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Jacques-Yves Cousteau: Lord Of The Depths

He was a sailor, explorer, inventor, best-selling author, prizewinning filmmaker, passionate environmentalist and canny businessman. Instantly recognizable by...

While Back in Boston...

As Michael Dukakis visited New Jersey in late July and castigated the Reagan Administration for its failure to deal with ocean pollution, downpours in...

Environment: To Save the Seas

After rising steadily for 25 years, the world fish catch dropped 2% last year, the first decrease in 25 years. The loss represented $160 million. Worse, it...

Environment: Flying Dutchman of Garbage

Hardly anyone noticed when the Dutch vessel Stella Maris steamed out of Rotterdam harbor last month with 600 tons of poisonous chlorified aliphatics on board...

Environment: What's Killing the Sea Otters

Los Angeles They're cute, furry, and when they're not chasing each other around kelp forests, they're floating on their backs like miniature teddy bears. Hunted...

Environment: Nixon's Second Round

When President Nixon delivered his first major message on the environment to Congress last year, it contained 14 executive orders and 23 requests for legislative...

Environment: Dying Oceans, Poisoned Seas

In 1942, when French Undersea Explorer Jacques Cousteau explored the Sargasso Sea, he could see underwater for about 300 ft. Today, he reports, the visibility...

Cry Of The Ancient Mariner

At the lonely center of the North Pacific Ocean, farther from just about everything than just about anywhere, lies Midway Atoll. I've come with Canadian writer...

Oil Is Pouring on Troubled Waters

In the storm-tossed waters off Massachusetts last week, 7.6 million gal. of oil slid slowly seaward. In the Delaware River, southwest of Philadelphia,...

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