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Jellyfish Are Nature’s Ultimate Clean Energy Protestors

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Jellyfish Are Nature’s Ultimate Clean Energy Protestors

Source: Washington Post/Elahe Izadi - July 7, 2015

The jellyfish are coming and energy plants may be powerless to stop them.

Blooms of the translucent sea creatures clog power plants worldwide, threatening to shutter all operations. Just more…

Maturing Fine French Wines in the Atlantic Ocean

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Maturing Fine French Wines in the Atlantic Ocean

Source: The Local/Ben McPartland - July 6, 2015

Numerous fine wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy have been lowered to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Brittany in western France, more…

Poachers Attack Group Guarding Sea Turtle Eggs in Costa Rica

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Poachers Attack Group Guarding Sea Turtle Eggs in Costa Rica

Source: TakePart/David Kirby - July 3, 2015

There’s trouble in eco-paradise.
Costa Rica, long hailed as a resolute steward of the environment, is failing to protect endangered sea turtles and their eggs along the more…

Restoring Coral Reefs Through Gardening

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Restoring Coral Reefs Through Gardening

Source: AFP/Kerry Sheridan - July 2, 2015

Miami (AFP) - Coral reefs are fragile and in danger worldwide, but a growing movement to restore them is based on the science of breaking more…

Strawberry Squid Spotted Glowing in the Wild

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Strawberry Squid Spotted Glowing in the Wild

Source: Business Insider/Cody Sullivan - July 1, 2015

The incredible red squid above — aptly named the strawberry squid — was just caught fluorescing on camera in its natural habitat for the first time more…

5 Gyres Returns From Expedition Sampling Plastics in the Ocean

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5 Gyres Returns From Expedition Sampling Plastics in the Ocean

Source: Treehugger/Margaret Badore - June 30, 2015

The founders of 5 Gyres, a non-profit dedicated to researching and fighting ocean pollution, want to change the way people think about plastics in the seas.

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Florida Military Surf Club Helps Veterans Move On

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Florida Military Surf Club Helps Veterans Move On

Source: St. Augustine/Clifford Davis - June 29, 2015

As dawn stretched its fingers over the Atlantic Ocean’s waters and onto the St. Augustine pier, seven veterans trekked over the sand toward the waiting more…

Historic Team SCA Recounts Harrowing Experience in Southern Ocean

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Historic Team SCA Recounts Harrowing Experience in Southern Ocean

Source: The Telegraph/Olivia Parker - June 26, 2015

It was leg five that almost broke them. A matter of hours after crossing the finishing line of the nine-month, round-the-world (RTW) Volvo Ocean Race, memories more…

This Man Keeps Discovering New Shark Species

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This Man Keeps Discovering New Shark Species

Source: BBC News/Sara Lentati - June 25, 2015

Most people have heard of great white, hammerhead and tiger sharks but there are many other species - and every year a number of new more…

Look for Adventure off the Grid at the Frying Pan Tower

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Look for Adventure off the Grid at the Frying Pan Tower

Source: CNN/Wyatt Massey - June 24, 2015

(CNN) - Leaning back in his hammock, Garry Bickett looks over at his brother, Bill. He reflects on the day and the beauty of the more…

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