Shark Week, Phelps vs Great White

Shark Week, Phelps vs Great White

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, Shark Week is here again. I could hardly stand the suspense!  Starting July 23, the Discovery Channel’s offerings come with distinctly mixed messages.   “an event so monumental no one has ever attempted...
Chasing Coral: Don’t Miss It!!

Chasing Coral: Don’t Miss It!!

Attention, all Blue Ocean Community, mark your calendars for the July 14 premier of Chasing Coral on Netflix. You don’t want to miss this compelling report on the plight of the world’s coral reefs. Chasing Coral is the story of a group of dedicated divers, scientists,...
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...
International Save The Vaquita Day

International Save The Vaquita Day

The critically, endangered Vaquita has been recognized by the international community by setting aside July 8, 2017 as the first and hopefully not last International Save the Vaquita Day. Considered to be the world’s most endangered marine mammal with as few as...
Diver Saves Puffer Fish

Diver Saves Puffer Fish

Puffer fish are beautiful and amazing. their defensive armor reminds me of a medieval knight or maybe an Ankylosaurs, the armored Dinosaurs that roamed the earth during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. (photo – factspy.net) To avoid becoming lunch, these...