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People are opting for their remains to be used in building artificial reefs Photo

People are opting for their remains to be used in building artificial reefs

People are opting for their final wish to be their remains are included in an artificial reef. The Neptune Memorial Reef is an artificial reef located 3.25 miles off Key Biscayne in the Florida Keys. The 16-acre memorial reef is situated in 45-fee of water and features the remains of people wishing a more environmentally friendly and ocean centric burial.

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Episode 9 of Timor Leste From Below has been released Photo

Episode 9 of Timor Leste From Below has been released

Episode 9 of the web series Timor-Leste From Below has been released. This week’s episode features saltwater crocodiles and an expedition to Oé-Cusse. “Crocodile Caller… an expedition to Oé-Cusse in Timor-Leste. An integral part of Timorese folklore, saltwater crocodiles inhabit the island of Timor-Leste in their thousands. Some indigenous elders on the island still revere and communicate with these aquatic beasts, they are known as the croc callers.

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Donations being accepted for victims of Palu Earthquake and Tsunami Photo

Donations being accepted for victims of Palu Earthquake and Tsunami

The Lembeh Foundation is accepting donations for the victims of the earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi. An aircraft from the Indonesian airforce will deliver everything that we can collect to Palu on Saturday 06 October. The funds will be collected with a credit-card form and will go directly Lembeh Foundations non-profit account. This means that no taxes or fees will be deducted, 100% of your donation will go to the families in need. Lembeh Foundation will purchase much needed materials and send them. Please contact info@lembehresort.com for more details on how to donate

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Girls that Scuba announces female only underwater photo competition Photo

Girls that Scuba announces female only underwater photo competition

Girls That Scuba has announced their first female-only underwater photography competition. The competition is accepting entries from September 13th to October 13th 2018. There are four categories for the competition: Beginner, Macro, Wide Angle, and Videography. One prize per category will be awarded, including a Red Sea live aboard trip with Emperor Divers.

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Results: 2018 SoCal Shootout Photo

Results: 2018 SoCal Shootout

The results of the 2018 SoCal Shootout have been announced. It took place from 14 to 16 September 2018 with participants diving throughout Southern Californian waters. Congratulations to Josh Musselwhite for his winning image and to all entrants and finalists.

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Aquatica announces housing for Sony a7r Mark III Photo

Aquatica announces housing for Sony a7r Mark III

Aquatica has announced (PDF) their housing for the Sony a7r Mark III. It features spring loaded and set centering controls, along with an AF-ON butting that can be accessed while the user also releases the shutter. There is a new method of using the camera’s joystick and strobe triggering options include Nikonos, Ikelite or optical connections.

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California State Parks debuts first underwater trail Photo

California State Parks debuts first underwater trail

California’s first underwater trail opens to the public on October 1st in Lake Tahoe. The underwater trail consists of four dive sites comprised of several historic small watercraft. California State Parks and the Sierra State Parks Foundation established the underwater trails. “This collection is the largest, most diverse group of sunken small watercraft of its kind, in their original location, known to exist in the nation.

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ikelite updates fiber optic converter Photo

ikelite updates fiber optic converter

Ikelite has announced the third generation of their fiber optic converter for DS strobes. In common with the preceding version, this converts the electrical bulkhead of any Ikelite DS strobe into a fiber optic port and is extra sensitive for use with internal LED triggers

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