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Prepare the DVR, it's Shark Week!

By Carlee Duggan

Most people have heard of the 1975 film Jaws, a movie depicting a giant great white shark wreaking havoc upon swimmers.  With close-up shots of the unlucky swimmers being consumed by the infamous shark, this movie scares people right out of the water and off the beach.  After watching Jaws, many people swear off swimming in water known to contain sharks.  (Understandably so!)  Even still, the last week in July is pretty much Jaws, all day every day, for a full 168 hours on the Discovery Channel.

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Best Beaches in America

By SplashLink Team

Clean Beaches Week, the “Earth Day” of beaches, is celebrated annually from July 1 -7. It’s organized by the Clean Beaches Coalition (CBC) to promote clean, healthy, and well managed beaches across the globe. The holiday focuses on 4 themes; environment, dining, recreation, and travel, to highlight the importance of beaches in our lives. The U.S. has no shortage of beautiful coastlines worthy of celebration and protection. We’ve picked a few that definitely meet every need on your “Dream Vacation Checklist”.

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Marine Pollution and Associated Funding

By SplashLink Content Team

In the Western and Mid-Atlantic regions, there is a myriad of concerns that are related to marine pollution, marine debris, runoff, and invasive species, to name a few. Safeguarding these coastal areas necessitates plans and funding that limit marine pollution. Funding for projects to prevent marine pollution follow different pathways within the Western and Mid-Atlantic states.

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6 Plastics You Can Do Without

By Emily Hamilton

There are over 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating around the ocean, and that’s depressing. In celebration of World Oceans Day, let’s talk about a couple superfluous plastics we can all do without.

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Local Lunch in the City of Brotherly Love

By Brent Weinstock

Philadelphia’s motto is the City of Brotherly Love. Coined by William Penn, the English Quaker, who envisioned the area as a place where anyone, of any color or background, could live together in peace and harmony. There are so many inclusive activities in and around the Philadelphia area, you’ll have a tough time deciding how to spend your time away from ACE. However, you can take a moment on your lunch break to explore this internationally known city.

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