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Are We All Just Gibbering Chimpanzees with the Attention Span of Goldfish?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Like many of you, I have communicated with a number of friends abroad about the result of the U.S. election. Every one of them have been genuinely sho...

Rival Nations Just Created The World's Largest Protected Marine Area

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.28.2016 | Green

A massive new marine reserve was created around Antarctica on Friday that will protect some 600,000 square miles of ocean in one of the world’s last...

The World's Last Great Wilderness

Brett Garling | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Brett Garling

For many of us Antarctic is out of sight and out of mind. We know even less about the waters surrounding it, the wild Southern Ocean. Our ignorance may aid its conservation, as what goes unseen goes, relatively, unharmed. However, this might also means we have not noticed the repeated failure of decision-makers to honour their commitment to protect this unique wilderness.

Five Swims to Save the Ross Sea: Lewis Pugh, Pioneer Swimmer

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

On a mission to protect the Ross Sea, Lewis Pugh has been swimming in the most southerly water in the world: in the icy seas of Antarctica. Lewis Pu...

Russia in the Ocean World

Peter Neill | Posted 10.07.2013 | Home
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.

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...