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...
Every Day Should Be World Octopus Day

Every Day Should Be World Octopus Day

I love octopus! And I have had the good luck to dive with them around the world from the Giant Pacific Octopus in Puget Sound to the miniature Blue Ringed Octopus in the South Pacific. It’s considered one of the world’s most venomous marine animals. I have never...
Can Sushi Be Sustainable?

Can Sushi Be Sustainable?

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day, and for true vegetarians this means no meat eating, like chicken, turkey, pork or beef.  Yet there is a lot of wiggle room (debate) about the definition of vegetarianism. Some people believe that vegetarians can eat fish, while...