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Undersea Exploration

When New York Ruled the Universe: 50 Years Later, Revisiting the Dreamscape of the 1964-65 World's Fair

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.18.2014 | New York
Peter Mandel

To try and reach back there, I'm going straight to the source. Not to new books like Joseph Tirella's Tomorrow-Land, but to a dust-blanketed old one. It's one that's been wedged in the back of my shelf since the summer of 1964: The Official Guide to the New York World's Fair.

World's Last Undersea Lab Threatened By Budget Cuts

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 07.20.2012 | Miami

IN THE OCEAN OFF KEY LARGO, Fla. -- Ocean explorer Sylvia Earle sported one Rolex dive watch on each wrist as she slipped beneath the balmy waters of ...

100 Years Of Change In The Antarctic

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.20.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Jean-Baptiste Charcot's expeditions are justly famous for their attention to the creature comforts of men and for success. He explored unknown areas of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Deep-Sea Drilling Record Shattered By Research Vessel

AP | Posted 04.29.2012 | Science

TOKYO -- A Japanese deep-sea drilling probe has set a new world record for depth, reaching 7,740 meters (25,400 feet) below the sea surface, the resea...

WATCH: Discovering Rare Corals In Tysfjord, Norway

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 06.09.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

When we think about coral reefs, we usually imagine a tropical idyll, snorkeling or diving in warm, clear water surrounded by shoals of rainbow hued fish. But there are also corals that build reefs in the dark, cold waters in the depths of the world's oceans.

WATCH: A First Look At Grattan Seamount

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 05.23.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Back on board, I worked to research what I had seen. It soon became apparent that the images I had just shot were the first ever taken of Grattan Seamount.

Dig the Oceans

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Amitai Etzioni

All we need is a good race with other nations -- measured by how much ocean we cover and who can find more goodies faster -- and ocean exploration will be all the rage.