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‘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...

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...

WWII-era plane in Florida air show makes splash landing in ocean

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Witnesses captured video of the single-engine TBM Avenger descending slowly over the heads of beachgoers near the Cocoa Beach Air Show and landing in the shallow water just offshore. PASSENGERS SUE UNITED AIRLINES AF...

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...

She’s 21 and just became the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean

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Briton Jasmine Harrison, 21, has become the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 3,000-mile (4,800-kilometer) journey from Spain to Antigua, according to organizer Atlantic Campai...

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...

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...

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