Ocean Voices. Wow.

Via on Aug 2, 2010
photo: flickr.com | cuba gallery

This is quite an amazing recording by California Academy of Sciences about the oceans. Grabs at my heart.

…being in the ocean feels like being hugged… free… letting the waves roll off my body…

Listen here. Be patient. It starts in silence.

What would the world be without the oceans?

What does the ocean mean to you? What did you feel/think when you listened to this recording? Add your voice at OceanVoices.org.

About OceanVoices.org. Sound artist Halsey Burgund and marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols joined forces to collect the voices of people around the world recounting their personal experiences with the ocean. Combined with music written by Halsey, these voices become an integral part of the new musical composition and audio collages which listeners can create to suit their own preferences. Help by sharing your voice and spreading the words of all participants around the globe.

Please share far and wide!

About Lynn Hasselberger

Lynn Hasselberger lives in Chicagoland with her son, husband and two cats. She loves sunrises, running, yoga, chocolate, and NYR, and has a voracious appetite for comedy. In her spare time, she blogs at myEARTH360.com and LynnHasselberger.com. A "Green Diva" and social media addict, you'll most likely find Lynn on twitter (@LynnHasselbrgr & @myEARTH360) and facebook. She hopes to make the world a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking. Like her writing? Subscribe to her posts.

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6 Responses to “Ocean Voices. Wow.”

  1. Sabine says:

    Wow, indeed! Thank you so much for making me aware of this. It's breath taking.
    Will do my best to share with others.

  2. You're welcome, Sabine! Isn't it wonderful?!

  3. Kate says:

    This is fantastic, and so beautiful. There are a couple of voices that remind me of my nephew. Being landlocked in the mountains of Colorado it can be easy to forget the significance of the deep instead of the high.

  4. Glad you liked it, Kate. Talk about land-locked–I'm in IL! Cheers,
    Lynn

  5. Tamara says:

    Sadly, as beautiful as this is…it shows how uneducated our children are….no ocean, no life period.

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