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Latest Scuba Travel Deals from blue o two

Take a look at our latest prices including Red Sea liveaboard holiday deals from only £799 including flights to Hurghada and Maldives liveaboard offers now starting from as little as £1895 including flights!

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Beneath the Blue – Bau Bau, Indonesia

After diving and travelling in Asia for nine months, I was given the opportunity to join Operation Wallacea for 8 weeks as a Divemaster. The location was Bau-Bau, the main city on the west side of Buton, situated in Sulawesi. Having travelled from Kuala Lumpur to Makassar via Bali, I was to catch a tiny aircraft to Bau-Bau airport. After being informed there are no direct flights here, I was prepared for some plane hopping.

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New divers urged to simplify by carrying only gear they will use

My number one priority for new divers is to own a good, big Surface Marker Buoy (SMB), and know how to use it. Practice deploying on every dive so you are familiar and comfortable with using it. Buy one that is at least five-feet tall so you are visible to boaters. The biggest mistake people make with SMB’s is not keeping tension on the line. If there is not tension on the line the SMB will not stand up. It will just lie on the surface and cannot be seen.

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Carbon dioxide: Pollutant or plant food?

Life evolved to live within limits. It’s a delicate balance. Humans need oxygen, but too much can kill us. Plants need nitrogen, but excess nitrogen harms them, and pollutes rivers, lakes and oceans. Ecosystems are complex. Our health and survival depend on intricate interactions that ensure we get the right amounts of clean air, water, food from productive soils and energy from the sun.


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Spring, Scallops & Knowing your Limits

After a long and wet winter, spring is officially here, and this means scallops! The 2016 Scallop season is now open as at 1st September 2016. Before you head out to collect your fill, there are a few key things to remember:

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Sea Star Mass Mortality Seminar Now Added To Our Event Calendar

Come join Vancouver Diving Locker for a free talk by Jessica Schultz about our local waters. Wildlife mass mortality events can have profound ecological consequences and maybe becoming more frequent or severe due to climate change or other stressors.

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Fragile Legacy – Diving into History

Fragile Legacy is narrated by Ted Danson and merges science, art, history and marine conservation, whilst seeking out living examples of the bizarre and beautiful sea creatures that were captured as glass reproductions by the Blaschka family 160 years ago.

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