The Grip of the Rip | Ocean Girl Project| Ocean News | Rip Currents

What is a rip current? Rip currents are channeled currents of water flowing away from shore. They generally begin from the shoreline and head through the surf zone – past the line of breaking waves. Some people mistakenly call this undertow. It is important to understand that there is no undertow, just water moving away…

Marine Debris Art and Awareness – Free Events

Marine debris becomes art in the hands of the dedicated By Susan Scott The Fifth International Marine Debris Conference is being held at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort this week. Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United Nations Environment Program, this meeting gathers international scientists, industry representatives, government managers, policymakers, private…