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Controversy swirls around aquarium collecting fish from Blue Heron Bridge Photo

Controversy swirls around aquarium collecting fish from Blue Heron Bridge

The Blue Heron Bridge dive site in South Florida is a well loved dive site for divers and underwater photographers alike due to its numerous species and shallow depths. However, it is also a constant target of hobbyist and professional tropical fish collectors - sometimes illegally, but often legally. The issue bubbled to the surface this weekend when a Galveston, Texas-based aquarium, Moody Gardens, employed three professional tropical fish collectors to remove dozens of species from the famous dive site.

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Isotta ships housing for GoPro HERO7 Photo

Isotta ships housing for GoPro HERO7

Italian housing manufacturer, Isotta is shipping their 200 meters rated aluminum housing for the GoPro HERO7 action camera. Designed with the same port size and shape as the GoPro housing, the housing has a rear sunscreen and M6 and 1/4W threaded accessory attachment holes.

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Microplastics found in river prove they are not just an ocean problem Photo

Microplastics found in river prove they are not just an ocean problem

During a unique expedition project, German professor Andreas Fath collected water samples throughout the length of the 652-mile long Tennessee River. What he found was alarming - sections of the river contained 12,000 - 18,000 plastic particles per cubic meter. In contrast, samples he had taken in Germany’s Rhine River contained only 200 plastic particles per cubic meter. Long thought to be a problem relating to ocean pollution, micro plastics have invaded intercoastal waterways as well.

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People are opting for their remains to be used in building artificial reefs Photo

People are opting for their remains to be used in building artificial reefs

People are opting for their final wish to be their remains are included in an artificial reef. The Neptune Memorial Reef is an artificial reef located 3.25 miles off Key Biscayne in the Florida Keys. The 16-acre memorial reef is situated in 45-fee of water and features the remains of people wishing a more environmentally friendly and ocean centric burial.

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