Shark Awareness Day and Shark Week Events

Shark Awareness Day and Shark Week Events

“A shark attack has been the greatest thing that’s ever happened to me.”​ says Mike Coots, a surfer who lost his right leg in a shark attack. When Mike was 17 and surfing the waves off his home in Kauai he had a life-threatening encounter with a...
What’s Killing Whales?

What’s Killing Whales?

“Unusual mortality event” is a very clinical term for what has been happening to the world’s whales. In the Atlantic, along the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S., 41 humpback whales have died over the last 15 months. Ten of the deaths appear to have been caused by ship...
Artists and Photographers Focus on Ocean Issues

Artists and Photographers Focus on Ocean Issues

Five artists and photographers focus on ocean issues and give us their creative takes on conservation, global warming and rising sea levels.   Paul Nicklen brings us Hot Images from Cold Water Paul Nicklen has been aiming his camera at ocean issues in the Arctic...
Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead: Not Quite

Is The Great Barrier Reef Dead: Not Quite

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of our most spectacular natural wonders and the world’s largest structure created by living organisms. The reef stretches for 2300 kilometers, covers approximately 344,400 square kilometers and is composed of over 2,900...
Vaquita Violence, Fishermen Sabotage Efforts

Vaquita Violence, Fishermen Sabotage Efforts

Recently we reported on the perilous state of the Vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise and most endangered marine mammal. Concentrated in the upper Sea of Cortez between Baja California and mainland Mexico, experts believe that there are no more than thirty...
Shark-A-Thon: Latest News & Gossip on Sharks

Shark-A-Thon: Latest News & Gossip on Sharks

I’m still trying to recover from the loss of Rob Stewart and I’m reminded of all the energy and passion he poured into his protection of sharks. So in honor of Rob we’re going to do a shark-a-thon of all the recent stories on sharks, especially those...