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Discoveries and 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.

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

Is Indifference Killing the Red Wolf?

Is Indifference Killing the Red Wolf?

Blue Ocean Network has been following the extraordinary international efforts to save the Vaquita, the critically endangered porpoise barely holding on in the northern waters of the Sea of Cortez, see our latest blog: Vaquita Rescue Update! But what if in North...

How Whale Poop Can Save the World!

How Whale Poop Can Save the World!

Remember the last time you were out jogging and cursed the dog owner that forgot to clean up after their pet. Now a new report asks that you reconsider that inconvenience because not all poop is created equal especially when it comes to the weighty subject of whale...

Reef Life Restoration co-Founder named a Top SheEO in the US

Reef Life Restoration co-Founder named a Top SheEO in the US

SheEO.world is a new global initiative designed to radically transform how female social entrepreneurs are financed and supported using a model of radical generosity. This year 50 women in both the US and Canada were selected as having what it takes to be a top SheEO,...

Life Beyond Plastics:  Bee Kind Wraps

Life Beyond Plastics: Bee Kind Wraps

We should all be aware by now of the serious threat that plastics pose for the world’s oceans. Blue Ocean has published numerous articles describing the problem and others that suggest solutions like recycling. But these traditional solutions have shortcomings. For...

Coral Vita Cofounders Are 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs

Coral Vita Cofounders Are 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs

One billion of the world’s population rely on coral reefs for their food, livelihood or to protect vulnerable coastal habitats. Unfortunately, these coral reefs are severely threatened by development, pollution, climate change and overfishing. It is estimated that 30%...

Marine Protected Areas: Seed Banks for the Future!

Marine Protected Areas: Seed Banks for the Future!

At the recent Our Ocean conference in Malta, bold commitments were made to set aside an additional 2.5 million square kilometers of ocean as Marine Protected Areas. The international recommendation is that we need to protect a minimum of 30% of our ocean by 2020....

Seahorse Condos in Long Beach

Seahorse Condos in Long Beach

This is a very personal and inspiring story about how caring for very small creatures can lead to a very big change in someone’s life. Meet Roger Hanson and his amazing friends. My name is Roger Hanson. I am a retired school teacher, age 67, and tho I live 75 miles...

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