The problems with America’s favorite seafood

Orion Magazine always has thoughtful articles on the connection between the environment and social and political issues. This month’s issue features a story on the problem with shrimp. “All You Can Eat” gives you a taste of shrimping, shrimp farming, and why shrimp – in nearly all cases – is not a sustainable choice for […]

Her Deepness Wins the 2009 TED Prize

Sylvia Earle, one of the most knowledgeable and passionate advocates for the ocean, has received a prestigious TED Prize. While TED Prize winners receive $100,000, the prize offers much more to help people realize their dreams. Winners are granted “One Wish to Change the World” and the TED network provides invaluable talent and resources in […]

Take the plunge with Google Ocean

Google Earth now encompasses the 71% of the planet’s surface that is ocean. With the new ocean layer, you can take the plunge all over our planet, view content from BBC and National Geographic, and explore 3D shipwrecks like the Titanic. Also, with the new Google Earth 5.0 (beta) you can see how your community […]