Global Vision International Announces Fellowships

Global Vision International Announces Fellowships

Our 2016 Summit Alumnus Daniel Ponce-Taylor just shared some great news with us from Global Vision International. GVI is an experiential education organization that is operating sustainable development programs in 10 countries, on five continents. GVI has announced...
What Killed Hundreds of Sea Turtles off El Salvador?

What Killed Hundreds of Sea Turtles off El Salvador?

As many as 400 sea turtles were found dead, floating in waters eight miles off El Salvador’s Pacific coast near the Jiquilisco Bay biosphere reserve as reported in The Telegraph. Officials from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources have collected samples...
Tesla Tune-Up: The Latest on Electric Vehicles!

Tesla Tune-Up: The Latest on Electric Vehicles!

As we have learned to expect, Elon Musk and his electric vehicles company Tesla have been busy. Tesla responded quickly to the unfolding drama in the aftermath of Maria, the Category 4 Hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico.   Five weeks after Puerto Rico took a...
Very Deep, Deep-Sea Corals in the Gulf of Mexico

Very Deep, Deep-Sea Corals in the Gulf of Mexico

Research over the last decade has revealed a little known undersea world of deep-sea corals in the Gulf of Mexico. They are found on the Continental shelf at depths from 165 feet down to 660 feet and even deeper on the continental slope from 1,200 feet and deeper....
Mikki McComb-Kobza and Ocean First win Go Blue Award

Mikki McComb-Kobza and Ocean First win Go Blue Award

Congratulations to our Ocean Ally Mikki McComb-Kobza and the Ocean First Institute on receiving the Blue Friend of the Year Award at the Go Blue Awards Gala held in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on Friday, October 27. Mikki is Executive Director of Ocean First Institute...
Vaquita Rescue Update!

Vaquita Rescue Update!

Here’s the latest update on the Vaquita Rescue, the last-ditch, multinational effort to save the endangered and extremely elusive vaquita porpoises from extinction. As Blue Ocean reported in Vaquita Countdown, on a controversial plan to save the last remaining...