Can Chocolate Covered Insects Save The World?

Can Chocolate Covered Insects Save The World?

Most of us love chocolate and some of us really love chocolate. I like my chocolate with a bit of crunch, maybe an almond or caramel. Perfect! But can chocolate and in particular, chocolate covered insects save the world? Let’s find out! On October 14 you can...
World Food Day 2017 – Oct. 16

World Food Day 2017 – Oct. 16

The right to food is a basic human right. Three-quarters of the extreme poor base their livelihoods on agriculture or other rural activities and these people are the most vulnerable to being displaced by destruction of these traditional livelihoods, hunger and extreme...
Plastic Pollution is Bad News for Filter Feeders!

Plastic Pollution is Bad News for Filter Feeders!

Elitza Germanoc is a microbiologist turned marine scientist. As a scuba diver she could not help but observe that plastic pollution was seemingly everywhere. This has led to a career in research at the Marine Megafund Foundation and to her project called Microplastics...
Sea Shepherd Catches Illegal Chinese Shark Fishing

Sea Shepherd Catches Illegal Chinese Shark Fishing

Sea Shepherd announced that once again they have detained Chinese-owned vessels illegally shark fishing off Timor.  The Sea Shepherd, M/Y Ocean Warrior tracked the Pingtan Marine Enterprise fleet over a two-week period and during a dawn raid with Timor-Leste police,...
The Endangerment of the Endangered Species Act

The Endangerment of the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act was signed into law by President Richard Nixon on December 28, 1973 with the intent to protect critically imperiled species from extinction as a “consequence of economic growth and development.” The U.S. Supreme Court found that...
Rapa Nui Marine Park, one of world’s largest MPAs

Rapa Nui Marine Park, one of world’s largest MPAs

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) is world famous for its inscrutable, monuments, called moai, that dot the island’s landscape. Now the isolated Chilean Island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean has another reason to be world famous. The Rapa Nui Marine Park is an...
Wind Power! What SUV’s and Huggies have in common!

Wind Power! What SUV’s and Huggies have in common!

We have some “Really Big” developments to report on the progress of Wind Power. Costs are dropping, employment opportunities set records, enormous wind farms are being built and more major corporations are lining up to power their manufacturing with wind....
Branson to Trump “Climate Change is Real”

Branson to Trump “Climate Change is Real”

As Hurricane Irma passed through the British Virgin Islands on its deadly course across the Caribbean. Necker Island, the privately owned island of Virgin founder Richard Branson took a direct hit. Branson and his staff rode out the storm in a concrete bunker/wine...
Maye Musk, Fashion Model to Sustainability Role Model

Maye Musk, Fashion Model to Sustainability Role Model

One of our guiding principles at Blue Ocean is sustainability, couple that with choosing inspiring stories and we could not pass on bringing this to you. Maye Musk at 69 is still strolling down the runway and doing so much more, plus she probably drives a Tesla....