Ocean Voyages Institute Removes 206,000 Lbs Of Plastic From The Ocean In The Biggest Ocean Clean-Up Effort So Far

Plastic became globally mass-produced 65 years ago and since then, the amount of plastic we use has skyrocketed. So has plastic pollution. In 2015, 387 million tons of plastic were produced compared to 2 million manufactured in 1950. The staggering overconsumption of this material has a devastating effect on the environment with our oceans suffering the worst by far. It has been estimated that 8 m

Nantucket photographer captures incredible shots of nearly frozen waves

Beautiful, Giant, And Nearly Frozen Waves Are Captured On Camera By Nantucket Photographer Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh found himself staring at an ocean full of Slurpee. The waters of the Atlantic Ocean looked like it due to the unusually cold temperatures that were making it freeze. Lakes freeze every year, but oceans freezing is a rare sight. The photographer/surfer/ocean enthusiast se

A 70-Year-Old Grandma Cleaned 52 Beaches In 2018 To Help Our Planet

Our planet is the only place we have to live, at least for the time being. Yet it’s not something that dawns upon us very often. We are blessed to receive all that we do from our planet and we must care for it. It’s true most of us are somewhat helpless in front of greater forces around us. But there are so many people out there who are making giant strides in keeping our planet safe. Th

Viral Video Shows A Giant Whale Jumping Next To A Fisherman Taking His Breath Away

From time to time, nature shows itself in full splendor to remind us of how small we really are. This power has recently been captured in the Californian waters on Monterey Bay. The bay is home to many species of marine mammals and is on the migratory path of Gray and Humpback whales making it a popular whale-watching spot. More info: Blue Ocean Whale Watch An enormous humpback whale has been

Underwater Restaurant Has Been Completed In Norway And It Looks Out Of This World

The first, the largest and the most research-friendly. Under is the world’s largest underwater restaurant with a total seating capacity for 100 guests, it’s the first of its kind in Europe, and it also functions as a research center for marine life. The Snøhetta-designed dining experience started operating just yesterday but people are already adding it to their Norway destination lists. M

Scuba Diving Magazine’s 2018 Underwater Photo Contest Winners Will Take Your Breath Away

Back in summer, we all awed at the beautiful shots from Underwater Photography Of The Year winners, with stunning sea creatures interacting with the lens, as well as the serenity of water creating a calming atmosphere. Recently, Scuba Diving Magazine announced their own winners for Underwater Photo Contest and the shots are just as breathtaking as the ones we've seen before. The entries were di

If you see square waves form on the water surface – keep away and warn others immediately

Of all potential hazards in the ocean there is one that we do not talk so much about: square waves. This natural phenomenon is called a “cross sea” and while it’s mesmerizing to watch it can be extremely dangerous for anyone caught in it, including boats, surfers and especially swimmers. This beautiful ocean phenomenon happens when the waves collide from different angles and form squ

Canadian Conservationist Tragically Dies Saving Endangered Whale

Tragedy struck Canada on Monday as Joe Howlett, a lobster fisherman and longtime volunteer with the Campobello Whale Rescue Team, was killed while saving a North Atlantic right whale that had become entangled in commercial fishing line. Howlett, a 59-year-old, experienced fisherman, was struck by the whale just after finishing cutting the rope entangling it off the the coast of New Brunswick.

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