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Imagine exploring the open ocean, diving hundreds of feet deep, and observing the unperturbed ocean and the myriad animals that inhabit this last frontier on earth—all from the comfort of your own home.

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When photographers point their cameras underwater, not only can we see fish that we don’t normally see alive and in their normal habitat, but we can see creatures of all shapes and sizes, many that look like they originated from a science fiction novel.

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Three short (4 minute) videos take the viewer on a tour of streams in Kitsap County…streams that are mainly invisible: underground or hidden by trees. Even more importantly, we see interactions between the streams, the ecosystem, and the communities they flow through.

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Art and science work together to produce an animated look at salmon in different nearshore habitats.

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anemone sculpture

Astonishing sculptures of ocean creatures that are literal, sardonic, and ceremonial, arranged to create the feel of an underwater world.
His new show, “Dialogue with Nature” starts March 22, 2014 at the Bainbridge Museum of Art.

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sea glass hearts

If we listen with our eyes, we can hear the seashore talking. “How do I love thee? Let me count the hearts…”

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The way they move is … uncanny! Animated underwater creatures created from household items interact with each other in this short film.

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Every summer for decades, Jim Nollman played music with the same pod of orcas. He wasn’t performing communication experiments on animals in a laboratory or an aquarium. Instead, he explored communication with the animals as willing participants in their own habitats.

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Photo Contest | Request for Images

Three requests for Pacific Northwest (and Hawaii) ocean photos: one for a juried exhibit at Gallery North in Edmonds, the second for images to use in a book and related magazine articles, the third a contest for photos on, in, or near any of Canada’s three oceans.

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Explore our new Web Site

What’s better about this new web site? By and large, the new site is functionally very similar to the old one. The design looks cleaner, the images stand out better, and …

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Seafloor Living
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Why don’t we have more places where people can hang out in the submarine world without actually getting wet? As I was speaking with a friend the other day about the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, WA, she said she had been to the museum but was very disappointed because it wasn’t undersea at all! […]

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RSS Watching Our Water Ways

  • Hope of seeing larger orca population dashed by calf’s death October 22, 2014
    A seven-week-old baby orca born to our Southern Resident pods was reported missing and presumed dead today. This was the newborn orca who brought so much hope and excitement to our area, being the first reported birth in more than two years. When I called Ken Balcomb this morning, he was in a “subjective” state […]

RSS Olympic Peninsula Environmental News

  • Thoughts on the Navy War Games proposals October 20, 2014
    From a friend, Carrol Hull. If any of you are coordinating citizen input with the Navy on this, you might want to contact her about working with her on this. I don’t know if you have been keeping track on the Navy Electronic Warfare Training Project that has been in the news (Seattle Times & PDN) planned […]

RSS Science Diving from EPA Region 10 (Pacific Northwest)

  • Turning Back Time: Repairing Water Infrastructure October 21, 2014
    By Marguerite Huber I am about to turn 25 years old—the quarter century mark! Yikes! While I may start to feel “old” when I consider that number, I am in considerably better shape than some of the pipes and sewer mains that make up the country’s water infrastructure, some components of which are more than […]

RSS Port Townsend Marine Science Center

  • If You Give An Octopus a Camera... October 23, 2014
    Octopus Handling 101: As fun as it might seem at the time, it's probably not the best idea to entrust a wiggly octopus with your underwater camera. Although we thought it would be fascinating to have Inky film the inside of her tank and get her perspective on life at the Marine Science Center, it turned out that she was more interested in playing with t

RSS Salish Sea News & Weather

  • 10/22 Stormin', BC LNG, Simushir, Lolita, Elwha film, orca reserve October 22, 2014
    Pacoderm sex (Washington Post) If you like to watch: Scientists discover the origins of copulation  The planet’s first act of sex happened 385 million years ago between two prehistoric fish called pacoderms, according to new research by Australian paleontologist John Long published in the journal Nature. (Washington Post)Windstorm knocks out power to 80,000