Friday Smorgasbord: Robotic Fish Edition

Today’s Friday Smorgasbord features some cool stories ranging from robotic fish, pesky dolphins, fun facts about fish and one of the deepest fish you’ll ever meet! Cool Robotic Fish The robot fish This MIT robot has fish convinced it’s one…

Friday Smorgasbord: A lot about stories about dolphins and more

As we’re waiting for Happy Hour and our weekend to officially start, we’ve got a dose of ocean-related goodies to share in this installment of the Friday Smorgasbord. We could probably call this edition Dolphin Tales since there are a…

Friday Smorgasbord: Floating art, dolphin stampedes, tidepools and more

We are a society built on consumption and our reliance on plastics is having a major impact on our environment, especially in our waterways and oceans. We’ve know about the floating islands of plastic, like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and other horror stories…

Friday Smorgasbord: Extinct mollusks return, deep sea robot reboot, tuna-bots, dolphin birth, Madagascar reefs and NYC LFS makes the WSJ

Another Friday in the book and the last one before the annual mecca to MACNA next weekend in Dallas. We have a full slate of cool tidbits to entertain you and set your weekend off on fun foot. First off…

Friday Smorgasbord: iGills, iron spiking, dolphin rights and how to be an aquanaut

Welcome to the latest edition of your Friday smorgasbord of weird, wacky and downright cool tidbits from around the interwebs. Today’s edition has some fun and funky things and leading off if a cool gadget that turns your iPhone into…

Rescued baby dolphin gets swim lessons

[youtube width=”640″ height=”505″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js3nIFG3yNs&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Check out this great video of a rescued baby La Plata River dolphin being nursed back to health at SOS Rescate Fauna Marina in Uruguay. The 10-day old dolphin was found by people walking on a beach near…

Dolphins trapped in water jail pool in Egypt

[youtube width=”640″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiLndVeDW4Q[/youtube] This video that we’ve included shows 4 dolphins living in a private villa. The villa is located in Hurghada, Egypt. The dolphins seem to be kept in a small swimming pool of some sort. The pool, which…

“The Cove” about Dolphins wins Academy Award for best Documentary

Did you watch the Academy awards last night? If you did you would have seen The Cove win the award for best documentary series.  “‘The Cove,’ directed by Louie Psihoyos, uses surreptitiously gathered footage to document dolphin hunts in the…