Avoid buying plastic this Easter

Plastic Easter chick

Since Easter is just around the corner, all the Easter goodies are out on store shelves and next to the candy is a lot of plastic. Remember that plastic candy pooping snowman I wrote about after Christmas? Well, there’s also an Easter themed line of candy pooping critters. You can buy a yellow chick, a… [read more]

Saving sharks one photo at a time

Blue shark

It’s time to talk sharks! Sharks are very misunderstood creatures. Thanks to the movie Jaws and its haunting theme song, very few people are able to see sharks clearly anymore. Sharks are just really cool fish trying to survive in the big blue ocean and in the process have had some nasty encounters with humans.… [read more]

Recycle plastic, it’s worth it!

If you’ve been feeling lackluster about recycling lately, this graphic by OnlineEducation.net will spark you back into action! Creating plastic uses up tons of resources, so instead of making more new plastic, why not just reuse the plastic we already have? For this strategy to really work, everyone needs to chip in and do their… [read more]

Help track California King Tides!

Ocean wave

Grab your camera and head to the beach because California King Tides started today! That’s right, not only is the day 12/12/12 super cool for numeric reasons, it also happens to coincide with an extreme high tide event caused when the sun and the moon’s gravitational forces reinforce each other. This special event lasts through… [read more]

Help track blue-banded California brown pelicans!

California brown pelican

International Bird Rescue is hosting a contest to encourage people to help identify and report blue-band California brown pelicans. Why should you participate? Because you’ll be helping International Bird Rescue (IBR) and California brown pelicans all in the name of science. It’s a triple win! “Since 2009, we’ve been banding brown pelicans that we’ve rehabilitated… [read more]

Share if you love dolphins

Today I received a Facebook request from Paul Huxtable (the expert wildlife and dolphin photographer based in Adelaide, South Australia) asking that I post this video on my website. Once I saw the title, I couldn’t not share it, I mean I love dolphins. The video was put together to raise awareness of the dolphin… [read more]

Oceans movie is worth seeing

I don’t dare post the actual Oceans poster image for fear of being sued by Disney, but I have to say the movie is definitely worth seeing on the big screen. There is amazing underwater footage of sea creatures you will most likely never have the chance to see and of course many great shots… [read more]