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

Viva Vaquita: International Save the Vaquita Day

Viva Vaquita: International Save the Vaquita Day

Last year, July 8, 2017 was set aside as Save the Vaquita Day. A year ago, the Vaquita porpoise was considered the world’s most endangered marine mammal with as few as 30 individuals left. So a year later, on International Save the Vaquita Day 2018 do we have anything...

The What and Where of Fishing in a Time of Change

The What and Where of Fishing in a Time of Change

What happens to traditional fishing rights when the traditional fish that are fished move somewhere else. Sea temperatures are warming and that is having a huge impact on the what and where of fishing.   The What and Where of Fishing and Lobster, Turtles and...

Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

Our Favorite Underwater Fathers!

  Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! In honor of your day, we decided to do a little digging on fatherhood in the underwater kingdom. What we turned up was a little surprising, but also quite informative. (photo - Christopher Michel/Wikipedia Commons)...

Cuttlefish: Chameleons Of The Sea!

Cuttlefish: Chameleons Of The Sea!

There is one marine species that I am always looking for when diving and they are the Cephalopods, which includes cuttlefish, squid, octopuses, and nautiluses. There is something truly other worldly about the Cephalopods, especially the cuttlefish. Maybe it's the...

The Kraken sited off Virgin Gorda

The Kraken sited off Virgin Gorda

The Kraken is a legendary sea creature that haunted the imagination of seafarers for centuries. The origins of the legend may have been with sightings of giant squids in the Atlantic where its size and fearsome appearance inspired numerous stories of encounters...

A Must Read, Planet or Plastic, in June National Geographic

A Must Read, Planet or Plastic, in June National Geographic

The June issue is the perfect primer on the world’s plastic pollution. In the magazine’s exemplary tradition, they have taken on a complex subject and described it in a clear and comprehensible article. Planet or Plastic written by Laura Parker and Elizabeth Royte...

India Vows to Ban all Single-Use Plastics by 2022

India Vows to Ban all Single-Use Plastics by 2022

Beat Plastic Pollution is the theme of the 2018 World Environment Day and India as the host of this year’s event used the opportunity to announce a momentous initiative, to ban all single-use plastics by 2022. Home to 1.3 billion people with one of the world’s...

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