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.

Corruption and Greenwashing on the Riviera Maya

Corruption and Greenwashing on the Riviera Maya

This is the last article in our series: Can Mass Tourism be Sustainable? This series explores what has made Mexico’s Riviera Maya a desirable tourism destination. What is the environmental legacy of rapid development on the area? This article Corruption and...

Penguins Living on a Plastic Island, Is This the Future?

Penguins Living on a Plastic Island, Is This the Future?

Normally, we see penguins within a white, frigid, but pristine Antarctic habitat. However, as the plastic pollution problem grows, we are finding that this man-made material has made its way to the farthest reaches of our planet. To drive home this point, the World...

Is the Ocean More Resilient to Climate Change Than Thought?

Is the Ocean More Resilient to Climate Change Than Thought?

We so often read articles of the ocean threatened by pollution, over-fishing and climate change, so here’s a report that brings us some much appreciated good news. Is the ocean more resilient to climate change than we had thought? Here's the easy part, the ocean, as...

Mangrove Deforestation Contributes to Global Warming

Mangrove Deforestation Contributes to Global Warming

We often hear that deforestation in forests and jungles like the Amazon releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere causing a “green-house effect” that contributes to global warming. But have we considered the consequences of mangrove deforestation. A new study...

Sustainable Seafood: A Smorgasbord of Ideas

Sustainable Seafood: A Smorgasbord of Ideas

Fish sustains a large portion of the world’s population. It's high in protein making it one of the healthiest food options available. That’s the rub; what is healthy for us is not necessarily healthy for seafood sustainability. At a time when the human population is...

Sargassum Smothering Caribbean Beaches

Sargassum Smothering Caribbean Beaches

For tourists visiting beach resorts around the Caribbean, who expect to see the sublime, pristine beaches depicted on websites, are instead shocked to find beaches littered with piles of decaying seagrass, smelling of rotten eggs. Especially after a storm with strong...

Fish Talk and We’re Listening

Fish Talk and We’re Listening

Listen carefully, is that your goldfish telling you its time to feed her? Pet owners have been verbally bossed around by their dogs and cats for centuries, but did you know that your goldfish might also be chirping in? Actually, research into the question of fish...

Monitoring the Yukon Reef with Ocean Sanctuaries

Monitoring the Yukon Reef with Ocean Sanctuaries

In 2000, the HMCS Yukon, a 366 foot-long Canadian warship, was sunk off the coast of San Diego to become an artificial reef. Since then the ship has transformed into a home for marine life, while becoming an international diving destination. Find out how you, as a...

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