A loophole in legislation means one million of tonnes of sludge will be allowed to be dumped on the Great Barrier Reef over the next 10 years. This is an unbelievably big step backwards in efforts to protect the reef. But why is this happening? Who is involved? And how damaging will it be? The … More Company exploits loophole to dump sludge on Great Barrier Reef
Sharks are essential to marine ecosystems but millions of them are being killed every year across the globe. But now the state of Hawaii is aiming to fight back and fully protect their sharks with ground breaking legislation. Hawaii has become the first state in the US to put forward legislation to fully protect all … More Hawaii proposes new bill to fully protect its sharks
The mantis shrimp are not your ordinary shellfish, these colourful crustaceans rival sharks as the most deadly predators in the ocean. They have several incredible abilities that not only amaze scientists but are inspiring next generation technologies. Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it’s… a shrimp? Now I know what you’re thinking … More Super-powered shrimps
The winners of the 2018 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition were recently announced. The competition run by the Underwater Photography Guide is in its 7th year and shows of the best marine photographs taken in a variety of categories. I go through some of the winning entries and my personal favourites. The Ocean Art Underwater … More Review: 2018 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition
Deep at the bottom of the sea lies one of the most probable locations for the origin of life on Earth… hydrothermal vents. But what are they? How could they have created life? And what does it mean for life in our solar system? It is a fact that at some point in our history … More Hydrothermal vents, abiogenesis and life in the solar system
In an incredibly unique and beautiful short film record breaking French free diver Guillaume Néry takes you on an underwater journey around the world. With visuals as impressive and inspiring as the near superhuman talents he displays, this video will take your breath away. One Breath Around The World is a short film by world … More Review: ‘One Breath Around The World’ by Guillaume Néry
Unsuspecting British customers are being sold endangered shark meat in their fish & chips and at their local fishmongers. A new study using DNA barcoding has shown the problem is much more common than you might think. Fish & chips are about as British as it gets when it comes to take away food. … More Fancy some salt & vinegar with your shark?