Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead: Not Quite

Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead: Not Quite

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of our most spectacular natural wonders and the world’s largest structure created by living organisms. The reef stretches for 2300 kilometers, covers approximately 344,400 square kilometers and is composed of over 2,900...
Worldwide Coral Bleaching in 2016 and 2017?

Worldwide Coral Bleaching in 2016 and 2017?

We are currently experiencing the longest and most widespread mass coral bleaching event and it is impacting every major reef area in the world.   Coral Bleaching in the South China Sea Research indicates that in 2016 coral throughout the South China Sea saw the...
Marine Protected Areas: Good News, Bad News

Marine Protected Areas: Good News, Bad News

The Good News on MPAs In 2016-2017 we witnessed the creation of some extraordinary Marine Protected Areas around the world. But there have been some disappointments along the way as well. Here is a refresher, with the most recent news on MPAs around the world. The...
Awesome and a Bit Bizarre Marine Life Discoveries

Awesome and a Bit Bizarre Marine Life Discoveries

There’s a  lot of new stuff being discovered under the water, take a peek at these amazing marine life discoveries. Could oarfish have inspired the age old myths of sea serpents that bewildered and frightened centuries of mariners? They are certainly big enough....
A Whale of a Tale

A Whale of a Tale

About twenty years ago on a clear, sunny January morning, off the coast of Maui, Hawaii I was diving in amazingly clear water at about 120 feet when I noticed a series of shadowy shapes approaching.   It was like watching eighteen-wheeled semis dancing in the...
Saving a Giant Manta

Saving a Giant Manta

We love this story, it’s not current but very worth bringing to your attention again. In 2014 two Brazilians were diving in the Bat Islands off northern Costa Rica. They were having a great day, seeing sharks, mantas and huge schools of fish, but they were not...
Renewable Energy Update: Here’s What’s Happening!

Renewable Energy Update: Here’s What’s Happening!

Good stories are pouring in from around the world, so take heart and read about the worldwide trends in renewable energy that now appear to be unstoppable. Despite the roadblocks that Trump’s administration has recently thrown up, find out more about these innovative...
Donald Trump as a Conservationist?

Donald Trump as a Conservationist?

“I have never seen such an unspoilt and dramatic seaside landscape” Donald Trump exclaimed when he first laid eyes on what would become the Trump International Golf Links Scotland. Seven years later with ancient sand dunes bulldozed he states, “what...