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Is Your Sunscreen Killing The Reef?

By on 13 April 2017

Did you know that many sunscreens contain substances that cause coral bleaching, development and reproduction defects, and can also be toxic to fish and other marine life? Research is still being done to determine the effects of sunscreens pollution on marine life, so of course this information may be subject to change. But from what […]

Post-Election Blues

By on 16 November 2016

I have been struggling for the past week with how and what to say to adequately untangle the strands of the mess left by this US election. I spent the first three days obsessively reading every article on the current climate situation — policies, proposed policies, COP22, the Paris Agreement, whether or not it can […]

Virtual Dives On The World’s Most Beautiful Reefs

By on 26 October 2016

Where do you want to go diving today? If you’re dreaming of the next time you’ll get underwater (like I am), then this is just what you need. Virtual dives, created by the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team in partnership with Google Streetview, will take you to reefs, wrecks, and big animal encounters all over […]