: The Pacific Islands National Marine Sanctuaries; Bioluminescence: Living lights, Lights for Living by Therese Wilson and J. Woodland Hastings; Narwhals: Arctic Whales in a Melting World by Todd McLeish; Le Petit Monde du Silence: Rivers and Ponds by Emmanuel Lattes; Force Z Shipwrecks of the South China Sea: HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales by Rod Macdonald. Chuuk: Wreck Junkie Heaven by Brandi Mueller; Hockey Under Ice: Try Something Different compiled by Peter Symes and Manfred Dorner

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Section IV

Hungary's Molnár János: Exploring Budapest's Underwater Caves by Antti Apunen; Turtle Tales: Turtle smugglers nabbed on Bali; Sea turtles breathe new life; U.S. government sued over endangered loggerhead turtles. Shark Tales: Rhode Island Mako Magic by Amanda Cotton; Oceanic whitetips roam long distances; Shark species wards off predators with its own built-in "light sabers"; Shark warrior strips naked to protect sharks; Your vacation snapshots can help marine scientists. Dive Fitness: Getting Fit and Looking Good by Gretchen M. Ashton. Marine Mammals: Seals sleep half a brain at a time; Dolphins call one another by name; Did whales eat sharks? Whaling makes no economic sense, study says; Science and industry team up to help whales.

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Section V

Tech Talk: Learning Cave Diving--Is it difficult? by Pascal Bernabé. Photo & Video: Making the Shot by Aaron Wong; Housing Mirrorless Cameras for Underwater Photography by Don Silcock; Photo & Video News: Sony NEX-3N, 10Bar's Canon EOS-M housing, Retra's new Prime Light Shaping Device, Ikelite's Nikon D5200 housing, Nauticam NEX-6 housing, Inon close-up lenses, Nikon D7100, Nauticam G15 housing. Portfolio: Silk art of Daniel Jean-Baptiste

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