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Cape Town Heart Surgeon Swims into Record Books

Photo: Lewis Pugh

Cape Town Heart Surgeon Swims into Record Books

Source: iOL News/Murray Williams - September 22, 2014

Cape Town - A Cape Town heart surgeon is “riding a crest of happiness” after becoming the oldest person to swim across the English Channel.

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Queen Mary Turns 80

Photo: David Jones

Queen Mary Turns 80

Source: ETurboNews - September 19, 2014

LONG BEACH, CA - The world's most beloved ocean liner turns 80 on September 26 and the public is invited to join a ship-wide celebration. more…

Exploring San Francisco’s Graveyard of Ships

Photo: AP Photo/NOAA

Exploring San Francisco’s Graveyard of Ships

Source: AP/Terence Chea - September 18, 2014

GULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY — Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west more…

Freediving with Whales

Photo: Brandon Cole

Freediving with Whales

Source: BBC News/James Nestor - September 17, 2014

Whales are extremely shy animals, making it hard to study them in their natural habitat. But a group of marine scientists has managed to record more…

Climate Change Makes ‘Sailing the Arctic Race’ Possible

Photo: Eric Brossier

Climate Change Makes ‘Sailing the Arctic Race’ Possible

Source: CNN/Ollie Williams - September 16, 2014

(CNN) -- Robert Molnar has a vision: an ocean race from New York to the Canadian Pacific city of Victoria, via the Arctic.
"Because of climate more…

The Ultimate Swimming Road Trip: 11 Swimming Holes and Hidden Waterfalls

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The Ultimate Swimming Road Trip: 11 Swimming Holes and Hidden Waterfalls

Source: Mental_Floss - September 15, 2014

Forget the water parks, ditch the public swimming pools, and bid farewell to your sprinkler. These 11 waterfalls and swimming holes are some of the more…

Is the Legend of the Kraken All Wrong?

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

Is the Legend of the Kraken All Wrong?

Source: Wired/Matt Simon - September 12, 2014

In mari multa latent, goes the old saying: “In the ocean many things are hidden.” And it’s true enough. There is still much we don’t more…

Astronaut Spends Week at Aquarius

Photo: Jeremy Hansen

Astronaut Spends Week at Aquarius

Source: Sky News - September 11, 2014

An astronaut is spending a week living at the bottom of the ocean to simulate and prepare for future space missions.
Jeremy Hansen is currently more…

Panama Canal Expansion Digs Up History

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Panama Canal Expansion Digs Up History

Source: Tico Times/MARÍA ISABEL SÁNCHEZ/AFP - September 10, 2014

PANAMA CITY – Panama Canal expansion work has uncovered an unexpected trove of archeological and paleontological treasures, scientists said, as the massive construction project winds more…

A Guide to Indonesia’s Banda Sea

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A Guide to Indonesia’s Banda Sea

Source: Superyacht Times/Mike Veitsch - September 9, 2014

The author, Mike Veitch is an experienced guide in Indonesia, who works exclusively with The Lighthouse Consultancy, forming part of the Consultancy’s extensive network of more…