Caribbean Coral Diaries: Scolymia lacera

Surprise! I’m a coral addict!! I hope I’m not overdoing it with my enthusiasm for corals, but it’s about to get a whole ‘nother level of fangirl for Scolymia lacera. If you’re like me, every time you get it the…

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Porites furcata

Porites furcata Porites furcata wasn’t a coral we paid much attention to until we came diving in Honduras. On it’s own a few lone branches of P. furcata (Branching Finger Coral) blends right into the reef. But once you see rolling…

Corals In New Caledonia Are Adapting To Future Ocean Conditions

Coral reefs around the world are suffering from the climate change, and as the oceans continue to warm and acidify the outlook isn’t pretty for our beloved corals. But researchers in New Caledonia have made an important discovery. The team…

Introducing The Newest Dive Spot In Tela Honduras – Nikki’s Reef!

Tela’s Newest Dive Site To our delight, over the weekend we got to explore two brand new spots in Tela. It all started Friday when we began planning our dives. Armed with a map and a few exploratory GPS points, we…

Love Coral? Tela Honduras Should Be On Your Bucket List

Dive Tela Honduras For the past two weeks, we’ve had the sincere pleasure of diving with the team from the Tela Marine Research Center, with another three weeks still to come! Tela is a coastal town on the mainland of…

Tela Strikes Back With Another Epic Day Of Diving

We set out at 9 am for our second day of diving in Tela Honduras. You might want to check out our first article to find out why Tela has me on cloud nine! The sea was calm and visibility…

Help Protect The Mesoamerican Reef: Sign The Petition

The Mesoamerican Reef is located in the Caribbean Sea and touches the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. As the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere, it stretches nearly 1000 km from the northern tip of the Yucatan…

Japanese Minister Prepared Emergancy Declaration Over Coral Extinction
Naha Japan The Environment Ministry of Japan has prepared an emergency declaration over coral deaths caused by rising sea temperatures from global warming. In an emergency meeting of experts held in Okinawa Prefecture on Sunday, the ministry inked out the declaration,…
Guide to Caribbean Coral Identification
Guide to Caribbean Coral Identification Hi there, my name is Nicole and I am in love with coral! I want to inspire scuba divers to explore the reef with new eyes by taking a closer look at corals. I have created…
CoralGardening In Koh Tao Thailand

CoralGardening If you’ve ever been scuba diving in Thailand, chances are you’ve heard of Koh Tao. This tiny island in the Gulf of Thailand is tailored for scuba divers, and pumps out thousands and thousands of certified divers every year.…