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Sea Turtle Release Draws Hundreds in Florida

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Sea Turtle Release Draws Hundreds in Florida

Source: USA TODAY/Rick Neale - July 28, 2014

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. — Growing restless in her landlocked corral, Shelley the sea turtle began banging her flippers against the wooden walls, itching to crawl back into more…

Recreational for Some, Therapeutic for Others: Veterans Find Solace in the Sea

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Recreational for Some, Therapeutic for Others: Veterans Find Solace in the Sea

Source: Miami Herald/Sue Cocking - July 25, 2014

U.S. Army veteran Clare Christle of Coconut Creek still suffers crippling back pain from a stateside accident several years ago. Until recently, the 38-year-old had more…

A Tragic End to an Incredible Journey: Plane Goes Down in Pacific

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A Tragic End to an Incredible Journey: Plane Goes Down in Pacific

Source: AP - July 24, 2014

A U.S. teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and more…

Largest Aquatic Insect Found in China

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Largest Aquatic Insect Found in China

Source: Yahoo! News/Dylan Stableford - July 23, 2014

Ick!
What appears to be the world's largest flying aquatic insect was discovered earlier this month in China's Sichuan province, officials there say.
According to more…

Learn How to be an Expert Underwater Photographer

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Learn How to be an Expert Underwater Photographer

Source: Digital Trends/Bill Schiffner - July 22, 2014

Sharks have roamed the Earth’s seas for nearly 400 million years, and are of the oldest species. Their size, power, and teeth fill us with more…

Sailboat Race Leads to Research on Plastics in Ocean

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Sailboat Race Leads to Research on Plastics in Ocean

Source: LiveScience/Tia Ghose - July 21, 2014

After returning from the Transpacific Yacht Race — an annual sailboat race from Los Angeles to Honolulu — in 1997, Capt. Charles Moore was guiding his boat through the more…

Man Nearly Crossed Tasman Solo by Kayak

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Man Nearly Crossed Tasman Solo by Kayak

Source: The Nelson Mail - July 18, 2014

Several years ago Scott Donaldson was battling asthma and looking for a challenge that would "spin my whizzer".

He came up with the idea of more…

Massive Lobster Caught in Massachusetts

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Massive Lobster Caught in Massachusetts

Source: The Patriot Ledger/Jessica Trufant - July 17, 2014

The 18-pound, barnacle-encrusted lobster had seen better days.

After evading for at least 75 years the fate met by countless other crustaceans, he found himself more…

Adventures in Marine Science

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Adventures in Marine Science

Source: National Geographic/Emily Stifler Wolfe - July 16, 2014

Emily Stifler Wolfe of Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation is working with Gregg Treinish and many others to bring us stories from around the world. Here, she interviews sailors more…

Diver Saves Sea Turtle, Receives Beautiful Thank You

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Diver Saves Sea Turtle, Receives Beautiful Thank You

Source: Huffington Post/Cate Matthews - July 15, 2014

Not every story about sea life mistakenly caught in a net ends this beautifully, so it's important to recognize when one does.

According to Dominican more…