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Discussion in 'Roddenberry Dive Team' started by jridg, May 14, 2013.

  1. jridg

    jridg Solo Diver

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    Check out the latest RDT newsletter :) - DM Jim

    http://www.roddenberry.com/media/upload/rdt/2013-05-13/2013-05-13.html

    ---------- Post added May 14th, 2013 at 10:22 AM ----------

    Good job U.S. Coast Guard! - DM Jim

    Coast Guard stops illegal fishing: sea turtle and five sharks released - Tampa Bay Environmental News | Examiner.com

    ---------- Post added May 14th, 2013 at 11:18 AM ----------

    This is stunning video from 2004 - This group of sperm whales was rescued by the Italian Coast Guard after some of the whales became entangled in illegal drifnets. - DM Jim

    Rescue - YouTube

    ---------- Post added May 14th, 2013 at 12:22 PM ----------

    Very cool - tagging sharks - DM Jim



    https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=503870669678905&set=a.484319634967342.1073741829.117595688306407&type=1&theater


    ---------- Post added May 14th, 2013 at 01:54 PM ----------

    Very special announcement from Rod Roddenberry - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10151417523698144&set=a.379278853143.160328.39143388143&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 15th, 2013 at 08:44 AM ----------

    Oceanic heroine Samantha Whitcraft went to the Galapagos and took some awesome photos- Not jealous at all... - DMJim https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10151406963291892&set=a.394387171891.178262.231034041891&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 15th, 2013 at 01:16 PM ----------

    NRDCs Karen Garrison recognized with Ocean Conservation Award! - Well done! - DM Jim

    NRDC's Karen Garrison Wins Prestigious Ocean Conservation Award | Sarah Chasis's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

    ---------- Post added May 15th, 2013 at 01:25 PM ----------

    Today's awesome underwater photo is from Andy Murch - very cool :) - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=453564371393287&set=a.424158227667235.1073741828.424141001002291&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 15th, 2013 at 01:53 PM ----------

    Will Hong Kong ban the fin trade? Check this out:
    We got a whole page of the main section of the newspaper! Kudos to South China Morning Post for giving the story... http://fb.me/FkFHzWyv
     
  2. jridg

    jridg Solo Diver

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    The more photos Samantha Whitcraft takes, the more awesome she gets! This one is stunning! - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10151408392136892&set=a.10150580939571892.382136.231034041891&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 16th, 2013 at 10:38 AM ----------

    Protecting sharks wherever possible - from the catch to the supply chain - pressure mounts to stop air shipment of fins - DM Jim

    Calls for airline to stop transporting shark fin - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    ---------- Post added May 16th, 2013 at 10:51 AM ----------

    Besides humans, dolphins are the only other wild animal to give themselves names to identify each other. From... http://fb.me/1IjZ4sbVM

    ---------- Post added May 16th, 2013 at 01:03 PM ----------

    Very awesome underwater photo! - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/photo.php?fbid=298689180220346&set=a.276954829060448.62830.120184188070847&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 16th, 2013 at 01:10 PM ----------

    SCIENCE!
    Very cool advance in computing - leveraging quantum effects - awesome! - DM Jim

    BBC News - Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer

    ---------- Post added May 17th, 2013 at 08:05 AM ----------

    Streetview for the oceans - Google is making a difference and a huge effort to 'map' coral reefs - DM Jim

    The road less traveled: How Google does Streetview for the world?s oceans ? Tech News and Analysis

    ---------- Post added May 17th, 2013 at 08:07 AM ----------

    Long Beach SCUBA show - June 8-9 - the RDT booth will be there - will you?! - DM Jim

    Roddenberry Dive Team | Events

    ---------- Post added May 17th, 2013 at 01:22 PM ----------

    It is Endangered Species Day! What are you doing to help? - DM Jim

    Endangered Species Coalition

    ---------- Post added May 17th, 2013 at 01:25 PM ----------

    Superb News! Delaware becomes 7th U.S. State to ban Fin trade! - DM Jim

    Victory! Delaware Becomes Seventh State in U.S. to Ban Shark Fin Trade! | The Beacon: Oceana's Blog

    ---------- Post added May 17th, 2013 at 01:25 PM ----------

    Awesome Friday Photo - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=451991881556741&set=a.276954829060448.62830.120184188070847&type=1&theater …
     
  3. jridg

    jridg Solo Diver

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    This is an interesting article on the potential future of sea bed mining. What do you think? Opportunity or disaster in the making? - DM Jim

    BBC News - Deep sea mining 'gold rush' moves closer

    ---------- Post added May 19th, 2013 at 07:57 AM ----------

    Harrison Ford has been a conservationist for many years - here is the full video from the recent gala dinner. This is important as they are discussing crucial issues relating to the future of the planet (not to mention our survival as a species). - DM Jim

    Full Remarks from CI's New York Dinner with Hillary Rodham Clinton and Harrison Ford (Part 2) - YouTube

    ---------- Post added May 19th, 2013 at 07:58 AM ----------

    Absolutely! - DM Jim

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/s...a-bag-the-plastic-bag.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

    ---------- Post added May 19th, 2013 at 09:35 AM ----------

    Video for Sunday - Ripfin - Very cool! - DM Jim

    333 -RIPFIN " battle scars" - YouTube

    ---------- Post added May 19th, 2013 at 11:51 AM ----------

    AWESOME! U/W Photo - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/notifications?id=131656623629368#!/photo.php?fbid=385064008269892&set=a.196332167143078.38360.196327087143586&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 20th, 2013 at 12:54 PM ----------

    Why is it that people don't seem to care about future generations? They only seem to care about money - perhaps this is the tact we should take from now on! - DM Jim

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...85581015.47105.154663257894648&type=1&theater

    ---------- Post added May 20th, 2013 at 12:56 PM ----------

    Gorgeous Totally Safe For Work Monday morning Nudi shot! - DM Jim

    Photo Credit - Doug Anderson
    Photo - nudibranch - Dive Seven
     
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    jridg Solo Diver

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    Absolutely AWE-INSPIRING! - Well done!! - DM Jim

    Great White Shark Made from Junk: We?re Gonna Need a Bigger Garbage Truck

    ---------- Post added May 21st, 2013 at 12:06 PM ----------

    thanks to Tom Thornton and his Trash Elimination Team! Every bit helps! - Well done! - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=10201218132600336&set=o.131656623629368&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 21st, 2013 at 12:08 PM ----------

    We have certainly contributed to the current changing climate - what will we do to help stabilize it? - DM Jim

    Climate Change - Conservation International

    ---------- Post added May 21st, 2013 at 12:13 PM ----------

    Calling all photographers! Check out the latest contest - get your entries in by 5 June! - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=10151704029216019&set=a.414368766018.205696.28202731018&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 21st, 2013 at 01:06 PM ----------

    Awesome underwater photo for today - Mimic octopus - DM Jim Photo Credit - Buzz http://diveseven.com/photo/view/7489 https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive?ref=hl#!/photo.php?fbid=330296147098747&set=a.165020986959598.33882.131656623629368&type=1&theater …
     
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    jridg Solo Diver

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    Exactly! - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=660694750624210&set=a.131267413566949.21596.131247023568988&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 23rd, 2013 at 04:48 PM ----------

    Are you in SoCal? Why not help the oceans by volunteering with the SDOF? - DM Jim

    Volunteer - San Diego Oceans Foundation

    ---------- Post added May 23rd, 2013 at 04:50 PM ----------

    Happy World Turtle Day - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=454597771296152&set=a.276954829060448.62830.120184188070847&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 23rd, 2013 at 04:51 PM ----------

    Here are some great photos for World Turtle Day :) - DM Jim

    The Daily Cute: 5 Photos for World Turtle Day!

    ---------- Post added May 23rd, 2013 at 04:55 PM ----------

    Need a refreshing beverage? How about some Vulcan Ale? - DM Jim

    'Star Trek' beer boldly goes where no brew has gone before - TODAY.com

    ---------- Post added May 23rd, 2013 at 04:58 PM ----------

    For World Turtle Day - an AWESOME underwater shot of a sea turtle. - DM Jim Credit: http://diveseven.com/photo/view/4589 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=331195567008805&set=a.165020986959598.33882.131656623629368&type=1&theater …
     
  6. jridg

    jridg Solo Diver

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    Honoring all who have served. Happy Memorial Day from the RDT - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=332802886848073&set=a.165020986959598.33882.131656623629368&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 28th, 2013 at 09:57 AM ----------

    June 8th - Long Beach, CA - the 4th annual RDT SCUBA show mixer - FREE - MUST RSVP! - DM Jim

    Roddenberry Dive Team | Events

    ---------- Post added May 28th, 2013 at 11:06 AM ----------

    SCIENCE! - Check this one out! Plants see the light of day for the first time in over 400 years and flourish! - amazing! - DM Jim

    BBC News - Centuries-old frozen plants revived

    ---------- Post added May 28th, 2013 at 11:12 AM ----------

    AWESOME - and totally safe for work nudi pic - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/marinebio.org?ref=ts&fref=ts#!/photo.php?fbid=10151436621817826&set=o.166086283477622&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 28th, 2013 at 12:12 PM ----------

    I just love these guys! Standing up for what they believe in no matter what! - DM Jim @SeaShepherd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPZQccmUVTc&feature=youtu.be …

    ---------- Post added May 28th, 2013 at 12:33 PM ----------

    Congratulations to RDT member Marc Mantione! 3rd place AND honorable mention in the Novice California category in the SEA international Photo Competition! - DM Jim

    SEA 2013 Winners: Photo | SEA International Photo Competition
     
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    jridg Solo Diver

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    Interesting photo - shark shares a wave with surfer in Hawaii - DM Jim

    Six foot shark enjoys the ride next to an unsuspecting surfer at China Walls just off Portlock in Hawaii Kai (Photo by Jim Beyer) | Hawaii Reporter

    ---------- Post added May 29th, 2013 at 11:18 AM ----------

    And here is the latest evidence that 'science' TV is going down the rabbit hole.... - DM Jim

    Mermaids: The New Evidence is a Fake Documentary « Southern Fried Science

    ---------- Post added May 29th, 2013 at 11:22 AM ----------

    Awesome! Underwater photo of the day! - DM Jim anemone fish in Sipadan By Pilar http://diveseven.com/photo/view/689 https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=333594253435603&set=a.165020986959598.33882.131656623629368&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 29th, 2013 at 11:28 AM ----------

    SCIENCE! Diving in primordial lakes in Antarctica! - Very cool (pun!) - DM Jim

    Diving an Antarctic Time Capsule Filled With Primordial Life - NYTimes.com

    ---------- Post added May 30th, 2013 at 03:36 PM ----------

    The latest RDT newsletter - LOTS of exciting events coming up! - DM Jim

    http://www.roddenberry.com/media/upload/rdt/2013-05-29/2013-05-29.html

    ---------- Post added May 30th, 2013 at 03:54 PM ----------

    Well done Canada! - DM Jim

    Canada?s Smallest Fishery Receives a ?Best Choice? Ranking | SeaChoice

    ---------- Post added May 30th, 2013 at 03:57 PM ----------

    And now for something completely obvious - and now we have the hard numbers to prove it! - DM Jim

    Terrible Toll of Fishing Nets on Seabirds Revealed: Scientific American

    ---------- Post added May 30th, 2013 at 03:58 PM ----------

    Completely awesome U/W photo for today - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=457886064300656&set=a.276954829060448.62830.120184188070847&type=1&theater …
     
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    jridg Solo Diver

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    Ok - this is way too cool :) - DM Jim

    USS.ENTERPRISE NCC-1701-A? R/C STARSHIP SFYDD PV02 - YouTube

    ---------- Post added May 31st, 2013 at 08:51 AM ----------

    Here's a good Friday funny :D - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=469541309789071&set=a.130751920334680.31867.128609907215548&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 31st, 2013 at 08:51 AM ----------

    This really is not a surprise. Just more evidence supporting what we already know - DM Jim
    http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/2013/05/30/sharks-worth-more-in-the-ocean-than-on-the-menu/

    ---------- Post added May 31st, 2013 at 08:57 AM ----------

    AWESOME photo for today - DM Jim http://diveseven.com/photo/view/4536
    By Willy Volk https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=334473746680987&set=a.165020986959598.33882.131656623629368&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added May 31st, 2013 at 11:10 AM ----------

    WOW! Now that's an AWESOME shot! - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive?ref=hl#!/photo.php?fbid=458274077595188&set=a.276954829060448.62830.120184188070847&type=1&theater …
     
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    jridg Solo Diver

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    Coastal states are failing! To protect the oceans - how does your state stand up? - DM Jim

    First-Ever National Ranking Shows Most Coastal States Failing to Protect Oceans

    ---------- Post added June 3rd, 2013 at 09:19 AM ----------

    What an amazing photo! - DM Jim https://www.facebook.com/RoddenberryDive#!/photo.php?fbid=10151387926531502&set=o.120184188070847&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added June 3rd, 2013 at 09:23 AM ----------

    This is a solid step in the right direction and cooperation from shipping companies makes it all the better! - DM Jim

    New sea lanes off Calif. meant to protect whales

    ---------- Post added June 3rd, 2013 at 01:54 PM ----------

    Today's VERY awesome U/W photo - DM Jim By Brian Snelson http://diveseven.com/photo/view/4195 https://www.facebook.com/mpittaway#!/photo.php?fbid=336041809857514&set=a.165020986959598.33882.131656623629368&type=1&theater …

    ---------- Post added June 3rd, 2013 at 02:02 PM ----------

    This is a terrible crime - not only the crime of sea turtle egg poaching, also the murder of this young conservationist by poachers. - DM Jim

    Conservationist Killed in Costa Rica, Where Illegal Wildlife + Drug Trades Threaten Security | Human Nature - Conservation International Blog

    ---------- Post added June 3rd, 2013 at 03:39 PM ----------

    This just in! TWO spots have opened up for the RDT Scuba Show Dive in Long Beach this Friday! Amazing opportunity! - DM Jim

    Roddenberry Dive Team | Events

    ---------- Post added June 4th, 2013 at 09:48 AM ----------

    SCIENCE! NOAA is live streaming ROV feeds from the Okeanos Explorer - Very cool! - DM Jim

    NOAA Ocean Explorer: NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: All Live Streams

    ---------- Post added June 4th, 2013 at 10:22 AM ----------

    This is an amazing and ambitious project. The Sea Orbiter will be an incredible tool for studying the oceans - DM Jim

    SeaOrbiter

    ---------- Post added June 4th, 2013 at 10:30 AM ----------

    I mentioned this a while back - and here's another article. Bottom line is that we need to protect the oceans through education and science/fact based data - not through false documentaries that have people believing all sorts of things.. - DM Jim

    Mermaids aren?t real: Animal Planet?s fake documentaries misrepresent ocean life. - Slate Magazine

    ---------- Post added June 4th, 2013 at 12:00 PM ----------

    The University of Miami RSMAS photo contest results are out! Photo by: Kyle McBurnie https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/photo.php?fbid=10151517410342772&set=a.380360337771.162855.101540007771&type=1&theater …
     

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