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'No Blue, No Green' -- New Sylvia Earle Film Shows Power of Protecting Our Oceans

Frances Beinecke | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

In a beautiful new film released this Friday on Netflix, oceanographer and explorer Sylvia Earle describes her underwater adventures. She also explains why she is driven to protect wild oceans the way we now protect wild lands.

What Is a Digital Ocean Country?

Samantha_Harris | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Samantha_Harris

Shark week got me thinking... Do you really care about the ocean? What's beyond the shoreline may never cross your mind. Could an ocean country change that?

Nick Visser

Oceans May Be In Trouble, But One Scientist Wants You To Know There's Still Hope

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Visser | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green

Dr. Sylvia Earle has spent more than 7,000 hours -- nearly a year of her life -- underwater. So when she says the oceans are in trouble, you listen. ...

Mountainfilm in Telluride Inspires Conversation and Action on Issues That Matter

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Mountainfilm was started in 1979 and is one of America's longest-running film festivals. I've been told the best way to sum-up the festival in one word is: inspiring.

Big Changes Ahead For Netflix

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

Netflix is making a huge push into documentaries in 2014, premiering feature films in the coming months. The online streaming service will solicit fil...

Culinary Cinema: A Feast for the Eyes and Food for the Soul

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Food
Corinna Clendenen

For those with an appetite for stimulating their wits and their senses, film and food make a perfect pairing: they feed both the body and the brain. Attendees of Culinary Cinema at the Berlinale (Berlin's annual film festival) are treated to a week's immersion in films about food and food with their films.

Behind the David and Goliath Photo (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Mera McGrew | Posted 12.14.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

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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.

Google Launches Street View Underwater

Mera McGrew | Posted 11.26.2012 | Technology
Mera McGrew

Whether you're a marine biologist, a recreational diver or an individual who has never seen the ocean, you can now virtually dive beneath the waves and "swim" through coral reefs around the world. So dive in!

James Cameron: What's Next

Mera McGrew | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

Cameron's achievements within exploration are a reminder that in an era of technological advancement there are still many new frontiers left to be explored.

Swimming With Dolphins At Conception Island

Posted 06.01.2012 | Green

From Kip Evans and Mission Blue: An early sunrise cast a warm hue over Conception Island this morning, setting the stage for what was to be our fin...

Our Blue Mind

Mera McGrew | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

What is it about being on a white sandy beach that makes people happy? Why does the sound and smell of the ocean make people feel relaxed? Why is "ocean view" the most valuable phrase in real estate?

PHOTOS: Diving The Reefs Of Conception Island

Posted 05.31.2012 | Green

From Mavis McRae, Kip Evans and Mission Blue: Sirenuse headed back into open water on Friday night for the 10-hour journey north from Hawksbill C...

PHOTOS: Closeup With Tropical Storm Beryl

Posted 05.30.2012 | Green

From Mavis McRae, Kip Evans and Mission Blue: After being out of the water yesterday, we were anxious to dip our flippers back into the beautiful b...

PHOTOS: Exploring 'Thunderball' Grotto

Posted 05.24.2012 | Green

From Mavis McRae and Mission Blue: Created in 1958, the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park was the first of its kind in the world and is famous for it's ...

PHOTOS: Swimming With Wild Pigs

Posted 05.23.2012 | Green

DAY ONE: NASSAU AND STANIEL CAY By Kip Evans with Mission Blue: After dragging hundreds of pounds of equipment from the United States we finally...

Save the Polar Bears, Save Ourselves

Sylvia Earle | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Sylvia Earle

To the Arctic is a celebration of Arctic life in its many resilient forms with intimate glimpses of our fellow mammals -- polar bears, foxes, walruses, caribou and others who share with humans a common need for water, warmth, food, shelter -- and protection from predators.

PHOTOS: Saying Goodbye To Coiba, Panama

Posted 03.24.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: The Minister of Science and Technology (SENACYT), for the country of Pa...

PHOTOS: Diving Into The 'Washing Machine'

Posted 03.23.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: Today, the wind picked up making the waters quite choppy. The Sea Hunte...

PHOTOS: From A Submarine In Panama's Coiba National Park

Posted 03.22.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: Ricardo Cisneros and I joined Hector Guzman's science team over at the ...

PHOTOS: First Dives At Panama's Coiba National Park

Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: We awoke eager to go diving but were delayed as the dive boat was held ...

The Public Sides With Point Reyes Wilderness

Sylvia Earle | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green
Sylvia Earle

It is not difficult for either the casual park visitor or the seasoned scientist to recognize the ecological significance of Drakes Estero. Today, we understand the importance of protecting our beautiful and fragile coastline.

TED and New Platform for Ocean News, Hope, Action

Amy Novogratz | Posted 04.29.2012 | Impact
Amy Novogratz

100 scientists, conservationists, advocates, artists, and concerned citizens set sail for a week in the Galapagos to learn, share and collaborate. Unbelievable things came out of this voyage.

Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Surely you are already aware of the dreadful reality of plastic debris poisoning our oceans, toxifying our precious environment and causing serious harm to our delicate minds and bodies.

Rob Dunbar: Discovering Ancient Climates in Oceans and Ice

TEDTalks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
TEDTalks

2010-09-13-ted.jpg Rob Dunbar's hunt for data on our climate from 12,000 years ago is vital in setting baselines for fixing our current climate.