Poster from UN Ocean Conference

Momentum for Ocean Conservation Growing

By on 23 June 2017

The UN Ocean Conference and the commitments made there signal a turning tide in global ocean awareness. The Conference aims to be the game changer that will reverse the decline in the health of our ocean for people, planet and prosperity. It will be solutions-focused with engagement from all. The first UN Ocean Conference was […]

Holding up "Protect Our Ocean Planet" sign at the March For Science

More Action For Oceans

By on 24 April 2017

Following close on the heels of international Earth Day celebrations and the success of the March For Science, on April 29th, The People’s Climate March is another opportunity to stand up for the oceans. What are some ocean issues affected/caused by current (anthropogenic) climate change? Rising ocean temperatures Current major coral bleaching event and coral death […]

Ocean planet earth in space

Celebrate Our Ocean Earth

By on 18 April 2017

So many ways to celebrate (Ocean) Earth Day! This coming Saturday, April 22nd, is Earth Day. And though its best to keep Mother Earth in mind every day, participating in events on Earth Day is a fun way of raising awareness and getting everyone involved. This year it seems especially important to show some love for our natural world, […]

Asia Dive Expo 2017 Dedicated to Climate Change

Climate Change Theme of Asia Dive Expo

By on 26 February 2017

Asia Dive Expo (ADEX), Asia’s largest and longest-running dive expo, puts the focus on climate change and conservation for this year’s show. Instead of a marine creature, ADEX will be dedicated entirely to Climate Change and the impact it is having, and will have, on our oceans. As the biggest challenge facing nature and humanity, […]

Mangroves meet seagrass beds in a protected area of Utila, Honduras

5 Ways Wetlands Can Save the World

By on 17 February 2017

Wetlands are important and somewhat under-appreciated ecosystems that can greatly benefit humans, if we let them. When you think of wetlands, what do you picture? Do you imagine lush marshes filled by flocks of migrating birds, or mysterious mangrove forests, or the frozen arctic tundra? Maybe, but if you grew up in an urban area […]

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. […]