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 […]

Museums Can Help Invent a Better Future and Save the World

National Public Radio recently concluded a series entitled, “Museums In The 21st Century,” exploring the history of the nation’s museums and looking ahead to the future. One of the more thought-provoking stories in this series, “Interactive Games Make Museums A Place To Play,” highlighted the Center for the Future of Museums’ inaugural lecture by Dr. […]

President Bush Creates new National Marine Monuments

President Bush created three new marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean today, spanning 195,280 square miles. The decision to make the designations under the Antiquities Act, coming just two weeks before Bush leaves office, means that he will have protected more square miles of ocean than any person in history. In 2006 Bush created […]