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Monty Receives Sport Diver Mag's Outstanding Contribution Award

TV adventure personality and Brit scuba diver - Monty Halls - received Sport Diver's 2016 'Outstanding Contribution' at last month's Sport Diver Awards. Mark Evans, editor of Sport Diver Magazine, explained how the judging team had made their difficult decision, because there were a number of worthy names on the list. "Monty is not doing epic diving...
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Diley Wins Best Cinematography Award @ Berlin Film Festival

The engaging documentary Of Shark and Man has won another award for the British film maker David Diley. Of Shark and Man isn't a movie about diving, it is a film about a diver who has a love affair with sharks. On Saturday 29th October 2016 Diley won the Best Cinematography award at the International Filmmaker...
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CCR Diver Sonia Rowley Wins Sir David Attenborough Award

In May 1937 the Systematics Association was founded as the "Committee on Systematics in Relation to General Biology". The idea was to provide a forum to discuss theoretical and practical problems of taxonomy. Today the Systematics Association furthers all aspects of Systematic biology. This includes organising conferences, training courses and awarding grants to support systematics research. In...
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Have You Seen SAMS Acoustic Detectors?

SAMS - The Scottish Association for Marine Science - has just put out this request. Please pass it on. This is a request for assistance to all those of you who spend time along the seashore, both professionally and recreationally. We have just completed fieldwork that involved deployment of a large array of moorings with acoustic detectors...
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'No Entonox' Bracelets @ EUROTEK.2016

In the UK it is likely that paramedics and the ambulance service will administer Entonox gas as a pain relief. Entonox - which is also known as 'gas and air' or laughing gas - is a 50:50 mix of Oygen and Nitrous Oxide. It is an anaesthetic gas, used for emergency on-site pain relief. However...
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Experience Digital Madness With Alex

Are you struggling to get the most out of your underwater photography? Award winning photographer - Dr Alex Mustard - is hosting 'Digital Madness' in Cayman in December and there are just two spaces left! This is a jam packed week of specialised diving, tailored for enthusiastic underwater photographers, with one to one tutoring in...
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Drive 'n' Dive Hampshire This Weekend

This Sunday - 21st August 2016 - the Diving Museum in Gosport is collaborating with the Provincial Bus Society to deliver a grand family day out! You can catch a vintage double decker from the Gosport Hard, and take a leisurely tour of Gosport before stopping off at the award-winning, family-friendly Diving Museum in Stokes Bay....
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Meet The Deepest Scuba Diver On Earth @ EUROTEK.2016

The deepest scuba diver in the world - Ahmed Gabr – is tenacious. On the 18 / 19 September 2014 Ahmed took 14 minutes to reach 332.35 metres on open circuit scuba. This extreme dive took 13 hours 50 minutes, 93 tanks, 15 in-water divers and a 10 person surface-support team to complete. Ahmed Gabr's...
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BOLO Stolen Cave Rescue Organisation Equipment

Be On The Look Out! Humans can be really quite extraordinary creatures. To put it bluntly we were pretty gob-smacked to read a report issued by the Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) on the 8th August 2016. The CRO provides voluntary cave and mountain rescue services in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. In a typical year this charity...
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You Too Can Sleep Underwater At Aquarius

  We have recently been following Dr Dawn Kernagis - a Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) - during her NEEMO 21 Mission. (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations). Kernagis was one of six crew members to join this NASA undersea mission. She, along with other crew members and two professional habitat...
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