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The Plan to Remove All Plastic From Oceans by 2050

View this post on Instagram Assembly yard & San Francisco A post shared by Boyan Slat (@boyanslat) on Apr 22, 2018 at 2:05pm PDT In 2015 Boyan Slat was only 20 years old when designed a device that promised to rid … Continue reading

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World’s First Underwater Villa

The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island presented the world’s first underwater villa. They’re calling it Muraka, or “coral” in Dhivehi (the local language of the Maldives), and it’s projected to sit five meters beneath the waves of the ocean. “The first of … Continue reading

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A Rare and Incredible Jellyfish Filmed by the E/V Nautilus: “A Burst of Deep Sea Fireworks”

Exploration Vessel Nautilus, an underwater exploration organization, offering live exploration of unknown regions of the ocean seeking out new discoveries in biology, geology, and archaeology. The team of researchers aboard the E/V Nautilus said: “We’re starting this year with deep sea fireworks, and … Continue reading

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Ocean Waves Caught in Glass Vases and Sculptures by Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma

Californian-based glass artists Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma have created this stunning range of glass vases and sculptures that perfectly capture the motion of the sea. Website via [Bored Panda] [Glass-Art] [Vetriglass] [Colossal]

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Seascapes by Ray Collins

Seascapes is a powerful photo series (recently turned into a book) by Ray Collins, in which we can stare fleeting moments of sea captured and freezed in time. “Having only bought his first camera in 2007 to shoot his friends … Continue reading

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Our Changing Seas III and II by Courtney Mattison

This large-scale ceramic coral reef sculptural installation is the third in Courtney’s Our Changing Seas series. It was completed in March 2014 for Alumni Invitational 4 – its debut exhibition at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. “Our Changing … Continue reading

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Underwater Photography – Todd Bretl

Raised on a boat in Bermuda, Todd grew up with the ocean as his playground and costant companion. During a 2008 dive trip to Palau he had fortune to spend much of his time with underwater filmmaking legend Stan Waterman, … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: from The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew, The furrow followed free ; We were the first that ever burst Into that silent sea. The ship hath been suddenly becalmed. Down dropt the breeze, the sails dropt down, ‘Twas sad … Continue reading

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