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Man Swims Seven Seas, Raises Awareness for Ocean Conservation

Photo: Lewis Pugh

Man Swims Seven Seas, Raises Awareness for Ocean Conservation

Source: Plymouth Herald/Sarah Waddington - September 2, 2014

PLYMOUTH endurance swimmer who has become the first person to swim the Seven Seas.
The renowned swimmer and United Nation’s Environment Programme patron of the more…

Sunfish Closing Beaches

Photo: Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary/NOAA

Sunfish Closing Beaches

Source: The Boston Globe/Andy Rosen - September 1, 2014

On two consecutive summer afternoons this week, South Shore beaches have been cleared by reports of a shark in the water — maybe even a more…

Ludo the Grey Seal Returns from 1,000 Mile Journey

Photo: Solent News

Ludo the Grey Seal Returns from 1,000 Mile Journey

Source: Cornish Guardian/CGMikeS - August 29, 2014

A grey seal with a lust for wandering is finally back in familiar Cornish waters after a 1,000 mile swim to Portugal.
Ludo was rescued from more…

Swimmers Brave Massive Swells, Race Anyway

Photo: John Dvorak

Swimmers Brave Massive Swells, Race Anyway

Source: Presidio Sports/John Dvorak - August 28, 2014

The massive south swell hitting the coast didn’t frighten away Nite Moves’ dedicated ocean swimmers on Wednesday, but it did wash away the buoy markers and made for more…

Boy Discovers 10,000 Year Old Artifact

Photo: Andrea Cordle

Boy Discovers 10,000 Year Old Artifact

Source: WGNTV/WGN Web Desk - August 27, 2014

(CNN) — Ten-year-old Noah Cordle kicked off his summer vacation by dipping his toes into the Atlantic Ocean, only to make an ancient discovery when more…

Oldest Shipwreck in Mediterranean Discovered

Photo: Elie Plus/Wikimedia.org

Oldest Shipwreck in Mediterranean Discovered

Source: The Examiner/Paul Hamaker - August 26, 2014

Dr. Timmy Gambin with the GROplan Project and researchers from France, the United States, and Malta announced the discovery of the oldest shipwreck in the Mediterranean that more…

Why You Need a Beach Vacation

Photo: Terri Garland

Why You Need a Beach Vacation

Source: The Huffington Post/James Cave - August 25, 2014

If you don't already have a beach vacation planned, marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols's new book will make you seriously reconsider. Blue Mind: The Surprising Science more…

Blue Ocean Film Festival Expects Thousands in Florida

Blue Ocean Film Festival Expects Thousands in Florida

Source: Tampa Bay Times/Katherine Snow Smith - August 22, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG — It's not Cannes or Sundance, or even the Bollywood awards.
But city and business leaders are gearing up for a little-known film more…

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…