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Wilderness: Safe Diving and Wilderness Tips (cont.)

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Coral Reef Protection

Dive Planning

Divers Alert Network

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,

Reef Protection International

Reef Environmental Education Foundation

Coral Reef Alliance

U.S. Department of State

Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO; American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine


Divers Alert Network.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/27/2016

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