Happy World Oceans Day! Today we can’t stop thinking of a wonderful quote from Yann Martel’s Life of Pi: “From the Tsimtsum all I had seen were dolphins. I had assumed that the Pacific, but for passing schools of fish, was a sparsely inhabited waste of water. I have learned since that cargo ships travel too quickly […]
Wow. Can you believe almost World Oceans Day again? Are you stressing about what to get the ocean this year? Relax. Take a deep, cleansing, blue whale-sized breath, because we’ve got you covered. This year, Aeroplan’s Beyond Miles Program will donate 1,000* Aeroplan Miles to Oceans Initiative (that’s us!) for each photo or drawing submission they receive […]
Here’s a beautiful king penguin Rob saw on South Georgia years ago. Hope you like it.
Please help our work win much-needed funding to keep whale and dolphin habitat quiet. It is ridiculously easy for you to help. Click HERE. It’ll take you to Facebook so you can vote for our Quiet Ocean Campaign. Just click the green button. Great! Thanks! That’s it. Unless you want to ask your friends to vote, […]
We spent a very quiet, peaceful Earth Hour in a small village by the sea in Scotland. Wherever you are this year, we hope you find an hour to unplug and reflect. Check out these earth-friendly tips from the people at Bullfrog Power and some of their customers.
There’s a whole lot of noise in the ocean, and it seems to be getting worse. Chronic ocean noise in some sites is doubling every decade. Today on World Oceans Day, we explain why we should all care about the rising levels of noise on whales and other marine species. In 2008, we started an […]
Nothing says commitment like real estate. Support efforts to create Marine Protected Areas. We went to the Zoological Society of London’s recent Symposium on High-Seas MPAs and found out how much the world hearts the ocean. Currently, only 1.17% of the ocean is protected. In 2002, nations pledged to protect 10% by 2012. We’d best […]