Two Explorers Named Godmothers of New Arctic Ship

Hurtigruten Expeditions has appointed two seasoned exploration and environmental pioneers as godmothers of battery-hybrid-powered MS Fridtjof Nansen: Canadian Sunniva Sørby and Norwegian Hilde Fålun Strøm. The two explorers are dedicating their lives to inspire action and engage a global dialogue on climate change. They made history as the first women team to overwinter in remoteContinue reading “Two Explorers Named Godmothers of New Arctic Ship”

Greater Farallones Virtual Tidepool Excursion Aug. 7

On Saturday, August 7, 10-11 a.m. PDT, Greater Farallones Sanctuary naturalists will host a virtual tidepool adventure. Using an innovative storymap with photos, videos, maps and a 3D intertidal model, you can explore the intertidal habitat at the dynamic edge of the sea. You’ll learn how the animals and algae survive under ever-changing conditions andContinue reading “Greater Farallones Virtual Tidepool Excursion Aug. 7”

Video: Waimea Rock Run Underwater

Earlier this summer, retired Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander and FORCE BLUE teammate Kaj Larsen teamed up with veteran Marine Raider Don Tran for what was supposed to be a one-mile underwater ruck run when clothing company TEN THOUSAND challenged them to a feat of strength: an unprecedented five-mile underwater ruck. Using the freediving buddy system ofContinue reading “Video: Waimea Rock Run Underwater”

Combine Work and Travel on a Cruise Expedition

It’s now possible to mix business with pleasure in a whole new way with Hurtigruten Expeditions. The cruise line is launching an alternative to work from home, where you can enjoy wildlife, nature and adventure for part of the day and then rely on high-speed Wi-Fi when you need to work. If your schedule isContinue reading “Combine Work and Travel on a Cruise Expedition”

8th-Graders Raise $21K for Great Lakes

Three eighth-grade students from Cherryland Middle School in Elk Rapids, Michigan, completed a 46.24-mile standup paddleboard trip from just below the Soo Locks to Drummond Island on the St. Mary’s River. The trio battled 15 mph headwinds, 2-3-ft. chop, rain, sleet and hail, not to mention the wake from 1,000-ft. freighters, and succeeded in raisingContinue reading “8th-Graders Raise $21K for Great Lakes”