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  • Product Review: IST M88 BlueTech Dive Mask

    Product Review: IST M88 BlueTech Dive Mask

    For 2010 IST Sports has introduced a half a dozen new dive masks to its already extensive dive mask line. In my opinion one mask, in particular, that is destined to become quite popular is the new M88 BlueTech. The mask has a number of features that combine to make this a top quality dive mask. None stands out more …Read More »

  • Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

    Once again the Easter Bunny has been seen scuba diving near the underwater canyon at La Jolla Shores. He always likes to get a head start for the Annual San Diego Dive Club Underwater Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast. All divers and their families are invited to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt and share a great breakfast of …Read More »

  • Wreck Divers’ Banquet To Feature Shipwreck Explorer

    Veteran shipwreck explorer Gary Gentile will be the guest speaker at the California Wreck Divers’ annual banquet to be held in March 2010, in El Segundo, California. Gary Gentile has discovered over 40 shipwrecks in his illustrious career. He has written over 52 books and published over 3,000 photographs. During the banquet, Gentile will share his experiences exploring the Lusitania; …Read More »

  • Malibu Divers Introduce Over 100 Girl Scouts to Diving

    Malibu Divers Introduce Over 100 Girl Scouts to Diving

    Realizing that encouraging young women to become involved in scuba diving is vital to the future of the diving industry, related businesses and the marine environment, Malibu Divers started its new Girl Scout-based initiative in 2008 with its Try Scuba Diving Program at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. Malibu Divers’ Try Scuba Diving Program has been attended by over 100 …Read More »

  • Scripps Scientists to Develop Swarms of Miniature Robotic Ocean Explorers

    Scripps Scientists to Develop Swarms of Miniature Robotic Ocean Explorers

    In an effort to plug gaps of knowledge about key ocean processes, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been awarded nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a new breed of ocean-probing instruments. These “drifters” are designed assist in research on areas ranging from marine protected areas to harmful algal blooms. Scripps …Read More »

  • California Ships to Reefs Offers Alternative for Ship Disposal to Obama Administration

    California Ships to Reefs (CSTR) has come forth with a statement affirming that the recent decision by the Obama administration to clean derelict military ships in San Francisco Bay before disposing of them is an important, positive first step. But the organization continued by saying preparing them for sinking and using them to create artificial reefs will provide a more …Read More »

  • Ocean Encounters Breath-Hold Diving Expeditions and Training Now Available

    If you thought breath-hold diving was exclusive to a privileged few highly trained individuals, think again. Ocean Encounters founders Fred Buyle and William Winram will take you places you never dreamed of diving. Both avid world-class breath-hold divers, they have taken it upon themselves to share their passion for the underwater world with the rest of us. They will bring …Read More »

  • Bluefin Tuna Images Needed

    Ocean Defenders Alliance is looking for underwater video and still footage of Bluefin Tuna that will be used for a promotional video. The Southern Bluefin Tuna are destined to be extinct by 2012, according to scientists. This video aims to inform people throughout the world of the plight of these animals and offer solutions to stop the destruction. To read …Read More »

  • Volunteer Divers Needed for California Rock Reef Surveys

    You and your dive buddy can help ensure the long-term sustainability of California’s rocky reefs. The Reef Check Foundation invites experienced divers to become trained in their California rocky reef monitoring program. Since 2005, Reef Check’s California (RCCA) Program has trained over 350 experienced recreational scuba divers to scientifically monitor California’s rocky reef ecosystem at 70 sites from Humboldt to …Read More »

  • Lions Invade La Jolla Shores

    Lions Invade La Jolla Shores

    La Jolla Shores is well known to most San Diego divers. Many local divers received their scuba certification there, including myself. Some divers after being certified at “The Shores” swear they will never dive there again! Many comments from new divers are, “There’s nothing but sand!” Veteran “Shores” divers know better. There is a great deal of marine life in …Read More »

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