Environmental News March 26 - April 16, 2018

Quote for the week

"The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity… that’s all there is. That’s the whole economy. That’s where all the economic activity and jobs come from. These biological systems are the sustaining wealth of the world."
— Gaylord Nelson

OFS Defiende la Integridad de la Bella isla Holbox, en Quintana Roo, Mexico

Abril de 2018
Screen Shot 2018-04-11 at 7.57.32 AM_1.png La preciada isla de Holbox en Quintana Roo, sufre un nuevo embate a su integridad ecológica y los derechos de sus habitantes ...

OFS Defends the Integrity of the Beautiful Holbox Island, in Quintana Roo, Mexico

April 11, 2018
Screen Shot 2018-04-11 at 7.57.32 AM_1.png The prized island of Holbox, Quintana Roo, suffers a new attack on its ecology and the respect for the rights of its inhabitants ...

Environmental News March 8 - March 26, 2018

Quote for the week

"We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature."
— Henry David Thoreau

In Loving Memory of Tim Trabon

March 22, 2018
Screen Shot 2018-03-22 at 9.03.56 PM_0.pngTim Trabon…my "brother" has left us for the Big Blue ...

Environmental News January 2 - February 14, 2018

Quote for the week

"It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living."
— David Attenborough

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Letter to Peter Fankhauser, CEO Thomas Cook Group

© Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures SocietyWe know so much more about wild animals today than we did decades ago when humans first started removing them from their families and forcing them to entertain us in captivity. Science tells us that orcas are intelligent, social, far-ranging, and psychologically complex animals with long lifespans ...

Love is in the Sea!

February 13, 2018
Pygmy SeahorseFar beneath the waves, glistening under the full moon, the mood strikes right for two fishes in love ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau Dispatch - February 2018

February 13, 2018
MontecitoMudslide_1.jpg It is in times like these we are all reminded of the power of nature – from the Thomas fire that raced up our cherished coastlines and across the Santa Ynez Mountains, to the rainstorms that brought flooding and mudslides to the communities below. ...

Generations for Change: “The Dawn of A New Era”

January 22, 2018
IMG_8244_1.pngThe unfortunate truth is that climate change will hurt those who are already the most vulnerable. Island nations whose populations reside at or near sea level and communities whose livelihoods are so closely linked to the environment around them will feel the impacts of climate change ...