Where Land Meets the Sea

November 4, 2015
Mangrove forests face growing threats from unsustainable land development, pollution, clearing for agricultural use, and climate change. © Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society It amazes me to know that one of the bigger fish we find in the sea, the magnificent Goliath grouper, first begins its juvenile life swimming around the dangling branches of the mangroves, seeking shelter in the nursery grounds of nature ...

Environmental News October 19 - November 3, 2015

Quote for the week

“A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.”
—John James Audubon

Environmental News September 20 - October 9, 2015

Quote for the week

“An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.”
—David Attenborough

Drifting Aliens of Inner Space

September 29, 2015
3-5-6 planktn(SALPS)0_0.jpg There are aliens that exist beyond our wildest imaginations, drifting through the darkness, floating at the mercy of the sea. ...

Environmental News September 8 - September 17, 2015

Quote for the week

“The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”
—Lady Bird Johnson

Honoring World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2015
NicolasImbert_72_1.jpg I’ve always believed real change comes from the heart. To make real change, you must appeal to the heart. That’s what I have always tried to do through my films and educational programs – inspire curiosity and a sense of responsibility through the heart ...

The Many Solutions to California’s Drought

July 28, 2015
Edison dry Ca 74_1.JPG Now entering its fourth year of drought, California, a state with an arid Mediterranean climate, is familiar with the naturally occurring seasonal droughts and rainy seasons. But this time around, the situation has reached a new level ...

In Memory of Packy Offield

July 21, 2015
Packy_1.pngPacky was, and still is, a great inspiration for those who want to protect our environment and continue to learn more about it ...

National Shark Awareness Day

July 17, 2015
Shark Awareness Day Image by Carrie Vonderhaar Know your sharks? Try this riddle: Lurking through all the world’s open seas, I am a fear to many and prompt rapid flee, but though I am large and colossal in size, I am intelligent, curious and probably wise, I learn from experience and adapt as I grow, and in spite of my size I am not at all slow, there is no need to fear me as I can be gentle too, it just takes getting to know me in the big ocean blue. Who am I? ...

Environmental News June 24 - July 8, 2015

Quote for the week

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”
—Wendell Berry

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