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Bahamas Deep-Sea Survey

OceanGate Expeditions and The Cape Eleuthera Institute will embark on a Bahamas deep-sea survey of the twilight zone of the Exuma Sound using the manned submersible Cyclops 1. Beginning in October 2017, with multiple weeks of diving each season over a year, the exploration aims to uncover new details on deep-sea sharks and the variety of species that inhabit the

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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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