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
Fascinating New Marine Species Discovered in Deep Seas

Fascinating New Marine Species Discovered in Deep Seas

It’s been a good several weeks for new marine species. First, valuable manta ray data and two new species of fish were discovered in Raja Ampat. This southeast Asian location is the epicenter of marine biodiversity, so its not surprising that new species would be...

The Great Barrier Reef as We Knew It Is Gone!

The Great Barrier Reef as We Knew It Is Gone!

2018 is the third International Year of the Reef and we should be celebrating the beauty and benefits brought to us by the planet’s healthy coral reefs. Unfortunately, that is not the case, our coral reefs are under serious threat from over-fishing, pollution and...

Powerful Images of Plastic Pollution Go Viral

Powerful Images of Plastic Pollution Go Viral

Creatives have been paying attention to the plight of the ocean and thanks to their keen observations and social media influence, these photos and videos have shone bright lights on the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem. By having their images go viral, these...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Plastic Pollution

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Plastic Pollution

When we look at the good, the bad and the ugly of plastic pollution in our oceans, we unfortunately, find much more bad and ugly than good news. Like the ancient mariner who uttered “Until my Ghastly Tale is Told, This Heart Within Me Burns” we're going to tell the...

Punk-Rock Party Reptile is now Endangered

Punk-Rock Party Reptile is now Endangered

Make sure this little guy gets on your next “Invite” list, because no party would be complete without him. St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween, Mardi Gras, or Punk-Rock Hoedown, he will fit in no matter what the theme of your next bash, although he does like to grab the...

Growing Indonesian Oil Spill an Environmental Disaster

Growing Indonesian Oil Spill an Environmental Disaster

Recently we have covered numerous stories out of Indonesia from reporting on polluted rivers in Java to plastic littering the beaches of Bali. Now Indonesia must deal with possibly the largest environmental challenge of the last decade. Indonesian authorities have...

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

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

We love penguins, we're amused by their antics and admire their ability to survive in some of the world's most formidable conditions. Normally, we see penguins within a white, frigid, but pristine Antarctic habitat. But the World Wild Life Fund- Italia, just posted a...

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...

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