85. A review of Blue Mind plus Wet Notes News and Information Update

May 23, 2022 is World Turtle Day, now in its 22nd year. A day to “shellebrate” and take a “shelfie”.

The second quarter Journal of Diving History is now available. As always, it is packed with some great information. Get yours delivered to your home by joining the Historical Diving Society, USA.

If you are into Ikelite gear, you can tag your gear with their new stickers. You can get a three-pack for $2 from the Ikelite store under their logo gear menu.

NASA Climate Change Newsletter reports a four inch sea level rise since 1990. This is based on satellite data and shows the alarming trend.

Halcyon is discontinuing its Traveler and Traveler Pro BC. They are replacing this lightweight travel BC with their Adventure Series. You can get the Adventure or Adventure Pro with the carbon fiber backplate.

The Spiegel Grove artificial reef turns 20. The ship was sunk on May 15, 2002. It is the third largest ship ever sunk as an artificial reef and has a very interesting history.

Blue Mind by Wallace J Nichols was published in 2014 and is subtitled the surprising science that shows how being near, in, on or underwater can make you happier, healthier, more connected and better at what we do. The book takes us through a great deal of the neuroscience of how our brains react to water. Dr. Nichols also tells us about those of us who work or play in the ocean have a profound relationship with water.