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‘Becoming Cousteau’ sings an ode to the ocean explorer and his 20th-century climate warnings

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Jacques Cousteau was a man ahead of his time in multiple respects, which provides the backbone of "Becoming Cousteau," a documentary devoted to both the ocean explorer's life and his early environmental advocacy. Br...

‘Southern Blob’ of hot ocean is causing a megadrought thousands of miles away in Chile

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In the southwest Pacific Ocean, there's a huge region of unusually warm water covering an area about the size of Australia, known as "the Southern Blob." Several thousand miles away, the South American nation of Chi...

‘The ocean is our life-support system’: Kerstin Forsberg on why we must protect our seas

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Editor's Note: Call to Earth is a CNN initiative in partnership with Rolex. Kerstin Forsberg is a Rolex Award Laureate. Ever since she was a child, Kerstin Forsberg has been fascinated by the ocean. After finishi...

‘What we know now is how much we don’t know’: Enter the strange world of the ocean twilight zone

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This story was identified by Call to Earth guest editor Kirsten Forsberg. She is a marine scientist and Rolex Award Laureate who helped secure national protection for giant manta rays in Peru. Drop through the ocean...

A crucial ocean circulation is showing signs of instability. Its shutdown would have serious impacts on our weather.

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A crucial system of currents in the Atlantic Ocean that helps control temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere and has implications for the entire planet's weather systems is showing signs of instability due to human...

A giant manta ray jumped out of the ocean and photobombed a surfer in Florida

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A lucky photographer captured an amazing shot of a giant manta ray that leaped out of the water as he was taking pictures of surfers from a Florida beach. Rusty Escandell told CNN that he took the photograph on Sund...

A huge piece of California’s Highway 1 near Big Sur collapsed into the ocean

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A huge piece of California's Highway 1 was washed out this week by a winter storm that brought heavy rain and snow. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) officials said in a statement Friday a debris f...

A monstrous-looking fish normally found thousands of feet deep in the ocean washed up on a California beach

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An unusual fish with teeth as sharp as glass and a body shaped like a football washed ashore on a California beach last week. The black colored creature with it's gaping mouth laid on the sand on the shore of Crysta...

Blue Nature Alliance aims to restore 7 million square miles of ocean in five years

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The ocean covers more than 70% of our planet, a total of 139 million square miles. An initiative launched on Tuesday aims to protect 5% of it in the next five years. That might sound like a drop, but at 7 million s...

Even on easier Ocean Course, low scores elusive at PGA

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Moving day at the PGA Championship? It could have been, but the leaderboard was mostly static. Rickie Fowler, who teed off almost four hours before the final group of Phil Mickelson and Louis Oosthuizen, shot a 3-und...

Georgia woman wanted after injured puppy thrown into ocean is euthanized

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Officers responded to a report of people throwing a dog into the ocean in the area of South Beach on Tybee Island, a city located near Savannah, on Sept. 12, the Tybee Island Police Department said. MASSACHUSETTS POL...

Greener and cheaper: Crewless vessels are mapping the ocean thanks to an Irish startup

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London (CNN Business)Ocean-based industries are growing fast, boosting demand for data on conditions at sea. But the huge research vessels that typically map the seas often come at great financial and environmental c...

How a ‘vast ocean of goodwill’ between China and Australia turned sour

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Hong Kong Earlier this year, amid growing global anger over China's initial handling of the coronavirus pandemic, Australia was among the first countries to call for an official investigation into the virus' origins....

Japanese fishermen urge government not to release Fukushima water to ocean

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Tokyo (Reuters)Japanese fish industry representatives on Thursday urged the government not to allow the release at sea of tonnes of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant, saying it would undo years of w...

Japanese researchers dig deepest ocean hole in history

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The hole was drilled nearly 5 miles below sea level off the coast of Japan on the morning of May 14 in an effort to study the region's earthquake history.  WORLD'S LARGEST ICEBERG BREAKS OFF ANTARCTIC SHELF In a blo...

Mammoth tusk recovered from an unlikely place: the bottom of the ocean

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Mammoths are long to be known as ancient land dwellers, so scientists were shocked to find remains from the animal at the bottom of the ocean. Pilot Randy Prickett and scientist Steven Haddock, researchers with Mon...

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