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The Scuba Diving Resource Newsletter #11
We are all about Scuba Diving and the Lifestyle that surrounds it.
TRAVEL    ART     CULTURE    CONSERVATION    FASHION
Archipiélgo de Revillagigedo Inscribed On UNESCO’s World Heritage List
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As Divers we have been fortunate to have experienced just how special the Revillagideo Archipelago and Socorro islands, Mexico are. And we  are excited the rest of the world is being introduced and this area will be honored and  protected even more.

MANTAS are claimed to be  the fame for the Revillagigedo's! But there is much more.. These islands are a spectacular magnet for the large ocean pelagic animals. Sometimes called “Mexico’s Little Galapagos” or “Mexican Galapagos”.

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Surprising Places You Can Dive  - In the USA by Jennifer Idol  

Three destinations you might not have considered.  When you think of scuba diving, you probably imagine swimming with sea turtles in the Caribbean or exploring rich coral reefs in the Coral Triangle. While these are top destinations, unique and rich sites are also found throughout the United States. I share a few surprising, if not downright shocking destinations in the U.S. The Lone Star State, plentiful life in the smallest state. And a A great wilderness in the north.......

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As Happy as A Clam  -  Why would clams be happy?

It has been suggested that open clams give the appearance of smiling. High tide is when clams are free from the attentions of predators; surely the happiest of times in the bivalve mollusk world.

15 Interesting Facts about the Clam & Where the Phrase Originated from:

Fact 1 -  The clam is a burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud. A mullusk is invertebrate having a soft un-segmented body usually enclosed in a shell. The shell of the clam closes with vice-like firmness.

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9 Important TIPS for ENJOYING Your Next Boat Dive by Richard Brook 
Everyone who scuba dives has gone diving off a dive boat.  Boats come in all sizes and shapes and travel through both good and bad weather.  Planning for your trip ahead of time will make your experience much more enjoyable, and equally important, much safer.

Here are a few tips to follow:
1) Protect Yourself from the Elements
2) Stay Hydrated & Fed 
3) Listen to Boat Briefing
4) Don’t be a Space Pig 

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FedEx Has A Choice To Make To Stand Up For SHARKS

Just because it is legal, doesn’t mean it is moral, ethical or sustainable Are they going to join UPS and other shipping companies and stand up for sharks, or are they going to continue contributing to sharks’ extinction?
30 seconds of your time will make all the difference.
Please call one of the FedEx reps LISTED and deliver a simple message that his company must act.

Managing Your Business While on Vacation 

Owning a business can mean long hours, hard work, and financial uncertainty. While the rest of the world is planning great dive vacations, you're working. The fact is, a vacation is one of the best things you can do for yourself, your business, and your customers. 

Ready to get away? You'll need three things: planning, communication, and the right mindset.

 7 Tips to Managing Your Business While on Vacation

UPDATES, DEALS & EVENTS

Free Airfare to Belize from ST George’s Caye Resort

SGCR announces its Fall Promotion. 
For trips between thru Dec 14, 2016, they are offering your choice of FREE AIRFARE for one, a FREE SCUBA certification or a Free 6th Night!

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Tec Diving Clinic in Cozumel 
Cozumel Marine World has announced a week-long celebration of Technical Diving. This unique event will take place the week of December 2 – 11, 2016 and will include a variety of options for Tec Diving enthusiasts.

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PSI - PCI announces DEMA Cylinder Training Schedule
The training is open to anyone who wants to know more about the cylinder inspections.
Choose the most trusted name for visual cylinder inspection training. PSI-PCI, Inc offers the most trusted, comprehensive, recognized and up to date technical training in the world today for inspectors of SCUBA, SCBA and certain other high-pressure cylinders.
Courses starting  15 Nov - 19 Nov

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS & SCHEDULE

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