The Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge is a test of mental and physical endurance, where 20 teams from around the world compete to row 3,000 miles across the North Atlantic in the fastest time. The voyage is widely considered to be one of the toughest challenges on the planet, pushing those who attempt it to their limits. Show More Summary
Oceans in the northern hemisphere are supposed to still be cold from the winter
Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, The battle lines are forming. You’re standing on the prow of an ocean liner cutting through the icy waters of the North Atlantic. A huge iceberg looms dead ahead. You’ve seen it for some time, but now it’s too close, and the liner too big and fast, to avoid the collision. Show More Summary
(Florida Atlantic University) FAU's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC), a US Department of Energy designated center, is focused on advancing science and technology to recover energy from the oceans' renewable resources with special emphasis on those resources available to the southeastern US, initially focusing on ocean currents and thermal resources.
Two lawmakers from Maine want to know what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is doing to address trouble in the Atlantic scallop fishing industry. U.S. Sen. Angus King, an … Click to Continue »
In 1912, the world’s largest ship embarked on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. Four days later, the Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean two hours after hitting an iceberg. While most know the story of the infamous sh... via JustLuxe.com
A U.K. travel company called Blue Marble Private is planning to launch a tour where guests will be able to view the wreckage of the Titanicabout 13,000 feet deep in the North Atlantic Ocean. Read moreking Blogs | Comments
Once a wildly glamorous way of getting back and forth across the Atlantic, the Queen Mary is now a floating hotel parked off Long Beach, California, which allegedly “could face some internal structural collapse within the next decade unless major action is taken soon.” That doesn’t sound great. Read more...
Oceanic uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) causes pronounced shifts in marine carbonate chemistry and a decrease in seawater pH. Increasing evidence indicates that these changes – summarized by the term ocean acidification (OA) – can significantly affect marine food webs and biogeochemical cycles. Show More Summary
New footage inside the Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean last year has emerged.
This story was written by our friends at SUP magazine. He did it. Early this morning, Chris Bertish became the first person to standup paddle across the Atlantic Ocean. His wife, brothers, friends, media and supporters were all on hand...Show More Summary
Well, that's one way to get an ab workout. A South African man named Chris Bertish has just become the very first human being to cross the entire Atlantic Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard. He made the fierce 4,050-mile journey alone at...Show More Summary
This story first appeared on SUP magazine. It is now official. At 8:32 am AST today, May 9, South African Chris Bertish became the first man to successfully standup paddle across the Atlantic Ocean. In fittingly windy and rough conditions,...Show More Summary
Chris Bertish set out from Morocco to become the first to make the crossing alone on a stand-up paddleboard. On Thursday, after 93 days, he paddled into the West Indies, with a whole ocean behind him.
Changes in ocean dynamics in the northern North Atlantic affect the thermohaline circulation that controls global climate. During glacial and deglaciation periods these dynamics are enhanced due to large variations in the surface ocean density caused by changes in glacier volumes. Show More Summary
The former captain of a chemical tanker that dumped thousands of gallons of waste into the Atlantic Ocean while docked in South Carolina's port can return home to the Philippines. … Click to Continue »
I’ll take idling arctic icebreaker beset in ice and snow over North Atlantic cargo ship in winter storm any day. Via Relax Sleep ASMR: 10 hours video of Arctic ambience with frozen ocean, ice cracking, snow falling, icebreaker idling and distant howling wind sound. Show More Summary
The Atlantic Ocean off the Northeast U.S. coast is known for its productive fisheries and abundant harvests. As in other coastal oceans, human activities, short-term environmental variability, and long-term trends all affect the region's complex food web and may threaten the viability of commercial fish populations.
Much to the chagrin of a couple of generations of small truck enthusiasts on this side of the Atlantic Ocean, the United States got into a bit of a trade tiff with France and Germany over a protectionist tariff the European countries had placed on imports of American chicken in the early 1960s. Show More Summary
Sharks took a huge publicity hit when “Jaws” was released in movie theaters, but it looks like the marine animals are finally bouncing back: Six species that had dwindled in number due to Atlantic Ocean overfishing have made population gains, says a new report. A study in Fish and Fisheries zoned...