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Surf Therapy Camp for Special Needs

Photo: Natalie Pepper

Surf Therapy Camp for Special Needs

Source: NBC Bay Area/Joe Rosato - August 21, 2014

A lonesome wisp of fog curled across the hills over the Stinson Beach parking lot where Natalie Pepper unloaded a car laden with surfboards and more…

Story Behind Film “Mission Blue”

Photo: Deb Castellana

Story Behind Film “Mission Blue”

Source: AP/Lynn Elber - August 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES – When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.
Turning more…

200 Year Old Booze Found on Shipwreck Still Consumable

Source: National Maritime Museum, Gdansk

200 Year Old Booze Found on Shipwreck Still Consumable

Source: UPI/Brooks Hays - August 19, 2014

GDANSK, Poland, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Divers exploring a 200-year-old shipwreck -- the F53.31 shipwreck -- in the Baltic Sea's Gulf of Gdańsk, off the coast more…

New Sylvia Earle Documentary: Mission Blue

Photo: Kip Evans

New Sylvia Earle Documentary: Mission Blue

Source: National Geographic/Brian Clark Howard - August 18, 2014

National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle has seen many changes in the ocean over the last 60 years, through more than 7,000 hours of diving. She has witnessed more…

Telling the Ocean Story

Telling the Ocean Story

Source: Voice of America/Rosanne Skirble - August 15, 2014

A marine biologist and his novelist son have teamed up to engage readers in the drama and conflict of life in the ocean.
The world's more…

Adam Walker Completes Ocean’s 7 Challenge

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Adam Walker Completes Ocean’s 7 Challenge

Source: Nature World News/Jenna Iacurci - August 14, 2014

As of Wednesday, Aug. 6, Adam Walker became the first Brit to successfully complete the seven hardest and most dangerous ocean swims in the world, more…

Woman Survives Jellyfish Attacks, Four Hours Lost at Sea in Grueling Surfski Race

Photo: Sarah Waterman

Woman Survives Jellyfish Attacks, Four Hours Lost at Sea in Grueling Surfski Race

Source: The Garden Island/David Simon - August 13, 2014

Sunday’s Na Pali Race was a tough grind for just about everyone who managed to cross the finish line. One participant who completed the 17-mile more…

British-Led Crew Sets Records Rowing Across Indian Ocean

Photo: Richard Rossiter Photography, Geraldton

British-Led Crew Sets Records Rowing Across Indian Ocean

Source: The Telegraph/Patrick Sawer - August 12, 2014

A British-led crew has broken two world records for the fastest-ever crossing of the Indian Ocean in a rowing boat.

The crew of the Rossiter’s more…

Man to Swim Seven Seas for Great Cause

Photo: Max Nash/PA Wire

Man to Swim Seven Seas for Great Cause

Source: Plymouth Herald - August 11, 2014

Plymouth endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh has completed the first of seven swims in the Seven Seas to highlight the need for protected areas in oceans more…

Ocean Explorer James Cameron Releases Deepsea Challenge 3D

Photo: Mark Thiessen/National Geographic

Ocean Explorer James Cameron Releases Deepsea Challenge 3D

Source: New York Times/Bob Morris - August 8, 2014

This is the time of year to face fears of riptides, jellyfish and sharks.
But for James Cameron, the “Titanic” and “Avatar” director, who went down more…