Category: Conservation

Conservation Resources

Ocean Conservation

The oceans are an incredibly important part of nature but unfortunately, many people forget about the underwater world, because it is not something that is seen by many on a daily basis.

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Conservation News

Florida Law Protects Tiger and Hammerhead Sharks

Recently, on November 16, 2011, there was a new law passed by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stating that it would be illegal from January 1, 2012 to harvest the tiger shark and the three species of hammerhead sharks in Florida.

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Conservation News

Marshall Islands Declares World’s Largest Shark Sanctuary

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has recently been announced as the home of world’s biggest shark sanctuary by Pew Environment Group.

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Conservation

Is Your Sunscreen Killing Corals?

With the summer season fast approaching, there has been a resurgence of concern over water-enthusiasts’ sunscreens potentially harming fragile coral reef systems.

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New stuff
Paralenz Vaquita

New Paralenz Vaquita Turns Regular Divers into Citizen Scientists

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Pantanal

Diving Bonito and the Pantanal

Diving the Pantanal in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul offers visitors the chance to see not only anacondas, but also a wild array of marine life.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
southern channel islands kelp forest

Diving the Southern Channel Islands Kelp Forests

Excerpt: The southern Channel Islands kelp forests in California are a playground for divers. Here’s what you need to know to dip under the waves.
by Rebecca Strauss
help the ocean

Five Places Where You Can Help the Ocean While Traveling

If you’re an ocean lover and environmentalist, here are five places where you can help the ocean while traveling.
by Torben Lonne