Environment

Saanich Inlet and the Southern Gulf Islands at Risk – Mission Blue Takes Action

Saanich Inlet and the Southern Gulf Islands at Risk – Mission Blue Takes Action

11 May, 2017 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

Teeming in the cool waters of Vancouver Island, Canada is some of the greatest diversity of marine life in North America. The famous Jacques Cousteau stated that, “it’s the best temperate-water diving in the world and second only to the Red Sea.” In March 2017, Mission BlueTM proudly announced the […]

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Guidelines for Underwater Photographers:  Do No Harm

Guidelines for Underwater Photographers: Do No Harm

9 May, 2017 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

by Adam Hanlon, Wetpixel Editor Very few underwater photographers will deliberately set out to hurt or damage the marine environment and the creatures that live within it. However, every time we venture underwater, our simple presence has an effect. Underwater creatures of all sizes need to conserve their energy and […]

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18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

4 May, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

Sharks are amazing creatures with a bad reputation. Though many see them as monsters, sharks are responsible for an average of ten fatalities per year worldwide. Ten deaths a year – compared to eight deaths every day in the US from people texting while driving. Meanwhile, humans kill more than 70 million sharks each year for […]

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PangeaSeed Foundation Creates Art to Show the Value of Ocean Health

PangeaSeed Foundation Creates Art to Show the Value of Ocean Health

24 April, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Sustainability. Education. Ecology. Design. These are the four main focuses when it comes to PangeaSeed Foundation’s mission to harness the power of art, science, and creativity to generate awareness to positive change surrounding global ocean environmental issues. Through the creation of breathtaking murals across the globe, PangeaSeed Foundation is […]

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Join us in Celebrating Earth Day, April 22, 2017

Join us in Celebrating Earth Day, April 22, 2017

20 April, 2017 at 8:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Throughout the year there are countless days to celebrate different causes and occasions – International Women’s Day, International Day of Happiness, International Day of Yoga, Yo-Yo day. One day that we want to draw your attention to is April 22. World Earth Day. “Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, […]

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Protecting the Coral Triangle with Mission Blue

Protecting the Coral Triangle with Mission Blue

19 April, 2017 at 6:42 am Comments are Disabled

For divers, the fact that the Coral Triangle holds 75% of the world’s coral species should be enough to fall absolutely in love with this ‘Amazon of the Seas’. And when we say that nearly 90% of those reefs are threatened, we should have your full attention. Mission Blue is […]

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