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December 26, 2011

The Creation of Paradise by Ann Fielding

Marine Geography and Ecology of the Hawaiian Islands The Hawaiian Islands are unique in many ways. For the diver or snorkeler interested in natural history the geology and biology are worth learning about. The intent of this article is to give a brief introduction to the geology, geography and biology of this beautiful island chain. [...]   ...more

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December 19, 2011

Diving Heroes Known & Unknown

Everyone has heroes in their lives and this includes our heroes in the diving industry. Many of us grew up hoping to someday meet Jacques Cousteau or even Lloyd Bridges. People like these obviously left their marks on our lives one way or another.   ...more

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December 19, 2011

Hurricane Diving

In October, 1995, I was on a dive trip in the Bay Islands on an Aggressor liveaboard. The trip was with many of my diving friends from Cincinnati and should have been some easy, comfortable diving. However, at about the same time we arrived in that area, a tropical wave merged with a broad low pressure area and an upper trough just off the coast of Honduras, forming Roxanne, which would become the tenth hurricane of the year.   ...more

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December 19, 2011

Save a Trip 101

What do you do when you travel hours or even days to get to an exotic dive destination only to have your baggage not show up or you incur a slight injury that prohibits you from diving? Unfortunately this has happened to me on a number of trips through the years. Here is what happened on my most recent trip and how I dealt with it.   ...more

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December 19, 2011

Over Fishing

While diving in the Red Sea a number of years ago, I noticed a beautifully huge school of Emperor Breams that probably numbered in the thousands. When I asked the captain about these fish, he explained that at that time of year, the Bream congregated in that area of the Red Sea for reproductive purposes. He continued to tell me that the schools of Bream used to number in the tens of thousands and more, but because of over-fishing the reproductive stock, these numbers have dwindled.   ...more

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