November 24: Evolution Day

November 24: Evolution Day

November 24, is celebrated as Evolution Day, and commemorates the anniversary of the first publication in 1859 of Charles Darwin’s masterwork On the Origin of Species. In 1837 when Darwin was only 28 years old he penned the famous line “one species does change into...
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

From November 29 – December 1, 2017 the World Ocean Council will present the Sustainable Ocean Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. SOS 2017 will bring together leadership of companies and organizations representing the diversity of the Ocean Business...
DAN Announces 2018 Dive Medicine Research Grant

DAN Announces 2018 Dive Medicine Research Grant

The Diver’s Alert Network or DAN has just announced they are accepting applications for its 2018 R.W. “Bill” Hamilton Dive Medicine Research Grant. DAN offers a grant of $10,000 to provide a year of support for new or ongoing research projects into diving...
Plastic Pollution Solutions

Plastic Pollution Solutions

This is the second of Heather Kuhlken’s articles from the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit held in conjunction with the 2017 Our Ocean Conference that took place in Malta earlier this month. In Heather’s first report, Hope For Our Ocean, she focused on...
$8 Billion Pledged at Our Ocean Conference

$8 Billion Pledged at Our Ocean Conference

The fourth, Our Ocean conference recently held in Malta produced some amazing results, in particular, over $8 billion pledged from international leaders to fight climate change, plastic pollution and other threats to our ocean’s vital marine ecosystems. Top executives...
Youth Leaders offer Hope For Our Ocean

Youth Leaders offer Hope For Our Ocean

Heather Kuhlken, our Blue Ocean contributor at large, just returned from the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit held in conjunction with the 2017 Our Ocean Conference that took place in Malta earlier this month. Here is Heather’s report Hope For Our Ocean, on the...