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
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Date: September 23 – October 5, 2018
At each diving site, we have 4 main scientific activities we will be conducting. Each activity will be performed by a dedicated research team: Read more
These innovative items aren’t just trendy—they’re eco-friendly too.
Every year,an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic enters the oceans. To help combat this staggering statistic, various industries are making important eco-friendly efforts: Major hospitality groups are working with local organizations to introduce conservation strategies, an increasing number of airlines have pledged to fulfill long-term sustainability promises, and environmentally minded hotels are setting new standards for reducing negative environmental impact. Read more
Based on PREVIOUS success, Siren Fleet proudly announces yet again a ‘Special Siren Trip’ on 9-19 January 2019 in cooperation with LAMAVE. Not only will you dive some of the best sites in the Philippines – on a unique itinerary including Southern Leyte and Bohol – but you are invited to assist LAMAVE with their invaluable research to whale sharks, manta rays and turtles! Read more
SEA OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIPS
SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES EXTENDED TOJANUARY 30, 2018!!!!
SOME SCHOLARSHIPS REQUIRE TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION. ASK YOUR REFERENCES TO SUBMIT YOUR RECOMMENDATION LETTERS BEFORE THE DEADLINE! DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY. Read more
MALIBU, CA — December 9, 2017. Sea Save Foundation, a California nonprofit is hosting an online auction of 61 SCUBA diving and ocean-inspired prizes. Proceeds will support the foundation in its mission to conserve and protect oceans through innovative education, engaged advocacy, and impactful action. SeaSave.org/Auction2017 Read more
Divers find a camera 40 feet under sea, but when they learn the story behind the photos, they’re stunned0
Beau Doherty and Tella Osler are marine biology students who often explore the ocean floor, studying starfish and other fascinating aquatic life. But on one adventure, they came across something that clearly did not belong. It was covered in algae and rusted like an antique, but they looked closer—and realized it was a digital camera. Read more
Announcing the First Global Ocean Refuge System (GLORES) Awards for Superlative Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Around the World0
Marine Conservation Institute Will Award Ocean Equivalent of Oscars® to Best MPAs Incentivizing Improved Protection for Healthy Oceans at Fourth International Protected Areas Congress in Chile
Source: by Eric Simons – Baynature.org
Terry Gosliner, a curator at the California Academy of Sciences, looks through nudibranchs to see the world.
Terry Gosliner found his first new species of sea slug as a teenager in a tidepool at Duxbury Reef in Marin, and then just never stopped. For the last five decades he has discovered sea slugs and sea slugs and more sea slugs, to the point it was recently announced he has discovered his one-thousandth species — or something nearing one-third of the known species of sea slug on the planet. Read more
Thanks to the work of wildlife officials in India, a baby whale shark that found itself entangled in a gillnet is swimming free. These spotted neonates are rarely seen, which makes the successful rescue all the more exciting. Read more