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Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

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Washed Ashore: Turning Plastic Pollution Into a Powerful Message Through Art

Source: The TerraMar Project - July 24, 2017

Art is a common language which everyone can appreciate regardless of age, gender, race, or culture.
Creating art out of the ocean debris that litters more…

These Nine Artists Will Help You Understand the Future of the Planet

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These Nine Artists Will Help You Understand the Future of the Planet

Source: Smithsonian/Jackie Mansky - June 28, 2017

“We need to be activated,” says artist and architect Maya Lin. The architect who first rose to fame as the designer of the Vietnam Veterans more…

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Waimea Ocean Film Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Source: Big Island Now - December 30, 2016

The 2017 Waimea Ocean Film Festival will take place Jan. 2 through 10.

The event will showcase films, special guests, intimate coffee talks, Q&As, exhibits, more…

Disney’s ‘Moana’ Is Breath of Fresh Air

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Disney’s ‘Moana’ Is Breath of Fresh Air

Source: AJC/Kristin Finan, Austin American-Statesman - November 22, 2016

Ever since she was a little girl, Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) has been drawn to the ocean and the promise of adventure it brings.

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New Ocean Conservation Television Series to Come to Animal Planet

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New Ocean Conservation Television Series to Come to Animal Planet

Source: The New York Times/Andrew R. Chow - November 15, 2016

Robert Redford and Paul Allen are the executive producers of a new Animal Planet series on ocean conservation. Entitled “Ocean Warriors,” the series traces activists, more…

Dive Into Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D

Dive Into Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D

Source: Los Angeles Sentinel - November 10, 2016

Dive into a spectacular underwater experience in “Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D,” narrated by oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, which started on November 8 at the more…

San Diego Commits Artists to Walls

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San Diego Commits Artists to Walls

Source: DiscoverSD/Laurie Delk - September 13, 2016

Art lovers — make that every San Diegan — prepare to be dazzled.

PangeaSeed Foundation, the international nonprofit foundation, is hosting “Sea Walls: Murals for more…

Forgotten 19th Century Handcrafted Glasswork of Marine Invertebrates Now on Display

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Forgotten 19th Century Handcrafted Glasswork of Marine Invertebrates Now on Display

Source: Hyperallergic/Allison Meier - August 31, 2016

CORNING, NY — The 19th-century glass models of marine invertebrates created by father-son duo Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka were intended to capture as accurately as possible the more…

Crochet Art Brings Threats to Marine Animals to Life

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Crochet Art Brings Threats to Marine Animals to Life

Source: The Creators Project/Diana Shi - July 26, 2016

An intricate crocheted coral reef has reached another level of crafting grandiosity in its tenth year of development. The spectacle, named Crochet Coral Reefs: TOXIC SEAS, more…

Great Ocean Reads for Summer

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Great Ocean Reads for Summer

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - July 22, 2016

Summertime again, and what better time to pack a few books and head to the beach? In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter more…