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08/11/2012

Operation Infinite Patience: Cove Guardians 2012-2013

Operation Infinite Patience: Cove Guardians 2012-2013

The dolphins need you.  Sea Shepherd is gearing up for our annual dolphin defense campaign Operation Infinite Patience 2012-2013. Cove Guardian volunteers are needed.  We need volunteers to travel to Taiji, Japan and we need volunteers around the globe to engage the Japanese government.

The dolphin slaughter continues in Taiji, Japan.  We have slowed it down these past two years, but dolphins continue to be driven into the Cove for capture and slaughter.  Until the slaughter ends, we will not stop! We will display our Infinite Patience.

The drive hunt season is set to begin on September 1, 2012, and continue through February or March 2013.  Here is your chance to participate.  We need volunteers to join us on the ground in Taiji.  Want to be a Cove Guardian?  We know that our presence on the ground costs the Japanese government a significant of money and the greater our presence; the more expensive it becomes for them.The Japanese authorities are getting desperate. Just this past season Cove Guardian Erwin Vermeulen was detained by the Japanese Government for 64 days and forced to stand trial for a crime he did not commit. This trial cost the Japanese government a significant amount of money. The judge found Vermeulen not guilty and the government of Japan was forced to pay him $10,000 USD for wrongful incarceration. Acquittals are essentially unknown in Japan thus demonstrating how little evidence existed to support the case. Vermeulen donated all funds to Sea Shepherd.

If you cannot become a Cove Guardian in Taiji your participation is still critical.  We need dedicated and passionate supporters all over the world to follow our tweets4taiji on Twitter and other information coming out of the campaign. Your continued efforts to contact the Japanese embassies and consulates and inform them of how offensive this slaughter is and how it damages Japan’s reputation is as important as ever.

We know that our presence and the communications to the Japanese embassies and consulates reduced the number of dolphins killed these past two years.

Not everyone who wants to crew for Sea Shepherd can take the time needed for an Antarctic campaign, nor is it possible for everyone who applies for ship’s crew to be selected. However, with very few exceptions, most Cove Guardian applications are accepted.  While this is a relatively easy campaign to join, be aware that it can be emotionally difficult and financially expensive.  It is not something to act upon lightly.  It is important work and we must stand tall and strong in the face of this horrific slaughter -until it ends. Many Cove Guardian volunteers return to Taiji and others have gone on to crew on our ship-based campaigns.

Think you have what it takes to practice Infinite Patience in Taiji?  Write to Scott West at coveguardian@seashepherd.org and request a Cove Guardian application package. ... more >

 



08/11/2012

Emergency phone installed & operational at avalon underwater park

EMERGENCY PHONE INSTALLED & OPERATIONAL AT AVALON UNDERWATER PARK

In late July, the USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber, City of Avalon, and the Santa... ... more >

08/11/2012

BUNAKEN ISLAND

Your Survey Team
Team Leader Name: TWO FISH DIVERS Team Leader Email: liz@twofishdivers.com Total Weight of all Debris Collected
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08/11/2012

Zavora Rock Pool

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08/11/2012

Zavora Rock Pool

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08/11/2012

Zavora Rock Pool

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Team Leader Name: Yara Tibirica Team Leader Email: yara@zavoralab.com  ... more >

08/11/2012

Update from Operation Kimberley Miinimbi: The Steve Irwin encounters the World’s Largest Humpback Whale Nursery

Update from Operation Kimberley Miinimbi: The Steve Irwin encounters the World’s Largest Humpback Whale Nursery

Operation Kimberley Miinimbi campaign leader, Bob Brown, gives a press conference on the bow of the Steve IrwinAugust 7, 2012 - Today concluded our first trips, by sea, to James Price Point.  Onboard the Steve Irwin were Richard Hunter and Ronnie Roe from the Goolarabooloo, various media networks, and influential community members including Richard Costin and Annabelle Sandes from Kimberley Whale Watching. Also onboard were Murray Wilcox, AO, QC former Australian Federal Court Judge and Phillip Wollen AO Australian of the Year Victoria 2007 along with Martin Pritchard of Environs Kimberley.

The 50 km journey up the coast took us past the Kimberley Community Whale Research Project site, to the proposed gas site at James Price Point (Walmadan).

Whales began greeting us from the moment the journey began, with the majority of them well within five kilometers of the shore. Most of those sighted were with calves; some calves were less than two weeks old.

Mothers were simply resting and nursing their babies and were not travelling, further highlighting that the area proposed for the Woodside Gas Hub is in fact a humpback whale nursery.

Richard Costin, from Kimberley Whales did a fantastic job of pointing out the exact site of the development and the impacts the project will have on the marine life and environment. Looking at the way the currents move up and down the coast and taking into account the sea grass and corals, it’s easy to see how the proposed dredging for the large ships jetty which will be several kilometers long, will have a catastrophic effect on the local turtle and dugong populations that rely on the sea grass for food.

Richard also pointed out that although the Western Australian state government has declared a marine park in Camden Sound, which is further north of James Price Point, this area is still open to mining and only covers three percent of the entire humpback whale nursery.  "From here through the Lacipede Islands, the work that we've done in the last three or four years has pinpointed this area as being perhaps the most important area on the Kimberley coast for the whales." -- Richard Costin.

Retired Queens Counsel Murray Wilcox, said he was interested in seeing how close the whales intersected with the site of the proposed gas hub stating that "its obviously a very close relationship. I think the Kimberley is one of the most beautiful areas in Australia - certainly one of the most pristine areas - and we have an opportunity to preserve a fairly well untouched wilderness area. If we don't, there will be nothing left for our grandchildren. It is possible to exploit the gas reserves from the Browse Basin without building a Kimberley gas plant." said Murray Wilcox, retired Queens Counsel. He also had high praise for the Sea Shepherd crew stating,  "I think these are people who are very concerned about an issue that should concern us all."

Humpback whale and the Steve Irwin just offJames Price PointEnvirons Kimberley spokesman Martin Pritchard agrees. He said research carried out by community volunteers had counted 1441 Humpback whales passing through since July 1, 1200 within 8km of the shore. However, he said the Environmental Protection Authority had stated that on their annual northern migration, about 1000 whales would be expected to go past during an entire season. "In three weeks, just looking four hours a day, we've already had 1200 whales counted and about 90 cow-calf pairs," Mr. Pritchard said. "It's actually proving Woodside and the State Government's research wrong."

All onboard were completely captivated by the marine life that included numerous humpbacks, green turtles, sea snakes, and dolphins and were thoroughly impressed with the beautiful landscape at James Price Point, in contrast to Premier Barnetts comments of the area being an unremarkable part of the Kimberley coastline.

August 8, 2012 – Whales provide the evidence we need against Woodside

On our second trip out to James Price Point (Walmadan) we were accompanied by Goolarabooloo men Error Roe, Jason Roe, Brian Councillor, and Erik Hun ... more >

08/11/2012

Galapagos Iguana Case: Defendant Should Not Be Granted Bail

Galapagos Iguana Case: Defendant Should Not Be Granted Bail

By Sea Shepherd Galapagos

Foreign tourist and suspect in a wildlife smuggling case Dirk Bender of Germany, currently detained under penal prosecution, has requested bail. A hearing will take place sometime next week to analyze Bender´s petition.  Mr. Bender was already convicted eight months ago in a similar case in Fiji, where he tried to extract endangered Fijian iguanas.

Since July 8th, 2012, Sea Shepherd has been monitoring this case in an effort to contribute legal arguments on the importance of enforcing environmental laws. Sea Shepherd already appeared at the preliminary hearing to advocate for proper application of laws protecting the iguanas that are endemic to the Galapagos Islands. Now, we are preparing a legal brief, advocating for application of a recent legal reform, which allows judges to deny bail petitions on grounds of public interest.

According to the Ecuadorian Constitution, conservation of biological diversity is expressly regarded as a matter of public interest. In addition, the Constitution calls for a constitutional duty on the State to protect its natural heritage. These provisions are mandatory for the Judicial System.

Based upon these arguments, Sea Shepherd and other conservation groups will file a legal brief that includes a request for the judge to deny the defendant’s bail petition. To do so, the constitutional right of access to justice, as well as rights to nature, will be invoked.

For the case to succeed, the defendant must remain in the Galapagos Islands in order to respond to charges and to exercise his right to due process. The iguana case is a very important one, and it is an opportunity for the Judicial System to send a clear message to the world that attempts to extract endangered wildlife from Galapagos will not be tolerated. We, therefore, call for judges to carefully analyze the petition and to issue a decision that will honor the status of Galapagos as a World Natural Heritage site. ... more >

08/11/2012

Pinnacle Demo 3mm Breaker Titanium Jumpsuit / Wetsuit - $82.95

Titanium material for superior warmth Unique Diamond abrasion-resistant exterior material in the high wear areas of the chest and legs Wrist ankle and neck seals helps keep the cold out Robust molded rubber shoulder pads designed to grip the buoyancy compensator and reduce shifting Internally reinforced seam intersections for added durability Robust molded rubber knee pads provide exceptional grip and durability Back Zip with Leash (pull cord) 10MM Spine pad to keep the chill out Marine-grade brass zipper COLOR: Black MENS SIZES: Small through 3XLarge WOMENS SIZES: XSmall through XLarge FULL MANUFACTURER´S WARRANTY
Please note that this product is USED and limited to quantity on hand and limited to specific sizes/colors. No rain checks or back orders. See website for details.
This gear has been inspected by our certified Scuba Instructors and has been found to be Like New, and all packaging is included. Gear is for sale AS IS, but may be returned to us by prepaid postage for a 75% credit towards the purchase of any new item(s) of your choice within 30 days of purchase.  ... more >

08/11/2012

Used Scuba Gear: Cressi Used Big Eyes Evolution Crystal Scuba Dive Mask - $41.50

Free Protective Hard Case included For Medium to Large Faces (110 lbs+) Low volume Crystal silicone - The highest grade silicone available for a soft comfortable seal Increased field of view
Please note that this product is USED and limited to quantity on hand and limited to specific sizes/colors. See website for details.
This gear has been inspected by our certified Scuba Instructors and has been found to be in Good to Very Good condition. Gear is for sale AS IS, but may be returned to us by prepaid postage for a 75% credit towards the purchase of any new item(s) of your choice within 30 days of purchase. ... more >

08/11/2012

BUNAKEN ISLAND

Your Survey Team
Team Leader Name: TWO FISH DIVERS Team Leader Email: liz@twofishdivers.com Total Weight of all Debris Collected
Reliability of Total Weight: measured Other Debris Items
Other Debris Items: Other Debris Items (Identify Materials)
Number of Items Found

Item 1
plastic cups (drinks)35  ... more >

08/11/2012

shedding some light on a 'lost continent'

The age old question that is at the fundamental drive of almost every scientific and intellectual pursuit - our origins. Within that lies the puzzling question as to where our civilization began, and further, were there civilizations in the deeper past that have long since vanished?

Atlantis.Deeply intriguing, and theory after theory remain just that - theory. This morning's news shed some light, I believe, on the possibility of actually 'losing a continent'. The CNN report shared information that floating stone was found in the South Pacific:A?s it happens, the area of floating pumice stone is nearly 10x's the State of Rhode Island here in the US. Living in Rhode Island, I can say for certain that while it is the smallest state in the Union, there is plenty going on. it may not always be 'civilized', though the resources within this size space, x 10, is more than adequate for a self-contained and sustained civilization.Is it feasible for an entire seafaring civilization to have lived on a continent positioned somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean in Earth's distant past, and then vanish without a trace? Well, if stone floats (apparently now we have proof that it does), then why not?As the adage says, "seeing is believing"...and so it is.

for more from the author, visit oceanopportunity.com. ... more >

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WWF, AlJazeera, and Whale Sharks?

If you want to see some really good conservation reporting - go to AlJazeera this week. AlJazeera you say? Yes.Kudos to Gelareh Darabi and her entire crew for this production.For the past three years AlJazeera has produced a series of  top notch and in depth looks at our planet and the many conservation issues facing it.This week the program Earthwise focused on Donsol and commercial whale shark diving there along with actual bots on the ground conservation efforts by the WWF who have made Donsol home for the past decade.The look at how commercial shark diving helps local communities is a breath of fresh air, and for a global commercial shark diving industry proof positive that the net effects of commercial shark diving are good for local economies, conservation, and ultimnately the animals themselves.Sustainable tourism trumps extractive fisheries every single time. "Whale shark hunting hit a peak in the 1990s, with prices of up to $800 per kilogramme of dried fin meat attracting a fresh influx of hunters to Donsol in the Philippines. In 1997, around 200 of the creatures were slaughtered. Whale sightings started to diminish. After campaigning by the local community and conservation groups, whale shark hunting became punishable by Philippine law in 1998. WWF Philippines, the UNDP and the local government together developed a community-based ecotourism and conservation programme, with the aim of providing local people with a sustainable income whilst protecting the species. In a few years Donsol had transformed from a small coastal community into one of the world's most popular destinations for whale shark tourism."Watch video here. About Shark Diver. As a global leader in commercial shark diving, film television productions, and conservation initiatives Shark Diver has spent the past decade engaged for sharks around the world. Our blog highlights all aspects of both of these dynamic and shifting worlds. You can reach us directly at sharkcrew@gmail.com. ... more >

08/11/2012

Zain B Sports Talk Show - Aug 11,2012

Show #6: In the sixth episode of the Zain B Sports Show, Zain will recap a fantastic UFC: on FOX 4, preview UFC 150: Henderson vs Edgar II and talk about the Cubs and Sox progress throughout the week. He will also discuss how the 2012 London Olympics will end and recap his scuba diving Diveheart trip to Florida in an experience of a lifetime. He will also recap the Bears week 1 preseason game vs. the Broncos. Come in and join the fun every Saturday at 10:00 AMufc 150 | hendo | edgar | diveheart | ufc sports  ... more >

08/11/2012

Snap Sights! Underwater Camera

Some cool underwater cameras images: Snap Sights! Underwater Camera Image by Goodimages 35mm fixed apeture, single shutter speed, electronic flash camera fitted inside a devoted underwater case, with rubber gasket, advantageous right down to 30meters, 100feet. Underwater camera Image by VancityAllie Underwater camera This pic from www.VancityAllie.com! new toy for the trip – a digital [...]
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08/11/2012

Scuba Diving Log Book Entry: heron island

Diver Name: matthew fitzsimmonsDive Date: 29/9/09Dive Location: heron islandMax Depth: 15mTotal Bottom Time: 40minNotes / Comments: Lots of sharks and rays. ... more >

08/11/2012

Scuba Diving Log Book Entry: heron island

Diver Name: matthew fitzsimmonsDive Date: 18/9/09Dive Location: heron islandMax Depth: 5mTotal Bottom Time: 40minNotes / Comments: When a goup of fish, shot pass me. And i look back to see 15 reef sharks swimming behind them. ... more >

08/11/2012

Another Massive Turn Out for Dive Friends Bonaire Quarterly Clean Up Dive at South Pier


 

On Saturday, July 21, 2012, a veritable army of volunteers gathered at Dive Friends Bonaire at Dive Inn to clean up underneath Bonaire’s South Pier.    Even though the weather was a bit rainy, the Dive Inn was filled to capacity with local and visiting volunteer divers overflowing out into the parking area.

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08/11/2012

08/11/2012

Fresh take on in-flight fare

FOOD is an increasingly important part of the travel experience, writes Grant Jones as he tries a gourmet meal on an A380 flight to Singapore. ... more >

08/11/2012

Three ways to see Kyoto, Japan

FROM its thousand-odd temples to its refined traditional cuisine, Kyoto has a special place among Japan's cities. Find out how to see a side to this ancient capital that is often kept hidden. ... more >

08/11/2012

Flashy: Best new travel gadgets

A SOLAR backpack, an iPad keyboard and a travelling pet bowl for animal-friendly domestic holidays are three of the hottest new gadgets this week. ... more >

08/11/2012

Five of the best travel deals

A HAWAII beach holiday, a wonders of Egypt tour and a Kimberley and Broome discovery trip are three of the best deals this week. ... more >

08/11/2012

007: Cocktails with James Bond barman

PETER Rolfe gets on the hard stuff with the man who served a martini to James Bond's creator Ian Fleming before it became the spy's favourite drink. ... more >

08/11/2012

Best holiday parks by the vines

HOLIDAY parks close to some of Australia's best vineyards provide rustic charm for a weekend away. ... more >

08/11/2012

Wild creatures of the Galapagos

PLAYING catch with a sea lion cub using a sea cucumber is an intoxicating experience in the wildlife-rich Galapagos, writes Nick Saxon. ... more >

08/11/2012

Oceanic Ultra Dry Snorkel Black Silicone Review - $49.95 - Scuba Gear Customer Reviews

Rating: FreeflightThis is the best snorkel I have ever used in over 20 years of diving. ... more >

08/11/2012

Best Shark Week Ever?

Are you excited about the upcoming Shark Week? .... well, so am I. The wait is finally over. We leave tonight to Isla Guadalupe for our very own "Shark Week", hopefully the best ever! Jaques, one of the regulars at Isla GuadalupeI've been going down to Guadalupe for the last 10 years, and I'm super excited to go see my old friends again.  Many of you know about Shredder, Bruce, Bite Face, Jaques, Lucy, Chuggy ..... and the list goes on. As a matter of fact, we have 124 individual sharks identified. How many will we add this year? Who's going to be back? I can't wait to find out. It never gets old. If anything, after 10 years I'm even more excited. When will we hear the familiar "White Shaaaaaaaark!" yell?I know I'm not the only one that feels that way. I'm looking forward to a few of you coming back, some for the 3rd 4th and 5th time.I will keep you posted with regular trip reports and updates from the Island.Let's go Sharkdiving!Cheers,Martin GrafDive Operations ManagerShark Diver/HorizonIsla Guadalupe, MexicoAbout Shark Diver. As a global leader in commercial shark diving and conservation initiatives Shark Diver has spent the past decade engaged for sharks around the world. Our blog highlights all aspects of both of these dynamic and shifting worlds. You can reach us directly at sharkcrew@gmail.com. ... more >

08/11/2012

Setting the Record Straight on Paul Watson's Legal Status

Setting the Record Straight on Paul Watson's Legal Status
Sea Shepherd Addresses the Impact Of Interpol ‘Red Notice’ On Captain Watson and the Organization’s Operations

Paul Watson with his lawyer in GermanyAfter much speculation and misinformation about the impact of the recently announced ‘Red Notice’ issued by Interpol for Captain Paul Watson, founder and president of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society who was arrested at Frankfurt airport on May 13th and held in Germany for 70 days until his departure on or around July 22nd, Sea Shepherd is setting the record straight.  Using information posted to its website as provided in a letter from Captain Watson’s lead legal counsel in Germany, Oliver Wallasch, Sea Shepherd addresses the speculation head-on with the legal facts of this case. Click the thumbnail to read the entire unedited letter.

Questions & AnswersQ.: What is the impact of Captain Watson forfeiting bail to leave Germany?

A.: Skipping bail in Germany is not a crime! This is totally different from U.S. jurisdiction and from other countries in the world. Article 2 of the German constitution states, that Germany grants personal freedom. Therefore it is not even a crime in Germany to escape from prison. The decision of the client to leave the country leads only to the consequence that the local (not international!) arrest warrant of the Higher Regional Court was set into force, and that bail is seized (forfeited) on decision by the court. Because of the fact that the client was arrested in an extradition procedure, Germany is not actively searching for Mr. Watson locally or internationally.

Letter from Paul Watson's lawyer. (Click to read the entire unedited letter)

Q.: What is the extradition procedure in Germany as it pertains to this case?

A.: In the case of Mr. Watson, we knew that besides the request of Costa Rica, there was also a ‘blue’ note issued by Interpol on charges from Japan against the client. This ‘blue’ note on the warrant from Japan has been active since 2010 and has not converted into a ‘red’ notice with Interpol during the whole extradition procedure with Costa Rica. But we learned that Japan was highly interested concerning the procedure with Costa Rica because they sent requests through Interpol Tokyo to the Higher Regional Court to gather more information on the procedure itself. This was absolutely unusual. The German authorities are allowed to extradite even without a special treaty with the requesting country. Therefore it was very likely that Japan would ask for extradition itself on a bilateral basis; after Mr. Watson left the country, we learned that such an extradition request was forwarded by the Japanese Embassy through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the General Public Prosecution Office in Frankfurt.  The scenario would have been that Mr. Watson would have been extradited to Costa Rica, and then extradited after the procedure to Japan.

These facts show, that there was a link between the extradition request from Costa Rica and the upcoming extradition request from Japan. Having in mind that the president of Costa Rica visited Japan at the end of 2011, having in mind that Japan granted an enormous amount of money for “environmental protection” in Costa Rica, it is obvious that these two countries have a very close relationship.

Q.: Is the Interpol ‘Red’ Notice a warrant and what is its impact?A.: Interpol Notices are international alerts allowing police in member countries to share information. Interpol is not actively issuing arrest warrants, Interpol is not actively searching for the defendant, and Interpol is not involved in the extradition procedure.  Interpol just exchanges information between the police in the member countries.

The information that Interpol has issued a ‘red’ notice against Mr. Watson on the charges of Costa Rica only means that the police in the member countries s ... more >

08/11/2012

"THAR SHE..... PUFFFS?" Only a blue whale could make 40 feet seem cute.

Nate: "I'll be happy just kayaking. If we see whales, fine, but it's a gorgeous day already!"

Blue whales are really big.
Trying to find one in... ... more >

08/11/2012

New plans to tourism industry

EARLY retirees, Chinese students and indigenous Australians will be targeted as employees in a plan to boost tourism service. ... more >

08/11/2012

ScubaRadio 8-11-12 HOUR1

This week Greg The Divemaster and friends prepare for another lobster run in the Bahamas. Plus more tips on how to be a Scuba Snob! (Hour 1) ... more >

08/11/2012

ScubaRadio 8-11-12 HOUR2

This week Greg The Divemaster and friends prepare for another lobster run in the Bahamas. Plus more tips on how to be a Scuba Snob! (Hour 2) ... more >

08/11/2012

Snap Sights! Underwater Camera

Some cool underwater cameras images: Snap Sights! Underwater Camera Image by Goodimages 35mm fixed apeture, single shutter speed, electronic flash camera fitted inside a devoted underwater case, with rubber gasket, advantageous right down to 30meters, 100feet. Underwater camera Image by VancityAllie Underwater camera This pic from www.VancityAllie.com! new toy for the trip – a digital [...]
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08/11/2012

New DNA Study Reveals Fins of Endangered Shark in U.S. Soups

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Source Link: http://www.oceanconservationscience.org/media/2012/nr_2012.08.08.shtml Source Name: Institute for Ocean Conservation Science Date: 2012-08-12 Americans who eat shark fin soup—an Asian delicacy costing up to $100 per bowl in the United States—might be unknowingly consuming an endangered species. According to an unprecedented scientific analysis by Stony Brook University, the Field Museum in Chicago and with support from the Pew Environment Group, the shark fin soup served in 14 U.S. cities contains at-risk species, including scalloped hammerhead, which is listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as Endangered globally.Related Projects: EU Shark Finning Ban

Setting our Sights on CITES

Shark Petition Tags: , US consumers, shark fin soup, Hammerhead, endangered shark speciesUpdates Taxonomy: , In the Newsread more ... more >

08/11/2012

Study: North American Fish Extinctions May Double By 2050; '877 Times Faster Than The Fossil Record'

From 1900-2010, freshwater fish species in North America went extinct at a rate 877 times faster than the rate found in the fossil record, while estimates indicate the rate may double between now and 2050. This new information comes... ... more >

08/11/2012

Tips For New SCUBA Divers


New SCUBA divers are bombarded with information right from the start, but here's a few tips to keep in mind as you gain more experience.
Tips For New SCUBA Divers was written by Creedence for Aquaviews - SCUBA Blog - Bringing You The Other 70% Of Our World ... more >

08/11/2012

Save on Best Suunto D9 Scuba Dive Computer Wrist Watch with Transmitter Sale

Suunto D9 Scuba Dive Computer Wrist Watch with Transmitter Price: Check for Lowest Price!Product Det ... more >

08/11/2012

One Hundred

This is my 100TH POST since starting this photo blog back on April 15th of this year. I try to post ... more >

08/11/2012

Buy Bargain Invicta Mens Reserve Scuba Swiss Made Automatic Chronograph Stainless Steel Watch 0607 for Sale Online

Invicta Mens Reserve Scuba Swiss Made Automatic Chronograph Stainless Steel Watch 0607 Price: Check ... more >

08/11/2012

Gulf Diving: Saint Pete Artificial Reef

Unlike its tropical neighbor, the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico is not known as a prime diving site. ... more >

08/11/2012

PADI Dives!

This week has been full of excitement here at Blue Angel; PADI is here on the island having a series ... more >

08/11/2012

Fusion. NOT the nuclear kind.

Ok, now this has been an experience. My neck has been a sore spot with me for years.  Literally.  It ... more >

08/11/2012

Postcard from the Maldives

Well, after over 11 hours in the air and 24 hours of travelling, I’m just back from a liveaboa ... more >

08/11/2012

Searching for Best Price Swatch Men's YDS4004AS Maratua Aluminum Scuba Watch Compare Prices

Swatch Men’s YDS4004AS Maratua Aluminum Scuba Watch Price: Check for Lowest Price!Product Deta ... more >

08/11/2012

Buy Discount Ikelite Digital Underwater Video Housing:Canon HFS20/S21/S200 Great for Scuba Reviews and Ratings

Ikelite Digital Underwater Video Housing:Canon HFS20/S21/S200 Great for Scuba Price: Check for Lowes ... more >

08/11/2012

Buy Best Offer Ikelite Underwater Digital Camera Housing for Canon SX110 IS Great for Scuba Best Buy

Ikelite Underwater Digital Camera Housing for Canon SX110 IS Great for Scuba Price: Click to See Low ... more >

08/11/2012

Scuba diving recertification

I am thinking about looking into getting recertified for scuba diving. I already have my certificati ... more >