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Recognition of the SSI Lifeguard Program

by DiveSSI - 19th March 2019
The SSI Lifeguard Program was proudly certified by the German Association for Pool and Swimming Operations. From March 01, 2019 the…
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New MySSI App Feature: Buddy List

by DiveSSI - 19th March 2019
We are continually working on improving the MySSI App by adding new features and making it easier to use. In…
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New Hand Signal for Divers: The P for Plastic

by DiveSSI - 20th March 2019
Did you know that there is a new hand signal in the diving world? A group of Dutch divers, diving…
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Ireland: Successful Ghost Net Removal

by DiveSSI - 18th September 2018
Divers remove lobster pots and ghost nets from the bottom of the seaFrom 3 to 6 September 2018 divers from…
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Lake Baikal: Ice Diving

by DiveSSI - 5th December 2018
Cold as ice and yet so hot!Lake Baikal is one of the largest waterbodies in the world. Super clean water.…
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Japan is leaving the International Whaling Commission

by DiveSSI - 20th December 2018
Japan returns to commercial whalingJapan is leaving the International Whaling Commission (IWC). This is reported by Japanese media. Previously, international…
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Egyptian diver to break world record for deepest scuba dive

by DiveSSI - 18th February 2016
Egyptian diver Wael Omar is thinking big. Not only does he want to break the current world record for the deepest scuba…
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Join us on a coral journey

by Carin - 15th October 2016
On the tropical island of Curacao, SECORE International's annual board meeting has just taken place. Scientists, aquarium professionals and the…
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Coral Heros – Coral Reef Ecology for Kids!

by DiveSSI - 21st February 2019
The new educational kids comic Coral Heros by awarded illustrator Bernhard Speh and SECORE International is published! Coral Heroes takes its readers…
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Ammunition in the Baltic Sea: monitoring, recovering or leaving behind?

by DiveSSI - 8th February 2019
Researchers provide instructions and decision aids The Baltic Sea contains a dark legacy of ca. 50 000 tons of dumped…
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Florida Keys: new “Connect & Protect” campaign

by DiveSSI - 11th February 2019
Florida Keys & Key West focus on tourism The Florida Keys & Key West Tourism Office is showing visitors the…
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Florida Keys: neue Kampagne „Connect & Protect“

by DiveSSI - 11th February 2019
Florida Keys & Key West setzen auf nahhaltigen TourismusDie Tourismusbehörde der Florida Keys & Key West zeigt Besuchern und Industriepartnern…
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Biologists discover deep-sea fish in extremely low-oxygen regions

by DiveSSI - 13th February 2019
Researchers do not know how the animals survive thereAnimals need oxygen to live. Now marine biologists have discovered a large…
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US West Coast: Sunflower Sea Star almost disappeared

by DiveSSI - 5th February 2019
Diseases and ocean warming cause populations to collapse The combination of ocean warming and an infectious disease has caused the…
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Munition in der Ostsee: Überwachen, bergen oder liegenlassen?

by DiveSSI - 8th February 2019
Forscher geben Handlungsanleitungen und Entscheidungshilfen Auf dem Grund der Ostsee liegen große Mengen versenkter Munition als Hinterlassenschaft des Zweiten Weltkriegs…
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Biologen entdecken Tiefseefische in extrem sauerstoffarmen Gebieten

by DiveSSI - 13th February 2019
Forscher wissen nicht, wie die Tiere dort überlebenTiere brauchen Sauerstoff zum Leben. Jetzt haben Meeresbiologen eine große Anzahl von Fischen…
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Atlantic: new findings on deep water formation and ocean currents

by DiveSSI - 14th February 2019
Long-term observations contradict previous viewsThe subpolar North Atlantic plays a crucial role in global ocean circulation. By near-surface cooling, warm…
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Atlantik: neue Erkenntnisse zu Tiefenwasserbildung und Meeresströmungen

by DiveSSI - 14th February 2019
Langzeitbeobachtungen widersprechen bisherigen AuffassungenFür die globale Ozeanzirkulation spielt der subpolare Nordatlantik eine entscheidende Rolle. Durch oberflächennahe Abkühlung wird warmes Wasser…
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Corals light the way to a healthy partnership

by DiveSSI - 19th February 2019
Fluorescent light attracts microalgaeCorals know how to attract good company. A research study has shown that corals provide a tantalizing…
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Leuchtende Korallen weisen Zooxanthellen den Weg

by DiveSSI - 19th February 2019
Fluoreszierendes Licht lockt Mikroalgen anKorallen wissen, wie man gute Gesellschaft anzieht. Neue Forschungen zeigen, dass Korallen ein verlockendes fluoreszierendes grünes…
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The Gili Islands – Rising from the Ashes

by DiveSSI - 20th February 2019
Most visitors are divers 2018 was a devastating year of natural disasters in Indonesia. One of those disasters was the…
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Parasites liquefy dead fish

by DiveSSI - 21st February 2019
The Kudoa-thyrsit converts fish meat to slimy mushWhen the host dies, microscopic Kudoa spores begin to digest the fish's flesh.…
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Parasiten verflüssigen tote Fische

by DiveSSI - 21st February 2019
Der Kudoa-Thyrsit vedaut Fischfleisch zu schleimigem BreiWenn der Wirt stirbt, beginnen mikroskopisch kleine Kudoa-Sporen das Fleisch der Fische abzubauen. Sobald…
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Iceland wants to kill more than 2,000 whales in the next few years

by DiveSSI - 25th February 2019
Icelandic whale meat probably intended for the Japanese marketThe Icelandic Minister of Fisheries granted a permit to continue whaling on…
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Kalifornien: Wale kehren immer wieder in Sonar-Testgebiete zurück

by DiveSSI - 7th February 2019
Sonarfreie Gebiete arm an Nahrung Unter Verwendung von Daten von Unterwasserrobotern haben Wissenschaftler herausgefunden, dass Schnabelwale es vorziehen, sich in…
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California: Whales always return to sonar testing areas

by DiveSSI - 7th February 2019
Sonar free areas poor in foodUsing data from underwater robots, scientists have discovered that beaked whales prefer to feed within…
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Australien: weniger Haie in Queensland

by DiveSSI - 10th January 2019
Seit 50 Jahren geht der Bestand zurück Laut einer Analyse der Daten des Queensland Shark Control Program setzt sich der…
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The long term memory of the Pacific Ocean

by DiveSSI - 12th January 2019
Cold periods still take place in the deep PacificThe sea has a long memory. When the water in the deep…
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Das lange Gedächtnis des Pazifischen Ozeans

by DiveSSI - 12th January 2019
Historische Kaltzeiten spielen sich im tiefen Pazifik immer noch abDas Meer hat ein langes Gedächtnis. Als das Wasser im heutigen…
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DAN Europe offers research internships

by DiveSSI - 14th January 2019
In 2019, a total of 12 internships will be availableDAN Europe supports young people interested in diving medicine, physiology, biomedical…
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In the focus: The oceans most productive areas

by DiveSSI - 16th January 2019
Researchers are investigating upwelling areas off Africa and South AmericaOn the eastern edges of the Atlantic and the Pacific, continuous…
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Produktionsstätten der Ozeane im Fokus der Forschung

by DiveSSI - 16th January 2019
Forscher untersuchen Auftriebsgebiete vor Afrika und SüdamerikaAn den östlichen Rändern des Atlantiks und des Pazifiks sorgt ein kontinuierlicher Auftrieb von…
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A new tool for investigation and rescue of coral reefs

by DiveSSI - 17th January 2019
Web-based application improves data evaluation and availabilityCoral reefs are as vulnerable as they are beautiful. Climate change heats the seawater…
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Ein neues Tool zur Untersuchung und Rettung von Korallenriffen

by DiveSSI - 17th January 2019
Webbasierte Anwendung soll Daten schneller auswertbar und verfügbar machenKorallenriffe sind ebenso anfällig wie schön. Der Klimawandel erwärmt das Meereswasser und…
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Underwater robot unlocks secrets of the “Sweet Lake”

by DiveSSI - 18th January 2019
A burial mound at the bottom of the lakeThe "Sweet Lake" (Süße See)in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany) is a real treasure chest…
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Unterwasserroboter lüftet Geheimnisse im „Süßen See“

by DiveSSI - 18th January 2019
Ein Hügelgrab am Grund des Sees Der Süße See in Sachsen-Anhalt (Deutschland) ist eine echte Schatztruhe für Unterwasserarchäologen. Detaillierte 3D-Karten,…
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Remote coral reefs are doing better

by DiveSSI - 2nd February 2019
NOAA studied US coral reefs in the Pacific Coral reefs in remote, uninhabited areas of the Pacific are generally in good…
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Entlegenen Korallenriffen geht es besser

by DiveSSI - 2nd February 2019
NOAA untersuchte US-Korallenriffe im Pazifik Korallenriffe in abgelegenen, unbewohnten Gebieten des Pazifiks sind im Allgemeinen in gutem Zustand. Es geht ihnen…
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Turbid water makes reef fish more cautious

by DiveSSI - 4th February 2019
Restricted visibility on the reef costs anemone fish a lot of energyScientists at James Cook University have found that fish…
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Trübes Wasser macht Rifffische vorsichtiger

by DiveSSI - 4th February 2019
Eingeschränkte Sichtverhältnisse am Riff kosten Anemonenfische viel Energie Wissenschaftler der James Cook University haben festgestellt, dass Fische ängstlicher und vorsichtiger…
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DAN Europe vergibt Forschungspraktika

by DiveSSI - 14th January 2019
2019 stehen insgesamt 12 Praktikumsplätze zur VerfügungDAN Europe fördert junge Menschen, die sich für die Bereiche Tauchmedizin, Physiologie, Biomedizintechnik und…
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US-Westküste: Sonnenblumenseesterne fast verschwunden

by DiveSSI - 5th February 2019
Krankheiten und Meereserwärmung lassen Populationen zusammenbrechenDie Kombination aus Meereserwärmung und einer ansteckenden Krankheit hat die Populationen der großen Sonnenblumenseesterne (Pycnopodia…
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Australia: Less sharks in Queensland

by DiveSSI - 10th January 2019
Decreasing stock since 50 yearsAccording to an analysis of the data from the Queensland Shark Control Program, the decline in…
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Island will in den nächsten Jahren über 2.000 Wale töten

by DiveSSI - 25th February 2019
Isländisches Walfleisch wohl für den japanischen Markt bestimmtDer isländische Fischereiminister hat am 19. Februar 2019 die Genehmigung für eine Fortführung…
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Researchers want to explore life under hundreds of feet of ice

by DiveSSI - 18th March 2019
Antarctic expedition to the Larsen C ice shelf and iceberg A68An international research team led by the Alfred Wegener Institute…
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Antarktis-Expedition zum Larsen-C-Schelfeis und zum Eisberg A68

by DiveSSI - 18th March 2019
Forscher wollen Leben unter hunderte Meter dickem Eis erkundenEin internationales Forschungsteam unter Leitung des Alfred-Wegener-Instituts (AWI) wird am 9. Februar…
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Dive Site of the Month

by DiveSSI - 18th March 2019
East Point of Curaçao If you are in search of a beautiful sunrise or the best dive site in Curaçao, you…
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Corals suffer due to salinity fluctuation

by DiveSSI - 19th March 2019
Reduced salinity of seawater has devastating effects on coralsRecent studies show that drastic changes in salinity in the sea, e.g.…