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Giving presents can be fun. But we won’t tell anyone if you decide to keep all these fabulous mermaid gifts all to yourself. Read more
This Underwater Winery Lets You Dive for Your Vino
Source: Rachelle Dragon – AZULA
At one Croatia winery, the sea isn’t just a sparkling backdrop. It’s also the wine cellar. Edivo Winery, Croatia’s first underwater winery, believes the cool, mysterious waters of the Adriatic Sea are the perfect place to store its wines. Read more
Support the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act
Source: The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association
In March the federal “Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017” (HR 1456) was introduced in the US House of Representatives by Mr. Ed Royce of California (R-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and by Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I-MP). Read more
Here’s How to Choose an Ocean-Safe Formula
Source: Kari Molvar – Vogue
In the spring of 2005, Craig Downs, Ph.D., a forensic ecotoxicologist in Virginia, received an unusual phone call from the National Park Service. “They wanted to figure out what was happening to the bay around Trunk Bay in the U.S. Virgin Islands,” he says. Specifically, “they wanted to know what was killing all the coral reefs.” Read more
Source: Ben Guarino – Washington Post
In a paper published in the journal Cell earlier this month, a group of researchers reveals that squids, cuttlefish and octopuses all have the amazing ability to edit their RNA.To put it simply, this means they can change the way their bodies work, allowing them to adapt to their surroundings without having to wait for generations worth of evolution to do the job.
To explain how this works, we have to go back to high-school biology, which we may or may not have doodled our way through.
Shooting video on Pelagic Black Water Dives
This article is an attempt at sharing some of what I learned while shooting video on a couple of pelagic black water dives in Kona, Hawai’i. Before going on the dive, I found several great articles about pelagic black water photography. Read more
Whales are truly amazing creatures. These gentle giants are some of the world’s most intelligent and emotional animals, despite the fact that researchers and scientists still know very little about them. Read more
THESE UNIQUE ANIMALS SHOW THE NEED TO PROTECT OUR OCEAN
Even with the dizzying pace of mankind’s technological advances, much of the sea and many creatures that live there remain mysterious. Scientists continue to discover new species and gather clues on the curious behavior of marine life throughout the global ocean. Read more