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PELAGIC & REEF DIVERSITY OF THE ARCHIPIELAGO DE REVILLAGIGEDO
ABOARD QUINO EL GUARDIAN
February 21 – March 2, 2019
April 6 – 15, 2019
Dr. Carlos Sanchez
Socorro Islands – Pelagic & Reef Diversity
$3300 per person, quad occupancy
Join the amazing crew of the Quino El Guardian and Dr. Carlos Sanchez-Ortiz (UABCS) on one of the most inspiring dive adventures of your lifetime! Read more
December 16, 2018 | SDRadmin
The sharks give birth in secluded bays that scientists worry may be exposed to fishing.
Hammerhead sharks, with their unique, wide-eyed appearance, are among the most iconic species in the Galapagos. But as the sharks become increasingly endangered, scientists are searching for ways to help their population rebound. Read more
October 29, 2018 | SDRadmin
Source: UBC Science
Reducing tourist consumption of reef fish is critical for Palau’s ocean sustainability, finds a new University of British Columbia study that suggests other small island nations might also consider adopting this strategy. Read more
September 11, 2018 | SDRadmin
Roll Out the Unwelcome Mat for these Underwater Residents
Source: Blue Ocean Network by
Every year, the U.S. has “National Invasive Species Awareness Week“. Why do they take an entire week to talk about plant and animal species that take up residency in non-native habitats? Not all immigrants stir up trouble, but those defined as invasive marine species can put ecosystems, economies and human health at risk. Read more
September 6, 2018 | SDRadmin
Source: Paul Stuzziero
My daughter Alexandra loves to shot Lion Fish for both conservation measures and the fact they taste fantastic. Several weeks ago she shot several of these fish. One in fact was just ½” shy of the state record in FL.!! Read more
September 5, 2018 | SDRadmin
Just 30 of the prehistoric fish known to exist, raising fears oil wells will push it to extinction.
Bright blue, older than dinosaurs and weighing as much as an average-sized man, coelacanths are the most endangered fish in South Africa and among the rarest in the world. Read more
August 22, 2018 | SDRadmin
We are proud to help the Roatan Marine Park, donating resources to enable more patrols covering and protecting more of our beautiful island and its underwater environment!
Subway Watersports, the on-site dive operation at Turquoise Bay Dive Resort on Roatan, Honduras, recently donated a 27-ft boat to the Roatan Marine Park to assist in that organization’s efforts to protect the vital Roatan marine environment. The boat, named the “Isabelle Sirenna”, was immediately put to use by Marine Park Officials who now regularly patrol the Northeastern sector of the island near where Turquoise Bay is located. Read more
August 15, 2018 | SDRadmin
Source: Blueocean.net by Bob Frerck
Here’s a great idea for your next vacation. Pick a tropical island paradise–Fiji for example. Get wet in the pristine waters and break out the scuba gear. But most important, turn your vacation from tourism to voluntourism. Become a citizen scientist on a mission. Try coral reef gardening. Read more
July 24, 2018 | SDRadmin