Happy Friday all! We are past the Ides of March and making our way to April. Our latest edition of the Friday smorgasbord has some of the more intriguing videos we’ve come across this week. Crack open a cold one and enjoy!
Utopia in the Maldives is Stunningly Expensive
This resort in the Indian Ocean is the perfect getaway from the daily grind ? ??
Posted by Yahoo Finance on Thursday, March 15, 2018
When I win the lottery, I’ll book travel to the St. Regis Resourt in the Maldives. This unique hotel is accessible only by sea plane and will set you back at least $2,000 a night. If you want the best room in the place, expect to drop $20,000 and up!
Looking Good for Your Age
This is the oldest creature in the ocean ?
Posted by Daily Mail Australia on Monday, March 5, 2018
The comb jelly is the oldest thing in our oceans that’s have been around for over 500 million years. The fascinating creature is 97% water, but don’t let the name fool you. The comb jelly is not a jellyfish. They are not even closely-linked relatives. A comb jelly belongs to the phylum Ctenophora whereas a jelly fish belongs to the phylum Cnidaria.
What the *Bleep* is an Invasive Species Anyway?
What is an invasive species? Start with our short video, then read our Ocean Fact: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/invasive.html #InvasiveSpeciesWeek
Posted by National Ocean Service on Monday, February 26, 2018
It’s always good to brush up on the definition.
Swimming in a Sea of Plastic
Plastic + Oceans = 🙁
Sailing the Seas for Change
A true ocean hero, Emily Penn, is sailing the North Pacific this summer with her all female crew eXXpedition, to raise awareness of single use plastics in the ocean and inspire the world to #PassOnPlasticShe chatted to Sky News
Posted by Sky Ocean Rescue on Thursday, March 15, 2018
Emily Penn, is sailing the North Pacific this summer with her all female crew eXXpedition, to raise awareness of single use plastics in the ocean and inspire the world to #PassOnPlastic. They’ll be piloting through the Pacific Ocean plastic patch even.
Amazing, Ain’t it?
The wonders of the ocean.@david_palfrey (http://bit.ly/2tVSEGe) captures a shark feeding on Ningaloo Reef, Coral Bay
Posted by BuffaloMonkey on Thursday, March 15, 2018
Nature is magical.