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Belize Dive Haven Unveils Incredible Group Special For Retailers and Travel Pros

Belize Dive Haven invites you to take advantage of our special 2021 rates for travel in 2022!It’s hard to match the underwater splendor of Belize. In fact, some of the world’s most renowned dive sites are found in these extraordinary waters.  Belize Dive Haven offers a truly unique experience that combines the luxury of an …

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BENDS BREAKTHROUGH: ‘IMMUNE SYSTEM GOING CRAZY’

Gas bubbles in the heart. (Picture: Andreas Møllerløkken / NTNU)A major breakthrough in research into decompression illness (DCI) has been claimed by the Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU) – and could lead to the first test for the condition. Senior scientist Ingrid Eftedal in the university’s Department of Circulation & Medical Imaging says that …

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INSTRUCTOR FINED AFTER DIVER’S DEATH AT 45M

Picture: Karen Bryan.A Yorkshire diving instructor has been fined for inadequate supervision following the death of a rebreather trainee on a submarine wreck-dive in Scotland four years ago.Ashley Roberts of Huddersfield, whose company Ash Roberts Technical was wound up two years ago, pleaded guilty to breaches of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 …

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OCEAN ART IS BACK – WITH PRIZES

Wide Angle Compact winner in 2020.Hot on the heels of the call for entries to this year’s Masters Underwater Imaging Competition, reported recently on Divernet, comes another  prestigious landmark in the international photo-contest calendar – the 2021 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition.Divers with any level of photographic expertise have until the end of November to enter …

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Tenth Annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition Opens For Entries

The Underwater Photography Guide has announced that is it now is accepting entries for the 2021 edition of its annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition. Now celebrating its tenth year, Ocean Art has become one of the most popular underwater photo competitions in the world. A long list of prizes, valued this year at more than $30,000 attracts …

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DAN Hosting Recompression Chamber Webinar

The Divers Alert Network is hosting an online webinar on recompression chambers this week. According to an event overview: “We all know that recompression chamber treatment is crucial for divers suffering from DCI, but we may not be exactly sure what the chamber looks like or how it’s used. This is especially likely given the diversity of health care systems around …

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