Category Archives: Scuba

Great White Attacks REMUS SharkCam

 In 2013, a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution took a specially equipped REMUS “SharkCam” underwater vehicle to Guadalupe Island in Mexico to film great white sharks in the wild. They captured more than they bargained for.   Advertisements

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A Deep Dive Into New Scuba Tech

By Vivian Wagner TechNewsWorld 2/13/14 “There is always going to be some hesitation to putting your phone in a housing and taking it underwater, but as more and more are diving with iGills, it is just becoming the new normal,” … Continue reading

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5 best diving spots to warm your bones

Lyn Mettler February 7, 2014 FoxNews.com […In] the Western Pacific is the remote island of Palau, part of the Rock Islands and nicknamed “Rainbow’s End” because it’s so far away. It is not easy to get to, as you have … Continue reading

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The starfish are dying, and no one knows why

Elizabeth Weise, December 31, 2013 USATODAY Something is killing starfish up and down the West Coast and no one knows what. A mysterious illness that first appeared in June in Washington state has now spread from Sitka, Alaska, to San … Continue reading

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Scuba Diver Greeted Face to Face by Friendly Seal

This scuba diver wins the official seal of approval. Jamie Gallacher, 15, was on his very first dive off the coast of Isle of Man, located between Northern Ireland and England, when a seal got up close and personal, greeting … Continue reading

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In Palau, a glancing blow from Typhoon Haiyan

PRIWorld Producer Peter Thomson November 14, 2013 The world’s attention has been focused this past week on the ongoing disaster in the Philippines, as millions of residents there struggle to cope with the unprecedented crisis brought on by Typhoon Haiyan. … Continue reading

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NASA: Magnetic Pole Reversal Happens All The (Geologic) Time

Scientists understand that Earth’s magnetic field has flipped its polarity many times over the millennia. In other words, if you were alive about 800,000 years ago, and facing what we call north with a magnetic compass in your hand, the … Continue reading

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