2 Minutes in Sherman’s Lagoon –   Jim Toomey

2 Minutes in Sherman’s Lagoon – Jim Toomey

 “Saint Peter said something to the effect of, “We’re getting an awful lot of sharks up here what’s going on down there?” And he said, “Well they’re killing all the sharks on planet Earth.” So Saint Peter sent him back down to earth and said, “You’re not ready to die...
Friendly Seal and Scuba Diver Face Off

Friendly Seal and Scuba Diver Face Off

Recently, we posted two great stories of marine mammals interacting with divers. In one post we told of an incident off the coast of Costa Rica when two Brazilian divers were approached by a manta ray that wanted them to remove a fishing line, see: Saving a Giant...
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...
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...