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Countries Can't Agree On Antarctic Marine Reserve

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A plan to protect a vast swath of ocean off Antarctica by creating the world's largest marine reserve appeared headed...

Russia in the Ocean World

Peter Neill | Posted 10.07.2013 | World
Peter Neill

President Putin seems determined to restore Russia's maritime role, not just in the face of the United States, but also China, Japan, and the European Union (EU).

Water, Water, Everywhere

George Heymont | Posted 09.19.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Man has always had a love-hate relationship with salt water. How curious then, that San Francisco's recent DocFest should feature three documentaries (each with a different length and theme) which investigate man's relationship with the salt water in his life.

Looking for Hope in the Ruins as CCAMLR Talks Fizzle

John Hocevar | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
John Hocevar

This is a bad day for all of us who love the ocean. Above all, it is a bad day for the penguins, seals, killer whales, and other species that live in Antarctic waters. The problem is bigger than Antarctica, though.

The Last Frontier: Antarctica's Southern Ocean

Mera McGrew | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are the least explored and least understood marine regions in the world. Nearly a century after the first person reached the South Pole, the abundant life underneath the ocean's frozen surface is just beginning to be discovered.

Antarctic Sanctuary Plans Flop

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Antarctica's Ross Sea is often described as the most isolated and pristine ocean on Earth, a place where seals and pe...

Rescue Efforts Continues For Over 30 Men On Leaking Ship Off Antarctica

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 02.25.2012 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A South Korean polar research ship on Monday reached a leaking Russian fishing vessel that has been stuck in the frig...

Stunning Photos From Antarctica

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From the International League of Conservation Photographers: "Our zodiac bobs up and down in the swell beneath brooding gray skies. A pair of scienti...