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Hawaiian Seamount Expedition Results in Possible Discovery of New Species of Coral: Purple Haze

On September 9th 2016, an expedition team led by Dr. Greg Stone successfully completed a three-day submersible dive on three Hawaiian seamounts, two of which have never been explored by human-occupied submersibles before. The science team was comprised of expedition 

Artist Katy Grannan Premieres Film, “The Nine” at Mill Valley Film Festival October 11th

After five years of production, Katy Grannan will premiere her film “The Nine” at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 11th at 9:00 pm at the Cinearts Sequioa theater in Mill Valley, 25 Throckmorton Avenue, and on October 12th 

Sites Unseen Celebrates its First Permanent Art Installation by San Francisco Artist Barry McGee

Sites Unseen, a sponsored public art project of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District, will unveil its first permanent artwork installation by San Francisco artist Barry McGee on Sunday, October 8th at 3 PM. The celebration will take place on 

FOR-SITE Foundation Unveils Homeland Security Exhibit in the Presidio San Francisco

On September 10th, the FOR-SITE Foundation will unveil the Home Land Security exhibit within former military structures in the historic Presidio of San Francisco in celebration of the national park service’s centennial. The exhibit will run from September 10 through 

Ocean Doctor and Project Red Alerta Clean Up Beaches of Cocodrilo

Ocean Doctor and Project Red Alerta announced a new community project launched in Cocodrilo in 2016. Cocodrilo is a small community on the southern shore of Cuba’s Isle of Youth (Isla de Juventud).  Cocodrilo students and Red Alerta team members 

Hawaiian Seamount Expedition Lead by Marine Scientist Dr. Greg Stone Set to Explore Extinct Underwater Volcano’s – Cook, McCall, Lō’ihi

Dr. Greg Stone, Conservation International’s Executive Vice President of Science and Oceans will lead a research team on September 5th on a journey 6000 feet below the ocean to study a set of seamounts, underwater volcanos. With partial support from 

First Exposures Students and Mentors Create Tintype Images at Pop-Up Workshop in San Francisco

San Francisco photographers Kari Orvik and Dave Elfving created a pop-up tintype studio sponsored by The Baum Foundation at SF Camerawork on July 9th for students and mentors of First Exposures. The San Francisco based youth mentoring program developed images 

Green Forests Work Announced Over 239,000 Trees Planted in 2016 Across Appalachia

Green Forests Works (GFW) announced an impressive 42 reforestation projects from their 2015 efforts that included; 239,720 trees planted, over 386 acres, 210 partners, and 2,140 volunteers. The 2016 planting season recently concluded in late May with significant strides in 

Cuba and USA Share Innovative Initiative on Marine Conservation in Havana on July 6th

In a formal statement from the US State Department, Cuba and the United States plan to hold their first meeting after the 2015 signing of a memorandum of understanding for the conservation of marine protected areas. In this meeting, experts 

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