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The United Nations Launches a Bold New Plan to Make Ocean Trash History

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The United Nations Launches a Bold New Plan to Make Ocean Trash History

Source: The Huffington Post/Eleanor Goldberg - February 24, 2017

The way things are going now, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. An ambitious United Nations campaign aims to stop this from happening.

On Wednesday, UN Environment announced its #CleanSeas initiative at the Economist World Ocean Summit in Bali, Indonesia. The campaign focuses on two major sources of marine litter: single-use more…

Don’t Let Their Youth Fool You, These Youngsters Impacted the Volvo Ocean Race

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Don’t Let Their Youth Fool You, These Youngsters Impacted the Volvo Ocean Race

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News/Volvo Ocean Race Media - February 24, 2017

Age is just a number, right? Well, yes, according to some of the sailors who’ve tackled the world’s toughest ocean test. They say ‘if you’re more…

Humongous Crack in the Antarctic Ice Shelf Revealed in New Video

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Humongous Crack in the Antarctic Ice Shelf Revealed in New Video

Source: LiveScience/Jeanna Bryner - February 24, 2017

A giant crack that could release a chunk of ice larger than the state of Rhode Island into the sea was captured in stunning detail more…

The United Nations Launches a Bold New Plan to Make Ocean Trash History

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The United Nations Launches a Bold New Plan to Make Ocean Trash History

Source: The Huffington Post/Eleanor Goldberg - February 24, 2017

The way things are going now, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. An ambitious United Nations campaign aims to stop this more…

Meet the Pyrosome, One of the Ocean’s Strangest Creatures

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Meet the Pyrosome, One of the Ocean’s Strangest Creatures

Source: Motherboard/Theresa Locker - February 24, 2017

The ocean is Earth's last unexplored frontier, with millions of unknown species lurking in its depths. Most of those animals, though mysterious, have recognizable features: eyes, teeth, more…

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

Source: The TerraMar Project - August 20, 2015

The TerraMar Project sat down with Ian Urbina (@ian_urbina), an investigative reporter for The New York Times, to discuss his series on lawlessness on more…

Ask Dr. Universe

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Ask Dr. Universe

Source: Washington State University - April 26, 2016

Why is the ocean salty? -Alysin, 10, Ruston, La.
Dear Alysin,

At first, I thought the answer to your question might take us deep into the more…

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Source: Big Island Now - December 30, 2016

The 2017 Waimea Ocean Film Festival will take place Jan. 2 through 10.

The event will showcase films, special guests, intimate coffee talks, Q&As, exhibits, more…

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