Oceanopportunity

Month: June 2010

one shark, two sharks, red shark, blue shark…

Within just minutes of dumping a shot of secret sauce (mackerel oil) overboard to add to our chum slick, the…

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JAWS celebrates 35 years!

Thirty-five years ago, this very weekend, Steven Spielberg brought fear, panic, and mass hysteria to beaches worldwide. While the film…

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Oil Spill at a Glimpse

This Oil Spill tracker is from PBS News. While we have no real hard numbers, even our best case scenario…

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no match for Mother Nature

This weekend, I spent my would-be leisurely weekend off responding to a vessel emergency off of Brenton Reef in Newport,…

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Happy 100th Birthday Jacques Cousteau!

Born June 11th, 1910, Jacques Cousteau embarked on a lifetime intertwined with the sea. His “The Silent World” hit movie…

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a little bit of physics, and a whole lot of common sense

Underwater, in an alien world where all of our senses and perceptions of reality are challenged, there are two very…

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June 8th is World Oceans Day

As a result of a United Nations General Assembly resolution passed in December 2008, World Oceans Day is now officially…

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