Category Archive: Stories, Essays, Films, and Comix

Coast by Ian Hoskins

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Coast: A History of the New South Wales Edge, is Ian Hoskins’s latest publication. It’s the first history written of the New South Wales coast and traces our relationship with this stretch of… Continue reading

Ali underwater, Miami, 1961

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swimming the west coast

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“Cape Wrath had taken its toll on us and for the first time I wondered if I had missed the weather window. Trying to swim along the north coast of Scotland in November… Continue reading

Australian waters, plastics, data…

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Australian waters polluted by harmful tiny plastics By Julia Reisser, University of Western Australia and Charitha Pattiaratchi, University of Western Australia Each square kilometre of Australian sea surface water is contaminated by around… Continue reading

Lost in Paradise by Diego Bonfiglioli

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This Side of Paradise

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“First, he realized that the sea was blue and that there was an enormous quantity of it, and that it roared and roared – really all the banalities about the ocean that one… Continue reading

Barrier Reef Survey – your comments please

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“The Australian and Queensland governments invite you to have your say on the management of the Great Barrier Reef and the adjacent coastal zone. The comprehensive strategic assessment is being carried out under… Continue reading

Oceans That Once Were

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Oceans That Once Were (Ordovician Period) I spend many of my days now walking and biking amongst vast prairie and the remnants of the great woodlands that once proliferated throughout the Midwest before… Continue reading

Exploring the Lusitania 1935

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‘J. Peress’ dive suit, Tritonia, explored the Lusitania wreck in 1935. Jim Jarrett was Peress’s chief diver and made this dive to 312 feet. This suit was a precursor to the “Jim” suit,… Continue reading

A pint and a scare

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Halloween Week, Mullaghmore Head, Ireland “NY crew meets up with lreland’s big wave madmen for a week of good times, hell wipeouts and a Halloween to remember”. Shot by Fionn Rogers. Additional shots… Continue reading