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

Is My Voice Heard? Yes, the Goliath Grouper is Safe!

Is My Voice Heard? Yes, the Goliath Grouper is Safe!

Do you ever wonder when you sign a petition or send in a letter, Is My Voice Heard? The answer is a resounding yes and it is demonstrated over and over again. Here's a recent example, in March we published an article on the Goliath Grouper focusing on the pressure...

Whale Sharks Prove to be Long Haul Travelers

Whale Sharks Prove to be Long Haul Travelers

Marine Biologists have mapped out the routes of leatherback turtles and grey whales, both species famous for their long-distance migration patterns. The Arctic tern annually flies from Iceland and Greenland to the coast of the Antarctic and within six months...

How You Can Help Empty the Tanks Worldwide

How You Can Help Empty the Tanks Worldwide

May 12th marked the 6th annual Empty the Tanks Worldwide Day and while we are only a few months into 2018, we have a lot of progress to celebrate this year. The Empty the Tanks  movement has caught on. Organized pro-cetacean public awareness campaigns and onsite...

Ghost Fishing Gear Kills Again in the Caribbean

Ghost Fishing Gear Kills Again in the Caribbean

Ghost Nets strike again, this time in the Caribbean off the Cayman Islands where hundreds of dead fish and sharks were found ensnared in abandoned in ghost fishing gear. The huge net appeared to have been adrift for months wreaking havoc with marine life that entire...

Plastic Pollution has Sunk to New Depths Do We Need More?

Plastic Pollution has Sunk to New Depths Do We Need More?

Two stories crossed each other this week that contrast the opposing sides in the war on plastic pollution. Our first story demonstrates that there is no location that is so remote as to be shielded from plastic pollution. The second story is about the profit made from...

Lionfish Festival, Awareness, Cook-Offs and Viral Videos

Lionfish Festival, Awareness, Cook-Offs and Viral Videos

Invasive Lionfish have turned some of North America's favorite tropical waters into their own, exclusive picnic basket. Now communities from Texas to Florida are fighting bank and having fun doing it. Here's a taste of a Lionfish Festival near you, that features...

Personal Submarine Tourism at the Four Seasons Maldives

Personal Submarine Tourism at the Four Seasons Maldives

Explore UNESCO waters in DeepFlight’s first 3-person Super Falcon 3S: the pinnacle of personal submarine technology. DeepFlight produces the world’s highest performance personal submarines.  On May 3, 2018, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru became the...

Use a Sustainable Sunscreen that won’t Kill Coral Reefs

Use a Sustainable Sunscreen that won’t Kill Coral Reefs

Our Ocean’s coral reefs are under threat from many causes. Ocean acidification, climate change and ocean warming are the biggest and these issues need to be tackled at an international level. But there are also serious threats to coral reefs that individuals can help...

Preserve, Protect and Plant Mangrove Forests

Preserve, Protect and Plant Mangrove Forests

Any day is perfect for planting a tree and there are no forests that play as important a role in protecting our oceans as mangroves. Join us to find out what’s happening to preserve, protect and plant mangrove forests. Why Mangroves are Vital for a Healthy Ocean...

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