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Mesoamerican Reef gets improving bill of health


A recent report tracking the health of the Mesoamerican Reef indicates that conservation efforts might be helping to turn the tide for the reef itself and the people who depend on it.

“Reefs face ever increasing stress which is outpacing that of our management actions,” Melanie McField, an ecologist at the Smithsonian Institution, said in a statement. “ The measured improvement in reef health demonstrates our capacity to stem the trajectory of decline.” Read more

February 10, 2018 |

Andrew and Marit Miners Honored as Scuba Diving Sea Heroes

Source: Scuba Diving

Andrew and Marit Miners are co-founders of Misool Eco Resort and  Misool Foundation (called Yayasan Misool Baseftin in Indonesian)often held up as an example of how everyday people with grit, heart and determination can effect real change. For their vision and dedication, the Miners are our January/February Scuba Diving Sea Heroes. Read more

January 15, 2018 |

Mexico Establishes Largest Marine Protected Area in North America

Source: Author Jason Daley –

The nation will fully protect 57,000 square miles around the Revillagigedo Islands from fishing and resource extraction.

Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, signed a decree creating a massive marine reserve, spanning 57,000 square miles around the four Revillagigedo Islands—a volcanic archipelago 240 miles southwest of the Baja Peninsula. The reserve is the largest marine protected area yet created in North America. Read more

January 3, 2018 |

What you need to know about Lionfish!


It’s been over twenty years since we first started hearing alarming reports of lionfish being seen in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Originally from the Indo-Pacific it is not certain how they invaded the Atlantic, but once in waters where they have no natural predators, the lionfish population exploded and quickly became the most destructive invasive species in history. Read more

September 28, 2017 |
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