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17 Signs You're Actually Addicted To The Ocean

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.12.2014 | Travel

The ocean -- or any brilliant, large body of water -- is a powerful and beautiful thing. It gives you special moments that nothing else in the world c...

In Land We Trust: How You Can Help Save Hawaii

Jon Letman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Hawaii
Jon Letman

Hawaii is not the smallest state, but it certainly has the most clearly defined boundaries. Even on the Big Island of Hawaii, the vast sweep of ...

With Eyes Wide Open: Nature's Healing Wisdom and Beauty

Joel and Michelle Levey | Posted 03.03.2014 | Hawaii
Joel and Michelle Levey

A gentle and welcome rain falls around us here at our Island home, rippling through our ponds, splashing on leaves, nourishing the orchards, bamboo gr...

Manta Ballet

Nadia Aly | Posted 02.26.2014 | Impact
Nadia Aly

The duo teamed up over the past year to create stunning imagery of Hannah with endangered Whale Sharks, Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales and Dolphins.

"Hit Me With Your Best Shot"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.29.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I am a geezer who believes that being healthy is nothing to sneeze at. I also believe that preventive medicine can be a real shot in ...

Ocean Fish and the Oil Industry - Conflict Brews as the Trinidad Tobago Fishing Community Stands Up to Big Oil

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

Members of a small nation with the hearts of a lion are standing up to big oil in order to protect fish, and their fishing way of life.

Expanding Horizons in the Ocean

Jason Wahler | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Jason Wahler

We knew that would be our vessel into the water to see these amazing creatures. Not only were we taken aback by what we were about to do, but even the fishermen at the pier were intrigued, too.

Life's a Beach in Myrtle Beach

Rania Walker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Rania Walker

In my world Myrtle Beach was a place to go for golf, and well, Golf! It wasn't exactly the first family-friendly beach locale that came to mind. But I'd put it out there and with some guidance and help from friends, we created a plan.

Ocean Wilderness Therapy: 'Ihi Ka Moana

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 10.23.2013 | Hawaii
Wallace J Nichols

If you do a quick Google search for "ocean wilderness therapy" you'll find... almost nothing. Despite the fact that one of the best and longest stand...

The Urgency of Protecting the Ocean: A Social Demand

Cristina Narbona | Posted 12.21.2013 | Green
Cristina Narbona

In recent years, there has been growing evidence on other climate change processes affecting marine ecosystems: ocean acidification, biodiversity loss, and connections between the ocean and extreme weather events. Appropriate action is urgently needed.

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, What The Hell Is That Thing?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

It's a Mola mola, aka a common mola. That is what it is. According to National Geographic, molas can grow to be as long as 14 feet, and can weigh ...

The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

Bettina Gilois | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

John Bauer grew up immersed in the primal, face to face with the concept of the infinite, as a surfer raised in the beach culture of La Jolla, in Southern California. To hear him describe his experience of the ocean is to glimpse the conceptual existentialism in his work.

Recollections of Hurricane Ike

Fred Lundgren | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Fred Lundgren

We were looking forward to retirement without fear the afternoon of September 8, 2008. At 10 p.m. that same night, I turned on the TV and saw Hurricane Ike in the Gulf of Mexico. It was the storm that changed our lives forever.

10 Things You Can Do Today to Start Solving the Plastic Water Bottle Problem

Norm Schriever | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green
Norm Schriever

What can you, the regular consumer or family, do to help?

A Postcard From a Kidless Vacation

Whit Honea | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents
Whit Honea

Every so often, one of us would say how much the boys would like this while the other would nod, skip a stone or stare out at the sea.

The Most Amazing Scuba Dives on the Planet

The Active Times | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

For most novice divers, the otherworldly world beneath the surface of the sea is fantastical enough in its own right. No major bells or whistles are n...

Hotel Hammocks With Stunning Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Go ahead, take a break. These 15 hotel hammocks overlook some of the most beautiful spots in the world.

Kauai: Much More Than a Beach Vacation

Jerry Lanson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

Waves pound the rocky shore, sending showers of frothy spray dozens of feet into the air. Sea turtles swim through shoreside seaweed to feed. And surfers, boogie boarders and snorklers share the beaches in search of the perfect wave or perfect school of colorful fish.

Threatened coastal stretch of Louisiana Highway One needs funding

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the July 8, 2013 edition.) The lower section of LA Highway 1, which runs from Grand Isle in ...

Boardwalk Attractions That Make Us Love Summer

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.03.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Water park rides, roller coasters, and lighthouses: just a few of the reasons you'll find us at a boardwalk or two this summer.

Shiny Happy People Everywhere

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I've been happily going to the beach every summer since I was a child. But this time, here at the ripe old age of 51, with my bikini days behind me, and my eyes and heart wide open, was the happiest I've ever felt on a beach. I believe the saying that happiness increases as we age, is true.

Australia Hosts Reef Live Event to Showcase Great Barrier Reef

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

From a café overlooking the Eiffel Tower, a woman in Paris chatted with scientist David Wachenfeld as he scuba dived through Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Share Your Own Ocean Photos!

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Green

June 8 marks the 21st annual World Oceans Day, a time to commemorate the blue part of the planet while galvanizing support for increasingly threatened...

The (Less Than) Eternal Sea

Lewis Lapham | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green
Lewis Lapham

Nothing in the sea lives by itself, nothing either on the earth or in the air or in the minds of men. To know the sea is mortal is to know that we are not apart from it.

Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth

Greg Stone | Posted 08.02.2013 | Home
Greg Stone

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe story of the Phoenix Islands shows how a single small action by a few individuals can grow to enlist the expertise, energy, and passion of people around the world, from ordinary citizens to professionals to policymakers at the highest levels of government.