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Adventures Underwater - 10 watery tales of excitement under the sea to whet your appetite for your own travel adventures
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details some of the amazing underwater adventures found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
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A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
Dance with the Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
A six week trip cheating death and tempting fate in what must surely rate as one of the most adventurous jobs in the world: An underwater Shark Wrangler!
Scuba Diving Fitness: The Fit and Healthy Diver Manifesto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by HydraGaea Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Scuba Diving Fitness: The Fit and Healthy Diver Manifesto is the diver's wake up call to an ugly reality. Not only are scuba divers in terrible physical shape as a group (7 out of 10 are either overweight or obese), they also adhere to such outdated exercise guidelines and myths, the few who actually exercise see little to no results. Question is, can you stomach the truth?
Shark Diving Holidays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water… now sharks are coming to you on your next holiday. Follow the adventures around the world, shark diving and discover all the facts about sharks in general. Discover everything you need to know about Shark Diving Holidays
Inside The Scuba Diver
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Inside The Scuba Diver is an insight on scuba diving. It's an introduction into scuba diving and the steps for certification. This eBook is constructed to taking you step by step from; considering to participating in scuba diving Staring from entry level while considering to advance as a professional. A career! Discover Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus S.C.U.B.A.
Open Water: Tips and Advice For Taking Your First Scuba Diving Class
Series: Scuba Diving Books ยท Free books by Anton Swanepoel. Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Scuba Diving, your first step to an amazing new world. Advice and tips on preparing and taking your first scuba diving class. Additionally included is referral programs, and skills you may be expected to perform to get your certification.
Southeast Asia for the Holidays, Part 4: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
In Book 4: Southeast Asia For the Holidays, the Anderson family heads to Thailand for some much needed R'n'R. They join with extended family and make new friendships that will extend beyond their time spent together on the beach. Explore the sights above and below the sea with 6 Andersons 1 World, and learn the real story behind our title "Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet!". Yes, it really was.
Walkers' Adventures in the Asia-Pacific 2014
Series: Walkers' Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Marilyn and John Walker are members of that highly desirable demographic: retired, healthy, active and ready to leave home for adventures. In the autumn of 2014, we visited Lembeh Strait and Raja Ampat for underwater photography. We took lots of pictures but no selfies. This narrative is entirely personal, with no politics or viewpoint or uplifting message. It's just for fun.
Get The Reef Growing... Coral Restoration Is Coming To A Reef Near You
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
There is good news and bad news about coral reefs. Bad news: reefs are in trouble. Many factors contribute to reef decline. Good news: there is a wholehearted effort to combat reef degradation. The Coral Restoration Foundation, in Key Largo, Florida, is a pioneer in growing and transplanting coral the reefs in the Florida Keys. Experience it with underwater photographer and writer Tim Grollimund.
Aquarius Habitat is Unique in the World
Series: Sanctuary Science. Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
There literally is no other place like this on earth. As a dive site, it’s sensational since the animals that live underneath and around the habitat are used to divers. But more important things take place there than being an incredible dive site. Everything from testing the newest technology to training astronauts is within the purview of Aquarius Reef Base.
Yellow Stingray Population Declines in the Keys - What Does it Mean?
Series: Marine Life. Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
One topic that caught my eye was a study about the changes in the population of yellow stingrays in various parts of the Caribbean.  The Florida Keys had the largest decline, while Jamaica had an increase. Why is that significant? Why should we care about yellow stingrays?
Buoy System Invented in the Florida Keys Helps Protect Reefs Everywhere
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The Mooring Buoy System started with an idea, was implemented on a small scale, and grew to become a world dominating practice. John Halas got permission to set 6 experimental mooring buoys on French Reef, which are still in use today. In a modern era where most of the world’s reefs are in trouble, the implications for reef conservation from the mooring buoy system are incalculable.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
The Great Hamlet Debate
Series: Marine Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
There has been a debate on the number of hamlet species. The original classification was for one species, and color variations didn’t matter. Research is now shedding light on color differences. For example, the indigo hamlet is different in two ways. Another interesting study shows areas of concentration by color pattern, with blue hamlets being the dominant species in the Florida Keys.
Angels on the Reef
Series: Marine Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Angelfish are the most colorful and beautiful animals on the reef, in my opinion. Some are very shy, like Rock Beauties. Others have varying degrees of aloofness, depending on the conditions and circumstances. The best spots for angels I’ve seen are the deeper parts of Molasses and French reefs, since that is also the place we find the highest population and variety of sponges.
Look for the Fish in a Box
Series: Marine Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
When I want a chuckle, I look for a fish in a box. Not a cardboard box of fish like you get in a bait shop, but a body box that fits perfectly and is color matched to its occupant. I’m referring to a group of animals called boxfish. They look like little robots scooting around the reef in search of a new power source. The Energizer bunny with fins and armor - and in some cases, horns.
Spadefish Have to Dig Their Way Out of a Hole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Spadefish are the only species of its family that reside in the Western Atlantic. In the Pacific there are at least six species, where they are commonly known as batfish. While they are common in the Keys, in other parts of the Caribbean they are not as prevalent. I’ve seen schools numbering in the hundreds from Molasses up to Carysfort. One of the largest schools I’ve seen was on Deep French.
Butterflyfish: Graceful Reef Gliders
Series: Marine Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
There’s one thing I can guarantee I’ll see on every dive. Some sort of butterflyfish will be wherever I’m going. The REEF fish identification book has six species listed in the Caribbean. I have five of them in my image inventory, and most likely will never see the other one. In the Pacific there are well over 100 species.
Wherever You Go, There's No Place Like Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Coming home to the Florida Keys is an exotic destination in itself. When I got home from the Philippines, it was like coming home to a vacation that was interrupted by another vacation. On our trip we did not come close to seeing a vast array of fish we see routinely on Snapper Ledge or the south end of Molasses Reef. There are not many places in America that hold that distinction.

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