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Too Young To Scuba Dive?

by DiveSSI - 10th October 2019
Diving changes lives. It is one of those activities where its transformative power can be seen applied to both young…
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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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Researchers film giant squid in the Gulf of Mexico

by DiveSSI - 1st July 2019
Spectacular footage from 760 meters depthRare shots were made by researchers in the Gulf of Mexico. They managed to get…
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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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Donation Campaign at the Boot Show 2019

by DiveSSI - 24th April 2019
Mission Deep Blue merchandise as donation campaign At the BOOT show earlier this year, SSI introduced the Mission Deep Blue…
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Mermaiding – Which fins are suitable?

by DiveSSI - 4th September 2019
Mermaid swimming - the latest trendMermaid swimming or mermaiding is the latest trend in water sports. With colorful mermaid fins…
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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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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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SharkCam reveals the secret life of giant sharks in the UK

by DiveSSI - 7th August 2019
New technology delivers unique imagesAn autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) called REMUS SharkCam was first used in the UK to observe…
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Japan tötet wieder Wale

by DiveSSI - 3rd July 2019
Der kommerzielle Walfang hat begonnenJapan hatte im Dezember vergangenen Jahres angekündigt künftig wieder Wale zu kommerziellen Zwecken zu jagen und…
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Possession of a warrior discovered in river

by DiveSSI - 13th November 2019
Lost during a fight? Divers group recovers 3,300 year old bronze objects from riverA research team discovered 31 unusual objects…
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Mermaiding

by DiveSSI - 22nd July 2019
It seems to be every woman’s childhood dream to turn into a real-life mermaid and to make a splash in…
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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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Demonstrating for better protection of endangered shark species

by DiveSSI - 21st October 2019
Fishing in the Atlantic kills 25,000 endangered mako sharks each yearAgainst the capture of tens of thousands of endangered sharks…
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Paradisiacal biodiversity at Atlantic Seamount

by DiveSSI - 7th November 2019
Life on Mount Vema is recovering after fishing banGreenpeace activists aboard the "Arctic Sunrise" found impressive evidence of the effectiveness…
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Römisches Schiffswrack vor Zypern entdeckt

by DiveSSI - 12th July 2019
Antikes Schiff hatte Amphoren geladenIm Meer vor Protaras, Zypern, wurde kürzlich ein antikes Wrack entdeckt. Gefunden wurde es von Spyros…
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5 Incredible Ways Whales are Saving the Oceans

by DiveSSI - 11th October 2019
Love whales? These incredible animals have fascinated humans for a very long time and rightly so. Swimming or diving with whales…
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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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Rays threatened with extinction

by DiveSSI - 24th July 2019
Update to the Red ListThe largest extinction of species since the disappearance of dinosaurs continues. It is the fault of…
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Sea Slug Tethys Fimbria

by DiveSSI - 29th April 2017
A sea slug called Tethys fimbria If you are lucky to come across a Tethys fimbria when diving in the Mediterranean,…
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Das Meer ist nicht eure Müllkippe – Widerstand gegen die britische Plattform-Entsorgung wächst

by DiveSSI - 18th October 2019
OSPAR tagt – Der Widerstand gegen die britische Plattform-Entsorgung wächst„Shell – Das Meer ist nicht eure Müllkippe“Von den „großen“ Nachrichten…
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Man-made stressors endanger sharks

by DiveSSI - 1st October 2019
Less chance for Shark babies in stressed environmentsAn international research team has found that shark babies born in environments affected…
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Searching for Sunfish ? 3 Top Places to Dive with Mola mola

by DiveSSI - 28th June 2019
Mola mola or sunfish might be easy to identify, thanks to their unusual looks and habit of lounging at the…
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Huge carpet of pumice stones floating in the Pacific

by DiveSSI - 28th August 2019
The volcanic rock carpet is heading for AustraliaThe rock carpet was discovered in August by sailors and covers an area…
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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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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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Diving Fiji: The World’s Most Colourful Coral Reefs

by DiveSSI - 16th August 2019
Visit and go diving Fiji and you’ll soon discover this special destination lives up to its title as the soft…
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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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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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Nachhaltigkeitssiegel MSC schützt Wale und Seevögel nicht ausreichend

by DiveSSI - 5th March 2019
Studie offenbart erneut gravierende Mängel beim Siegel für FischprodukteEine aktuelle Studie des NABU-Dachverbandes Birdlife International dokumentiert gravierende Mängel des weltweit…
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Ein Korallenriff im Mittelmeer

by DiveSSI - 20th March 2019
Forscher entdecken ausgedehntes Korallenriff vor SüditalienVor der Küste Italiens haben Forscher um Giuseppe Corriero von der Universität Bari Aldo Moro…
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Uncontrollable plastic flood

by DiveSSI - 16th March 2019
UN environmental summit ends without effective agreement on plastic waste The UN Environment Conference in Nairobi ended on Friday, March…
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Neue Kooperation zwischen aqua med und dem SUSV

by DiveSSI - 23rd March 2019
Sicher Tauchen, das steht beim SUSV - dem Schweizer Unterwasser-Sport-Verband - an oberster Stelle. Damit die Mitglieder bei einem Tauchunfall…
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The ocean as a reservoir for human carbon dioxide

by DiveSSI - 24th March 2019
Research project determines the CO₂ uptake of the oceans between 1994 and 2007Not all carbon dioxide (CO₂) released into the…
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In Norwegen markierter Thunfisch sendet Daten von Irland

by DiveSSI - 15th March 2019
33 Tage unschätzbares Wissen über Roten Thun Im vergangenen Jahr gelang es Meereswissenschaftlern, einen 250 kg schweren Roten Thun (Thunnus…
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Sustainability Seal MSC does not adequately protect whales and seabirds

by DiveSSI - 5th March 2019
Study again reveals serious deficiencies in the seal for fish productsA recent study by the NABU umbrella organization Birdlife International…
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Ozeanversauerung bedroht Dorschlarven

by DiveSSI - 4th March 2019
Jungfische zeigen Organschäden bei hohen CO2-KonzentrationenDer Kabeljau, auch bekannt als Atlantischer Dorsch, gehört zu den wichtigsten kommerziell genutzten Fischarten weltweit.…
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Ocean acidification threatens Atlantic cod larvae

by DiveSSI - 4th March 2019
Young fish show organ damage at high CO2 concentrationsAtlantic cod is one of the most important commercial fish species in…
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Der Ozean als Speicher für menschgemachtes Kohlendioxid

by DiveSSI - 24th March 2019
Forschungsprojekt bestimmt die CO₂-Aufnahme der Weltmeere zwischen 1994 und 2007Nicht alles Kohlendioxid (CO₂), das beim Verbrennen von fossilen Energieträgern in…
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Unsere Meere versinken im Plastikmüll

by DiveSSI - 1st March 2019
WWF fordert globale „UN-Plastik-Konvention“ Den Tag des Artenschutzes am 03. März 2019 widmen die Vereinten Nationen (UN) dem Leben unter Wasser.…
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2. GTÜM-Symposium „Tauchen von Kindern und Jugendlichen“ in Wiesbaden

by DiveSSI - 6th March 2019
Der große Unterschied bei den Kleinen Wenn es ein Thema im Tauchsport gibt, das immer wieder zu stark differierenden Ansichten…
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Maldives: German Maritime Museum supports the reintroduction of coral

by DiveSSI - 6th March 2019
Training of Maldivians to become "Coral gardeners"From March 9 to 24, 2019, the German Maritime Museum Stralsund is again undertaking…
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A coral reef in the Mediterranean

by DiveSSI - 20th March 2019
Researchers are discovering extensive coral reef off the coast of southern Italy Off the coast of Italy, researchers led by…
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Tagged tuna sends data from Ireland

by DiveSSI - 15th March 2019
33 days of invaluable knowledge about bluefin tunaLast year, marine scientists succeeded in providing a 250 kg bluefin tuna (Thunnus…
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Wissenschaftler unterstützen Klimabewegung “Fridays for Future”

by DiveSSI - 13th March 2019
Gemeinsame Stellungnahme bisher von über 12.000 Wissenschaftlern  unterzeichnetIn einer gemeinsamen Stellungnahme unterstützen mehr als 12.000 Wissenschaftler aus Deutschland, Österreich und…
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Scientists support climate movement “Fridays for Future”

by DiveSSI - 13th March 2019
Scientists4future : Joint statement signed by over 12,000 scientists up to nowIn a joint statement, more than 12,000 scientists from…
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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.…
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Korallen leiden unter Schwankungen des Salzgehalts

by DiveSSI - 19th March 2019
Reduzierter Salzgehalt des Meerwassers hat verheerende Auswirkungen auf die KorallenchemieNeue Untersuchungen zeigen, dass drastische Veränderungen des Salzgehalts im Meer, z.B.…