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Flotsam & Jetsam

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Crazy Instructor Court Judgement Overturned. On February 22, an Appeal Court in Malta overturned a previous judgment that found 60-year-old diver Arthur Castillo guilty of the involuntary homicide of his dive buddy, who died during a dive in January 2020. It was clear to nearly everyone in the dive industry that the deceased diver, an experienced instructor, made a series of mistakes leading to her demise. The European diving industry is collectively relieved that the notion that a diver is responsible for another diver's life has been dismissed. You can read full details of the case in Undercurrent's January issue.

Spectacular Footage of Whales Sharks Feeding. CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, recently posted footage recorded at Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia of whale sharks feeding on bait balls of sardines in the presence of other predators, on its Facebook page. It's an unusual insight into their feeding habits. You can see it here:

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