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Revisiting the Amazing Progress of The Ocean Cleanup Project

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Wonder what happens to some of the amazing projects/technologies you hear about? Here’s the update on an extraordinary concept invented by a 17-year-old!

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23 minutes

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The Ocean Cleanup Project

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At only 19 years old, Boyan Slat of the Netherlands developed an ocean cleanup array which has removed over 7 million tons of plastic from the ocean. Learn more about The Ocean Cleanup Project and how you can help in today’s important feature.

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27 minutes

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Live from the Bottom of the Ocean!

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Ever wondered what life looks like at the bottom of the sea? Let us introduce you to a remarkable place where you can tag along live as scientists explore the ocean’s uncharted depths!

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9 minutes

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The Ocean Sunfish: A Peerless Giant of the Sea

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If you need a daily dose of wonder to keep you going through all the bad news, look no further than the Ocean Sunfish!

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25 minutes

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Our Journey to the Ocean’s Depths

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For millennia, we have sought to explore the ocean’s depths. This journey is as harrowing as it is beautiful. Join us as we explore this history and the first remarkable craft that took us to unexplored worlds on our own planet…

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10 minutes

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Bettering our World: Lessons From an Ocean Photographer

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Here are some insights from a marine conservation photographer about how we can have a greater positive impact on our planet, whether we are saving our seas or changing the dialogue about our world!

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54 minutes

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Alien Life Right Here on Earth?

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In our hopeful search for new lifeforms in outer space, it seems we often forget the most extraordinary and promising frontier for our species’ survival. Take a look!

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9 minutes

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Our Amazing Planet: How Deep is Deep?

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Do you have any idea how deep the ocean’s floor really is? How about the great lake nearest you? Where does the Titanic lay or at what depth does the sperm whale feed? Find out in this incredible, fun, scaled infographic.

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25 minutes

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Underwater Exploration: The New Frontier

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We know more about the face of mars than our own ocean floor! Today’s EWC article inspires us to completely rethink the exploration of the amazing depths of our own planet!

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8 minutes

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Surfing: It’s Not “Whatever Dude” Anymore!

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The board is everything in the surfing world, and apparently, it is enormously toxic to produce. But that’s all changing. Take a look!

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9 minutes

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Get an Up Close Look at The Aquatic World

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Check out The Aquatic World with Philippe Cousteau, a phenomenal series from Great Big Story that is making science more approachable for us all!

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18 minutes

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Coral Wonders That Defy Imagination!

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Want to crack the window open on a view of beauty and complexity that will leave you with a sigh? You might think you know enough about coral, and you’d be very mistaken. Take a look at this!

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16 minutes

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The Story Behind Cassini’s Remarkable Dive Into Saturn

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Now here’s a remarkable source of wonder that the 24-hour news cycle could barely find time to show us! But if you want to be transformed, and wear a broad smile every time you look up at the night sky, dive into this article. (There are a few real miracles in this story!)

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15 minutes

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Humanizing What’s Under the Surface

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It can be difficult to feel a connection to something when it isn’t a part of your day to day life. But what if it could be? There are people throughout the world creating ways for us to have a closer look at what’s happening under the water, so here’s two of them. Artist, Katrina Fuller, will bring the ocean to us, while innovator, David Lang, brings us into those waters!

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5 minutes

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What If You Could Live Underwater…

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What if you could live under the sea for two weeks? Researchers in Florida are exploring (and living in) the universe beneath the waves in an extraordinary way, and the results are amazing!

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10 minutes

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Underwater Wonder Combining Sculpture & Conservation

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What happens when we create art that interacts with its environment? What happens when art and conservation combine? Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures inspire wonder!

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4 minutes

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Squishy Robot Fingers: The Future of Sea Exploration

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What’s the big deal with something called “Squishy Robot Fingers”? For marine biologists, this new innovation is a groundbreaking way to conduct research on the ocean’s most delicate organisms.

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8 minutes

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Litterati: Connecting Us All and Changing Paradigms!

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Have you heard of the amazing social media project that can eliminate litter from our planet? It’s bringing together ordinary people, brands, governments and the power of big data–all with a novel artistic magnetism!

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Celebrating 800 Reasons to be Optimistic!

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Here’s why we are so certain the future looks brighter than ever!

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9 minutes

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The Starfish Throwers

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Even if you’ve heard the story of The Starfish Thrower, you might want to double back on this. We go beyond the “Wow!” and get to the story of the wonderful way this great idea was amplified by the web.

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16 minutes

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Things to Celebrate One Year Ago: Good News from December 2015!

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If I refreshed your memory about the dreadful things happening in the news one year ago, you’d remember them. But what about the good things? Did we hear enough of that too! Here are some remarkable things to celebrate from a year ago!

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4 minutes

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Edible Six Pack Rings

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One brewery in Florida is revolutionizing how we package our cans with edible six pack rings. These biodegradable and compostable rings could have a huge impact on our relationship to the environment!

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15 minutes

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Sharks: Do We Really Need Them?

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Since 1975, when the movie “Jaws” came out, the word “shark” has been equated with fear and loathing. But is that a fair assessment… and what happens if they’re gone? Find out with today’s fascinating EWC insights. (Our research even surprised us!)

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5 minutes

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Deep Sea Oddities: We Aren’t So Different

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Our planet is filled with incredible creatures! Dive into the depths of the ocean to explore some of the strangest species we have encountered…

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4 minutes

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Just Listen: The Croatian Sea Organ

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How does sound effect our sense of place? The Sea Organ in Zadar, Croatia is using sea and structure to transform public space by making us listen.

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4 minutes

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Whales Giving Us Some Perspective

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Can whales help us gain some perspective on our place on the planet? A drone captures a strange encounter that may help us think twice about how big we really are.

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6 minutes

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Flying Rays: Marvels of Nature

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What happens when creatures of the sea take flight? The BBC and National Geographic take us on a journey with flying rays to see a marvel of nature!

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12 minutes

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Diving in a Wheelchair: Art to Alter Possibility

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Artist Sue Austin shatters the boundaries and assumptions of life in a wheelchair; proving the immensely transformative power of art.

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10 minutes

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Elephant Seals: Mother Nature’s Beach Master

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When Mother Nature created beaches, she must have felt like she needed a truly colossal creation worthy of becoming the “beach master. Enter, the Elephant Seal.

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