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  • Friday, August 03, 2018 5:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Hawaii Bans Sale of Sunscreens that Harm Coral

    Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to ban the sale and distribution of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate. They’ve made this move because these two chemicals cause damage to coral reefs. Hawaii has taken this stance in a bid to protect Hawaiian coral reefs from further harm

    Full article here
  • Tuesday, July 03, 2018 1:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    More info here on Oceanic and Hollis

    and here for OMS


  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 1:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    They're both right. See here

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Commercial Spiny Lobster Fishery Closed at Anacapa Island and the East End of Santa Cruz Island Due to Public Health Hazard

    https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2017/10/24/commercial-spiny-lobster-fishery-closed-at-anacapa-island-and-the-east-end-of-santa-cruz-island-due-to-public-health-hazard/

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Details on recall from Suunto here

  • Friday, June 16, 2017 11:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced on Tuesday (June 13) that it had located the sunken remains of the McCulloch, 100 years after the ship was lost off the coast of Southern California.

    A bit deep for most of us thou. 

    Click here for the full article.

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Interesting article on lack of mooring buoys destroying our purple hydrocoral. 

    https://www.kcet.org/shows/earth-focus/why-isnt-california-protecting-its-unique-purple-corals

  • Friday, January 20, 2017 3:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Improve your navigation skills. 

    Hurry up if you want to join this class

    Contact training coordinator Dahlia  for more detail.

  • Saturday, November 12, 2016 11:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Aqua Lung announces recall of Powerline inflators with a date code of “H”

    Hazard: The inflation button can remain depressed and cause the buoyancy compensators to continue inflating, resulting in an uncontrolled ascent. This poses injury and drowning hazards to the diver.

    Recalled Product: Select Powerline inflators with a date code of “H” found on Aqua Lung and Apeks buoyancy compensators sold from January 2015 to September 2016.

    Remedy: Consumers should bring their buoyancy compensator to their local Aqua Lung dealer for inspection and repair.

    More information on the AquaLung web site 

  • Friday, August 12, 2016 6:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Greenland shark, a big and slow-moving deep-ocean predator that prowls the frigid waters of the Arctic and North Atlantic, can claim the distinction of being the planet's longest-living vertebrate, with a lifespan perhaps reaching about 400 years.

    Full details here:

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/long-tooth-greenland-shark-may-live-four-centuries-180924416.html?ref=gs


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