January, 2017

A giant manta ray, seen from below, glides gracefully through the water.

Saving Indonesia’s Manta Rays: A Story of Hope

By on 31 January 2017

Misool Baseftin’s A New Day In Lamakera Project Helps Manta Rays and Their Would-Be Hunters Live Sustainably and Harmoniously Every diver has a bucket list of dive destinations— the best spot for particular marine life, the most pristine, the most remote. Towards the top of my bucket list is Raja Ampat, Indonesia. A remote archipelago located […]

Two happy divers underwater in the Caribbean

How To Find Sustainable Dive Operators: Part II

By on 26 January 2017

This is Part II of the Guide to Finding Sustainable Dive Operators. Part I highlights dive training agency recognitions, Part III discusses voluntary standards for environmentally responsible diving, and Part IV presents green travel, tourism, and business certifications. Independently Evaluated Certifications and Recognitions, Dive Industry Specific Choosing a dive operator for your next dive trip or vacation can […]

Fish abound on a colorful coral reef. Healthy oceans are a priority in 2017.

Want A Healthier Ocean Planet? 10 Resolutions For 2017

By on 21 January 2017

How I’m prioritizing the health of the ocean and planet with a few simple goals this year, and you can too. For me, the most urgent issue at this moment is the future of the ocean— the ocean is everything. Without a healthy ocean the rest of the planet (all 29 percent of it) is nothing. […]