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Diving Lingo 101: Glossary of Terms, Phrases and Slang

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Diving is a rich sport when it comes to names, expressions, and technical words. It is pretty easy to get confused, if you are new to the diving scene. I remember going on one of my first boat dives and being asked if I was carrying a sausage. “Huh… I didn’t bring food”, I replied, which caused fits of laughter among my fellow divers. Yes friends, the learning curve was steep. To make it a bit easier for you, we have put together this glossary of the most commonly used diving-related terms, phrases, slang and acronyms.

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Summer 2018 Divers Digest

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The fall is upon us, but before we say goodbye to the summer, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the most exciting stories that took place during this amazing fun-filled season.

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Divers Digest of This Spring

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The spring is almost behind us, but before we jump into the fun summer season, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the most exciting diving-related news from the past three months.

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10 Amazing Organizations Fighting to Save Our Oceans

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As divers, it is a given that we love the ocean and all the marine life in it. However, as the days pass, many of the famous and loved dive sites slowly decline in health and beauty. Luckily, recent years have seen a proliferation of nonprofit groups working on both a public and political level to save and protect our oceans. One of the best ways you can contribute to marine conservation is by joining one of these groups and donating to the cause. Here is a list of what we think are some of the best marine/ocean conservation organizations.

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What Is Citizen Science And How Can It Affect Ocean Health

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Lately, the term citizen science has been something of a buzzword, however, the concept is really nothing new. Before science became a profession in the 1800s, amateur naturalists, who sought discovery in their leisure time, were collecting information in order to understand the world better. No wonder, that even after the science as we know it came to be, contributions from non-professionals continued. Yet, only recently has the profession of science reunited with leisure participation and the activity became popular.

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Ten Best Books For Divers to Read in 2018

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Looking for a book to add to your 2018 reading list? Here are our picks of top ten books about diving that will expand your horizons and teach you something interesting. Whether you prefer fictional tales of underwater adventures, want to learn a new skill or are hunting for a colorful coffee table book detailing the world’s best dive sites, we’ve got something for you.

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