Incredible facts about the ocean

Dd you know the heart of a blue whale is the size of an average Volkswagen car? Or that if we could capture 0.1% of the ocean’s kinetic energy caused by tides, we could meet the world’s energy requirements five times over? Ireland-based company The Water Filter Men have put together this video of facts about the world’s ocean, which take up more than two-thirds of … Continue reading Incredible facts about the ocean

Parley for the Oceans & Corona commit to protect 100 islands against plastic pollution by 2020

Parley for the Oceans has teamed up with Corona in a commitment to protect 100 Islands against marine plastic pollution by 2020 and to turn them into “symbols of change”. The long-term partnership sees the Mexican drinks company, Corona, and creative campaigners for ocean awareness, Parley for the Oceans, commit to protecting 100 islands starting in six key regions – Mexico, Maldives, Australia, Chile, Italy and the … Continue reading Parley for the Oceans & Corona commit to protect 100 islands against plastic pollution by 2020

Sustainable Lifestyles: Deep Blue Life from Sustainable Surf

Deep Blue Life is a programme by Sustainable Surf that educates surfers on how to make daily life choices that protects the ocean playground. Deep Blue Life includes six simple and key initiatives including health management, waste management, renewable energy, cleaner transportation, community outreach and climate impact that can be integrated into one’s own life to help reduce the impact on the oceans and planet. Whether … Continue reading Sustainable Lifestyles: Deep Blue Life from Sustainable Surf

Chasing Coral: Documentary reveals why coral reefs are vanishing

Chasing Coral –  filmed over three years with 650+ hours of underwater footage – examines why the world’s coral reefs are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. In the documentary movie, a team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on an ocean adventure – around Bermuda, Australia, Hawaii and American Samoa to name but a few – to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to … Continue reading Chasing Coral: Documentary reveals why coral reefs are vanishing

KIDS OCEAN DAY: Motivating kids into action in caring for their environment

KIDS OCEAN DAY – an initiative where kids from schools in Los Angeles adopt-a-beach along the Californian coast to clean-up waste – is set to take place on 25 May 2017. KIDS OCEAN DAY is about educating kids into action to protect the beaches and oceans. It emphasises that clean beaches and oceans start with clean neighbourhoods. The beach clean-up field trip, held towards the end … Continue reading KIDS OCEAN DAY: Motivating kids into action in caring for their environment

Svabhu Kohli’s aquatic world

India-based illustrator Svabhu Kohli celebrates the splendor of the natural world with his intricately crafted works of art. The colorful, multi-layered images depict the oceans and cosmos, specifically focusing on creatures like whales, seals, and turtles. Each illustration utilizes many digital textures in order to create visual depth and excitement, but they still feel very painterly with evidence of the human hand. […] via Svabhu Kohli … Continue reading Svabhu Kohli’s aquatic world

The Plastic Age: Saving the oceans from plastic

The Plastic Age is a documentary that looks at the effects of plastic on the environment, especially the oceans, and how all it takes is one person to make a difference. The Plastic Age shows how Pharrell Williams, G-Star, Bionic Yarn, individuals in Hawaii and the USA including a sea captain, wildlife and sustainable coastline activists are making a difference to save the oceans from plastic. … Continue reading The Plastic Age: Saving the oceans from plastic