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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

Selling Dive Travel with Substance – Cheryl Patterson

Selling Dive Travel with Substance – Cheryl Patterson

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the places and moments that take our breath away.” - Mark Twain, Cheryl Patterson’s favorite quote “We started Good Will Diving as a non-profit company that stresses sustainability and giving back. More...

Caught in the Same Net: The Ocean and Us – Carl Safina

Caught in the Same Net: The Ocean and Us – Carl Safina

“The question isn’t, “I’m just one person; what can I do?” Everyone who has ever lived has been one person. The question is what can you do? And who can you do it with? Who do you need? Who needs your help? Where will you start?” “But one doesn’t wait for a revolution...

The Lionfish Kings of East End

The Lionfish Kings of East End

(Blue Ocean Network.com - April 8, 2014) -- Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands  – “Lionfish are beautiful, resilient and strong – a cool fish - but they are deadly to our reefs and if we don’t stop them something bad is going to happen,” says Matt Russell a...

First Humpback Whale of the Season Sighted Off Maui

First Humpback Whale of the Season Sighted Off Maui

(Blue Ocean Network - October 9, 2013) -- Maui, Hawaii - On October 5, 2013 an adult humpback whale did a "beautiful" fluke up dive in front of excited crew and passengers on Pacific Whale Foundation's vessel Ocean Voyager at 7:36 am. This is Pacific Whale...

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