Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy: Update

Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy: Update

Blue Ocean has been reporting on Great Britain’s leading roll in fighting plastic pollution with initiatives to ban single-use plastics and microbeads in cosmetics. But did you know that they were also leaders in offshore wind energy?   Fighting Ocean Plastic...
The Amazing Diversity and Beauty of Jellyfish

The Amazing Diversity and Beauty of Jellyfish

“Scary, squishy, cool, brainless, mesmerizing – jellyfish are all of these and a lot more,” writes Elizabeth Kolbert as she describes the amazing diversity and beauty of jellyfish in the Oct. 2018 issue of National Geographic. For anyone that has ever been entranced...
The World Loves a Dumbo Octopus

The World Loves a Dumbo Octopus

At first it seemed to be no more than a ghostly white shadow, slowly drifting thru the inky black waters two miles below the ocean surface.  Propelled by its softly rippling mantle, it slowly revealed itself to the lights and cameras of a remotely operated...
Penguin Plastic Island Prank

Penguin Plastic Island Prank

Back in April, 2018 a video of penguins living on a plastic island in the South Pacific went viral. It captured an iconic image that represented the threat of plastic pollution to marine life. It has now been announced  that the video did not originate in the...