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How To Survive The World's Most Treacherous Race

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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How Deep Is It Really? A Visual Representation Of The Ocean's Depths

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
Sarah Caroline Bell

We know it's deep, but it is hard to grasp the true depth of the ocean. This mystery makes it an appealing challenge for those who love exploring for...

"Sea Lice" Are Now A Thing You Have To Worry About At The Beach

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

You're probably already familiar with head lice (whether you've had it yourself, or know someone who has). But have you heard of sea lice? If you've got any beach plans this summer -- particularly in Florida or elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean -- listen up.

World Ocean Council and the Future of the Arctic

Peter Neill | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

The sea connects all things, and thus it can be viewed through the prism of almost any time, place, or subject. These latter come in "waves," usually ...

On World Oceans Day, A View from the Top

Andreas Merkl | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Andreas Merkl

We have regulations for everything, but actually we have no regulation for energy efficiency, which means that we can still put all the CO2 we want in the atmosphere and we have no international regulations for the environment, which means that in international waters, everybody is still allowed to do everything.

Our Ocean and the Beginning of a Movement

Catherine A. Novelli | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Catherine A. Novelli

Under Secretary Novelli addresses the 2014 Our Ocean Conference, State Dept Photo Every elementary school student is taught that our world has five o...

World Ocean Day

Peter Neill | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

What does it take for the will of the people to coalesce around a single issue, to be informed and changed into a voice for change? On June 8, we cel...

Annie Dillard, American Naturalist

Peter Neill | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

Annie Dillard Published by Salem Press, Inc. Image Credit. This is the second of a four-part series on writers who have shaped author Peter Neill's i...

In Frank Ocean's Defense

Stephen Bardo | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
Stephen Bardo

Frank Ocean's career has always been about timing. He and his team are calculated. This is chess, not checkers and I think all of these false alarms and rumors are part of the plan. Music needs some mystery. It needs deep thinkers. It needs Frank Ocean to bring balance to The Force. Basically what I'm saying is, let the man cook.

Nature Writer, Loren Eiseley

Peter Neill | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

As I reflect on the now surprising longevity of the World Ocean Blog and our weekly audio program, the World Ocean Radio, my thoughts have turned to v...

Large Swaths Of Pacific Ocean May Actually Suffocate In Just 15 Years

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.03.2016 | Green

It should come as no surprise that human activity is causing the world's oceans to warm, rise and acidify. But an equally troubling impact of climate ...

Cashes Ledge, Coral Canyons and the Future of National Marine Monuments

Peter Neill | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

In recent years, Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have used the 1906 Antiquities Act to protect vast marine areas in the Pacific Ocean by declaring them as "national marine monuments."

Governing the High Seas

Peter Neill | Posted 04.15.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

The earth's surface is more than 70% ocean, supporting our claim that our planet would have best been called "Aqua," more water than land, a sea of blue connecting the remaining disconnected green, where has been concentrated the history of human activity, for better or for worse.

The Galapagos Islands: A Last Place on Earth

Peter Neill | Posted 04.07.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

Image: Rod Mast | Marine Photobank The Galapagos Islands... The name evokes a faraway place where Nature exists in an almost pure form, described by...

World Ocean Assessment, Part 4

Peter Neill | Posted 03.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

In this fourth and final edition devoted to the recently published UN World Ocean Assessment, I want to focus on one example: the State of Oregon in t...

World Ocean Assessment, Part 3

Peter Neill | Posted 03.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

In past blog entries we have been discussing the 2016 publication of UN World Ocean Assessment, a massive report on the state of the ocean as we know ...

World Ocean Assessment, Part 2

Peter Neill | Posted 03.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

We continue today with an exposition of the first UN World Ocean Assessment, a massive baseline study of all aspects of the ocean - what they are, why...

World Ocean Assessment, Part 1

Peter Neill | Posted 03.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

In January 2016, the United Nations General Assembly accepted a 1,752 page report entitled "The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment - World Ocea...

The Prettiest Natural Art on a Black Sand Beach

Candace Loy | Posted 03.22.2016 | Travel
Candace Loy

Because there's nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it's sent away. Sarah Ka...

Every Drop Counts: 5 Tips for Conserving Water During World Water Month

Dr. Chad Nelsen | Posted 03.17.2016 | Green
Dr. Chad Nelsen

It feels as if there is an unlimited supply of water at our disposal. However, that is not the reality. Each time we turn on the tap, not only are we depleting a natural resource that is vital to our survival, but we may be polluting our ocean. Water wasted is water polluted.

5 Reasons Swimming Is The Best Exercise Ever

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Finding the perfect exercise regimen can feel like its own workout. Running might be too uninteresting, Crossfit could be too intimidating, spinning c...

Right Next Door: Alana Jane Nichols, Paralympic Five-Time Dual-Sport Medalist

Ian Spanier | Posted 03.16.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Elite athletes do the seemingly impossible all the time: make one-handed catches, drain distant three-pointers, hit game-winning home runs with two ou...

5 Discoveries in Cabo Pulmo Marine Park

Brett Garling | Posted 03.03.2016 | Green
Brett Garling

On our recent Hope Spot Expedition to Cabo Pulmo Marine Park, located in the Gulf of California Hope Spot, we five discoveries were made. 1. The Ocea...

Good Fish? Bad Fish?

Catherine A. Novelli | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Catherine A. Novelli

The United States is proud to be hosting the third edition of the Our Ocean conference later this year, where sustainable fisheries and combatting IUU fishing will be a main theme.

Your Face Wash Is Killing Oysters

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 02.04.2016 | Science

Oysters are powerful little shellfish that do a lot for us, and we're making their lives difficult. Small plastic particles known as microplastics, wh...