Tag: World Oceans Day

The Golden Shadow Expedition: All in a Day’s Work

Written by | June 10th, 2011

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Dive expert and coral researcher James Byrne reports from 45 feet under the water in St. Kitts.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2011

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Happy World Oceans Day! Celebrate with the best green news from the deep blue sea and beyond.

  1. Our lead scientist, Sanjayan, thanks the oceans for all the great stuff they provide. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Could your favorite childhood toy be contributing to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests? (Mongabay)
  3. Climate change: Now at least partially responsible for cholera outbreaks, according to one study. (YaleE360)
  4. Save energy and money and still stay cool this summer. (The Daily Green)
  5. Jellyfish blooms aren’t just annoying to beach-goers– they might also be disrupting marine food webs. (Scientific American)

Ten Things You Didn’t Know Came From the Ocean

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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You probably guessed from the picture that ice cream is on the list, but the other 9 might still surprise you. In honor of World Oceans Day, here are 10 things you didn’t know came from the ocean.

World Oceans Day: Will There Be Coral Reefs for Our Children?

Written by | June 8th, 2009

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When I was in fourth grade, my family took a vacation to Hawaii to visit my aunt and her family, who had been relocated to the islands for work. This was at the height of the Magnum, P.I. series, so you can imagine my excitement as I pictured myself peeling around in a red Ferrari […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 8

Written by | June 8th, 2009

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Climate change, oceans and fish, water in the West… we’ve got all of today’s important topics gathered in one convenient place for you. Enjoy your Cool Green Morning news. Blogfish honors World Oceans Day with a round-up of the best in ocean blogging while over at Grist, Carl Safina offers some insight into why jellyfish are […]

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