New Tool Helps Predict Coral Bleaching and Disease

New Tool Helps Predict Coral Bleaching and Disease

What if we had a crystal ball that would enhance our ability in predicting coral bleaching and disease?  A coral biologist in Hawaii, David Gulko believes that we do and that this new tool can help us protect our coral reefs.   “Creating a Coral Ark”...
Do Sperm Whales Just Like to Hang Out?

Do Sperm Whales Just Like to Hang Out?

What’s nearly 65 ft. (20 meters) long and weighs up to 57,000 kilograms. Did I mention that they can also dive to ocean depths of 2,250 meters (7,382 ft.). It’s the sperm whale, the largest of toothed whales, but in spite of their monumental size, a couple of recent...
A Coral Reef To Die For!

A Coral Reef To Die For!

We have written many headlines regarding the plight of the world’s coral reefs, whether it be coral bleaching events on the Great Barrier Reef or coastal development and pollution off Mexico’s Yucatan coast. We have also described the heroic efforts to save coral reef...
Red Tide State of Emergency in Florida

Red Tide State of Emergency in Florida

Sanibel, Marco Island, Boca Grande, Naples, Captiva Island; Floridians brag that their beaches are paradise and the best in the country. The tourists that normally flock to those beaches would agree, but not so much this month. Florida’s red tide is back with a...
Wacky Weather: What in the World?

Wacky Weather: What in the World?

There are heat waves around the world from Japan to Europe. Unprecedented drought in Australia while France floods. Deadly wildfires rage in California and Greece. Even in the far north of Sweden fires flamed above the Arctic Circle. On a daily basis we have been...
The Vanishing Vaquita, less than a dozen remain?

The Vanishing Vaquita, less than a dozen remain?

The heart wrenching saga of the vanishing Vaquita continues, with the latest reports indicating that the 30 that were reported in 2017 have now been reduced to only 12. Andrea Crosta, the director of Elephant Action League, a watchdog wildlife group reported in March...
The World of Very Bizarre Sharks

The World of Very Bizarre Sharks

To celebrate both Shark Week and Shark Awareness Day, we are bringing you videos of some very bizarre sharks that you might have missed on your last dive. Looking at these videos, you might be glad that you did. Large and small, some inhabit very deep waters, some not...