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Go Big!

Joshua Johnston, A Rising Tide Scholar

Looking back on this year as it comes to a close, I’ve had some important life-changing experiences.

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And the Beat Goes On

Graham Casden, Ocean First Education

So...now what? The scholars slowly shuffle their feet one by one and climb aboard the bus for the drive back to Ft. Lauderdale.

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Ocean Conservation

Shelley Briscoe, Ocean First Education Advocate

Marine science and ocean conservation are extremely important for children to learn.

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The Next Chapter

Micaela Kimmett, A Rising Tide Scholar

Winner-winner, seafood dinner! Hi, I'm Mica and I'm one of the lucky TIDES 2 scholarship recipients!

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Channel Islands - An MPA?

Klara Fejer, Ocean First Eduation

What is a marine protected area without diligent management and patrol?

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Deadly Tides

Michael Rice, Ocean First Education

Florida has been hit with an extraordinarily large bloom of red algae.

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Too Much of a Good Thing

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

If you’ve ever been to the beach on the east coast of FL chances are you’ve observed seaweed on the beach.

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A Whole New World

Andrew Patil, A Rising Tide Scholar

About 7 months ago, I was just a normal student in the land-locked state of Colorado with wild dreams.

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Recycle. It Matters.

Marlee Glasgow, Ocean First Education Advocate

It happens almost every week: I go to my apartment’s dumpster to dispose of my carefully sorted recycling bin and there it is.

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Making the Connection

Mehgan Heaney-Grier, Ocean First Education Advocate

Floating on the surface of the water in the National Marine Sanctuary,off of Key Largo in the Florida Keys, my breathing is deep and relaxed.

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A Rising Tide, Developing Scuba Divers

Matt Abraxas, Ocean First Education Advocate

We didn’t know a lot about any of the kids selected to be our A Rising Tide scholars.

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Water Down the Drain

Michael Rice, Ocean First Education

How little water can one person use per day?

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Changing Tides

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

When you think about the ocean, you very rarely connect it with Boulder, Colorado. Why would you?

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Love of the Ocean

Lynna Kaucheck, Ocean First Education Advocate

The summer after third grade my paternal grandparents drove my sister and I from our home in Michigan, across the country, to British Columbia.

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A Rising Tide, Episode 1 - The Premiere

Matt Abraxas, Ocean First Education Advocate

For the past 3 months, production for the new documentary series, A Rising Tide, has been underway.