HUMAN IMPACT

Split image: Atlantic/Caribbean and Pacific

From The Caribbean to The Pacific

By on 24 August 2017

Diving, coral nursing, whale watching, and trash collecting on two coasts.

A lionfish in the Caribbean

Lionfish: Killing for Conservation?

By on 28 July 2017

Invasive lionfish are taking over Caribbean reefs, but divers’ hunting efforts might help lessen their impact on native fish species. Lionfish are special: they’re beautiful, they’re venomous, and they’re super adaptable. They have huge appetites and reproduce at an astounding rate. They are also not native in Atlantic/Caribbean waters. The story goes something like this: […]

Say No To Plastic spelled out in the sand

Epic Beach Clean Up Success!

By on 14 July 2017

The community of Utila came together for a beach clean up of a turtle nesting area along the South Shore, where we collected an incredible amount of trash.

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 […]

divers on boat with trash

Dive Against Debris Success!

By on 9 June 2017

We celebrated World Oceans Day with a Dive Against Debris underwater clean up!

Our Oceans, Our Future

By on 7 June 2017

World Oceans Day is this Thursday, June 8th, so be sure to do something great for the oceans! The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is “Our Oceans, Our Future,” with a particular focus on solutions to plastic pollution and marine litter prevention “for a healthier ocean and a better future.” We know that without […]