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The SCUBAnauts Meet Author Alanna Mitchell

Alanna Mitchell, the “best environmental journalist in the world” (IUCN; Reuters foundation), and strong advocate for global science issues, shared conversation and knowledge with the SCUBAnauts during Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW). Mitchell lead an intriguing discussion on current ocean issues, and engaged the ‘nauts in thought-provoking question and answer sessions that provided a new perspective […]

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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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CHOW Leadership Awards Dinner

The SCUBAnauts were invited to attend the Leadership Awards Dinner; put on by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation for Capitol Hill Ocean Week in Washington D.C. The ‘nauts enjoyed a sustainable seafood meal while learning about important ocean issues, conservation strategy, and the leaders- scientists, volunteers, and congressional members, who devote their time and effort to these causes. A special […]

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How are you Celebrating World Oceans Day?

The SCUBAnauts love the ocean! In celebration of World Oceans Day (June 8th), the nauts are taking on Washington D.C. for Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.  SCUBAnauts will discuss current ocean issues with Members of Congress and Congressional Staff, as well as experts from federal, state and local government agencies, […]

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First SNI Dive of the Year

The Tarpon Springs (TS) SCUBAnaut Chapter couldn’t have had a more beautiful day for their first dive of the season. As you can see from the pictures, the water was like glass and the visibility was great! We visited two patch reefs: Sofia’s Garden and Brooke’s Kitchen. Both are sites that were surveyed a few […]

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