China’s Demand for Fish is Unsustainable

China’s Demand for Fish is Unsustainable

Fisheries around the world are facing collapse. This unrelenting demand results in an irrational competition to see who can fish the last fish. As reported in the New York Times, experts now agree that 90% of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited or facing...
Friendly Seal and Scuba Diver Face Off

Friendly Seal and Scuba Diver Face Off

Recently, we posted two great stories of marine mammals interacting with divers. In one post we told of an incident off the coast of Costa Rica when two Brazilian divers were approached by a manta ray that wanted them to remove a fishing line, see: Saving a Giant...
The Fish On My Plate

The Fish On My Plate

“What fish should I eat that’s good for me and good for the planet?” This was the question that best selling author and lifelong fisherman Paul Greenberg asked himself as he traveled the world eating fish! You can see what answers Paul came away with during his...
Flip Flop Facts: Find Out

Flip Flop Facts: Find Out

We have been posting a lot of news on the hazards of plastic waste in our oceans, but I bet you have not considered this everyday item that is posing a huge plastic pollution problem. Flip flops, like yours are ubiquitous around the world and millions are discarded...
EPA Head says “Get Out of Paris Accord”

EPA Head says “Get Out of Paris Accord”

Everyone within our Blue Ocean community is profoundly concerned about the plight of our ocean environment. Every day our sources give us the alarming facts behind ocean acidification; the warming of ocean temperatures; massive coral reef die-offs; over fishing and...
Ocean Pollution Update: Positive Things Happening

Ocean Pollution Update: Positive Things Happening

Not all, of the articles coming out on ocean pollution are doom and gloom. Our ocean pollution update brings some of the inspiring stories from around the world, of businesses, governments and individuals taking the steps that will lead to positive change in our...