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Wilderness: Safe Diving and Wilderness Tips (cont.)

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Coral Reef Protection

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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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