Bathtub Beach in Martin County, Florida suffered serious erosion during Hurricane Irma in 2017. The County ordered a beach re-nourishment project that didn't go as planned. Watch this video to learn more:
Watch what happens when we stop saying plastic waste, and start saying that plastic equals money, hope, and opportunity.
Beginning October 10th, artists from around the world are encouraged to create a visual representation of one of the below issues facing our ocean. A judging panel, curated by Oceanic Global and Alpha'a, will select two winners from each category to be unveiled during Art Basel Miami Week 2017 at the Mana Wynwood.
Do you know a young student who wants to communicate their passion for a cleaner marine environment? Tell them that the NOAA Marine Debris Art Contest is now open through November 30th.
On Saturday, September 16, 2017, a group of local tour operators, residents and international students came together to clean up the coast around Tromsø hosted by Pukka Travels. The goal was to clean as much shoreline as possible to reduce the trash north of Kvaløyvågen, where the whales migrate and feed during the winter. The outcome was incredible.
It’s almost time for the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC)!
A team of NOAA aviators have been taking aerial imagery of locations affected by Hurricane Irma. The images are a crucial tool in determining the extent of the damage inflicted by storms and flooding. Additional flights are scheduled and photos from those missions will be posted as soon as possible.
Countless products we use contain plastic, just going through a grocery list one can find that the items bought on an everyday basis are partially, if not entirely out of plastic.
This is Our Home
On August 10, 6:30 p.m., after a long swim by the Maui Kaanapali Villas, I walked along the beach to the public parking lot. Adjacent to the Maui Kaanapali Villas, two girls were taking pictures of themselves while hitting golf balls out into our oceans.