Living Green: How to get to a Sustainable Lifestyle!

Living Green: How to get to a Sustainable Lifestyle!

We are often asked by our readers, “what can I do to control my plastic consumption and generally, be living green?” At Blue Ocean we try in our articles to give insight into these issues and offer tips to make it easier to live and travel sustainably. Now we have...
Punk-Rock Party Reptile is now Endangered

Punk-Rock Party Reptile is now Endangered

Make sure this little guy gets on your next “Invite” list, because no party would be complete without him. St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween, Mardi Gras, or Punk-Rock Hoedown, he will fit in no matter what the theme of your next bash, although he does like to grab the...
Corruption and Greenwashing on the Riviera Maya

Corruption and Greenwashing on the Riviera Maya

This is the last article in our series: Can Mass Tourism be Sustainable? This series explores what has made Mexico’s Riviera Maya a desirable tourism destination. What is the environmental legacy of rapid development on the area? This article Corruption and...
Vanishing Sail Launches On-Line This Month

Vanishing Sail Launches On-Line This Month

The award winning film, Vanishing Sail is launching online just in time for the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta which features in the film. This critically acclaimed documentary follows the adventures of legendary Caribbean boat builder Alywn Enoe as he struggles to...
Growing Indonesian Oil Spill an Environmental Disaster

Growing Indonesian Oil Spill an Environmental Disaster

Recently we have covered numerous stories out of Indonesia from reporting on polluted rivers in Java to plastic littering the beaches of Bali. Now Indonesia must deal with possibly the largest environmental challenge of the last decade. Indonesian authorities have...
Planet Earth Month and 50 Years since Apollo 8

Planet Earth Month and 50 Years since Apollo 8

This April 22nd marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day. But why should we celebrate the earth only on Earth Day? Let’s celebrate Earth Day for the entire month of April. We can call it Planet Earth Month and then it’s not too big a leap to celebrate our...
Mangrove Deforestation Contributes to Global Warming

Mangrove Deforestation Contributes to Global Warming

We often hear that deforestation in forests and jungles like the Amazon releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere causing a “green-house effect” that contributes to global warming. But have we considered the consequences of mangrove deforestation. A new study...
NASA, NOAA and EPA Programs Saved!

NASA, NOAA and EPA Programs Saved!

Donald Trump and his combative head of the EPA Scott Pruitt have made little attempt to disguise their intention to eliminate or handicap as many environmental programs and laws as possibleduring their time in power. Most vulnerable seem to be those passed by the...