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...
Shark Week Again: Positive or Negative PR for Sharks?

Shark Week Again: Positive or Negative PR for Sharks?

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, we are being stalked once more. That’s right, this past week has been Shark Week, the Discovery Channel’s overload of everything shark. As the longest running series on cable, this program celebrated an...
Does Bermuda Hold the Key to Coral Reef Resilience?

Does Bermuda Hold the Key to Coral Reef Resilience?

Coral Reefs around the world are in decline, from the Great Barrier Reef to the Caribbean, where coral reef ecosystems are threatened by climate change and rising ocean temperatures. As a result, we have witnessed catastrophic, extreme heat events leaving enormous...