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This Is for Those Who Love to Travel

Candace Loy | Posted 12.30.2015 | Travel
Candace Loy

It can however still be a lot of fun, if you go in with a smile and wait your turn and choose to enjoy the fun and beauty there is.

What Introverts Love About San Diego

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on The Pacific Ocean is anything but pacified. The Pacific always wants something: sailors, surfers, lovers, ...

From Orphanage to Ocean: What Ohana Means to Me

Catherine Cambra | Posted 12.18.2015 | Travel
Catherine Cambra

We stared in open-faced wonder at the sea together as the sun baked its goodness into our skin. So tender. So sweet. My mind flashed to the memory of meeting this child in such a malnourished state. And here she was--healthy, happy, splashing in a piece of paradise people around the world penny pinch to see.

23 Perfect Gifts For The Beach Freak In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.18.2015 | Travel

For some, life is one continuous daydream of sandy toes and pristine blue waters. And who can blame them? Not only is being near the ocean a blast, it...

This Is for When You Feel a Little Far Behind

Candace Loy | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Candace Loy

You have come so far, take yourself to a space where you feel safe, and let yourself rest. And celebrate wherever you are, and see the beauty around you.

Four Badass Women Are Rowing 8,000 Miles across the Pacific Ocean. Right Now.

Heather Martin | Posted 12.09.2016 | Women
Heather Martin

On my tougher days it feels ambitious to make myself breakfast and blow dry my hair. So imagine my amazement at the thought of four women spending mon...

Saving Coral Reefs Requires Halting Climate Change

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson | Posted 12.04.2016 | Impact
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Local conservation efforts are important to restoring and protecting coral reefs. However, if we don't halt climate change those efforts will not be enough to save them. That's why marine biologists and ocean lovers have their eyes on the COP 21 climate negotiations in Paris this week.

Why the Ocean Matters in a Rapidly Warming World

Andreas Merkl | Posted 12.04.2016 | Green
Andreas Merkl

Every day, more and more articles land in my inbox that describe strange occurrences happening in the ocean--huge "blobs" of warm water, "dead zones" without oxygen, wild fluctuation of currents. Many of these events have no precedent in recorded history, and they cannot be explained by the rules of the ocean system as we know them.

Our Ocean Is Our Future

Dame Meg Taylor | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Dame Meg Taylor

In the Pacific, climate change is here. It is happening now. And it is devastating. As a result, we need our ocean more than ever to continue to protect and nurture us. And now, at the climate talks in Paris, our ocean needs us.

Remembering Hurricane Agnes

Carol A Miele | Posted 11.25.2016 | Miami
Carol A Miele

In June of 1972, I went on a trip to Miami Beach with my close friend Yvonne, her brother John, his wife Regina, and their young daughter Denise. We booked adjoining rooms at a motel for the week. We planned to drive mid-week to Orlando for our first visit to Disneyworld.

Can 'Super Coral' Save Our Oceans?

HuffPost Originals | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.19.2015 | Green

There is an unsustainable amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere that is poisoning our natural world, and scientists are engaged in a heated debat...

When the Tea Party Met the Sea Party

David Helvarg | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
David Helvarg

President Obama's decision two days later to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline after seven years of polarized debate, and the pushback it received, increases the likelihood that energy and the environment will play a prominent role in the upcoming election.

6 Lessons for Effective Science-Based Ocean Conservation

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson | Posted 11.18.2016 | Green
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

The ocean is indeed in deep, deep trouble due to overfishing, climate change, pollution, and habitat destruction, and good science is needed to turn that around. This science doesn't need to be fancy, expensive, or complicated. Rather, it needs to be thoughtful, targeted, and inclusive.

We Must Save Ocean Wildlife Before It Is Too Late

Jenna Ushkowitz | Posted 11.13.2016 | Green
Jenna Ushkowitz

Fishery managers have the expertise to prevent coast-wide overfishing and must act now to prevent further collapse of the food web.

Troubleshooting Climate Change

Mike DeLeonardis | Posted 11.12.2016 | Green
Mike DeLeonardis

We now stand at a crossroads. However unintentional, humans are responsible for climate change. It is time we own up to that and deal with the problem in earnest. For what we do today will forever determine our future trajectory. Could this crisis be the impetus that moves us to the next stage of civilization or to extinction?

Blue Ocean Film Festival Makes Waves In Monaco, As Cop21 Approaches

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.11.2016 | Green
James Marshall Crotty

The just-concluded Blue Ocean Festival and Conservation Summit aims to correct that imbalance. Blue offers a rare chance to see a range of long and short films exclusively focused on marine protection.

10 Best Things About Waking Up in Surfer's Paradise

College Tourist | Posted 11.08.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

If you're lucky enough to study abroad in Australia, there's no better place to find yourself living in than Surfer's Paradise, a small town in Gold Coast, Queensland. As the name suggests, this piece of Paradise provides the perfect backdrop for all your Australian adventures.

Calamities in Cabo

Carol A Miele | Posted 11.05.2016 | Travel
Carol A Miele

On our 30th wedding anniversary, my husband Gene and I travelled to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It's located on the southernmost tip of California Baja Sur peninsula. For a vacation, Cabo comes with strong vacation cred... just ask any celebrity or A-Lister who frequents the beaches and resorts there!

And The Best Islands In The World Are...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.29.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the best islands in the world outside the U.S., from nearby Caribbean beaches to far-flung islands in Southeast Asia. Read on for the top 5 islands across the globe.

This Underwater Drone Could Let You Explore The Ocean

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 10.27.2015 | Technology

It started off as a treasure hunt. Sifting through a magazine from the 1970's, Eric Stackpole pointed out an article to David Lang that hinted at the ...

The Climate Group

Peter Neill | Posted 10.23.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

The price of oil has dropped to the point that old approaches and operations -- such as Arctic drilling and controversial pipelines -- make no sense and are obsolescent in the face to new competitive investment in alternatives.

A Guy Can Be Spiritual, Too

Forrest Brakeman | Posted 10.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Forrest Brakeman

I have to confess that if you told me, a couple short years ago, that I would be writing about finding a "centered place of wisdom," or tapping "into that place of peace inside yourself," I'd have thought you were hitting the sauce a bit early in the day.

Humongous Sunfish Dwarfs Divers

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.16.2015 | Science

When fishermen talk about the one that got away they just may be talking about this giant sunfish. The September 2013 encounter, which just started to...

The Devils of Darwin: Satan Takes on the Tea Party

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 10.08.2016 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Democrats do not seem up to the task of taking on this new breed of crazy. With the freak show called the GOP primary season in full swing, the time has come to offer up a political counterbalance to dangerous right wing extremism -- beyond what traditional Democrats can muster.

9 Tips for Exploring Portugal

College Tourist | Posted 10.06.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

You can't miss going to Sintra. It's about a half hour train ride from Lisbon and the perfect destination for a day trip. Literally step into a fairytale land as you explore castles and gardens fit for kings and queens.