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Photographs Of Rare Species From Antarctic Depths Revealed For First Time

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Photographs Of Rare Species From Antarctic Depths Revealed For First Time

Source: The Guardian/Matthew Taylor - February 13, 2018

The images below are the first of creatures found in a previously unexplored region of the Antarctic seabed offering a fascinating glimpse of life in more…

Citizen Scientists and Divers Discover New Population Of World’s Rarest Fish Off Tasmanian Coast

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Citizen Scientists and Divers Discover New Population Of World’s Rarest Fish Off Tasmanian Coast

Source: Phys.org/University of Tasmania - January 26, 2018

A team of divers from IMAS and the citizen science project Reef Life Survey (RLS) have discovered a new population of what is believed to be the more…

Bizarre Assortment of Deep Sea Creatures Wash Up on Scottish Shore

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Bizarre Assortment of Deep Sea Creatures Wash Up on Scottish Shore

Source: The Independent/Samuel Osborne - January 15, 2018

Several deep-sea fish have washed up on a beach in Scotland, sparking renewed interest in the bizarre-looking creatures.

Nearly 10 different species were found by two local conservation volunteers more…

A Look Behind the Scenes of Blue Planet II: ‘Like running a marathon – with 100 sharks on your tail’

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A Look Behind the Scenes of Blue Planet II: ‘Like running a marathon – with 100 sharks on your tail’

Source: The Guardian/Kate Abbott/Andrew Gilchrist/Tim Jonze/Sam Richards - October 25, 2017

Orla Doherty, producer of The Deep and Our Blue Planet
I’ve spent more than 500 hours in submersibles 1,000 metres under the sea – the more…

Who Made it to South America First, Early Easter Islanders or Europeans?

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Who Made it to South America First, Early Easter Islanders or Europeans?

Source: Science/Lizzie Wade - October 16, 2017

Nearly 2000 kilometers from its nearest neighbor in the Pacific Ocean, Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, seems an unlikely crossroads for the world’s more…

Historical Steamship Routes Traced by the Trail of Rocks They Left Behind

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Historical Steamship Routes Traced by the Trail of Rocks They Left Behind

Source: Hakai Magazine/K. N. Smith - October 12, 2017

A survey of marine life off the east coast of Australia pulled up several handfuls of history this summer, along with a distressing amount of more…

Giving up the Rat Race for a Life at Sea: Ocean Adventurers

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Giving up the Rat Race for a Life at Sea: Ocean Adventurers

Source: CNN/Kellie Pollock - September 13, 2017

We sold up and bought a boat to sail around the world. How idyllic does that sound?

It conjures up images of the wind in more…

Artificial Reefs: A Compelling Diving Alternative, But Are They as Good as the Real Deal?

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Artificial Reefs: A Compelling Diving Alternative, But Are They as Good as the Real Deal?

Source: Phys.org/American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - September 7, 2017

Artificial, man-made reefs can be more attractive to divers than nearby natural coral formations and can help mitigate potential reef damage, according to a new more…

Night Surfing: An Escape From the Crowds, But Watch Out for Sharks

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Night Surfing: An Escape From the Crowds, But Watch Out for Sharks

Source: The New York Times/Jared Whitlock - April 21, 2017

The ocean and the sky melted together in a gray mass, making it tough for the surfer to size up the coming waves. Would they more…

A New Age of Exploration: How the Diving Bell Revealed the Deep Sea

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A New Age of Exploration: How the Diving Bell Revealed the Deep Sea

Source: The Atlantic/Bryce Emley - March 28, 2017

Imagine sitting on a narrow bench inside a dark room. Your feet are dangling into a floor of water. You’re vaguely aware of the room more…