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Climate Shocks

Photo: RICHARD DU TOIT/MINDEN PICTURES/National Geographic

Climate Shocks

Author: Peter B. deMenocal - August 20, 2014

Scrambling up the steep bank of a small wadi, or gully, near the western shore of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, I stop on a little knoll that offers a view across the vast, mostly barren desert landscape. The glittering, jade-blue lake contrasts in every way with the red-brown landscape around it. This long, narrow 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…

Why does the beach smell like the beach?

Photo: Roja Dove

Why does the beach smell like the beach?

Source: Popular Science/Benjamin Wolfe - August 20, 2014

As I took a deep breath in, a familiar scent filled my nose: slightly sulfury, with just a pinch of more…

Climate Shocks

Photo: RICHARD DU TOIT/MINDEN PICTURES/National Geographic

Climate Shocks

Author: Peter B. deMenocal - August 20, 2014

Scrambling up the steep bank of a small wadi, or gully, near the western shore of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, I stop on a more…

Who does the ocean floor belong to?

Photo: Chida.org

Who does the ocean floor belong to?

Source: The Weather Channel/Michele Berger - August 20, 2014

That cell phone you carry. It’s made from copper, gold, lead, nickel, zinc and a plethora of less known, hard-to-pronounce metals, not to mention the mined materials more…

TMP

TMP Interview with MPA News

TMP Interview with MPA News

Source: MPA News - August 11, 2014

NGO aims to build "voice" for high seas, including support for MPAs and a UN Sustainable Development Goal

The TerraMar Project, a US-based NGO, is more…

The Opening of the Northwest Passage

Source: www.ice-glaces.ec.gc.ca

The Opening of the Northwest Passage

Author: Jordan Dubin - August 8, 2014

For years, the Northwest Passage has been a symbol of navigational opportunity and maritime danger. The Northwest passage is a sea route that connects the more…