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Coral sand cay on Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia

ECO Magazine, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Team Up

ECO magazine and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission have teamed up to support the UN decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.
Dark ocean storm with lgihting and waves (Adobe Stock photo)

Strong Storms Sometimes Can Be Detected As Seismic Activity

Scientists have uncovered a new geophysical phenomenon where a hurricane or other strong storm can spark seismic events in the nearby ocean as strong as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake.
Shark Fins (Adobe Stock)

Florida Considering Legislation To End Shark Fin Trade

A bill has been introduced into the Florida legislature that looks to ban the import, export and sale of shark fins in the U.S. state, the biggest hub of shark fin trading in the country.
Fourth Element Celebrates its 20th anniversary

Fourth Element Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Fourth Element is releasing a new line of t-shirts to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Ocean Activists Call For 'Blue New Deal'

Ocean Activists Call For ‘Blue New Deal’

Ocean advocates are calling for taking their idea, the "Blue New Deal," that was hatched in the U.S. state of California and expanding it nationwide.
Could 'Urchin Ranching' Help Restore Northern California's Undersea Kelp Forests?

Could ‘Urchin Ranching’ Help Restore Northern California’s Undersea Kelp Forests?

The recent die-off of large parts of the bull kelp forests that were so prevalent off the Northern California coast has researchers wondering if harvesting the purple urchins that were part of the cause of that die-off might help restore those underwater forests.
Plastic bag floating in ocean

U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Reduce Plastic Waste In The Ocean

Two lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives recently introduced legislation that aims to reduce marine debris and plastic waste in the ocean.
Ampersand Travel Releases Stunning Wildlife Migrations Maps

Ampersand Travel Releases Stunning Wildlife Migration Maps

Ampersand Travel has released a series of stunning animated animal migration maps.
Sea Of Change Foundation

Third ‘Coral Reefs Forever’ Gala Fundraiser To Be Held At DEMA Show 2019

The Sea of Change Foundation will be hosting its third Coral Reefs Forever Gala fundraiser at the 2019 DEMA Show in Orlando, Florida.
Four Research Teams Win NOAA RESTORE Science Program Grants

Four Research Teams Win NOAA RESTORE Science Program Grants

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded about $15.6 million (~14.2 million Euros) in grants to four teams to do research on coastal and marine resources in the Gulf of Mexico area.
Egypt Implements Environmental Standards To Protect Its Coral Reefs

Egypt Adopts Environmental Standards To Protect Its Coral Reefs

The Reef-World Foundation and Egyptian Chamber of Diving & Watersports (CDWS) recently announced that Egypt is adopting Green Fins environmental standards to protect its coral reefs.
New Report Warns That Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating (Photo Credit: IISD/ENB | Mike Muzurakis)

A New Report Warns That Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in the ocean and cryosphere.
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Launches New Brand

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Launches New Brand

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation in the USA recently launched its new brand, which invites people to discover the wonder of national marine sanctuaries and monuments.
Plastic bag floating in the ocean, a bag in the water. The concept of environmental pollution, non-decomposable plastic, increased debris in the world's oceans.

NOAA Awards Millions Of Dollars In Grants To Clean Up Marine Debris

NOAA has awarded grants of $2.7 million to projects aimed at combating the damage done by marine debris.
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