Marine Life

Marine Life

One of the things we’re very excited about is the opportunity to showcase images from the world’s best underwater photographers and filmmakers shot in locations around the world.

We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch—we are going back from whence we came.
John F. Kennedy

Blue Whales and Dugongs in Timor-Leste

Blue Whales and Dugongs in Timor-Leste

The thrill of finding the largest creatures on Earth alongside an outstanding array of coral reef biodiversity. Timor-Leste sits between Indonesia and Australia, well within the so-called Coral Triangle. Once we get there and attempt an easy dive from shore near Dili,...

Are Kittens Killing Beluga Whales?

Are Kittens Killing Beluga Whales?

Here’s a story that demonstrates how interconnected the world is, for better and for worse. Whales are in a lot of trouble what with whaling, ship collisions and being entangled in ghost gear. Now, a new study, reveals that whales should also be concerned about your...

Viral Videos of 2018

Viral Videos of 2018

This was a year in which the ocean was repeatedly in the News. To their credit the media focused much needed attention on the serious issues plaguing our oceans. Plastic pollution, climate change, the health of our coral reefs and red tide were all subjects that were...

Can You Find the Pygmy Seahorse?

Can You Find the Pygmy Seahorse?

We could not resist sharing this delightful video of pigmy seahorses with you. They are tiny and are so effective at blending into their surroundings that they have remained largely undetected.   Able to Hide from Predators and Researchers The first was only...

Top Ocean Issues of 2018

Top Ocean Issues of 2018

2018 has been a year that has shown a bright light on the world’s oceans issues. From plastic pollution to climate change to red tide and the health of coral reefs, each of these issues are complex, multi-faceted and approaching crisis proportions. But along with the...

Coral Reef Art on the Great Barrier Reef

Coral Reef Art on the Great Barrier Reef

The coral reef ecosystem is a work of art, created by the most prolific of artists--this planet. Florescent animals create stacking, branching, ecosystems in vivid purples, yellows, pinks, blues, greens, even a fiery red. There is so much diversity of aquatic life in...

Saving Whales with Satellites

Saving Whales with Satellites

Cetaceans are hard to keep track of. It’s ironic the largest animals in the world are so difficult to follow, but studying and protecting 90-plus species in 1.39 billion cubic kilometers of ocean is a continuing challenge. Which brings up the possibility...

The Remarkable  Story Behind Force Blue

The Remarkable Story Behind Force Blue

Today’s profile is not just one peron's story, but of three friends that came together to do a truly remarkable thing. In 2015 Jim Riotterhoff and Keith Sahm, got together at Sunset House on Grand Cayman Island. Sahm was the general manager of the dive resort and they...

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