Great documentary! Cocos Island protrudes from the Pacific Ocean – a lone volcano peeking out of the blue grey waters, off the Costa Rican coast. The island has many similarities with the fictional Treasure Island, penned by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, himself an intrepid traveler. Maybe he […]
Just when you think orcas couldn’t possible be any more awesome, they get even better. A study in 2019 showed these whales are really good at scaring off the most feared beast in the sea. Yep. Orcas have toppled the great white shark off their ‘apex predator’ throne. A […]
Great escape for the pandemic / lockdown, 10 hours of ocean scapes with calming ocean sounds for those who miss it!
A new study concludes that plastic from tires generates vastly more microplastic waste than any other source. It’s also carried by the wind, hence the title Atmospheric transport is a major pathway of microplastics to remote regions. The average emissions are about .81 kg (1.78 pounds) per capita, for […]
Stunning footage of glowing dolphins gliding through the water was captured off the Newport Beach coastline Wednesday night (California, USA). The video, taken aboard a whale watching boat, showed the dolphins as bioluminescent streaks of blue as they whooshed and shimmied their way through the waters.
Six out of seven sea turtle species are threatened with extinction. We need more connected ocean sanctuaries to protect them! Watch their story below and sign the petition calling for a global network of ocean sanctuaries to protect the turtles’ homes: http://www.greenpeace.org/turtlejourney This Video was created by the […]
Researchers found that the oceans are dramatically changing due to climate change, the latest evidence of a warming world. The planet’s oceans were the warmest in recorded history in 2019, according to a new analysis published Monday. An international team of researchers analyzed temperature data from sources around the […]
The Ocean Cleanup (non profit) develops technology to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. To do so, we all need to not only clean up the plastic that is currently there, but also stop new plastic from entering the ocean via rivers. River Cleanup Explained: See the Interceptor […]
Shark skin might look perfectly smooth, but inspect it under a microscope and you’ll notice something strange. The entire outer surface of a shark’s body is actually covered in sharp, little scales known as denticles. More remarkable still, these denticles are incredibly similar to human teeth, as they’re […]
For over 40 years, Sea Shepherd has been tremendously effective in defending the oceans against poaching and other illegal activities at sea. In addition, their work to enforce international conservation laws and uphold the protection for critically endangered species – such as the vaquita dolphin and hawksbill turtle […]