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Happy Thanksgiving from TerraMar

Photo: PuraVidaDivers.com

Happy Thanksgiving from TerraMar

On behalf of the TerraMar team and all the creatures that call the ocean home, Happy Thanksgiving!

We have a lot to be thankful for more…

Manatees Inspired Mermaid Legends

Photo: USGS

Manatees Inspired Mermaid Legends

Source: National Geographic/Lang Kanai - November 27, 2014

It's that time of year when manatees, the slow-moving aquatic mammals of the southeast coast of North America, start to migrate south into warmer waters—and often more…

Pipefish Photo Prompts International Search

Photo: In-Depth Images Kwajalein

Pipefish Photo Prompts International Search

Source: ABC AU/Damien Larkins - November 27, 2014

A photo of a pipefish taken on the Gold Coast has lured international experts who think it may be an undiscovered species.
The pipefish was more…

Geo-Engineering Could Harm Billions but Save Planet

Photo: Peter Andrews/Reuters

Geo-Engineering Could Harm Billions but Save Planet

Source: BBC News/David Shukman - November 27, 2014

Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.
That more…

Tools for Ocean Health

Photo: Sterling Zumbrunn/Conservation International

Tools for Ocean Health

Source: Phys.org/David Stacey - November 27, 2014

The ocean is undergoing global changes at a remarkable pace and we must change with it to attain our best possible future ocean, warns the more…

Circle of Blue

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Circle of Blue

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - November 27, 2014

The fresh water cycle is ever-changing and in increasing demand due to growing populations, changing weather patterns, industrialization and the pursuit of cheap more…

Opposing Whale Hunt is ‘Eco-Imperialism’ Says Japan’s Top Whaling Official

Photo: Australian Customs Service

Opposing Whale Hunt is ‘Eco-Imperialism’ Says Japan’s Top Whaling Official

Source: Reuters - November 26, 2014

Tokyo - Opposition to Japan's whaling programme is a kind of "eco-imperialism" that imposes one value system on another and is based on emotion, not more…

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Beauty Along Colorado River

Photo: Vincent Laforet/National Geographic

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Beauty Along Colorado River

Source: National Geographic/Jonathan Waterman - November 26, 2014

LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) more…

Humpback Whale Feeding Frenzy Caught on Camera

Photo: Michael Sack/Sanctuary Cruises

Humpback Whale Feeding Frenzy Caught on Camera

Source: MailOnline/Chris Kitching - November 26, 2014

A group of tourists has had a wildlife encounter they will never forget while watching a humpback whale feeding frenzy that was caught on camera.
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Detailing the Ocean Depths

Image: Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego

Detailing the Ocean Depths

Source: UT San Diego/Deborah Sullivan Brennan - November 26, 2014

Miles beneath the sea is a landscape of seamounts, hills and ridges, much of it unexplored or hidden under layers of muck.
A team of more…

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