Shark-A-Thon: Latest News & Gossip on Sharks

Shark-A-Thon: Latest News & Gossip on Sharks

I’m still trying to recover from the loss of Rob Stewart and I’m reminded of all the energy and passion he poured into his protection of sharks. So in honor of Rob we’re going to do a shark-a-thon of all the recent stories on sharks, especially those...
Rays Killed for Fun?? In Chesapeake Bay??

Rays Killed for Fun?? In Chesapeake Bay??

When diving I always get a bit of a thrill when I encounter rays, something about the way they seem to fly effortlessly thru the sea. It doesn’t seem to matter if they are the largest and most magnificent are the smaller rays they are all great to have as diving...
In the Swim with Plastics Recovered from the Sea

In the Swim with Plastics Recovered from the Sea

Last month we reported on a new line of running shoes manufactured from up-cycled plastic fishing nets recovered from the Indian Ocean. The Ultraboost is the result of a collaboration between Adidas, the German sports brand, and Parley for the Oceans. Adidas expects...
Save This Beach for Endangered Sea Turtles

Save This Beach for Endangered Sea Turtles

Your Blue Ocean community is truly worldwide and today we are reaching out to our Ocean Tribe to bring a petition from Suriname in South America to your attention. We hope you will consider it. At stake is the Braamspunt Beach which is an important site used by...
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Taking Out the Trash

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Taking Out the Trash

Vast currents, flowing in a circular motion, in the Pacific Ocean between Japan and California, collect enormous amounts of floating waste. Known as the North Pacific Gyre this mass of debris stretches thousands of miles across. Originally thought to cover an area the...
Fifty Shades of Blue, A Valentine From The Deep

Fifty Shades of Blue, A Valentine From The Deep

Happy Valentine’s Day to all Ocean Lovers. Have we got some risque stories for you, care of our friends from the deep! First, the cute stuff. The racy comes later! Make sure to read to the end. The Ocean Conservancy celebrates this day by highlighting some very...
Make February 3, National Shark Day

Make February 3, National Shark Day

In honor of the magnificent effort, love and talent that Rob Stewart put into saving sharks, we are requesting that February 3rd be named National Shark Day. As a result of the tremendous support seen in the wake of filmmaker Rob Stewart’s death in the Florida...