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

The World of Very Bizarre Sharks

The World of Very Bizarre Sharks

To celebrate both Shark Week and Shark Awareness Day, we are bringing you videos of some very bizarre sharks that you might have missed on your last dive. Looking at these videos, you might be glad that you did. Large and small, some inhabit very deep waters, some not...

Shark Week Again: Positive or Negative PR for Sharks?

Shark Week Again: Positive or Negative PR for Sharks?

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, we are being stalked once more. That’s right, this past week has been Shark Week, the Discovery Channel’s overload of everything shark. As the longest running series on cable, this program celebrated an...

Does Bermuda Hold the Key to Coral Reef Resilience?

Does Bermuda Hold the Key to Coral Reef Resilience?

Coral Reefs around the world are in decline, from the Great Barrier Reef to the Caribbean, where coral reef ecosystems are threatened by climate change and rising ocean temperatures. As a result, we have witnessed catastrophic, extreme heat events leaving enormous...

Coral Gardening: Viability and Necessity!

Coral Gardening: Viability and Necessity!

Not long ago, the idea of growing coral reefs was considered a “fringe” idea, not practical. But now we realize that coral gardening is both viable and necessary for rehabilitating our coral reef ecosystems and to repair the damage caused by extraordinary heat events...

Whales Killed, Whales Rescued, Whales Watched

Whales Killed, Whales Rescued, Whales Watched

Here’s a round-up of the latest news on whales, some good and some not so good including endangered whales killed, whales being rescued and whale watching tours going carbon neutral.   Endangered Blue Whale Killed by Icelandic Whalers?? Sea Shepherd claims that...

What you need to know about Lionfish!

What you need to know about Lionfish!

It’s been over twenty years since we first started hearing alarming reports of lionfish being seen in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Originally from the Indo-Pacific it is not certain how they invaded the Atlantic, but once in waters where they have no natural...

Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Impacted by Ocean Warming

Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Impacted by Ocean Warming

This latest story out of Australia goes to the heart of the complexity and connectedness of marine ecosystems. Over the last two years we have reported on the massive coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. Nearly 90% of the world’s largest structure created by...

The Future of Aquaculture, Two Sides of the Story

The Future of Aquaculture, Two Sides of the Story

We raise profound questions on how we can use aquaculture and the bounty of the sea to feed the world.   Through aquaculture, only a tiny fraction of the ocean’s area could meet the entire world’s demand for fish. This result is from a study conducted by...

Five fish that should not be on your plate!

Five fish that should not be on your plate!

Many of the world’s fish populations are threatened by over-consumption with severe implications for the millions of humans that depend on them for their livelihood and sustenance. You can do your part to stem this tide of unsustainable fishing, use the Marine...

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