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.

Plastic Pollution Options Offered at Our Ocean Conference

Plastic Pollution Options Offered at Our Ocean Conference

The main focus of the recent Our Ocean Conference in Bali asked the question what are our plastic pollution options? The companies and countries in attendance, presented commitments to recycling, producing products using recycled material, and how to combat plastics...

World’s Largest Oil Spill Undetected for 14 Years

World’s Largest Oil Spill Undetected for 14 Years

You’ve heard of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. On April 20, 2010 an explosion occurred on a British Petroleum oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana. The rig was drilling an exploratory well in 5,100 feet of water. Of the 126 crew on...

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...

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...

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