Plant-based Motor Oil Can Fight Ocean Pollution

Plant-based Motor Oil Can Fight Ocean Pollution

Motor oil leaks from the engines of eco-friendly hybrids and gas-guzzling SUVs onto our roadways, where rain washes it into lakes, rivers and oceans. Every year 10 billion gallons of petroleum-based motor oil and other industrial lubricants are released into our...
A High-Seas Escape

A High-Seas Escape

It wasn’t an emigrant looking for economic freedom lying there on a Florida beach, but instead plastic trash hightailing it out of Chavez’s Venezuela. Is this a sign of a bigger problem offshore? This transatlantic ocean cruiser found washed ashore in the...
Plight of the Magellanic Penguin

Plight of the Magellanic Penguin

More than 700 dead penguins have washed up on Brazil’s beaches since June, including more than 500 this week along the Rio Grande do Sul coast in southern Brazil. According to today’s CNN report, the Brazilian Center for Coastal Studies concluded that these Magellanic...
Ocean Trash: A Dose of Reality and Psychology

Ocean Trash: A Dose of Reality and Psychology

In an effort to share my outrage with the world, I took my newly found trash — the “Stars and Stripes” fishing bait box – to the internet. What I discovered is that our society, however ashamed of it, enables these offenders. If ocean conservationists want to...

Can You Read: Please Keep Our Oceans Clean!

This is the sad and ironic scene I discovered while in The Florida Keys last weekend. Obviously this was not an effective message for one “Stars and Stripes” fishing bait...