The Beaufort Gyre is a whirlpool in the Arctic that stores fresh water, sea ice and heat as it rotates. Every five to ten years the current changes direction and releases this sea ice and fresh water into the North Atlantic. There is an issue. It hasn’t reversed in over twenty years. When it finally … Continue reading 94. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive takes us to season 2 for The Raft plus Wet Notes News and Information Updates
Category Archives: Ocean Conservation
The Women Divers Hall of Fame is now accepting applications for their 2023 scholarship and grant programs. Deadline for application is October 31, 2022. Find out more at wdhof/scholarships. There is a new show coming to the Discovery Channel on diving. It is called Destination Dive. Their first episode aired earlier this month. It was … Continue reading 93. Introducing Scuba Educational Alliance of Connecticut, plus Wet Notes News and Information Update
SEE Turtle, a non-profit protecting sea turtles has developed an app – SEE Shell to detect illegal trade of tortoise shell. Moon jelly fish are invading Alaskan waters. Why? The Coral Restoration Foundation in Key Largo has announced four Dive and Snorkel program dates for September 2022. The Historical Diving Society, USA has announced their … Continue reading 92. A look at PADI 1983 plus Wet Notes News and Information Update
The Rosalia Project has teamed up with the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to remove debris from the Gulf of Maine. The Ocean Conservancy blog provided an update. The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) was instrumental in convincing the American Medical Association (AMA) to advise against unsafe mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy in mild hyperbaric treatment … Continue reading 91. A discussion on the new diver certification trends, plus Wet Notes News and Information update.
Stream2Sea has been named the number one reef-safe eco-friendly sunscreen by Rolling Stone Magazine for the second year in a row. Wood’s Hole Oceanographic Institute’s president Peter de Monocal recently penned an op-ed piece in the Boston Globe title “Turning the Tide Against Climate Change.” The NOAA Administrator – Dr. Richard Spinrad has affirmed the … Continue reading 90. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive takes us to season one for The Shipwreck plus Wet Notes New and Information Update