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Remarkable, Rare Photographic Moments With Amazing Ocean Animals

Changing Planet<p>For more than 20 years now, we have spent well in excess of 3,000 days at sea, most of them in the company of great whites and other shark species. During all this time we also had the great fortune to have experienced many spectacular encounters with various forms of marine …

Nature

Indonesia blows up ship hunted by 13 countries for illegally catching toothfish

PANGANDARAN, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities on Monday bombed the last major ship internationally wanted for years of illegally taking toothfish …

Asia

Seabins sucking the marinas clean

by Land Rover BAR 28 Feb 2016 10:24 GMT 28 February 2016<p>The Seabin project © Seabin<p>Recent research shows that between 5m and 12m tonnes of plastic …

Sailing

Are You Picking the Right Exercise Tempos to Burn Fat and Build Muscle?

Here’s how to mix up your speed to speed up results<p>Most gym goers have one exercise speed: FAST!<p>While performing explosive reps has benefits, doing every exercise as fast as possible may lead to decreasing stability in your muscle and joints, and deteriorating form and technique.<p>As a result, your …

Scuba Diving

Hauntingly beautiful photos of wreck diving

Scientists have found evidence that fish have feelings too

Bad news for pescatarians: A new study shows that the common belief that fish aren’t sentient creatures may be unfounded.<p>Thanks to their tiny little brains and lack of cerebral cortex, fish are often seen as stupid, emotionless creatures. But recent research suggests it’s not that simple. Studies …

Fish

US and Cuba to sign agreement on marine conservation and research

National sanctuaries in Florida and Texas will partner with Guanahacabibes national park and the Banco de San Antonio to preserve fragile ecosystems<p>The United States and Cuba are set to reach their first accord on environmental protection since announcing plans to re-establish diplomatic relations, …

10 Simple Actions That Just Might Save Our World’s Oceans From Plastic

Marine life is currently under attack from all sides by plastic. From plastic in the form of large plastic bags and 2-liter soda bottles to tiny …

We Must Save Ocean Wildlife Before It Is Too Late

Ocean wildlife--like California sea lions and brown pelicans-- are in trouble, and we witnessed it firsthand.<p>During a free dive off Santa Barbara Island earlier this year, it was exhilarating swimming in the kelp with adult sea lions as they playfully wove through the underwater forest. But that …

UK surfer Andrew Cotton rides monster waves at Praia do Norte in Portugal - Telegraph

This Gorgeous Freediving Video Will Take Your Breath Away—No, Seriously

A short film follows an underwater freediver as he swims among dolphins, sea turtles, and sharks.

Diving Fitness: Water Yoga for Divers

Diving is a highly sensory personal experience. The feel of weightlessness and water on the skin, the steady sound of breathing and bubbles, and …

Scuba Diving

4 Very Important Things All Beginners Need to Know About Surfing Etiquette

Everyone’s got to start somewhere, but a bit of knowledge can go a long way. Photo: Shutterstock<p><b>Many people, including experienced surfers, seem to</b> …

Beached in Brazil, a Young Penguin Finds His Human Soul Mate

Jinjing swims off for months but always returns to his widower friend; ‘like a son’<p>PROVETÁ, Brazil—On a steamy tropical island in Brazil, a tuxedoed traveler found a soul mate.<p>Why else would a penguin named Jinjing, native to chilly Patagonia roughly 2,000 miles away, keep returning to a warm …

Brazil

Interview: Breathtaking Images of Underwater Life Captured by Freediving Photographers

For nearly 15 years, freediving and photography duo Alex Voyer and Alex Roubaud of Fisheye have been exploring and documenting the stunning depths of the world's oceans. The two friends hit the seas when they're not working at their day jobs in Paris, using their time away from the office to slip …