Discoveries & Innovation

If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
Albert Einstein

Discoveries & Innovation

Did you know that Google may have the answer to illegal fishing? Or that global clothing companies like Adidas are looking to recycled plastic for fashion? The solutions are out there, and our articles bring to light the innovations and discoveries that provide solutions to today’s daunting ocean issues.

Time is Running Out on Climate Change

Time is Running Out on Climate Change

A chilling report just issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that we have no more than twelve years in which to avoid a climate catastrophe. After three years of research, the Nobel Prize-winning IPCC issued this unequivocal warning. Time is...

Christine Figgener Is Striving to End the Age of Plastic

Christine Figgener Is Striving to End the Age of Plastic

In August 2015, off the coast of Costa Rica, with a simple act of compassion, Christine Figgener alerted the world to the crisis of plastic pollution. The 34-year-old marine biologist sited a sea turtle with what appeared to be a parasitic worm in its nose. Upon...

Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy: Update

Great Britain Leads in Offshore Wind Energy: Update

Blue Ocean has been reporting on Great Britain’s leading roll in fighting plastic pollution with initiatives to ban single-use plastics and microbeads in cosmetics. But did you know that they were also leaders in offshore wind energy?   Fighting Ocean Plastic...

World Octopus Day, October 8th

World Octopus Day, October 8th

I love octopus! And I have had the good luck to dive with them around the world from the Giant Pacific Octopus in Puget Sound to the miniature Blue Ringed Octopus in the South Pacific. It's considered one of the world’s most venomous marine animals. I have never...

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