Scuba diving stories

How to return a found Gopro (Lost and found GoPro)

How to return a found Gopro, either through the lost and found GoPro on their website, or alternatively by finding it yourself. If you’ve lost your GoPro whilst scuba diving, you may be unlucky. But this depends on where you’re diving and whether it’s got a floating device to bring it to the surface.

Gopro lost in ocean scuba diving story that ends well (Because of Gopro floaty stick)

Story about a Gopro lost in the ocean but with a happy ending when it’s found. But it was the Gopro floaty stick that saved the day! “It had unhinged it self and floated to the surface with The floaty stick! 8 minutes it videoed itself being tumbled about in the waves before one of the crew on the boat saw it and retrieved it.” So the moral of this scuba diving story is to only use a Gopro when scuba diving with a floaty stick!

Scuba diving story of the recovery of the Junkers Jumo 211 (recovery of underwater artifacts)

This is a scuba diving story about the recovery of the Junkers Jumo 211 diesel engine by scuba diver Leslie Storace. This engine belonged to a German Luftwaffe bomber that crashed into the sea during World War II. Junkers Jumo 211 engine was mostly used in German bombers. Luftwaffe aircraft such as Junkers’ own Junkers Ju 87 and Junkers Ju 88 used this engine. More than 70,000 of the Junkers Jumo 211 engine were made during World War II.

Plastic pollution in the ocean (The facts about plastic pollution)

You may not know this, but bits of plastic have been found in almost every corner of the world…26 tons of plastic are dumped into our oceans each year. From the remotest of uninhabited islands to Antarctica and the deepest ocean trenches, including the Mariana Trench, you’ll find plastic pollution. The creatures of our oceans are being caught up in plastic too, which includes sea turtles, sharks, dolphins and seabirds. Plastic pollution in the ocean can be mistaken for food and it kills! Always remember that every river leads to the ocean.

Is a whale shark a mammal or a fish? (Whale shark fun facts)

Unlike the whales of our oceans, whale sharks are not mammals. Instead whale sharks belong to a group of fish known as cartilaginous fish and is not a mammal. It just so happens that the blue whale, which is a mammal, is the largest animal that’s ever lived on planet earth. Whereas the whale shark is the largest species of any fish. The Guinness Book of Records whale shark was 12.65 metres (42.5 feet) long.

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