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Understanding the Recreational Dive Planner, RDP

You are searching on the subject of the Recreational Dive Planner also known as the RDP. You found a good source for that information here at Divetalking. In this session, various ways to use the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables supported by PADI will be displayed. From here on the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables sanctioned by PADI will be called, RDP. Let us first understand that what you are about … Read entire article »

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Facebook help! Where is it?

Has Facebook become too big? I have been requesting login assistance since Friday May 4, 2011. The response to posting a login support question is “We will get back to you shortly.” 7 days later, 9 requests sent for support and nothing in return from Facebook. Has Facebook gotten too big to care about one individual?     … Read entire article »

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Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists

Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists

Eyeless shrimp and fish with lesions are becoming common, with BP oil pollution believed to be the likely cause. Dahr Jamail Last Modified: 18 Apr 2012 03:16 New Orleans, LA – “The fishermen have never seen anything like this,” Dr Jim Cowan told Al Jazeera. “And in my 20 years working on red snapper, looking at somewhere between 20 and 30,000 fish, I’ve never seen anything like this either.” Dr Cowan, with Louisiana State University’s Department of Oceanography … Read entire article »

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Titanic – What do you think

The Titanic, which hit the iceberg and sank April 16, 2012, 100 years ago with over 1200 souls dieing that fateful morning. Since then, she has been visited a number of time and today has Russian submersibles taking tourist to see the site for around $60,000 a person. Is she a grave site to be left alone or should we take this opportunity to see her and retrieve from her what can be salvaged, before she disappears into history books? What are your thoughts to the way Titanic should be treated? … Read entire article »

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Favorite place to dive

Favorite place to dive

If you had to choose just one place in the world, what place would you choose as your most favorite place to dive, and why?   … Read entire article »

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Divetalking Official Logo

[singlepic id=445 w=640 h=280 float=center] The logo above is the official logo to Divetalking.com. Divetalking is offering an official Divetalking patch and a Divetlaking wrist band to the first individual that identifies the meaning of the 5 silver stars on the logo. Good Luck … Read entire article »

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South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council

January/February 2011 Public Hearing and Scoping Meeting Series The Council will hold a series of public hearings and scoping meetings regarding fisheries management measure proposed for several federally managed species, including those within the snapper grouper management complex, dolphin (fish), wahoo, golden crab and octocorals within the South Atlantic region. These measures will impact both commercial and recreational fishermen. Members of the public are invited to attend the meetings at any time between the hours of 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM to learn more about the proposed actions and provide formal comments to Council members in attendance (See schedule below). Written public comments will be accepted until February 14, 2011. Email addresses for individual amendments are included below. Hard copies may be mailed to the Council office using the … Read entire article »

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What does it mean to be a diver?

Why do you dive? How does it make you feel? Post your replys with your ideas. Larry … Read entire article »

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