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.

Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

  Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! In honor of your day, we decided to do a little digging on fatherhood in the underwater kingdom. What we turned up was a little surprising, but also quite informative. (photo - Christopher Michel/Wikipedia Commons)...

Cuttlefish: Chameleons Of The Sea!

Cuttlefish: Chameleons Of The Sea!

There is one marine species that I am always looking for when diving and they are the Cephalopods, which includes cuttlefish, squid, octopuses, and nautiluses. There is something truly other worldly about the Cephalopods, especially the cuttlefish. Maybe it's the...

A Must Read, Planet or Plastic, in June National Geographic

A Must Read, Planet or Plastic, in June National Geographic

The June issue is the perfect primer on the world’s plastic pollution. In the magazine’s exemplary tradition, they have taken on a complex subject and described it in a clear and comprehensible article. Planet or Plastic written by Laura Parker and Elizabeth Royte...

Japanese Whale Hunt, 122 Pregnant Females Killed For Research

Japanese Whale Hunt, 122 Pregnant Females Killed For Research

The Japanese are doing that damn “research” again. I’m of course referring to the annual Japanese whale hunt, what they euphemistically call a “biological field survey." Japan says it's scientifically imperative in understanding Antarctica’s ecosystem to kill whales;...

3D Printed Model Brings Coral Bleaching into the Classroom

3D Printed Model Brings Coral Bleaching into the Classroom

Seems like we are on a coral reef roll lately, with articles on coral spawning, coral reef gardening and unfortunately one on coral disease. But this all makes sense since we are celebrating the International Year of the Reef, so the more articles on our coral reefs...

Understanding Coral Spawning Brings Hope For Endangered Reefs

Understanding Coral Spawning Brings Hope For Endangered Reefs

All too often we hear that the world’s coral reefs are in peril. It’s undeniably true, that our reef ecosystems are threatened by rising ocean temperatures that cause coral bleaching, plus the dangers of pollution, coastal development and over fishing, in fact we just...

Decoding the Disease Devastating Florida’s Coral Reefs

Decoding the Disease Devastating Florida’s Coral Reefs

What is attacking Florida’s coral reefs? It’s not the damage that occurs as a hurricane passes through, nor is it the bleaching away of brilliant colors caused by extreme ocean warming events. This is a slow, insidious disease that attacks hard corals, leaving...

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