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Malawi is moving 500 elephants across the country

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the Liwonde Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, the elephant population is struggling to survive.<p>The growing local human population is edging ever closer to their reserve, sometimes entering it to poach bushmeat or fish, or using the land to grow crops.<p>On the elephants' side of the vandalized …

Humpback Makes Spectacular Leap But Whale Watchers Looking Other Way

A boat load of whale watchers missed a humpback's spectacular show because they were looking in another direction as the huge animal launched itself out of the water.<p>“Everyone on that boat is looking the wrong way, hehe,” read a Facebook post by Australian tour operator Whale Watch Sydney.<p>Not …

Fretboard Workshop: Major Blues with Minor Moves

Master some essential ideas and learn how to move from minor to major with a few easy tricks.

Guitar

9 essential rockabilly guitar chords

<b>Give your rhythm playing an authentic rockabilly vibe with our nine essential must-learn chords…</b><p>Generally, rockabilly makes heavy use of the …

10 Reasons Why Swimming Is The Best (And The Worst) Sport

Swimming is the best sport ever. It could also be the worst sport ever. Swimming allows you to eat 8,000 calories a day. It also makes you smell as …

Swimming

35 Clearest Waters In The World To Swim In Before You Die

Every one loves taking a dip in the clearest of waters on a beautiful hot summers day. So if you are missing the summer already then check out our …

11 Tips to a smoother and more efficient breaststroke - The Water Instinct Blog

6 October 2014<p>Written by: Jon Rudd | 0 Comments<p><b>Jon Rudd, swim coach to Olympic 100m Breaststroke Champion, Ruta Meilutyte brings us his top</b> …

Take A Virtual Dip In These 10 Breathtaking Swimming Pools

<i>Steven Randel, Houzz Contributor and Architect</i><p>For those of us donning heavy coats and wrapping scarfs snuggly into our collars, swimming might be the last thing on our minds. However, a few Houzz fans from the Southern Hemisphere are merrily frolicking in their cement ponds as their summer solstice …

Man Shows the Best Way to Put on a Swim Cap

As this man shows, there is a quick and easy way to put on a swim cap.<p>Hat tip to Reddit user Thund3rbolt for the find.

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10 Health Benefits of Swimming

In the 1985 Ron Howard movie "Cocoon," a group of elderly adults discovers that a nearby swimming pool has the power to imbue them with new strength, …

Battling the Mind Game

<i>Courtesy of New Zealand's Tracy Clark from the Strait of Gibraltar</i>.<p>Last week Roger Finch from South Africa and I swam the Strait of Gibraltar. It was …

Tips to Get Yourself into Open Water Swimming

It is not easy to get started with open water swimming and it can actually be daunting to move from the lap lane into the open water. I took a long …

Swimming

Go confidently from pool to open water with Adam ‘Oceans 7’ Walker

<b>Open-water swimming is very different to pool swimming. For starters, there are no walls to grab on to and no floor to stand up on, and you are</b> …

Swimming

Surf's Up! Awesome Big Wave Photos

Surf's (Way) Up<p>Dungeons, South Africa's famous big-wave spot, awakened in August, sending daredevil surfers out to try their luck. See photos of …

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Fast Tracked: Ash Bryant, Straddie QLD. Photo: Phil Gallagher "While Ash drops the hammer on the shoulder, the man standing in the flats is dropping the shutter also". Read the full story at www.leboogie.com

Glow in the dark sharks: How catsharks use biofluorescence to communicate in the deep ocean

Glow in the dark catsharks appear to use biofluorescence to communicate with one another in the ocean depths, scientists have discovered. A team of …

A spectacular coral reef was just found at the mouth of the Amazon and scientists are geeking out

From my bedroom, I can look at someone's house in rural Canada on Google Maps, but somehow no-one realised this giant coral reef at the mouth of the …

In vitro fertilization may save coral reefs

Marine biologists at the California Academy of Sciences have joined a new international effort to rescue endangered coral reefs from the consequences of widespread human destruction and a warming climate.<p>Teams of research divers from the academy will set off this summer on expeditions to the …

Coral Reefs

5 startling facts about sea stars

<b>1. Sea stars use hydraulics to get around.</b> The tube feet lining the arms of sea stars help the animal move along through a “water-vascular system” in …

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Crystal Clear Water, Maldives