24,029 OCEAN PASSPORTS
1,315 PARCELS SPONSORED
1,233 SPECIES FRIENDED

Featured

U.S. and Russia Work Together to Save Arctic From Unregulated Fishing

Photo: USCG

U.S. and Russia Work Together to Save Arctic From Unregulated Fishing

Source: ADN/Yereth Rosen - September 3, 2015

As geopolitical tensions between the United States and Russia have risen, there is at least one subject about which relations are warm -- the mutual desire more…

President Obama’s Climate Change Legacy On Thin Ice

Photo: Barbara de Vries

President Obama’s Climate Change Legacy On Thin Ice

Source: NBC News/Halimah Abdullah and Kristin Donnelly - September 2, 2015

Over the next few days, President Barack Obama will tread gingerly on a receding glacier in the Alaskan Arctic, talk to coastal villagers whose homes more…

Saving the Posidonia Oceanica

Photo: Xavier Mas

Saving the Posidonia Oceanica

Source: The Daily Catch/Marià Marí - September 1, 2015

Life began in the sea some 3-4 thousand million years ago, only to emerge and conquer the land roughly 400 million years ago. The first more…

Posidonia Oceanica: A Threatened Treasure

Photo: Xavier Mas

Posidonia Oceanica: A Threatened Treasure

Source: The Daily Catch/Marià Marí - August 31, 2015

The low levels of nutrients in the Mediterranean Sea allow light to penetrate the depths, lending the water its famous beautiful transparency. These conditions also more…

NASA: Sea Levels Have Risen 8cm Since 1992

Photo: Julie G/Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0)

NASA: Sea Levels Have Risen 8cm Since 1992

Source: Reuters - August 28, 2015

Sea levels worldwide have risen an average of nearly eight centimetres (three inches) since 1992 because of warming waters and melting ice, a panel of NASA scientists more…

Officials Crack Down on Totoaba Bladders

Photo: ICE

Officials Crack Down on Totoaba Bladders

Source: Quartz/Gwynn Guilford - August 27, 2015

Another asset bubble has burst in China. And it’s not in stocks, metals or real estate. It’s the market for a maize-colored organ carved out more…

Sweden’s Ocean Ambassador Fights for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Photo: IISD Reporting Services

Sweden’s Ocean Ambassador Fights for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Source: Grist/Clayton Aldern - August 26, 2015

To risk a truism: The oceans do a lot for us. The currents drive the climate and the monsoons, ocean water absorbs carbon and heat more…

Climate Contrarians Are No Galileos

Image: Public Domain

Climate Contrarians Are No Galileos

Source: The Guardian/Dana Nuccitelli - August 25, 2015

Those who reject the 97% expert consensus on human-caused global warming often invoke Galileo as an example of when the scientific minority overturned the majority view. In reality, climate contrarians more…

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Facility Goes Live

Image: NOAA

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Facility Goes Live

Source: Discovery News/Eric Niiler - August 24, 2015

A team of engineers flipped the switch Friday on a green technology that harnesses the stored energy of the ocean using the temperature difference between warm surface more…

Can Islamic Scholars Change Thinking on Climate Change?

Photo: Edward Musiak/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Can Islamic Scholars Change Thinking on Climate Change?

Source: Nature/Davide Castelvecchi, Quirin Schiermeier, and Richard Hodson - August 21, 2015

Fewer than four months before politicians gather in Paris to try to hammer out an international climate agreement, Islamic scholars have underscored the urgency of more…

Translate »