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A scuba diver helped a North Dakota man pull off a unique marriage proposal during an ice-fishing outing. Check out the video clip from a local station on what must have been a slow news day – it was their lead story!
Here’s a short wrap-up of notable scuba stories from January 2012.
Ship Wreck from civil war by amanderson2
New species of crabs were among the discoveries recently made by an underwater robotic vehicle sent to study the icy cold waters of the Southern Ocean. The expedition was a collaboration between the British Antarctic Survey and two universities.
The Civil War wreck USS Narcissus will become an underwater preserve in Florida. The tugboat wreck lies in 15 feet of water.
A diver in Seminole County, Florida, found a 1930’s-era class ring while diving with a metal detector. He managed to track down the owner and return the ring to the owner’s family.
Visitors to the Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky will be able to enjoy a holiday attraction called Scuba Santa’s Water Wonderland from November 25 to January 1.
A wetsuit company has developed a stealth wetsuit which conceals the faint electric signals divers emit while underwater. The wetsuit is meant to allow divers to approach underwater wildlife without being detected by those electric signals.
Here’s a short wrap-up of notable scuba stories from October 2011.
Vladimir Putin made scuba headlines in August when he reportedly found ancient Greek jugs while on a dive. It was recently revealed that the “discovery” was a sham; the jugs were planted prior to the dive.
Here’s a short wrap-up of notable scuba stories from June 2011.
Scuba divers have captured amazing images from beneath the sea off the Japanese coast in the wake of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
A spider with the ability to breathe underwater, using an air bubble and web-based “gill,” was dubbed “scuba spider.”
MLS player Roger Levesque of the Seattle Sounders celebrated a goal with a unique mock-scuba boat-style entry fall. You can see an animated GIF of the celebration here: The Scuba Dive Soccer Celebration.
Florida Republican Representative Allen West took the American Flag with him on a recent scuba dive, an act forbidden by the Flag Code. According to the Code, the American Flag must not touch anything beneath it, including water. West was leading a group of veterans on a diving trip off the coast of Deerfield Beach.
Here’s a short wrap-up of notable scuba stories from May 2011.
Kona Airport by Erik Charlton
The wreck of Captain Kidd’s pirate ship the Quedagh Merchant will become an underwater museum off the coast of the Dominican Republic. Submerged in just 10 feet of water, the site will be accessible to scuba divers as well as snorkelers.
An Australian diver set a new scuba depth record of 194 meters while cave diving in New Zealand.
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