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Your Sunscreen Could be Polluting the Ocean, But a Natural Solution Could Lie in Algae

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Your Sunscreen Could be Polluting the Ocean, But a Natural Solution Could Lie in Algae

Source: The Independent/Karl Lawrence/Antony Young - September 21, 2017

An estimated 6,000-14,000 tons of sunscreen are deposited into coral reef areas of the sea every year. The chemicals we rub onto our skin might more…

A Unique Collaboration of Superyacht Stars, Celebrities, Royalty, and Cyclists Team Up to Save the Ocean

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A Unique Collaboration of Superyacht Stars, Celebrities, Royalty, and Cyclists Team Up to Save the Ocean

Source: Forbes/Bill Springer - September 20, 2017

The current preview of The Largest and Most Expensive Must-See Superyachts That Will Be At The Upcoming Monaco Yacht Show will always get a fair bit of more…

Fiji’s Shark God Dakuwaqa Protects Those At Sea: Now It’s Time to Return the Favor

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Fiji’s Shark God Dakuwaqa Protects Those At Sea: Now It’s Time to Return the Favor

Source: The Guardian/Lauren Smith - September 19, 2017

The Fijian shark culture and mythology is one which deeply appeals to me. The shark is revered by many Fijians, and legend has it that Dakuwaqa, more…

The Powerful Underwater Image That This Photographer Wishes Didn’t Exist

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The Powerful Underwater Image That This Photographer Wishes Didn’t Exist

Source: The Washington Post/Lindsey Bever - September 18, 2017

The powerful and poignant image shows a tiny sea horse holding tightly onto a pink, plastic cotton swab in blue-green waters around Indonesia.

California nature photographer Justin Hofman snapped more…

Stone Stackers at Ancient Sites in England Threatened With Jail Time

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Stone Stackers at Ancient Sites in England Threatened With Jail Time

Source: The Guardian/Steven Morris - September 15, 2017

The public body responsible for looking after some of England’s most historic places has issued a stern warning to people who indulge the art of more…

Sea Shepherd Activists Detain Illegal Chinese Shark Fishing Boats for Timor-Leste Police

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Sea Shepherd Activists Detain Illegal Chinese Shark Fishing Boats for Timor-Leste Police

Source: The Guardian/Michael Slezak - September 14, 2017

The ocean activist group Sea Shepherd says it has delivered armed Timor-Lestepolice on to a Chinese-owned fishing vessel in a dawn raid and is detaining the more…

Giving up the Rat Race for a Life at Sea: Ocean Adventurers

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Giving up the Rat Race for a Life at Sea: Ocean Adventurers

Source: CNN/Kellie Pollock - September 13, 2017

We sold up and bought a boat to sail around the world. How idyllic does that sound?

It conjures up images of the wind in more…

How Hurricane Irma Caused Coastal Waters Off Florida to ‘Disappear’

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How Hurricane Irma Caused Coastal Waters Off Florida to ‘Disappear’

Source: Accuweather/Amanda Schmidt - September 12, 2017

Videos continue to emerge on social media that show an unbelievable weather phenomenon that occurred while Hurricane Irma pounded the Florida coast.

Ocean and bay more…

Guardians of the Coast: British Columbia’s Coastal First Nations Join Forces to Safeguard their Waters

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Guardians of the Coast: British Columbia’s Coastal First Nations Join Forces to Safeguard their Waters

Source: Hakai Magazine/Shanna Baker - September 11, 2017

Skipper Bob Martin strides through the cabin and, before stepping up to the controls to ease the Northern Lights away from the dock, turns back to the more…

Now You Too Can Help Scientists Study Great White Sharks Off Cape Cod

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Now You Too Can Help Scientists Study Great White Sharks Off Cape Cod

Source: Smithsonian/Jennifer Nalewicki - September 8, 2017

For many people, the closest they will ever come to seeing a great white shark is by binge watching Shark Week on television, but now one organization more…