Washington Post Live Shines a Light on the Ocean


Yesterday, The Washington Post Live held an incredible program about the Ocean in Crisis.  You can watch it in its entirety here.  The program included a great discussion with actresses Jane Fonda about her Fire Drill Fridays protests and Diane Lane about her work with FOP Oceana on shark conservation.  In addition, Explorer-in-Residence and FOP Enric Sala discusses his work saving the last wild places in the ocean.

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One Found Thing: The Wreck of the USS Nevada

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Louisiana Marshes May Be A Goner Due To Expected Sea Level Rise

Louisiana Marshes May Be A Goner Due To Expected Sea Level Rise

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A Florida Beach Reopened – People Left It Trashed

A Florida Beach Reopened – People Left It Trashed

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