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...
How Deep Is the Ocean, Really!

How Deep Is the Ocean, Really!

Most humans have just dipped their toes into the sea, some fortunate few have donned mask and flippers to descend maybe 20 feet. With a tank and scuba gear some venture further, possibly 120 feet. The world’s deepest free-dive set a record at 831 feet deep....
California Bans Plastic Straws

California Bans Plastic Straws

A new law makes California the first state in the U.S. to regulate plastic straws. It is not a complete ban since it only applies to dine-in restaurants, excluding fast food outlets, delis and coffee shops. In addition, it only bans restaurants from automatically...
Largest 3D Printed Coral Reef in the Maldives

Largest 3D Printed Coral Reef in the Maldives

The Maldives are world famous for colorful and diverse coral reefs. Surrounded by the clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the country’s more than 1000 islands contain nearly 3% of the world’s coral reefs. These reefs are dramatically vulnerable to global warming....