A Smelly Solution to the Crown-of-Thorns!

A Smelly Solution to the Crown-of-Thorns!

We had just published a post on the plight of Australia’s Green Sea Turtles when this additional story from “down under” crossed our desk. The Great Barrier Reef has been plagued by the crown-of-thorns for decades.  One of the world’s largest and most voracious...
Viva Vaquita: International Save the Vaquita Day

Viva Vaquita: International Save the Vaquita Day

Last year, July 8, 2017 was set aside as Save the Vaquita Day. A year ago, the Vaquita porpoise was considered the world’s most endangered marine mammal with as few as 30 individuals left. So a year later, on International Save the Vaquita Day 2018 do we have anything...
Is the Internal Combustion Engine running on fumes?

Is the Internal Combustion Engine running on fumes?

Today the great majority of vehicles are still equipped with internal combustion engines but we have been seeing countless news items that portend some big changes down the road. So is the Internal Combustion Engine running on fumes? Let’s find out!   In...
The What and Where of Fishing in a Time of Change

The What and Where of Fishing in a Time of Change

What happens to traditional fishing rights when the traditional fish that are fished move somewhere else. Sea temperatures are warming and that is having a huge impact on the what and where of fishing.   The What and Where of Fishing and Lobster, Turtles and...
Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

  Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! In honor of your day, we decided to do a little digging on fatherhood in the underwater kingdom. What we turned up was a little surprising, but also quite informative. (photo – Christopher Michel/Wikipedia...
Cuttlefish: Chameleons Of The Sea!

Cuttlefish: Chameleons Of The Sea!

There is one marine species that I am always looking for when diving and they are the Cephalopods, which includes cuttlefish, squid, octopuses, and nautiluses. There is something truly other worldly about the Cephalopods, especially the cuttlefish. Maybe it’s...