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Centenarian Sees Ocean For First Time

Photo: Perdido Beach Resort

Centenarian Sees Ocean For First Time

Source: BBC Newsbeat - November 21, 2014

Just weeks before turning 101, Ruby Holt has seen the ocean for the first time.
She has spent most of her life on a farm more…

Coming Up in the Volvo Ocean Race

Photo: Sander van der Borch/Team Brunel

Coming Up in the Volvo Ocean Race

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News - November 20, 2014

(November 19, 2014; Day 1) – The second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race got underway in what may stand up as the most entertaining more…

Cleaning up the Marine National Monument in Hawaii

Photo: James Watt

Cleaning up the Marine National Monument in Hawaii

Source: Nature World News/Jenna Iacurci - November 18, 2014

The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, one of the largest marine refuges in the world, is filled with a wide array of ocean life, as well as 57 more…

Octopus Hoping For Love Gets Nasty Surprise

Photo: Tony Wu

Octopus Hoping For Love Gets Nasty Surprise

Source: NPR/Barbara J. King - November 18, 2014

Male seeks female — and makes a direct advance towards mating. That's one version of the drive to reproduce in the animal kingdom.

Sometimes, the more…

Scars on Whales Tell a Story

Photo: AFSC/NOAA

Scars on Whales Tell a Story

Source: iol/Melanie Gosling - November 17, 2014

Cape Town - Scars left by killer whales and cookiecutter sharks are helping scientists unravel the mystery of humpback whale migration routes.

Researchers know humpbacks more…

Krakens, Leviathans and Other Monsters of the Deep

Illustration: Uploaded to Wikipedia by user Salleman, Original Work: Pierre Dénys de Montfort, 1801

Krakens, Leviathans and Other Monsters of the Deep

Source: Express/John Ingham - November 14, 2014

If sailors weren’t in fear of storms or jagged rocks they were haunted by nightmares about the monsters of the deep.

Foremost among them was more…

The Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition That May Never Be Found

The Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition That May Never Be Found

Source: The Daily Catch/Sierra Ison - November 13, 2014

How do you get 39 of the world’s greatest artists to create an exhibition that will probably never be seen? You tell them the installation more…

Sea Lions Mine Hunt For Royal Navy

Photo: Public Domain

Sea Lions Mine Hunt For Royal Navy

Source: Express/Marco Giannangeli - November 12, 2014

The Royal Navy is already regarded as a world leader in underwater mine hunting but its fortunes were boosted last week by a special detachment more…

Dr. Sylvia Earle Named Glamour’s Woman of the Year

Photo: Bates Littlehales/National Geographic

Dr. Sylvia Earle Named Glamour’s Woman of the Year

Source: National Geographic/Jane Lee - November 11, 2014

What do marine biologist Sylvia Earle, actress and comedian Mindy Kaling, and women's advocate Chelsea Clinton have in common? They will all receive awards tonight from Glamour magazine more…

Jeremy Irons Appears at Blue Ocean Film Festival

Photo: Courtney Robinson/WTSP

Jeremy Irons Appears at Blue Ocean Film Festival

Source: Tampa Bay Times/Steve Persall - November 10, 2014

The Blue Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit crested Sunday with an appearance by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons and curtain calls for its prize-winning more…