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Exploration of HMS Erebus May Reveal Additional Artifacts

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Exploration of HMS Erebus May Reveal Additional Artifacts

Source: CBC News/Janet Davison - May 3, 2016

The eerie video hints at some of the secrets that may lie hidden in the wreck of HMS Erebus.

In the images shown recently by Parks more…

Diver Finds Prehistoric Mastodon Jaw Near Savannah

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Diver Finds Prehistoric Mastodon Jaw Near Savannah

Source: Savannah Now/Bryan County Now - May 2, 2016

Local shark teeth diver Bill Eberlein experienced a first in his lifetime when he recently found a mastodon jaw embedded in the mud at the bottom of the more…

Divers Plunge More Than 100ft to Remove Ghost Fishing Nets

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Divers Plunge More Than 100ft to Remove Ghost Fishing Nets

Source: DailyMail/John Hutchinson - April 29, 2016

These otherworldly images show divers combating the eco-scourge of 'ghost fishing'.
Ghost fishing is the term used for when fishing gear that has been lost, more…

Fishackathon London a Resounding Success

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Fishackathon London a Resounding Success

Source: Virgin/Kristian Teleki - April 28, 2016

While the streets of London were being pounded with thousands of runners in the Virgin Money London Marathon, computer keys were being pounded and the midnight more…

Heat Is the Best Treatment for Jellyfish Stings

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Heat Is the Best Treatment for Jellyfish Stings

Source: Gizmag/Darren Quick - April 27, 2016

They may look innocuous, but jellyfish can pack a serious sting. And with some species benefitting from oceans warming due to climate change, the number more…

Historic British Shipwreck Discovered on Spanish Beach

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Historic British Shipwreck Discovered on Spanish Beach

Source: Ancient-Origins/Mariló T. A. - April 26, 2016

Three English 16th century cannons and the remains of a galley were discovered during the recent cleanup of a Spanish beach. The find was made more…

Coast Guard Thwarts Adventurer’s Plan to Run From Florida to Bermuda

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Coast Guard Thwarts Adventurer’s Plan to Run From Florida to Bermuda

Source: New York Daily News/Nicole Hensley - April 25, 2016

A rebel mariner was forced to end a maritime journey after violating a U.S. Coast Guard order forbidding him from propelling a floating bubble craft more…

Does Icelandic Happiness Lie in Their Communal Pools?

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Does Icelandic Happiness Lie in Their Communal Pools?

Source: New York Times/Dan Kois - April 22, 2016

On a frigid February day in Reykjavik, I stood bare-­chested and dripping wet just inside the dressing room at the Vesturbaejar pool, facing a long, cold more…

Monkeys Once Crossed the Seas

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Monkeys Once Crossed the Seas

Source: Reuters/Will Dunham - April 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Monkeys resembling today's capuchins accomplished the astonishing feat of crossing at least 100 miles (160 km) of open ocean 21 million years ago more…

Divers Discover One of the Most Significant Shipwreck Treasures Ever

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Divers Discover One of the Most Significant Shipwreck Treasures Ever

Source: Ars Technica/Annalee Newitz - April 20, 2016

It wasn't exactly what divers searching for sunken ships expected to find. When the Texel Divers Club glimpsed a package in the sand-buried remains of a more…

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