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Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31 To Begin On June 1

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Fabien Cousteau‘s Mission 31 team will begin its month-long underwater stay on June 1, the team announced this week. Cousteau‘s team will live and work in Aquarius, the world’s only underwater research lab. This will be the longest-duration mission in the lab’s history. Aquarius is deployed 63 feet beneath the sea off the coast of […]

[VIDEO] Dolphin Stampede Captured By Drone

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This week’s video is a jaw-dropping video of a huge mega-pod of thousands of common dolphins stampeding off Dana Point, California, three gray whales migrating together down the coast off San Clemente, California, and heartwarming close-ups hovering over a newborn Humpback whale calf snuggling and playing with its mom as an escort whale stands guard nearby, […]

Weight Watchers Encouraging Eating of Endangered Species To Lose Weight

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Weight Watchers, the worlds biggest diet company that offers various products and services to assist weight loss and maintenance, has been spotted by UK charity Bite Back suggesting to its members that endangered species of shark, swordfish, skate, monkfish and even orange roughy are good suggestions in a big to lose weight. Despite a Facebook […]

DEMA and Rock Band Youngblood Hawke Team Up To Make Anti-Shark Finning Commercial

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In September, the Dive Equipment & Marketing Association and Los Angeles-based rock band Youngblood Hawke teamed up to film a television commercial aimed at boosting awareness of the devastating effect on global shark populations created by an increased demand for shark fins. DEMA members can access the 30-second public service announcement and complimentary poster to share with […]

Fabien Cousteau to Spend 31 Days Underwater

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Jacques-Ives Cousteau’s grandson plans to lead a team this fall that will spend 31 days underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Fabien Cousteau and his team will live in the Aquarius undersea habitat, according to a statement posted on his website. No exploration team has ever spent 31 full days submerged underwater in […]

Planet Ocean film premiere at the Rio+20 Summit

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The premiere of Planet Ocean at the Rio+20 Summit in June 2012 presented outstanding aerial and  underwater ocean views from across more than 20 countries to illustrate and educate viewers about the beauty covering the surface of our planet and the challenges that humans have brought upon the marine ecosystems that are so depended on. […]