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All the Way to the Ocean, The Movie

Joel Harper’s beloved book is now an animated movie featuring the talents of acclaimed actors, award winning musicians, and dedicated activists; including Amy Smart, Ben Harper, Burning Spear, Jack Johnson, Joel Harper, Marcia Cross, and Xavier Rudd. The movie artfully tackles non-point source pollution in an entertaining and immersive way that children and adults will find engaging!

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What’s up with the black sand at Ocean Beach, San Francisco?

Many locals have a same reaction when large swirling patches of black sand cover Ocean Beach: they call the city reporting an apparent oil spill. But in fact, the sand is anything but dirty and is made up of a really cool iron ore derivative called magnetite.

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2nd Preview : Lessons From The Sand ; A Book By Charles O. Pilkey & Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. See now in preview “Barking Sand” and “Beach Erosion.”

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Archaeologists Reveal the Vasco da Gama Shipwreck, Video

Take a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to locate and excavate the earliest known shipwreck from Europe’s Golden Age of Exploration – the Vasco da Gama’s ships lost at sea in 1503 off the coast of present-day Oman.

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Albino Whale ‘Gallon of Milk’ Spotted off Mexico

An annual whale census off the Pacific coast of Mexico turned up a welcome sight: the albino whale known as “Gallon of Milk,” a female gray whale not seen since 2009.

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Lessons From The Sand ; By Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey

Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, “Lessons from the Sand” reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on beaches and the activities explain how beaches work — providing the key to protecting them for future generations. A book by Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey.

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Blooms off Both North American Coasts

Phytoplankton are to the ocean what grasses and other ground cover are to land: the primary producers, the basic food source and carbon recycler for the rest of the environment. Algae and other forms of phytoplankton are floating, plant-like organisms that soak up sunshine, sponge up nutrients, and create their own food (energy).

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My Generation Does Give a Damn About Climate Change, Says 14-year-old Activist

14-year-old activist explains why young people are not afraid to take on the fossil fuel industry.

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Why Are Some Glaciers Blue?

One of the most amazing sights in Antarctica is its stunning blue ice, rippling like a frozen sea. Antarctica is the only place on Earth with these incredible stretches of blue ice.

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