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Help Save Kelp:
The Latest Video by Marc Shargel
Help Save Kelp Video

As Sea Urchins Devour Kelp Forests Inside Central California Marine Protected Areas
And Out. We Ask: Will Anything Be Done?

Marc Shargel's newest video Help Save Kelp examines what is happening, and efforts by local volunteers to fight back the onslaught. But so far the state won't help—and makes them criminals for trying!

The complete video of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, presented on May 8, 2020 in collaboration with the vailable now! Share Marc Shargel's underwater adventures along the California Coast and learnhow the recent proliferation of sea urchins has caused a major ecosystem shift in kelp forests from Monterey to Mendocino.

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A pair of Atlantic Puffins

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Fine art photo enlargements, books, notecards and mini prints are all available directly from this website.

A huge array of items bearing our photographic images can be ordered from RedBubble.com. From t-shirts to socks, shower curtains to pillows, mugs to rugs, RedBubble.com has all kinds of gift items.

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Marc Shargel's Wonders of the Sea series of books, currently at three volumes, is the most complete underwater photographic presentation of California's sea life available. These gorgeous, full color coffee-table books will beautify any library or living room, and captivate adults and children alike. The Wonders of the Sea books have been praised by marine biologists, conservationists, and members of California's Fish and Game Commission. Copies signed by the author are available directly through this website.
Welcome to the Living Sea Images website
Marc Shargel, prepared to photograph marine life.
Our website gives you access to an "ocean" of marine imagery by Marc Shargel. You can easily select pictures of any subject from our online library of images. As of November, 2014 there are more than 9,700 images here. Just type what you want in the "Search for..." area at top right. You can browse our many galleries under the "Portfolio" menu choice. Or look into our Wonders of the Sea series of books, framed photography for your walls, or our marine conservation work.

"I've seen a lot of changes in Central California's ocean since I began diving here in 1978. I first took a camera underwater in 1982. Since then I've been using images to communicate the beauty and fragility of our marine life to people who might otherwise never know about it."
— Marc Shargel

 


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