Written by: Myrtle Bautista The ocean is a beautiful, mysterious place that we often take for granted. We think of it as a vast resource that will always be there, but the reality is that our oceans are in danger. The ocean is home to a staggering amount of life that is easily the largest ecosystem on Earth. But oceans are under threat from a variety of sources, including pollution, overfishing, and climate change. The […]
How Boaters and Marinas Can Manage Nonpoint Source Pollution
Written by: Zach Norton Boating is a big industry. According to this study there were 11.97 million registered boats in the U.S. alone in 2020. To house and service these pleasure crafts, there were an estimated 9,952 marinas in business that same year. The result is plenty of fun-filled days on the water for American families. However, an unintended consequence is the release of uncalculated gallons of nonpoint source (NPS) pollutants into our waterways. If […]
Our mission: 200 beach clean-ups in the next 5 years!
06 December 2022 We need a healthy ocean for our survival. Our beaches are the bridge between our world and the ocean. We must keep our beaches clean if we hope to keep our oceans clean. We made it our mission to do a minimum of 200 beach clean-ups in the next five years. One of the major benefits of organizing a beach clean-up is that it brings people face-to-face with the reality of plastic […]
What Gift To Buy For A SCUBA Diving Addict?
A SCUBA diving addict can be easily recognized as someone who daydreams about the sea most of the time. And who knows so much about marine life and random ocean facts. It’s also someone who will probably be so passionate about it that they will slowly but surely make you also fall in love with this unique world. And then you may realize that once we dive deep into that passion, there is no surfacing […]
Great News for Great Barrier Reef: Highest Coral Cover Displayed in 36 Years!
18 Augustus 2022 – Written by Stacey Bondareva After years of hearing about the environmental crisis facing the Great Barrier Reef, there is finally a spark of hope—scientists have announced that the reef is displaying the highest coral cover in over 36 years. The Great Barrier Reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia. It is the world’s largest coral reef system, stretching over 2300 kilometers (1430 miles). Containing an […]