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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 ?

Racing Extinction

illUmiNations: Protecting our Planet #ProjectingChange from Oceanic Preservation Society.

Ghost net removal ~ on the frontlines…

Infidel Net Clean-up from Cyrille R. Ghost net removal at the well known “Infidel” wreck off Catalina Island, CA. Find out more about ghost fishing at

A Fight for Survival

A Fight for Survival from Lee Burghard. Interested in seeing more of my work? Visit me at:, and

Rolling in the Deep – Papua New Guinea

Rolling in the Deep – Papua New Guinea from Dustin Adamson. presents The Rolling in the Deep series this time taking us into Papua New Guinean waters, one of the last unspoiled diving destinations left on earth. Watch in HD … Continue reading ?

New book Creatures of the Deep takes readers on an extraordinary visual and literary journey

Creatures of the Deep, has just been published in a new edition — with all new photos and twice the size of the award-winning 1st edition. Erich Hoyt, MarineBio’s Director of Marine Mammals, takes readers on a journey to the deep that is … Continue reading ?

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