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RETRO WINDSURFING AT THE GORGE - Windsurf Magazine

Tweet “Old School” footage of windsurfing the Gorge – check out the Gorgemobile ! Related Original link
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"Everything you picture in the Jaws movie": Teen girl thrown into water when 15ft great white shark rammed her kayak

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Women Divers Hall of Fame X PADI Scholarships Now Available!

Here’s to all the women in diving—the trailblazers, explorers, and fearless females that have made and continue to make incredible contributions to the sport. As an organization, we aim to encourage, empower and educate women who either want to start diving or who want to be part of a community passionate about the underwater world. To support women in diving, PADI has partnered with the Women Divers Hall of Fame to offer PADI training grants. The PADI training scholarships are open to women worldwide, and applicants have until October 31, 2017 midnight U.S Eastern Standard Time to submit their applications. Applicants will be notified of award status by February 1, 2018.  Only online submissions will be accepted and no exceptions will be made for late submissions. PADI Training Grants: PADI 4 Change: One training grant valued at $2,500 will be awarded to a deserving woman diver (18 years of age or older)...
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U.K. offers famed Arctic shipwrecks

By Colin Dwyer - NPR.org In an act befitting "our long shared history and the closeness of our current bilateral relationship," the U.K. has announced it will give Canada the recovered shipwrecks of John Franklin, a British explorer who sought to chart an unnavigated section of the Northwest Passage in the Arctic in the 1840s — and died in the attempt, along with all of his crew. "This exceptional arrangement will recognise the historical significance of the Franklin expedition to the people of Canada, and will ensure that these wrecks and artefacts are conserved for future generations," British Defense Minister Michael Fallon said in a statement published Tuesday. For more than a century and a half, the resting place of the two vessels remained a mystery — until a team of archaeologists finally found and identified the HMS Erebus in 2014. Just two years later, researchers acted on a tip...
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More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'

Image copyright JAGO-TEAM/GEOMAR Image caption Cold water corals should be more resilient All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say. The eight-year study from more than 250 scientists finds that infant sea creatures will be especially harmed. This means the number of baby cod growing to adulthood could fall to a quarter or even a 12th of today's numbers , the researchers suggest. The assessment comes from the BIOACID project , which is led from Germany. A brochure summarising the main outcomes will be presented to climate negotiators at their annual meeting, which this year is taking place in Bonn in November. The Biological Impacts of Ocean Acidification report authors say some creatures may benefit directly from the chemical changes - but even these could still be adversely affected indirectly by shifts in...
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