Thomas started diving during college and has since been diving over most of the world: Australia, Indonesia, Iceland, France, and many other places. He is a NAUI instructor and a commercial diver, and participates in environmental and archeological diving projects around the world.
The nations of Niue and Chile combine to create vast marine protected areas in the Pacific
In a rare bit of positive conservation news, sea turtle conservation efforts seem to be paying off.
Researchers have found that fish often mistake the scent of plastic for food, which means ingestion of this deadly material may not always be accidental.
In mid-August, a patrol boat in Galapagos National Park discovered an illegal Chinese fishing boat with over 300 tons of shark fins. The fishermen have been sentenced to prison.