Coral Recovery Found in Hawaii (4 Minute Read)

Coral Recovery Found in Hawaii (4 Minute Read)

Beginning March 2020 the Covid pandemic forced closings of businesses, organizationsand borders and the ripple effect was felt across the globe by people, animals, land andmarine ecosystems. Travel stopped. As disappointing as this was I wondered, what would the...
Marine Parks – Jardines de la Reina

Marine Parks – Jardines de la Reina

Marine Park Areas A marine park area (MPA) is a designated area of sea set aside as a sanctuary for marine life and coral to thrive. These parks define an area of ecological sustainability, promote marine awareness and understanding, enable marine recreational...
About Octopuses

About Octopuses

In March of 2020 it became clear – long-since planned and anticipated dive trips were not happening due to Covid-19. I launched this website late last year to share observations, experiences and the work of scientists and environmentalists about coral and coral...
Ocean Friendly tips for a Plastic Free Month

Ocean Friendly tips for a Plastic Free Month

  Continue to avoid the worst offenders like single-use plastic bags, straws, bottles, and utensils by choosing reusable and sustainable alternatives.Shop in bulk to avoid excess single-use plastic packaging, bring mesh or cloth bags for purchases. Shop your...
Curaçao During COVID Times

Curaçao During COVID Times

What’s going on with corals at the nursery in Curacao during the Covid19 pandemic? Here’s what I found out from the manager of the dive operation at Ocean Encounters that’s been closed to divers. The coral continues to grow and restoration efforts are...
From Shower to Sea

From Shower to Sea

Coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate.  In the Caribbean 98% of reef building hard corals have died since the late 1980’s due to: pollution from chemicals & fertilizer global warming increasing ocean acidification severe weather events   damaging fishing...