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Prozac in ocean increases reckless behaviour in Oregon shore crabs

Prozac is an antidepressant used to treat depression and some other mental medical conditions. Over the years, it and other medicinal substances have been finding their way into the oceans, via the sewage system.

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Sharks on American gators' menu

Although alligators typically feast on fish, crustaceans and birds(as well as any animal unfortunate enough to linger too long at the water’s edge), a new study by Kansas State University is adding some new ‘dishes’ to the gator’s menu.

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Suunto EON Core Dive Computer

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The EON Core joins the EON Steel. (Suunto's first fully customisable dive computer launched in 2015, with a depth rating of 150 mt / 492 ft and a 20 - 40 hour battery life).

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This idea is not new. There are already a number of dive computers that will support a diver as their experience levels change. So what makes the Suunto EON Core unique?

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  • Water Resistance: 80 mt / 262 ft
  • Colours: Black, White, Lime Green
  • Reinforced Composite Case
  • Mineral Crystal Glass
  • Elastomer Strap with the potential to swap out to a Bungee Strap
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Brit hospital charity cancels mass balloon release

After receiving over 100 comments on social media from the public and the scuba diving community imploring the WHH Charity to cancel the balloon release, the charity issued the following statement.

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New jellyfish species discovered in Chesapeake Bay

Sometimes, there’s no need to plunge into the ocean depths or venture into a rainforest to discover a new species. Sometimes, all you need to do is simply to take a closer look.

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Seal meat at Toronto restaurant sparks controversy

A petition calling for a Toronto restaurant to remove seal meat from the menu has sparked an online debate between people who believe the Canadian seal hunt is inhumane and advocates for Indigenous practices.

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Niue plans huge marine reserve

The Niue government has announced plans to create a large marine protected area covering 40% of its exclusive economic zone, and called on New Zealand to do more to protect the ocean.

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Canadian lake features underwater ghost town

Ghost towns are popular above water attractions, but how about an underwater version? Look no further than Canada’s Lake Minnewanka.

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Conrad Maldives opens undersea restaurant

If you like a dining experience with a unique view, a visit to the Maldives might be in order. The tropical nation is now home to the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant.

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Malta's Azure Window given new life

When Malta's Azure Window collapsed into the Mediterranean this past March, people worldwide mourned the loss of a natural wonder.

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Why you should stop using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s hectic world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with regards to mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi comes with serious security risks, yet surveys indicate the overwhelming majority of people do it anyway.

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Clams and marine worms give off methane as well

Scientists from Cardiff University and Stockholm University have discovered that Baltic clams and worms are responsible for about ten percent of the total methane emissions from the Baltic Sea.

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2018 WDHOF Class Unveiled

The six scuba diving ladies will be inducted into at the Beneath the Sea show in New Jersey in March.

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Smart sharks have robust social networks

Some recent research has arisen to debunk this misconception. The fact is that sharks develop strong social networks with one another, to the extent of forming their own "cliques" during the breeding season.

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Sharks can live a lot longer than previously thought

Scientists usually measure shark age by counting growth rings in their vertebrae. These rings are often assumed to show age in the same way as the rings of a tree.

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