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Coastal Cleanup Bash: Nov. 12th 2011

DO YOUR PART TO KEEP OUR BEACHES CLEAN… BE A STEWARD OF YOUR LOCAL COASTAL COMMUNITY! The St. Petersburg Chapter of SCUBAnauts International is hosting a coastal cleanup and native plant restoration for youth (ages 10-17) and their families at Clam Bayou on November 12th, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. – noon in St. Petersburg, Florida. […]

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SciDay, Part 2

Part 2: Science Research Day On their applications for the Science Research Day, many of the ‘nauts expressed interest in learning about sea turtles.  Lucky for us, SCUBAnauts has our very own turtle expert – Rhonda Bailey.  Ms. Bailey works for the Florida Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg, focusing on turtle strandings and unusual […]

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Science Research Day, Part 1

On August 11th, a six SCUBAnauts from two chapters were able to participate in a Science Research Day put together by Carlie Williams, the Education Officer from the Tarpon Springs chapter. The goal of SciDay was to show the ‘nauts some of the many different research projects going on in the Marine Science cluster in […]

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Ocean for Life 2011

Thirty high school students from the Greater Middle Eastern and Western countries participated in Ocean for Life (OFL), a program to increase cultural understanding through ocean science, from July 14-26, 2011. The students studied at NOAA’s Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary in California. The Ocean for Life program is a partnership among the National Oceanic […]

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Conversing Abroad with Indonesian and Australian Students

Cultural and physical barriers were overcome when the SCUBAnauts participated in video-conferences with Indonesian and Australian students. The ‘nauts visited the Indonesian Embassy in Washington D.C. and connected with young men and women who also desired to bring conservation issues to light. In skyping with the Australian snorkeling club, the depths of the ocean were […]

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