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Not Only Was S.S. United States Saved From the Scrapyard, She May Yet Sail Again

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Not Only Was S.S. United States Saved From the Scrapyard, She May Yet Sail Again

Source: National Geographic/Robert Kunzig - February 9, 2016

In July 1952, on its maiden voyage, the S.S. United States shattered the record for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by a passenger ship, steaming from New York to Le Havre in less than four days. In 1969, when it went into dry dock in Newport News, Virginia, and its crew members left their belongings in more…

Not Only Was S.S. United States Saved From the Scrapyard, She May Yet Sail Again

Photo: Don Robson/Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Not Only Was S.S. United States Saved From the Scrapyard, She May Yet Sail Again

Source: National Geographic/Robert Kunzig - February 9, 2016

In July 1952, on its maiden voyage, the S.S. United States shattered the record for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by a passenger ship, steaming from more…

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Fish in Ocean Full of Pollutants

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Garbage In, Garbage Out: Fish in Ocean Full of Pollutants

Source: Fishsens Magazine/Daniel Kelly - February 9, 2016

The ocean fish you eat may be tasty, but it’s also very likely they’re full of pollutants, according to the results of a new study.

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New Pentagon Directive Prioritizes Climate Change in Military Planning

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New Pentagon Directive Prioritizes Climate Change in Military Planning

Source: Climate Change News/Ed King - February 9, 2016

US military planners have been ordered to war game climate change scenarios, focusing on “geopolitical and socioeconomic instability” linked to extreme weather.

A new directive more…

A New U.S. Ocean Policy

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A New U.S. Ocean Policy

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - February 9, 2016

In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill explores the humble beginnings of the National Ocean Policy. The National Ocean Policy sets forth more…

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

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The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

Source: The TerraMar Project - August 20, 2015

The TerraMar Project sat down with Ian Urbina (@ian_urbina), an investigative reporter for The New York Times, to discuss his series on lawlessness on more…

Youth Ocean Conservation Summit: 5 Years of Empowering the Next Generation of Ocean Conservationists!

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Youth Ocean Conservation Summit: 5 Years of Empowering the Next Generation of Ocean Conservationists!

Source: Stow It Don't Throw It - December 2, 2015

Five years. Six cities. Hundreds of young people leading initiatives to protect our blue planet. The Youth Ocean Conservation Summit program marked its 5th anniversary on more…

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…

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