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Dangerous When Wet, Especially With Blue Bottles

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in IGS Feature, Portuguese Man O War | Comments Off

When Shelley Taylor-Smith swam 90 km from Sydney to Wollongong in Australia in...

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Top 10 Things To Fear In The Open Water

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

During his completion of the 5 Oceans (a marathon swim in the Atlantic,...

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Ocean Care Solutions, Offering Of The Year Nominee

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in IGS Feature, Jellyfish Proliferation | Comments Off

The global proliferation of jellyfish is coming to your shores, if they are...

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Mulling Over Mull Of Kintyre

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in Lion's Mane | Comments Off

Wayne Soutter is a South African open water swimmer who lives in London and...

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Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader Regarding Jellyfish?

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in IGS Feature, Jellyfish Proliferation | Comments Off

Despite the global proliferation of jellyfish in the world’s oceans, how...

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Coal Mine Canaries In The Open Water

Posted by on Sep 29, 2012 in Jellyfish Proliferation | Comments Off

After three straight nights of a jellyfish onslaught, the hardened swimmers...

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Tragedies In Open Water Swimming

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Jellyfish Proliferation | Comments Off

According to Open Water Source’s unofficial survey of the global open...

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A Gelatinous Invasion – The Jellyfish Are Coming

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

From Anacapa Island near Santa Barbara to Gdynia in Poland, open water...

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Emergency Plans On Diana Nyad’s Cuban Swim

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Box Jellyfish | Comments Off

This was an actual discussion that Luke Tipple and Steven Munatones had with...

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Box Jellyfish Emergencies In The Caribbean Sea

Posted by on Aug 20, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

Dr. Angel Yanagihara, a biochemist and researcher at the University of...

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Diana Nyad’s Tough Mental Playlist Keeps Her Going

Posted by on Aug 19, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

Diana Nyad is 20 hours into her swim. Despite four major jellyfish stings, she...

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Diana Nyad And Cuba, 1978 To The Present

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Jellyfish Sting | Comments Off

Diana Nyad’s first attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida was in 1978 when...

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