Citizens & Science

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Citizens & Science

The line separating Scientists and Citizens is blurring as together, we learn how to change the world for the better:  Scientists need data and regular folk have the will and skills to help. Blue Ocean highlights ocean issues and the marine citizen scientists and marine conservation organizations working to protect the world’s ocean environment. As a citizen scientist there is a program for you whether its reef restoration, fish counts, whale sightings, water quality surveys, invasive species monitoring, Turtle watches and so much more. 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela

Shifting the Dive Certification Model  – Doug McNeese

Shifting the Dive Certification Model – Doug McNeese

“we have to be part of the solution and not part of the problem” ~ Doug McNeese  Doug McNeese believes that today there are certain training practices for new divers that the dive industry has abandoned, and as a result of this poor training these new divers have a...

Global Standards for Responsible Diving – Chloe Harvey

Global Standards for Responsible Diving – Chloe Harvey

“You don’t need to bore people. You need to inspire them, get them excited about the dive. Actually let people know about the ecological reason behind why we ask people not to step on corals. Let them know that it’s alive, and if you break it, that will do away with...

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