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...
Exploring the Life Aquatic in Google Earth at Rio+20

Exploring the Life Aquatic in Google Earth at Rio+20

Valuable on-the-ground discussions about community outreach are happening alongside the deep political negotiations at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Today, the Sylvia Earle Alliance and Global Foundation for...

Rio+Ocean: Is our global ocean better protected 20 years later?

World Oceans Day 2012 comes less than two weeks before the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. The conference, referred as Rio+20, brings together world leaders to strengthen international policies to achieve sustainable development...
Sharks Hit the Campaign Trail with President Obama

Sharks Hit the Campaign Trail with President Obama

Earlier this week President Obama took a seemingly apolitical lunch stop for Chinese takeout at the famous Great Eastern Restaurant in San Francisco’s Chinatown. For ocean activists this stop prompted an occasion to highlight the issue of shark finning, a process...