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International Sub Races

The biannual International Submarine Races began June 25 and run through June 30 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division in Bethesda, Maryland. This is the 14th time this event is taking place. High-school and university student teams come together at Carderock’s model basin to put their human-powered subs to the test. Teams come from around the world. Sea

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Study Finds Diver Interaction Doesn’t Affect Sharks

A new study on Palmyra Atoll by scientists at UC Santa Barbara and Florida International University found that human interaction–or diving–with sharks does not have long-term impact on shark behavior. This means that regulated shark diving tourism doesn’t clash with shark conservation goals. The study used baited remote underwater video systems–cameras lowered to the ocean floor with a small amount

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