Jean-Michel Cousteau: the turtle loves his wetsuit

Wetsuit brand Body Glove, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Ocean Futures Society have joined forces to protect and celebrate the World Oceans Day, on the 8th June 2012.


The son of Jacques Costeau is supporting the new line of wetsuits, rash guards, skins and other active lifestyle products by Body Glove.

A percentage of the sale of each Jean-Michel Cousteau wetsuit and other products will go to preserve and protect the oceans through the vital work of Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society.

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California: forget seawalls, oceans are stronger

Forget seawalls and coastal defenses. In the last 50 years, California has seen several potential solutions for its shrinking shoreline. The fact is that there are no good results.


Up and down the California coast, some communities are deciding it's not worth trying to wall off the encroaching ocean.

Roughly 10 percent of California's 1,100-mile coast is armored. However, attempts to curb coastal erosion — a problem expected to grow worse with rising seas fueled by global warming — have mostly been futile.

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Coronado Beach: best US beach of 2012

Coronado Beach is the number one beach in the 22nd annual Top 10 Beach List, produced by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, a professor at Florida International University.


Coronado Beach in San Diego is a 1.5 mile long, wide sandy beach set against the backdrop of the iconic Hotel del Coronado with its peaked red roof and classic Victorian architecture.

The beach is popular for swimmers, surfers, sunbathers and beachcombers. The beach is very flat, making it great for skim boarding and walking, and the sand has a silvery sheen because of the presence of mica.

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