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

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;...

Make a Date with the Ocean, See Blue the Film

Make a Date with the Ocean, See Blue the Film

“The ocean has done so much for us, now we have the opportunity to do something meaningful for the ocean…to offer it our protection…This is our home, our future” --Blue the Film   Make a Date With the Ocean! In celebration of #WorldOceansDay, the award-winning...

Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao a Model for Eco Tourism

Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao a Model for Eco Tourism

Koh Tao means Turtle Island in Thai and is a small island offering some of the best dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. But what really seems to set Koh Tao apart is the  Sairee Cottage dive resort that has a passion for eco-friendly tourism.   Koh Tao receives...

Ocean Lovers Gather for a CORALPALOOZA On World Oceans Day

Ocean Lovers Gather for a CORALPALOOZA On World Oceans Day

2018 is The International Year of the Reef. #IYOR2018 What could possibly be a better way to celebrate than to save a coral reef! How, you ask, can I save a coral reef? I'm glad you asked! By joining in the 4th annual CORALPALOOZA. Sounds pretty kinky and it's fun...

Green Fins is coming to the Caribbean

Green Fins is coming to the Caribbean

Green Fins is being introduced into the Dominican Republic in June 2018, the first exposure for the the Eco-Diving Certification Program in the Caribbean. Green Fins is coming to the Caribbean at a time when the numbers of tourists to the island nation has increased...

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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