From California, Good News on Drift Nets

From California, Good News on Drift Nets

On August 29, state lawmakers in Sacramento, California overwhelmingly voted to phase out drift nets, the highly controversial fishing nets that are blamed for causing the deaths of thousands of marine mammals. The bill does not call for an outright ban on drift nets...
Fishing Ban in the Arctic Ocean

Fishing Ban in the Arctic Ocean

One of the planet’s last pristine ocean habitats has been given a reprieve. Nine nations in concert with the EU have agreed to a 16 year fishing ban in the Arctic Ocean. The U.S., Russia, China, Canada, Japan, Denmark, Iceland and South Korea, all major fishing...
Water Quality Month, Two Companies Making a Difference

Water Quality Month, Two Companies Making a Difference

“A world where everyone has access to clean drinking water” is the highly commendable vision of the Belgian sustainable water company BOSAQ. While an English company Veragon innovates by taking humidity from the air and transforms it into clean, drinking water....
Join to Bar Japan from Commercial Whaling

Join to Bar Japan from Commercial Whaling

Recently we reported on the latest Japanese Whale Hunt that killed 333 Minke whales of which 122 were pregnant females. They call it a “biological field study” swearing that it is scientifically imperative to kill whales to better understand Antarctica. They politely...
Back to School – How to Pack Zero Waste Lunches

Back to School – How to Pack Zero Waste Lunches

It’s that time of the year, summer is winding down and the kids will be starting back to school. It can be a bit stressful and exciting both at the same time. One of the things we need to start thinking about are the kid’s lunches and the importance of choosing...
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...