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...

The 2011 ocean winners and losers

How did the world’s oceans fare in 2011? I examine the most notable ocean winners and losers of the year. Sharks had some good wins this year. In hopes of saving sharks from the high demand for shark fin soup in Asia — several U.S. states aided these ocean giants with...
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...