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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

The Future of Aquaculture, Two Sides of the Story

The Future of Aquaculture, Two Sides of the Story

Two related stories recently crossed our desks that raise profound questions for how we can use aquaculture and the bounty of the sea to feed the world.   Sciencedaily.com just published an article detailing how, through aquaculture, only a tiny fraction of the...

We get by with a little Kelp from our friends

We get by with a little Kelp from our friends

California’s famed national parks are known for the grandeur of towering redwoods, mighty sequoias, and bizarre joshua trees, all which grow slowly and live for hundreds, if not thousands of years. But did you know that California is home to another impressive forest...

Extensive Coral Bleaching Found Throughout the Pacific

Extensive Coral Bleaching Found Throughout the Pacific

Halfway through a two-year expedition aboard the French research ship Tara, a crew of climate scientists have found extensive coral bleaching throughout the Pacific. The captain of the ship, Nicolas De La Brosse said "It doesn't matter where you are in the Pacific,...

What you need to know about Lionfish!

What you need to know about Lionfish!

It’s been over twenty years since we first started hearing alarming reports of lionfish being seen in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Originally from the Indo-Pacific it is not certain how they invaded the Atlantic, but once in waters where they have no natural...

Meet the Covert Clones Battling Climate Change

Meet the Covert Clones Battling Climate Change

I know that you will enjoy this article on Covert Clones Battling Climate Change by Erika Delemarre our newest Blue Ocean contributor. We will be publishing a second article by Erika next week on how Kelp Forests can help us fight climate change. Welcome Erika and...

Can We Save Our Oceans by Growing Corals?

Can We Save Our Oceans by Growing Corals?

The world’s coral reefs are under threat as never before. Ocean warming, acidification, rising sea levels are all having a profound effect on the viability of our coral reef ecosystems. Just in the last several years we have witnessed Australia’s Great Barrier Reef...

Technology Helps Protect Marine Protected Areas

Technology Helps Protect Marine Protected Areas

Governments, organizations and ocean activists worldwide have succeeded in protecting special areas of the oceans by designating them as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). There are now 13,500 MPAs worldwide, created for a variety of reasons; from protecting shipwrecks of...

Is the Internal Combustion Engine running on fumes?

Is the Internal Combustion Engine running on fumes?

Today the great majority of vehicles are still equipped with internal combustion engines but we have been seeing countless news items that portend some big changes down the road. So is the Internal Combustion Engine running on fumes? Let's find out!   In the U.S....

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