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Animal Planet Documentary – Mermaid Found

Watch the documentary Mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature for centuries. The legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, including the Near East, Europe, China, and India. On May 27, 2012, Discovery’s Animal Planet aired “Mermaids: The Body Found”, …

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Ocean Ramsay Rides Great White Shark – Good or Bad?

Last week, we posted a picture to our wall of lover of the sea, Ocean Ramsay, riding on the fin of a Great White Shark. It seemed to receive mixed responses. From ‘good on her’, to ‘that’s just dangerous’, and especially ‘how disrespectful to the animal’. What are your thoughts on this? Is riding on the fin of a Great …

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Sea Shepherd Declared ‘Pirates’ Under US Court Ruling

A US court has declared the conservation group Sea Shepherd to be “pirates” and ordered it to stop its aggressive actions against Japanese whalers. The ruling was issued on Wednesday by chief judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th US circuit court of appeals. In his 18-page-opinion, he wrote: “You don’t need a peg leg or an eye patch. When you ram …

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Shark Had Diver’s Head in It’s Jaws!

  Jenny Oliver was diving in Fiordland, New Zealand, when she was bitten on the head by a shark. Ms Oliver only escaped the clutches of the Seven-Gill Shark after her dive partner repeatedly punched the shark in the nose. As a masters student in Marine Biology at Victoria University, Ms Oliver was part of a dive team assisting in …

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September is Project AWARE’s Debris Month of Action

September is Project AWARE’s Debris Month of Action – a month-long rally when scuba divers around the world will make a stand against the ocean’s silent killer – marine debris. We would love your help to spread the word in your community. During September’s Debris Month of Action, we’re calling for scuba divers and ocean advocates everywhere to: Conduct Dive …

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Ron Taylor – An Icon

Way back when in 1952 the ocean sparked the interest of Mr Ron Josiah Taylor, and thank god it did, because this man would eventually give rise to a new type of ocean, and shark, conservation. After the Great White Shark attack on Rodney Fox in 1963, Ron – originally a champion spearfisho, worked together with Rodney to seek revenge …

Fathers Day Sale Starts Now!

Adreno’s Fathers Day Sale starts 18th August – 2nd September. Check online or in store for some great deals!

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Support our team in the Adreno Challenge!

We’re one company, but with a Scuba Diving Store, Swimwear Shack, Wetsuit Warehouse and Spearfishing Supplies Shop, we do have a bit of healthy in-house competition going on. In our lunchroom our spearos happily chat with the scuba divers about weekend trips, the swimmers share Olympic Games news with the athletes (and the surfers just look cool), so we’re going …

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Amazing Marine World Press Photos

I visited the 55th World Press Photo exhibit in the Brisbane Powerhouse last week and was intrigued by the press photos of what has been a very turbulent year in World News. 2011 brought us the earthquake in Japan and the devastating tsunami that followed, the Arabic Spring and all the dictatorships that were overthrown by people movements, and the …

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Beuchat ‘Masterlift X-Air Light 2’ BCD – Video Review

Hi, I am John Gransbury from Adreno Scuba Diving Magastore and Professional Dive Services. This week I am reviewing this large-volume, extra light BCD. The Beuchat Masterlift X-Air Light 2 BCD is suitable for all types of diving and especially dive travel. If you are thinking of buying a good quality BCD for Scuba Diving and dive trips, this video …