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Print | Web The Guardian Nigeria The Next Web Elite Daily Property Reporter Teen Vogue: Mental Health Sotheby's: The Art of Living World Economic Forum: Blue Mind Nebraska Land Magazine Seaboard Hotels Thrive Global: Why Water is Important for our Health Quartz: Blue Mind science proves the health benefits of being by water Bay St. Bull: People who're around water lead happier, more productive lives Nova News: Blue Mind Gallery opening in Bear River Nashua Telegraph: Blue Marbles, Blue Mind Observer - Reporter Medium: What is a sustainable fishery? Business Insider: World's Best Pools AccuWeather: What is a blue state of mind? Martha Stewart: "Blue mind" is a real phenomenon. Inc. Magazine: This Is Your Brain on the Beach Your Brain on a Boat The Southeast Sun What's Up Newp The Manual San Diego Union-Tribune Aquatics International Magazine Wisconsin Public Radio Superior Telegram Vogue Monterey County Weekly Living On Water People Scuba Travel News Earth Trippers Perth Now: Sunday Times Brisbane Times Savannah Morning News The Brunswick News The Canberra Times Second Nexus The Island Packet The Mercury News Stuff New Zealand Chicago Sun-Times Digital Journal Inc. Magazine: How the Beach Benefits Your Brain, According to Science Swimming World Magazine NPR: WSIU Myrtle Beach Sun News Go Outside Magazine USA Today Conde Nast Traveler Madison Magazine Turf Magazine Azula Turf Magazine In Jupiter Magazine Oregon Coast Today TC Palm Good Housekeeping Miami's Community Newspapers Moxie: [5 Ways To] Invest In Yourself The Chester Chronicle: River Dee Santa Cruz Tech Beat Santa Cruz Sentinel SUP Yoga Pro Austin American-Statesman Pt. 2 Fit City: Blue Mind Austin American-Statesman Pt. 1 World Red Eye: LIVE@Frost Science: Blue Mind Conde Nast Traveller Pt. 2 Conde Nast Traveller Pt. 1 The Atlantic SunRidge Farms: Remembering Jack O'Neill Hollywood Reporter: Relax like Rihanna, Pharrell & Jessica Alba Fijian Sun Sharably: Blue Mind Today's Mama Parents Magazine Melbourne Beachsider Island Free Press Shape Magazine The Red Book Paradise Valley Independent Newcastle Herald The Sydney Morning Herald Hilltromper: Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument INHABIT: Blue Mind WAHC 2016 Expands Life In & For Aquatics Chicago Sun Times: The value of water world Poughkeepsie Journal Care2: 5 Summer Activities to Do For Stress Relief Post and Courier: Warrior Surf Foundation Epoch Time: Terrifying Plastic The Inertia: Why Humans Love Oceans Miami Real Estate Highroads Magazine: Water Wonderlands HuffPost: Celebrating Our Ocean, Together SF Chronicle: The ocean's effects on the mind Mountain Living: The Lake Effect Bangor Daily News: Five Reasons You Might Be A Thalassophile Ocean Conservancy: 5 Must-Reads for Ocean Lovers New Water and Science Based Wellness Series Calgary Herald: Tranquillity awaits at Spirit Bay 7 Recommended reads for world water day Duke Magazine: Blue Mind Chicago Tribune Reef Nation: Stressed? Get An Aquarium! TIME Magazine The Genetics of Design CNN: Blue Mind Beach Yoga IRONMAN: Why You Need a Mid-Season Break Outside Magazine: The River Cure UA News: Remembering Rafe Bay Journal: Blue Mind Duke Upwelling: Reflections on Blue Mind Surfer Magazine: The Blue Mind Take the Tiller: Blue Wave, Blue Mind--Brown Water? Truth Out: Oceans in Crisis The Biophilic Cities Project: Blue Mind La Playa: Searching for a Blue Mind Time Magazine: Blue Mind Quiz Washington Post: Review of Blue Mind Book Courrier Mail: Access to Blue Mind The Inertia: Blue Mind Reviewed HuffPost: The Ocean Makes You Calm & Creative New Zealand Listener Outside Magazine: The Current Outside Magazine: Summer Reading The Guardian: Blue MInd Review Edible Monterey Bay Magazine Conservation Magazine Spirituality & Health: Your Brain On Water Wanderlust: Just Add Water Outside Magazine: Immersion Therapy Psychology Today: The Brain Aquatic Nature: Blue Mind, Books in Brief Publisher's Weekly: Blue Mind Review The Waialua Way: Transformative Waters Library Journal: Blue Mind Editorial Review Kirkus Review: Blue Mind MNN: World Oceans Day Dr. Deric Bownds: Blue Mind Self Magazine: Find Your Fit-cation Paradise Elle Magazine: Life Aquatic Current Biology: Red Mind, Blue Mind Santa Monica Mirror: Team Marine in Sacramento Future of Sea Turtles To Be Explored DePauw News: Nichols '89 at TEDx ORIGIN Magazine: IntoYour Deep Blue Mind Science Daily: High Mortality of Loggerheads Outside Magazine: What Makes Us Happy Feeling a little blue? DePauw News: Advocate For Sea Turtles Dive South Asia: Blue Mind Cambio: Manuel afecto a 250 mil criÂas de tortuga golfina en Michoacan GreenWire: Spiraling loggerhead sea turtle deaths in Baja EcoAmericas: Turtle deaths raise concern in U.S., Mexico Mission Blue: Science Isn't Enough Edible Monterey: Slow Coast peninsulardigital.com: Persiste la mortandad de tortuga San Jose Mercury: Eco-friendly hero award Nature Climate Change: Carbon fix World Ocean Forum: #BlueMind Marble Santa Cruz Weekly: Davenport Marine Biologist Explores Blue Mind Bay Nature: This is your brain on nature Santa Cruz Sentinel: Slow Coast UA News: New Series Features UA Grad's Work Saving Sea Turtles MNN: Weather Channel spotlights endangered species DePauw News: Groundbreaking Turtle Research of J. Nichols '89 Noted in Orion Current Biology: Can science relate to our emotions? Turtle Groups Seek Justice for Jairo Mora Sandoval The Man Loves Turtles The Guardian: Why conservation needs emotion ITESM: Una conciencia ambiental NY Times: Can Technology & Tourism Sustain Mexico's Sea Turtles? Orion Magazine: Tortuga Rising Posdata: Wallace J. Nichols en Monterrey Third Annual Blue Mind Summit Dives Deeper On Block Island NPPA: Crowd Sourcing: Ask and you shall receive? Mission Blue: Water On My Mind Press Release: Give a Dollar; Save a Sea Turtle The Californian: Making waves to protect ocean Exhortan en el senado detener la muerte de tortugas marinas en BCS Journey for Earth: Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, scientist, activist, author and dad El Sudcaliforniano: Alerta organismo internacional sobre mortandad de tortugas en Baja California Sur EcoHearth: Deep Ocean Reverence: An Interview with Wallace 'J.' Nichols Patch: Sea Turtles and Why Our Brains May Need the Ocean Scientists Gather for Sea Turtle Conservation Southwest Airline's Spirit Magazine: Still Waters, Blue Mind Island Life Blog: How Can We Live Like We Love The Ocean? Half Moon Bay Patch: Seeking 'Great Park,' Sempervirens Makes New Appointments Coastal Living: Why The Beach Makes Us Happy Sempervirens Fund appoints acclaimed biologist Wallace 'J.' Nichols to Science Advisory Panel Outside Magazine: Wilderness Therapy Monterey County Weekly: Your Brain on Water Santa Cruz Patch: Birth of New Literary Magazine in Santa Cruz is Promising DePauw News: Community Service Experience at DePauw Opened Doors for Marine Biologist J. Nichols '89 Good Times: Every Body Eats Santa Cruz Sentinel: 'Tip the Ocean' raises $1,000 Quadratin: Conmemoran 30 anos de programa de conservacion de la tortuga negra Pulitzer Center: Mexico: A Gringo, a Town, and Its Turtles Santa Cruz Sentinel: Michael Pollan to speak Global Giving: Help Local Leaders Save The Mesoamerican Reef lifebyme.com: pause AllThingsHealing.com: Making Peace with Our Planet Q&A w/ Wallace J. Nichols Beach Chair Scientist: What they're into, with Wallace J. Nichols Santa Cruz Sentinel: 'Tip the Ocean' gives diners a way to donate to coast OnEarth Magazine: Turtles All The Way Up Story Porter: J. Nichols, marine biologist PlasticNews.com: A healthy social media debate about plastics Psychology Today: Life On The Loose 7x7 Magazine: Life Is A Wave Open Water Source: Rebecca Soni Pretty In Pink And Immersed In Blue Surfwire: Save The Waves raises $60K at annual fundraiser MercuryNews: Tsunami debris and its arrival on the West Coast SHOP-EAT-SURF.com: Life is a Wave hits San Francisco SolSpot: Life Is A Wave Fundraiser in SF Raises 60k Aljazeera: Oceans of Pollutions Boulder Weekly: Blue Colorado ecosalon: The power of individuals SAGA KNEWS: Positive Effect of Ocean on your Mind DePauw News: Newspaper Highlights Work and Activism of J. Nichols '89 Santa Cruz Weekly: Marine Biologist Explores Blue Mind SEEtheWILD.org: Looking Into The Eyes of A Sea Turtle elephantjournal.com: Get Your Blue Mind On The Inertia: Peter Douglas, California Coastal Crusader Positive Impact Magazine MountainFilm: Blue Mind: Does the Ocean Impact Our Brains Neurologically? Santa Cruz Sentinel: Davenport marine biologist takes an unconventional approach to saving the oceans Technorati: An Interview With Dr. Wallace J Nichols, #BlueMind Marbles Project Founder Wanderlust and Lipstick: Enjoy a Sea Turtle Research Expedition in Baja California Sur, Mexico Cape Cod Times: Live like you love the ocean CultureMap Austin: Plastic in the environment EDF Neuroconservation: Your Brain on Ocean Outside Magazine: Cover Story PopTech: Why neuroscience may help save the oceans Izilwane.org: Wallace J. Nichols praises Izilwane's innovative multimedia platform GQ Magazine: Keeper of the Sea Sightline Daily: This Is Your Brain on Oceans SeaWeb: Oceanophilia: The Neuroscience of Emotion and the Ocean OnEarth: This is Your Brain on the Ocean Tribal Truth: Plastic Pollution Coalition's Trip To Cental America GQ Design Group Portfolio Visit to Central America: June and July 2011 DePauw News The Ecologist: Conservation travel can help save wildlife TakePart: Blue Mind Asks, What's So Cool About the Ocean? Official IUCN MPA Blog Crowsourcing.org: Blue Mind Tribe The Post & Courier: Lives on the sea: Searching seas for plastic a wake-up call DePauw News: J. Nichols '89 Uses 'Crowdsourcing' to Continue His Independent Research Fast Company Magazine: The Blue Mind Tribe Delta Chi Quarterly: Cover Story Speak Up For The Blue: : Jackson Brown Recieves Ocean Hero Award from Dr. Wallace J. Nichols ZDNet The Inertia: Mind Surfing Plastic Pollution Coalition Ignites Social Movement DePauw News: Nautica Spotlights Ocean Activist J. Nichols '89 in New GQ Nautica 360 Blog DePauw News: Sophomore Receives 2010 EcoDaredevil Award SeaWeb: Diving into BLUE CNN: Up All Night Saving Turtls NPR: Ocean Voices CNN: Staying Up All Night to Save Sea Turtles Reefs to Rockies: Conversation with SEE Turtles co-Founder Malibu to be declared World Surfing Reserve Leading Ocean Scientists' Statement on Dispersants Leading Ocean Scientists Issue Consensus Statement to End Dispersant Use in Gulf, Call for Independent Research Good Times: From Land to Sea New Scientist: Gulf turtle evacuees could get lost at sea DePauw News: J. Nichols '89 Contributes to Art Installation with Environmental Message World Oceans Day: Marine Advocates Speak on Major Threats Experience Life Magazine: A Friend of the Sea Delta Chi In Brief: Nichols featured in "Experience Life" magazine DePauw News: J. Nichols '89 Urges DePauw's Class of 2010 to "Love and Fight" DePauw News: Commencement Speaker J. Nichols '89 On Cover of Experience Life Magazine Press Release: USAID Works with private sector to encourage sea turtle conservation efforts Oceana's Ocean Hero Finalists: Wallace 'J.' Nichols Discover Magazine: Beyond Politics: Oil, Water, Shrimp, and Sea Turtles Cousteau and Nichols Travel to El Salvador TakePart.com: Oceanophilia and Blue Mind DePauw News: Indy Star Previews Commencement Address by Wallace J. Nichols '89 DePauw News: Greatest Ocean Heroes Consortium for Ocean Leadership ScienceNOW: Sea Turtles Suffer Collateral Damage from Fishing DePauw News: Scientist and Conservationist J. Nichols '89 to Deliver Commencement Address Our Ocean Backyard, Dan Haifley: Turtle soup, toxic stew To eat or not to eat...an endangered species? Randall Arauz and Dr. Wallace J. Nichols Join Turtle Island Restoration Network Board Spirituality + Health Magazine: Please Don't Feed the Turtles SC Sentinel: New rules proposed to protect turtles Good Times: In Slow We Trust Sea Turtle Soup? No Thanks! Oceana: Sound, Brain and Ocean Waves The Startup Ethos Blog: Dream of Sea Turtles EplerWood and SEEturtle.org partner MNN: Plastics are Forever SC Sentinel: The Fate of Turtle Island New England Aquarium: Why do we Live Blue? 'Ecodaredevils' Award honors those who stand up for environment HuffPost: What'll You Do With Your Blue Marble? DePauw News: Even Biodegradable Balloons "Just Pollution," J. Nichols '89 Tells Star Deep Sea News: Sea turtles get it on, and on, and on... PostStar: Message in a Bottle: The Problem is Plastic Seattle Post: SEE Turtles Conservation International: Mission Sea Turtle Family Fun Magazine: Volunteer Outings DePauw News: Ocean Researcher J. Nichols '89 Petitions Mexican Government to Stop Turtle Deaths SC Sentinel: Santa Cruz researchers identify largest turtle graveyard in world ScienceDaily: High Mortality Of Endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtles In Baja California National Geographic Intelligent Travel: Wallace J. Nichols on Turtles and Tacos NewsWest: Wallace J. Nichols Joins Esteemed Environmental Thought Leaders in Documentary Film 'The 11th Hour' DePauw News: Removing Plastic Trash from Oceans Won't Solve Pollution Problem: J. Nichols '89 The Intersection: Do We Need Leatherback Turtles? DePauw News: J. Nichols '89 Bemoans Loss of Sea Turtles in Santa Cruz Sentinel Op-Ed Discover Magazine: Do We Need Leatherback Turtles? Santa Cruz Sentinel: Do we need sea turtles? Deep Sea News: Hawksbill turtles tagged by satellite in Gulf of California New York Times Magazine: A sea of Trash National Aquarium: Live Blue Grist: Are you an EcoDaredevil? Destino Magazine: Grupo Tortuguero : 10 YEARS Deep Sea News: Just Call Us EcoDaredevils DePauw News: "EcoDaredevils" Needed to Take On Environmental Challenges, Says J. Nichols '89 Dr. Wallace J. Nichols Delivers Earth Day Keynote Address at Duke University Discover Magazine: Earth Day With J. EcoDaredevil: The 11th Hour, EcoDaredevils, The Clark Fork River and Montana Tech The 11th Hour, EcoDaredevils, The Clark Fork River and Montana Tech Montana Standard: Evel Knievel continues to inspire in surprising ways YERT Blog: EcoDaredevil Award Ocean Conservationist Wallace J. Nichols to Speak at Duke EarthWatch Institute: Leonardo DiCaprio's The 11th Hour Wins Earthwatch's 22nd Annual Film Award DePauw News: Work of J. Nichols '89 to Study and Save Sea Turtles Noted in Santa Barbara Independent Outside Magazine: Eco-All Stars The Sea Around Us Project: Of Turtles and People: 28th International Sea Turtle Symposium AboutMyPlanet: Sea Turtles Inspire Organic Tequila Siguen el rastro de tortugas de Mexico a Japon Ocean Conservancy Launches Conservation Tourism Program to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles Union Tribune: Slow, steady wins conservation race PLENTY: Superhero of the Seas USA Today: Drug smugglers curtail scientists' work DePauw News: Biologist and Environmentalist J. Nichols '89 Featured in E Magazine The Environmental Magazine: Commentary- The Blue Movement The Chronicle: Hollywood mainstream goes green Reality Sandwich: Believe in Bioneers Carl Safina: Loggerheads in the Headlines Deep Sea News: Loggerhead turtles die by thousands in small fishery DePauw News: Study by J. Nichols '89 Finds Small Fishing Operations Pose Biggest Danger to "Seriously Threatened" Sea Turtles Science Centric: Loggerhead sea turtles threatened by small-scale fishing operations Science NOW: Small Fishing Boats Have Big Impact on Turtles Science News: Small-scale fishing threatens sea turtles Metro Santa Cruz: Loggerhead Turtles in Trouble ENN: Loggerhead sea turtles threatened by small-scale fishing operations PR Newswire: Research Shows Loggerhead Sea Turtles Threatened by Small-Scale Fishing Operations: Study Tracked Loggerheads During Migration from Baja California to Japan Discover Magazine: Loggerheads in PLoS Today: The BIG Impact of Small-Scale Fisheries DePauw News: Saving Our Ocean Planet is Critical, Wallace J. Nichols '89 Tells DePauw Discourse DePauw News: '11th Hour' film screening encourages change DePauw News: Saving Our "Ocean Planet" is Critical, Wallace J. Nichols '89 Tells DePauw Discourse NOAA Science On A Sphere: Pacific Turtle Tracking Marine Turtle Newsletter: ISTS Live Blue Challenge SF Examiner: Scientists deliver sobering news in 'The 11th Hour' DePauw News: "The Hope is Us" Says Nichols in DiCaprio's 11th Hour ScienceBlogs: You Will Get Wet! Loggerheads, Longlines, and Lopez Mateos Earthwatch Institute: Volunteer Efforts Pay Off for Sea Turtles Deep Sea News: Pacific Fishery Expansion Denied Union Trubune: Conservationists cheer marine region's designation Law & Order's Sam Waterston Joins Oceana to Save the World's Oceans Variety Reviews: The 11th Hour (Documentary) Good Times: Save the Ocean, Save the World Tucson Citizen: Tucson Talents DiCaprio Documentary Features Two UA Connections Mote Marine Lab: Tracking Sea Turtles Scientific American: Mexican Wrestler Goes to Mat for Endangered Sea Turtles The Environmental Magazine: Real Men Don't Eat Turtle Eggs PBS Nature: Voyage of the Lonely Turtle Peggy Townsend, Name Dropping: Turtle tale hits PBS DePauw News: Sea Turtle Research Featured Teorema: Siguen a tortuga caguama de Mexico a Japon Earthwatch Expeditioner: Ten Years of Turtle Tracking Real Natural Health: Ocean Pressure KTVU: Plastic Waste Creating Ocean-Sized Crisis National Geographic KIds: Sea Turtle Soup? No Thanks! San Francisco Chronicle: Loggerheads and crackheads in Baja San Francisco Chronicle: Crime against nature New Scientist: Giant Turtle is not a Safe Menu Item New Scientist: Drugs, crime and a conservation crisis 2006 Distinguished Delta Chi Award Tucson Citizen: UA marine biologist on Animal Planet Baja Life Magazine: Loreto Bay Co. Sustainable or Greenwashing? Hope On The Horizon UCSC Current: Grad student works to save sea turtles Marine Neutraceuticals: Ocean Pressure Bioneers Offer Eco-Education to Thousands Los Cabos Insider: The Ocean Ambassador Tortuga Marina: Atencion, machos depredadores! ENN: "Tsunami Impacts on Coral Reefs in Thailand Under Investigation" CATCH FISH, Not Turtles, USING LONGLINES San Francisco Chronicle: Conservationists rally to save Baja's dying Sea of Cortez National Wildlife Magazine: Baja Turtle Blues Coastal Trail Expedition: Meet the Hikers Grist: Threatened sea turtles find allies in Baja edutopia: Rollin' Down the River: Connecting Students to Global Cultures Report on sea turtle conference Environment News Service: Pope Asked to Help Save Sea Turtles Los Angeles Times: Pope Asked to Call Sea Turtles 'Meat' CNN: Lanzan campana en espanol para salvar tortugas marinas en California Marine Turtle Newsletter: Book Review: Chelonia: Return of the Sea Turtle Science Now: Underwater Dinosaurs: Tracking the Loggerhead Turtle Miraculous Air: Bahia de los Angeles: Bay of Angels Popular Science Magazine: Gata, come home.(sea turtles) Duke Magazine: Conservation Versus Culture DePauw Dog 'Blue' is Remembered by Owner, W.J. Nichols '89 Scientific American: The trouble with turtles Outside Magazine: And a cast of thousands LA Times: The Footprint of a Whale National Geographic: Loggerheads' Journey Resolution on Hawksbill Sea Turtles and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Marine Turtle Newsletter: Travel Grants to Attend the 20th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation in Orlando, Florida Baja Life Magazine: Baja Fishermen Take Action to Save Endangered Sea Turtles National Geographic Greece The Seattle Times: Caught in a Tangled Net BBC News: Long-distance turtles log a record CNN: Loggerhead sea turtles go the distance Animals Magazine: It Takes A Village Arizona Daily Star: Adelita's Journey Baja Life Magazine: Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto Founders and Supporters make progress in Resource Management New Scientist: Japan's loggerheads dine down Mexico way Save The Waves 10th Anniversary