Oceans of Opportunity

Month: January 2011

a pirate’s utopia, or a model for sustainability?

Back in 2007, I attended an evening presentation in downtown Providence by artist Michael Townsend. Townsend, a well-respected artist from Rhode Island to New York, gained a sort of national fame when his four year project to set up residence inside the Providence Place Mall was exposed. That subject alone deserves lengthy discussion here at…

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a new year, and a new life in the sea

I wanted to wish a very happy and prosperous new year to all of my readers. 2010 has been quite the productive year, with more than 90 posts delivering the latest in undersea exploration, psychology, related ocean news, new world views for a blue-er planet, snippets of our Earth’s and civilization’s past, and discussions of…

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shopping at ‘Price Rite’ | an illustration of where we are going wrong

After a leisurely holiday week spent relaxing with the fam, today marked the official start of getting back to the program. Among the many chores I assumed for the day was grocery shopping. For nearly a decade now, I have been quite favorably shopping at a chain of grocery stores called ‘Price Rite’. The store prides…

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New Year’s Eve Ball Drop | What does it mean?

After only a modest night on the town to celebrate the New Year, I ended up home on the couch sharing in the countdown to midnight with millions of people across the country as ‘the ball dropped’ over Times Square in New York City. With the holiday being a highly social one, renowned for debauchery…

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