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Arctic Blogger Puts Blog on Ice

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Arctic Blogger Puts Blog on Ice

Source: Washington Post/Chris Mooney - December 2, 2016

In 2007, Neven Curlin, a Dutch citizen now living in Austria who works as a translator, was stunned by the state of the Arctic, and particularly more…

Californian Paddleboarder Is Putting His Ocean Experiences to Paper in New Book

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Californian Paddleboarder Is Putting His Ocean Experiences to Paper in New Book

Source: The Orange County Register/Erika I. Ritchie - November 30, 2016

LAGUNA BEACH – At first, Rich German considered his time on his standup paddleboard off local coves and beaches as a way to meditate and more…

Check out the Claws on This Crab

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Check out the Claws on This Crab

Source: BBC News/Helen Briggs - November 28, 2016

The claws of coconut crabs have the strongest pinching force of any crustacean, according to research.
What's more, their maximum crushing force is stronger than more…

No Need to Wait for Your Sea Legs With This New Boating Technology

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No Need to Wait for Your Sea Legs With This New Boating Technology

Source: Forbes/Josh Max - November 25, 2016

It was one of those demonstrations akin to the first time we saw ABS brakes in action, or booted up a computer. The Seakeeper is a “gyro more…

These Living Fossils That Have Survived for Millions of Years

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These Living Fossils That Have Survived for Millions of Years

Source: ZM Science/Elena Motivans - November 23, 2016

The age of dinosaurs seems like a distant, foggy past that is far removed from our current time. We imagine giant lizards, massive scary sea more…

Disney’s ‘Moana’ Is Breath of Fresh Air

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Disney’s ‘Moana’ Is Breath of Fresh Air

Source: AJC/Kristin Finan, Austin American-Statesman - November 22, 2016

Ever since she was a little girl, Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) has been drawn to the ocean and the promise of adventure it brings.

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Japan’s Whaling Fleet Will Face a New Threat in the Southern Ocean

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Japan’s Whaling Fleet Will Face a New Threat in the Southern Ocean

Source: The Australian/The Times - November 21, 2016

A fast new anti-whaling ship will pursue Japanese vessels on their annual Antarctic whale hunt, raising the chance of violent clashes in the Southern Ocean.

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World War II Shipwrecks Have Gone Missing in the Pacific Ocean

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World War II Shipwrecks Have Gone Missing in the Pacific Ocean

Source: CNN/Emiko Jozuka - November 18, 2016

(CNN) - Several World War II shipwrecks have vanished from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, prompting the British and Dutch governments to seek answers.
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How a Flying Catamaran Braved the Open Ocean From New York to Bermuda

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How a Flying Catamaran Braved the Open Ocean From New York to Bermuda

Source: Popular Mechanics/Tim Newcomb - November 16, 2016

In early November, four thrill-seeking sailors navigated 660 miles from New York to Bermuda in just 66 hours. They were not traveling in luxury aboard more…

New Ocean Conservation Television Series to Come to Animal Planet

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New Ocean Conservation Television Series to Come to Animal Planet

Source: The New York Times/Andrew R. Chow - November 15, 2016

Robert Redford and Paul Allen are the executive producers of a new Animal Planet series on ocean conservation. Entitled “Ocean Warriors,” the series traces activists, more…

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