Monitoring the Yukon Reef with Ocean Sanctuaries

Monitoring the Yukon Reef with Ocean Sanctuaries

In 2000, the HMCS Yukon, a 366 foot-long Canadian warship, was sunk off the coast of San Diego to become an artificial reef. Since then the ship has transformed into a home for marine life, while becoming an international diving destination. Find out how you, as a...
Overwhelming Whale Photos on World Photo Day

Overwhelming Whale Photos on World Photo Day

Pretty much all of us love whales, why would we not. They’re majestic, mysterious and mighty big. We go long distances to whale watch, we sign petitions to ban the hunting of whales and love to see whale photos. So here are some of the best Overwhelming Whales. Jon...
Can Seaweed Reduce Ocean Acidification?

Can Seaweed Reduce Ocean Acidification?

One aspect of climate warming that most effects the oceans is the increased levels of acidity in seawater. This change in the chemistry of seawater effects the ability of shellfish like oysters to produce larvae or “oyster seed” that hatcheries sell to aquaculture...
Florida’s Sea Turtles are Overwhelmingly Female!

Florida’s Sea Turtles are Overwhelmingly Female!

Recently we reported that nearly 99% of Green Sea Turtles on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef were being born female. That study looked at one of the world’s largest nesting areas, with nearly 200,000 turtles. Of those turtles from beaches at the northern part of the...