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A diver inspects the marine life under the ice in the Antarctic. Creation of a vast marine sanctuary in Antarctica’s “Last Ocean” inched closer at international talks on Friday as China backed the proposal, officials said. The Ross Sea is known as the “Last Ocean” because it is considered the last intact marine ecosystem on Earth, mostly untouched by pollution, overfishing and invasive species.
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A long-distance swimmer dives into the Atlantic Ocean at dawn on Friday, in Falmouth, Maine. The woman is part of a group that regularly starts their day with a 2-mile swim
The moon sets in the early morning hours as a man walks along an ocean pier in Oceanside, California on Thursday
Aquarium visitors take in the submarine view at the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China on Tuesday. The ocean theme park claims to be the world’s largest and opened in March.
The Row2Recovery Team, made up of four British soldiers, light flares as they cross the finish line off the coast of the Caribbean island of Antigua after rowing across the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday.