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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 Whales...

Ocean Update for June 15, 2018

Ocean Update for June 15, 2018

Hello, Ocean Tribe! We hope you had a wonderful World Oceans Day June 8. We were in NYC at the World Oceans Week event at The Explorers Club! It is one of many public events held last week, including the first International March For the Ocean on June 9. We hope all...

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...

Liz Taylor: A Deep Dive Into the Disconnect

Liz Taylor: A Deep Dive Into the Disconnect

For 2016 Blue Ocean Summit speaker Liz Taylor, it’s probably no surprise she found her way into a career dedicated to ocean exploration and conservation. With a mom like Dr. Sylvia Earle, Liz undoubtedly knew more about the intricacies of the Florida coastline than...

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...

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