Making Waves

The Whole Fish: How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Can Make You Healthier, Sexier, and Help Save the Ocean

The Whole Fish: How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Can Make You Healthier, Sexier, and Help Save the Ocean

By | November 20, 2012 at 7:12 am | No comments

Photo of author, Maria Finn Through great stories, scientific insight, and local knowledge, Maria Finn tells an illuminating story about the practice of seafood. Finn’s book, published through TED books last month, is a mixing of various stories, recipes, and facts....

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Revolution: New Documentary By Rob Stewart About Conserving the World’s Oceans

Revolution: New Documentary By Rob Stewart About Conserving the World’s Oceans

By | November 19, 2012 at 7:00 am | No comments

Photo via United Conservationists Rob Stewart, the Director of Sharkwater, is at it again with his new documentary, Revolution. Through his experiences with his previous award-winning film, and with a new mindset, Stewart takes a new approach to conserving the world’s...

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The New Ocean Health Index Measures Human Impacts on Our Oceans

The New Ocean Health Index Measures Human Impacts on Our Oceans

By | August 24, 2012 at 11:47 am | No comments

With an estimated ecosystem service value of $21 trillion dollars (USD) per year, it’s no wonder why we aim to conserve our oceans. On August 15, Conservation International and partners launched the Ocean Health Index – a publicly accessible tool to assess how humans impact...

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Do Australia’s Oceans Need Blankets?

Do Australia’s Oceans Need Blankets?

By | August 20, 2012 at 10:31 am | No comments

Photo by Todd Lipker via flickr Ove Heogh-Guldberg from the University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute released a paper in Nature Climate Change on Monday, discussing an undeniable concept – our oceans are in danger. Ocean acidification (i.e., the rising...

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It Isn’t Over Yet: Cabo Cortez Mega-Resort Plans to Resurface

It Isn’t Over Yet: Cabo Cortez Mega-Resort Plans to Resurface

By | July 9, 2012 at 7:58 am | No comments

Photo of Mexican President, Felipe Calderon, via flicker A few weeks ago, I posted an article here about an immaculate Mexican protected area, Cabo Pulmo. A tourism mega-resort called Cabo Cortes was slated to be developed along the periphery of this area, which undoubtedly...

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The Fishermen Win! Large Mega-Resort Rejected by Mexican President

The Fishermen Win! Large Mega-Resort Rejected by Mexican President

By | June 22, 2012 at 10:22 am | One comment

Often, it’s hard to stay optimistic with a plethora of bad environmental decisions made by those in power.  In the context of development, however, great strides are being made, as Mexican President Felipe Calderon has rejected the construction of a $2 billion tourism area...

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