Ocean Conservation Through Art

Ocean Conservation Through Art

The worlds of marine conservation and ocean art will be joining forces in Chicago this coming Spring 2018 in an effort to raise funds for citizen submarines and to bring ocean awareness to an urban, Midwestern community.   Marine Mural by Wyland “Globally...
We get by with a little Kelp from our friends

We get by with a little Kelp from our friends

California’s famed national parks are known for the grandeur of towering redwoods, mighty sequoias, and bizarre joshua trees, all which grow slowly and live for hundreds, if not thousands of years. But did you know that California is home to another impressive forest...
Meet the Covert Clones Battling Climate Change

Meet the Covert Clones Battling Climate Change

I know that you will enjoy this article on Covert Clones Battling Climate Change by Erika Delemarre our newest Blue Ocean contributor. We will be publishing a second article by Erika next week on how Kelp Forests can help us fight climate change. Welcome Erika and...
Can We Save Our Oceans by Growing Corals?

Can We Save Our Oceans by Growing Corals?

The world’s coral reefs are under threat as never before. Ocean warming, acidification, rising sea levels are all having a profound effect on the viability of our coral reef ecosystems. Just in the last several years we have witnessed Australia’s Great Barrier Reef...
Technology Helps Protect Marine Protected Areas

Technology Helps Protect Marine Protected Areas

Governments, organizations and ocean activists worldwide have succeeded in protecting special areas of the oceans by designating them as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). There are now 13,500 MPAs worldwide, created for a variety of reasons; from protecting shipwrecks of...
The Sea Turtle Rangers, Part 1

The Sea Turtle Rangers, Part 1

Sea Turtle Rangers, Part 1 is the first in a series by turtle researcher and PhD candidate Christine Figgener: Chris has taken valuable time during turtle nesting season in Costa Rica to stop and share her thought-provoking personal insights into the world of these...