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Archived Since:July 23, 2010

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What are animals thinking and feeling?

Everyone should watch this…. From the author of some of our favorites books: “Song for the Blue Ocean”, “Eye of the Albatross” and recently “Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel”, Dr. Carl Safina, President of The Safina Center at … Continue reading ?

Day in the Life: Ichthyologist (Fish Biologist)

Moises B. is an ichthyologist and Ph.D. Candidate working at the California Academy of Sciences. An ichthyologist is a fish biologist. His passion for ichthyology began at a young age when he used to snorkel in Panama, becoming really interested … Continue reading ?

Confessions of a Marine Biologist

Adventures aren’t only in storybooks — I live them in remote locations, surrounded by wildlife, where I try to unlock nature’s mysteries (and try to survive to tell the tale). Subscribe and join me — it’s time to get the … Continue reading ?

Celebrate World Oceans Day 2015!

Celebrate World Oceans Day 2015 ~ Together we have the power to protect the ocean and all it’s marine life! Discover 101 ways you can help protect one the most valuable resources on our Planet with MarineBio: Photo Credit ~ … Continue reading ?

Racing Extinction Screening ~ Earth Day Texas 2015

Racing Extinction Trailer – Screening at Earth Day Texas 2015 from Oceanic Preservation Society. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists intent on showing the world never-before-seen images that expose issues of … Continue reading ?

Shark Night! featuring Dr. Demian Chapman

Science on Tap presents, Shark Night! featuring Dr. Demian Chapman from Alan Alda Center. Marine scientist, Dr. Demian Chapman, discusses how the illegal shark fin trade is harming sharks and the health of the oceans. He shares his experiences tagging … Continue reading ?

HOI the Hawaiian Monk Seal

Hawaiian Monk Seal meets Manta Rays from Manta Ray Advocates Hawaii. “Waimanu – a Hawaiian Monk seal – was seen at the Manta Ray Night Dive a few times over the past few weeks, but always on the dark outskirts. Last … Continue readi...

Ending Overfishing

Ending Overfishing from OCEAN2012 Find out more about Sustainable Fisheries »

Saving Sharks in Indonesia

From our friends at the Gili Shark Foundation: Indonesia is the largest exporter of shark fins in the world. There is no current (or planned) legislation for the protection of reef sharks in Indonesia and CITES Appendix II (which only covers … Continue reading ?

Happy World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day 2014! ~ Together we have the power to protect the Ocean and all it’s marine life. Join the MarineBio Conservation Society ~ Donate to the MarineBio Conservation Society Discover 101+ ways you can help protect one … Continue reading ?

Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day!

There’s World Turtle Day (May 23) then there’s World SEA Turtle Day, which is today! Why is June 16th World Sea Turtle Day? It is the birthday of Dr. Archie Carr who is widely known as “the father of sea turtle biology.” ??? Continue reading ?

Obama to create world’s largest ocean preserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is looking to create the largest marine preserve in the world by protecting a massive stretch of the Pacific Ocean from drilling, fishing and other actions that could threaten wildlife, the White House said. … Continue reading ?

Disruption: Climate. Change.

“DISRUPTION” – a film by KELLY NYKS & JARED P. SCOTT from Watch Disruption. Join the Peoples Climate March, September 21st @

Red Sea Highlights

This is a highlight reel mostly from two weeks of diving in southern Sudan aboard the Don Questo live-aboard, with supplementary footage from Saudi Arabia. The central Red Sea (southern Sudan in particular) is a truly fantastic place, home to … Continue reading ?

The Pale Blue Dot

From Carl Sagan to all of us here, on Planet Ocean, the Pale Blue Dot… by Reid Gower and The Sagan Series.

Fantastic Encounter with a Grimpoteuthis

Deep-sea octopuses like this amazing one in the genus Grimpoteuthis (~17 species) are sadly nicknamed “dumbo octopuses” (after the Disney character) and are generally poorly understood because they live so deep at ~3,000-4,000 m (the average ocean depth is 3,790 m). They … Continue reading ?

Slow Life

Slow Life from Daniel Stoupin "Slow" marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to … Continue reading ?

Taking science primetime | Riley Elliott

Excellent TEDx talk by Riley Elliott about combining scientific research and media savvy to get the word out about important issues, like shark finning, to the most people to help effect change when it’s most needed.

Climate History Made!

“Today, 310,000 people took to the streets of New York City to call for climate action — the largest climate march in history. And on Tuesday, the world’s politicians will gather in New York to talk about climate action — ??? Continue reading ?

A Good Planet …

A Good Planet… from Ron Lagerlof “This is my 2014 video reel. Shot on RED Epic MX and Epic Dragon cameras in some of the most amazing waters of the planet – Indonesia, Cayman Islands, Mexico (Pacific and Atlantic), Tonga … Continue reading ?

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