Storm brewing

A tropical storm brews in this beautiful but haunting photo taken from a hotel balcony at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Why Taking a Boat Is An Environmentally-Friendly Way To Travel

With the effects of climate change becoming ever more apparent, it is not surprising many people are looking for more environmentally-friendly ways to travel so they can minimize their own carbon footprint. Taking personal responsibility and doing what you can to make a difference is an important step, even if it means giving up or […]

Why Would We Mine the Sea?

Oceanographers have discovered trillions of polymetallic nodules on the Earth’s ocean floors, but how can we get to them without harming the environment? This week Noel and Jacob weigh the pros and cons of seabed mining, the problem with misinformation in the media, and do Nickelback make a guest appearance?

The Feather Star

This is a type of Crinoid called a Feather star, a bizarre walking plant-like creature which live for about 1 year at a time. Crinoids have been around for more than 530 million years!

Square Waves

This beautiful pattern of square waves taken at the Phares des Baleines in France is actually quite dangerous! This natural phenomenon is known as a cross swell or cross sea, and occurs when two different wave patterns collide. Photo by Michel Griffon.

High-Speed Photography of Sea Foam

Taken on Coomeenole Beach in West Kerry, Ireland, photographer Ger Kelliher captured this high-speed photograph of sea foam that looks like a marbleized sculpture or some delicious whipped cream topping.

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Little Sea Turtle

A cute, little sea turtle checking out the coral and surrounding sea life in the ocean near Koh Phi Phi, Thailand. Image by Ryan Kartzke | Used with permission via the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license.

Forgotten Habitat

Forgotten Habitat

The Biofriendly image of the day shares the Great Barrier Reef. It is the largest reef in the world and yet it is somehow a forgotten habitat for an indescribably vast population of aquatic life. This natural wonder of the world is shrinking every year due to coral bleaching and it needs our help. To […]