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New Must-See Documentary: ‘A Plastic Ocean’

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New Must-See Documentary: ‘A Plastic Ocean’

Source: EcoWatch/Lorraine Chow - February 5, 2016

In the upcoming feature-length documentary, A Plastic Ocean, two explorers set out on a four-year global journey to learn about the increasingly devastating crisis of ocean plastic that has polluted our waterways, literally choked aquatic more…

An Underwater Museum Open to Snorkelers and Scuba Divers

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An Underwater Museum Open to Snorkelers and Scuba Divers

Source: NDTV/Amrita Kohli - February 4, 2016

It doesn't matter if museums in general pique your interest or not - this first of its kind museum under the Atlantic Ocean is one more…

Naked Edmonton Scuba Divers Warned of the Dangers of Going Au Naturel

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Naked Edmonton Scuba Divers Warned of the Dangers of Going Au Naturel

Source: National Post/Gordon Kent - February 3, 2016

Beware, men of the deep — there’s danger lurking below when you go diving naked.

While drifting bare-bummed under the waves might sound enchanting, there more…

Hybrid Hummers to Make Arctic Trek in Preparation for Antarctica Expedition

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Hybrid Hummers to Make Arctic Trek in Preparation for Antarctica Expedition

Source: Alaska Dispatch News/Alex DeMarban - February 2, 2016

A team of adventurers planning to drive a pair of hybrid Hummers to the South Pole later this year will soon test the specially modified more…

Your Life, Your Legacy: Ocean CREST Alliance to Honor Dr. Eugenie Clark During Fundraiser

Your Life, Your Legacy: Ocean CREST Alliance to Honor Dr. Eugenie Clark During Fundraiser

Source: Boca Beacon/Ocean CREST Alliance - February 1, 2016

Blazing trails for women in science; inspiring generations of people from ocean experts to school children; swimming with sharks to learn about them; and founding more…

The Dark Side of Ecotourism: Even Sea Turtles Need Alone Time

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The Dark Side of Ecotourism: Even Sea Turtles Need Alone Time

Source: Hakai Magazine/Elizabeth Preston - January 29, 2016

Wildlife is a big draw for ocean-going tourists, from whale watching to trips in search of sharks, rays, dolphins, and penguins. On the Greek island more…

Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off This Weekend, Adds 3D Movies to the Mix

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Gray’s Reef Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off This Weekend, Adds 3D Movies to the Mix

Source: Savannah Now/Jim Reed - January 28, 2016

Living as we do in such close proximity to the beach, it’s far too easy for many in the Savannah area to take the ocean more…

The All-Female Coxless Crew Rows Pacific Ocean, Sets Records

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The All-Female Coxless Crew Rows Pacific Ocean, Sets Records

Source: BBC News - January 27, 2016

A team of female rowers have arrived in Australia nine months after setting off from San Francisco to cross the Pacific Ocean.
The Coxless Crew rowed more…

British Adventurer Henry Worsley Passes Away While Attempting Record Antarctica Crossing

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British Adventurer Henry Worsley Passes Away While Attempting Record Antarctica Crossing

Source: The New York Times/Bruce Weber - January 26, 2016

The message, transmitted on Friday via satellite telephone from freezing isolation in Antarctica, sounded resigned, melancholy and indisputably weary, as the speaker recalled the end of a more…

Somali Pirates Now Escort, Rather Than Hijack, Illegal Fishermen Into Their Waters

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Somali Pirates Now Escort, Rather Than Hijack, Illegal Fishermen Into Their Waters

Source: The Telegraph/Colin Freeman - January 25, 2016

Somali pirates who raked in millions of dollars in ship hijackings have developed a lucrative new racket - acting as armed "escorts" to foreign trawlers more…

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