Sea Hope. Sea Change. Sea Future.
Extreme Algae Blooms Expanding Worldwide, This boy is swimming in algae-covered waters off the coast of Qingdao, China —just one of the places around the world where algae blooms are a growing problem. Photo from China Daily/Reuters read more > http://bit.ly/ZrPmDX
We could watch this video for hours & wish it was us wakeboarding with long beaked common dolphins in the Sea of Cortez. So jealous!!! http://bit.ly/10MOIC1
According to a new NOAA report Commercial and Recreational Saltwater Fishing did. read more http://bit.ly/YtTFc1
Get your freezer ready! A German Science magazine has created a new board game called Meltdown where kids rescue Polar Bears from real, melting ice - Would you play this? read more > http://bit.ly/Xa4OPM
Photo of the day: Marinebank Photo contest winner Alex Hoffard captured this image of Skipjack tuna in the Philippines. Skipjack tuna, accounts for 58% of the tuna caught for tuna production. His photograph captures the sheer quantity of tuna hauled out of the ocean.
In today’s awesome news this biochemist has created a lamp that can absorb CO2 using Algae. Don’t believe us? Check the tape! http://youtu.be/wuWDex5mh5Y
Great news out of DC! Last night, U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry called for the creation of the world’s largest Marine Protected Area, covering a 1.9 million-square-mile area off the Antarctic coast. Kerry urged stronger global safeguards for oceans. read more » http://bit.ly/10cI2L9
Two friends on the beach.
On HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher tackled Seafood Fraud & seafood mislabeling in his segment, New Rules. He put this issue into a tangible perspective - check out the video below.
+10 million tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans annually. What can be done to change this? The EU is starting the conversation.
Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: “Managing plastic waste is a major challenge in terms of environmental protection, but it’s also a huge opportunity for resource efficiency. In a circular economy where high recycling rates offer solutions to material scarcity, I believe plastic has a future. I invite all stakeholders to participate in this process of reflection on how to make plastic part of the solution rather than the problem.” read more » http://bit.ly/Y0llrO —- This photo was taken at The Citarum River in Indonesia.