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.

Every Day Should Be World Octopus Day

Every Day Should Be World Octopus Day

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...

Saving Coral Reefs With Innovation

Saving Coral Reefs With Innovation

We have been seeing some pretty grim news lately on the condition of the world's coral reefs. From a cruise ship running aground on the pristine reefs of Raja Ampat, to the massive coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. See our post: Can the Great Barrier...

Can Sushi Be Sustainable?

Can Sushi Be Sustainable?

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day, and for true vegetarians this means no meat eating, like chicken, turkey, pork or beef.  Yet there is a lot of wiggle room (debate) about the definition of vegetarianism. Some people believe that vegetarians can eat fish, while...

The New Gold Rush: Part B, Is Deep Sea Mining Inevitable?

The New Gold Rush: Part B, Is Deep Sea Mining Inevitable?

In the first part of The New Gold Rush we described how the world is running out of many of the “rare metals” that modern technology relies on. Complicating the supply is that up to 97% of this production is monopolized by China. To find new sources for these metals,...

Glass Sponge Reefs: Living Fossils Found off Canadian Coast

Glass Sponge Reefs: Living Fossils Found off Canadian Coast

Just discovered in 1987, these unique, very ancient and very fragile Glass Sponge Reefs were found 200 meters deep off the Pacific coast of British Columbia. Until this discovery, only fossils, found across most of Central Europe, told the story of glass sponge reefs....

How Deep Is the Ocean, Really!

How Deep Is the Ocean, Really!

Most humans have just dipped their toes into the sea, some fortunate few have donned mask and flippers to descend maybe 20 feet. With a tank and scuba gear some venture further, possibly 120 feet. The world’s deepest free-dive set a record at 831 feet deep....

The New Gold Rush: Part B, Is Deep Sea Mining Inevitable?

The New Gold Rush: The Debate Over Deep Sea Mining, Part A

What if your cellphone stopped working. You decided to buy a new one but there were no more. New models were no longer being shipped because the manufacturer had run out of a key, rare metal. This is just the tip of the iceberg when you start considering the issues...

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