Injured Dolphin Knows Where to go for Help

Injured Dolphin Knows Where to go for Help

Being in the business of reporting ocean news we are often confronted with stories of marine mammals meeting an unnatural end, wrapped in fishing nets or succumbing to ocean plastic pollution. Our recent post on the Endangered Vaquita Porpoise of the Sea of Cortez is...
UN Environment Declares War on Ocean Plastic

UN Environment Declares War on Ocean Plastic

There is big news to report regarding our battle with Ocean Plastic Pollution. On February 23, the UN Environment announced an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate the major sources of plastic pollution in the ocean. The CleanSeas campaign was launched at the...
Saving the Iconic and Endangered Nassau Grouper

Saving the Iconic and Endangered Nassau Grouper

There is no more iconic Caribbean fish than the Nassau Grouper, boldly striped, seemingly unafraid and friendly toward divers and unfortunately very tasty. It was once found in the tens of thousands throughout the Caribbean, however due to unsustainable fishing...
Vaquita Nears Extinction, Can They be Saved?

Vaquita Nears Extinction, Can They be Saved?

 Will 2017 be the last Year for the Vaquita? Called the “Panda of the Sea” the endangered Vaquita is the World’s smallest porpoise and it’s most vulnerable species. With their population now estimated to possibly as low as 30 individuals, 2017...
What’s for Dinner? Not Lionfish Again!

What’s for Dinner? Not Lionfish Again!

Indigenous to Indo-Pacific waters, Lionfish have invaded the Atlantic, crossed the Gulf of Mexico and spread throughout the Caribbean. With their graceful fins and venomous spines they are both beautiful and tough, they can be found in waters from the surface down to...
Microfiber Pollution from THE STORY OF STUFF

Microfiber Pollution from THE STORY OF STUFF

Just in is this Press Release from our good friend and ocean ally Stiv Wilson at the Story of Stuff Project. We have been reporting on Stiv’s good work in getting plastic microbeads banned, and you can read about his 2015 Blue Ocean Summit interview. Now Stiv is...