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Curating the knowledge, news and sheer wonder of our oceans.
~ Saturday, May 24 ~
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Spotlight: Ocean Gelata Meets Curious, Talented Minds

Spotlight: Ocean Gelata Meets Curious, Talented Minds

There are not enough adjectives in any language to adequately respond the the breathtaking photos of Alexander Semenov.

He is a living embodiment of talent + curiosity + intelligence + passion, all coming together for ocean exploration and inquiry. And he is passionate about sharing it with the world. Support him! Alex and his compatriots have a dream – of ocean exploration. Check it out, and…

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Tags: Alexander Semenov Aquatilis Cyanea capillata exploration gelata
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~ Saturday, April 12 ~
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Pic ‘o the Week: surfing whales

Pic ‘o the Week: surfing whales

copyright J.T. Gray

As photographer J.T. Gray stood on a Hawaiian beach snapping photos of surfers on Oahu’s North Shore, a pod of humpback whales, who had been lurking nearby, unexpectedly joined in the surfing fun. In his words:

“The whales were kinda hanging out about 75-100 yards off the beach at Ehukai then swam outside the lineup at Pipeline and caught the second wave of the set. It was amazing to witness. I…

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Tags: hawaii humpback whales J.T. Gray Pipeline surfing
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~ Thursday, February 20 ~
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~ Tuesday, February 18 ~
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Bioluminescent beach. This isn’t the same natural phenomenon that causes ocean waves to glow blue - instead, this is a mass die-off of tiny crustaceans.
Photo copyright WIll Ho. Maldives.

Bioluminescent beach. This isn’t the same natural phenomenon that causes ocean waves to glow blue - instead, this is a mass die-off of tiny crustaceans.

Photo copyright WIll Ho. Maldives.


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Photo o’ the week: Bioluminescent Beach

Photo o’ the week: Bioluminescent Beach

Photographer Will Ho is among those lucky enough to witness a beach aglow in nature’s own neon. While vacationing in the Maldives, he saw this beach glittering with ostracod crustaceans.

Photo copyright Will Ho

By the Dusit Thani resort, Mudhdhoo, Baa Atoll, Maldives. Photo…

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Tags: beach bioluminescence Cypridina dentata Maldives ostracod crustaceans Will Ho
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~ Saturday, October 12 ~
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~ Tuesday, June 4 ~
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Spotlight: In Honor of Jairo Mora Sandoval, Costa Rican Turtle Protector”Era su pasión, él creía en salvar a las tortugas. Podría caminar 20 kilómetros por la playa…View Post

Spotlight: In Honor of Jairo Mora Sandoval, Costa Rican Turtle Protector

”Era su pasión, él creía en salvar a las tortugas. Podría caminar 20 kilómetros por la playa…

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~ Monday, April 22 ~
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Earth Day inspiration.
Get out. Find your hope. Read the Earth.It is an extraordinary book: full color, stereo sound,…View Post

Earth Day inspiration

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Get out. Find your hope.
Read the Earth.
It is an extraordinary book: full color, stereo sound,…

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~ Monday, March 25 ~
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Pic ‘o the week - eyes of a giant octopusA stunning close-up of a North Pacific giant octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)in the Japan Sea. How…View Post

Pic ‘o the week - eyes of a giant octopus

A stunning close-up of a North Pacific giant octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)in the Japan Sea. How…

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~ Wednesday, March 6 ~
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