Responsible Shark and Ray Tourism Guide: Free Download

Shark and Ray Tourism Guide Shark and ray tourism is a major draw for scuba divers. Globally the industry has some 376 well-established tourism operations which focus on getting divers in the water with charismatic megafauna and apex elasmobranch species.…

Sharks At Our Wedding

SHARKS AT OUR WEDDING By Dirck Zadeh In the late summer of 2013 my brother got married to his girlfriend Myrthe. We all went to Marrakech for a sun-drenched 3 day wedding and we all had a lovely time. When…

OceanPositive Swimwear Is Made From Recycled Ghost Nets
OceanPositive OceanPositive is a new line of swimwear made from recycled fishing nets. This new swimwear collecting was created by Fourth Element to raise awareness about abandoned ghost nets, and to help protect the ocean environment. "Ghost Nets amount to over 600,000…
How 3D printed sea turtle eggs could help catch poachers

The nonprofit Paso Pacifico is in the process of developing a fake turtle egg containing GSM transmitter hidden inside a 3D printed shell. The realistic decoys can be tracked over cellular networks along with their smugglers in hopes they will lead…

Local breeders put their mark in Singapore’s aquaculture scene

The South-East Asian countries are well known for the global impact they have on the greater aquaculture industry. Majority of the aqua-cultured livestock in the S.E Asian market includes food fish and freshwater ornamentals, with a much smaller focus on…

Reef climate lab opens in Australia

The first coral reef climate lab was recently opened near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to study the effects of different variables from climate change on corals in a controlled setting. The state-of-the-art lab will run controlled experiments to see how…

SECORE heads to Singapore to aid corals

Singapore scientists are getting a little help from SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) to help preserve the corals in the country’s coastal waters. Over 20 scientists from around the globe representing places as far as the US and Netherlands are at John’s…

Pew Fellows in Marine Conservation announced, get Google Earth tour

The 2010 Pew Fellows in Marine Conservation were recently announced and not only do the researchers get much-needed money to continue their research but we get a Google Earth Marine Tour of the researchers and their work. This is a…