World Oceans Day June 8 & Ocean Awareness All Month Long

Journalist, author, screenwriter Chris Jones joined a 2016 French Polynesia recon expedition as Sven Lindblad’s guest. Chris’ story, originally published on Twitter as consecutive posts, is a testament to the transformative magic of the sea.

My Manta: A Twitter Story

 

As some of you know, 2016 was a bad year for me. I lost my job in May, my marriage in July. I rented a literal tiny house. I made a full Christmas dinner, my first, and then I remembered I didn’t own a table and chairs anymore. My children ate off their laps. Things began to improve, but slowly, and the gains always felt tenuous. When your world collapses, it’s hard to trust anything beneath your feet. I had lost my faith in the universe. I was, perhaps for the first in my life, a pessimist...

 

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General Ocean Interestingness


Lindblad Undersea Specialist Paul North hosts a terrific ocean podcast.
Give a listen ►

    

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Kristin Hetterman’s passion project, Oceanscapes, invites you to ‘feel the ocean’ through the medium of photography. 
See Oceanscapes ►


Enter the Sea, See Amazing Sea Life

Dolphins

Humpback Whales manta rays whale sharks

A CONVERSATION ON OCEAN CONSERVATION : SVEN LINDBLAD & DR ENRIC SALA

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Listen in on a conversation about vital ocean conservation today, as Sven Lindblad interviews National Geographic Explorer in Residence Dr. Enric Sala. Watch now ►

    

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National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala launched the Pristine Seas project in 2008 to explore and help save the last wild places in the ocean. Learn more ►

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