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boot-2020: Bauer Kompressoren Product News

Here’s some news that Nitrox divers will be delighted to hear.At boot 2020 they can explorea host of new products, including the next-generation PROFI LINE and the cutting-edge B-NITROX Membrane System, at the BAUER KOMPRESSOREN stand at its new location in Hall 12, Stand A68.

Cyprus: Aphrodite's home

According to legend, the goddess Aphrodite was born off the coast of Cyprus from the foam produced by Uranus's genitals, which his son Cronus has severed and thrown into the sea. Aphrodite, the goddess of love, beauty and lust. The latter is particularly satisfied in Cyprus. A mountainous interior of the island, which is an excellent wine-growing area. Romantic beaches, nestled in a jagged rock facade. All garnished with countless hours of sunshine, turquoise water and one of the ten best wrecks worldwide!

Djibouti, Pearl of the Southern Red Sea

The Maldives and the coasts of Mozambique and Australia are considered whale shark areas for divers. But why fly halfway around the world when you can spend time with the peaceful giants of the sea – without masses of scuba divers – only ten hours flight from central Europe? So far, only a small community of experienced divers knows about this. Djibouti is an insider tip!

Falkland Islands: Wreck of "SMS Scharnhorst" discovered

The German Admiral Graf von Spee waged a naval battle with the British fleet during the First World War in the South Atlantic. Two armored cruisers were sunk - the "SMS Gneisenau" and her sister ship, the "SMS Scharnhorst". Now researchers found the wreck of Scharnhorst at the bottom of the South Atlantic.

Curacao: Freedom in scuba-diving

Turquoise waters, a light breeze lets the palms sway while adults wait – of course with a cocktail - for the beautiful sunset. Further out, where a deep blue of the sea shows the edge of the shallow reef, colorful fishing boats sway gently in the swell. These places are numerous worldwide. But no place elsewhere where you can dive absolute free without any legal restrictions.

Volcano "F" is the origin of the floating stones

Since August 2019, a huge cluster of pumice stones in the south-western Pacific is heading for Australia. Researchers from the GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel, together with colleagues from Canada and Australia, have now identified the origin of this so-called pumice stone raft. It is a hitherto nameless underwater volcano in Tongan waters. The study has now appeared online in the international journal ‘Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research’.

Dead Whale found in Scotland full of Plastic Trash

A sperm whale did and stranded on the Scottish Isle of Harris. In the intestine of the animal, a 100-pound "plastic garbage ball" was found. According to the BBC, the garbage contained fishing nets, ropes, plastic bags and plastic utensils.

Baltic Sea: Mine blasting in the marine reserve kills porpoises

In August 2019, the German navy blew up 42 ground mines in the German Baltic Sea in a NATO maneuver, 39 of them in the Fehmarnbelt nature reserve, one of the most important nursery of baltic porpoises. In the weeks following the blasts, 18 of the mammals were found dead. The Nature Conservation Union (NABU) strongly condemned the procedure and criticized the lack of involvement of nature conservation authorities as a violation of the Federal Nature Conservation Act.

Oman: Wreck Diving on the World War II Wreck "City of Winchester"

The British Cargo Steamer "City of Winchester" was the first shipwreck of the First World War. In recent years, dives to the wreck near the Hallaniyat Islands at a depth of 30 meters have been prohibited. After long negotiations with government agencies of Oman, the diving ban has now been lifted.

Possession of a warrior discovered on Bronze Age battlefield

A research team discovered 31 unusual objects in the Valley of Tollense near Neubrandenburg in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania (Germany). The researchers believe that the findings belong to the personal possession of a Bronze Age warrior who died on the battlefield 3,300 years ago.