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Ah, Texas -- oil wells, armadillos, Tex-Mex food, cowboys and coral reefs. Yes, coral reefs. While there are fine beaches, Texas is not a destination for shore divers. To get to the state's best diving, you must travel 111 miles east/southeast to the Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary. And just as great: you get to do seven dives in 27 hours for just $645..... Read more >
Watch Out for Lionfish Stings, 09/2014
Divers are making enormous efforts to reduce the mass of lionfish in Atlantic and Caribbean waters. But a can-do attitude and gloves can’t prevent lionfish from defending themselves with their painful stings. Here's a report from the director of Cozumel's hyperbaric chamber about which divers are getting stung by lionfish, how and where, and what treatments work best..... Read more >
The Dangers Above the Surface, 09/2014
• MV Fling, Flower Gardens, Texas: Seven dives in 27 hours for just $645
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My fellow divers, I can't imagine that anyone who has had a chance to slip below the surface and marvel at the life there won't find this a fascinating read. James Nestor, a fine journalist (he has written for Outside, Men's Journal and the New York Times) with a keen eye, has produced the best underwaterfocused book since Shadow Divers a decade ago. It's a fine adventure and a thrilling ride all the way from the surface down to 28,000 feet, and back.
In 1999, hundreds of feet under the ocean, five divers traveled to the end of the new Boston sewer tunnel - devoid of light and air - to complete the construction; one didn't return and another was sentenced to a life of trauma-induced drug addiction and prison. It was a "dry penetration," but commercial divers were selected for the job because they were trained in mixed gas technology and could handle construction in dark and dangerous circumstances. Neil Swidey, a staff writer for the Boston Globe, tells the compelling tale of the harrowing and deadly task, against the backdrop of bravery, corporate greed, political infighting and construction incompetence. A great book for mixed gas divers.
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