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It's official! Chris Bertish has completed a journey of a lifetime—a world-first to cross the Atlantic Ocean unaided on a paddleboard.

Chris Bertish, a 42-year-old professional adventurer, has already traveled 83 days in his attempt to become the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Atlantic Ocean from mainland Morocco to Antigua.

Just 16 days after he began his adventure, Bertish reached his monumental 34°W mark, passing the line of the easternmost point of mainland South America, giving him the world record for a solo, unsupported and unassisted open ocean expedition. And, if that wasn't enough, Bertish set a new world record for his 24-hour solo, unsupported and unassisted, open ocean distance of 71.96 miles on Feb. 15. This is the third World Record that he has achieved so far on his epic ocean adventure.

As EcoWatch reported in December, Bertish is on a solo paddle, paddling an estimated 4,500 miles of open ocean on his 20-foot craft in four months. He plans to arrive at the Leeward Island of Antigua in the Caribbean in early March.

"The main goal of this project is to push the limits of what's possible for the sport and for what the human spirit can endure, while inspiring others to believe in themselves and what's truly possible," Bertish said. "We are changing the lives of millions by paddling smiles across the faces of less fortunate children in Africa and South Africa, with the money we raise for this incredible project."

You can track Bertish's journey here:

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Hear from the kids of Wilmington, California, who grow up in the shadow of oil wells. This video, second in the series of Stop Fooling California, tells the story of urban oil extraction in Los Angeles.

"Our goal in producing this series is to reveal to the public and the LA City Council the impacts of urban oil extraction on our most vulnerable communities," Sarah Goldman, campaign and digital director, said.

Help spread the word by sharing this Facebook video:

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Last night at the Grammys, the 18-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson, Paris Jackson, used her time on stage to support the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) while announcing performances of The Weeknd and Daft Punk.

"We can really use this kind of excitement at a pipeline protest guys," Jackson said. She then made a fist and said, "#NoDAPL," referring to the trending Twitter hashtag supporting anti-pipeline protests.

The Grammys is not the only time Jackson showed her support for DAPL. In the tweet below, Jackson is rallying at a DAPL protest Feb. 5 in downtown Los Angeles.

Jackson's call to action came just days after work restarted on the oil pipeline. The Trump administration granted a final easement Feb. 7 to allow construction for a tunnel under Lake Oahe, which will complete the project.

Watch this viral video from last week showing Trump stating that no one has called him to complain about his approval of the project:

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A wild moose in Sweden struggled for its life after falling through the ice on a frozen lake. Fortunately for the moose, a couple came along and worked 30 minutes to rescue it.

Watch this video to see how they did it:

Here's the transcript of what they said in the video:

"På väg mot vaken såg vi älgen göra flera misslyckade försök att ta sig upp själv. Den klarade heller inte att knäcka isen och ta sig in till land på egen hand, så min sambo, Sigrid Sjösteen, började ivrigt hugga upp en ränna in till grundare vatten. Vi turades om att hugga i omkring 30 minuter innan älgen var i säkerhet på land."

And, here's the English translation:

"On our way to the hole, we saw the moose make several attempts at getting out of the water, but it could neither get up nor break the ice to get into shore. My partner, Sigrid Sjösteen, eagerly started to chop a pathway to shallower water, where it could reach the bottom and get out. We took turns chopping for about 30 minutes before the moose was out of danger."

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