La Digue, Seychelles

The Seychelles archipelago, located in the western Indian Ocean, some 1,600 kilometers off the coast of East Africa, consists of 115 islands, 72 of which are remote. Mostly frozen in time because it is so difficult to access them, the isolated islands abound with marine life, birds and other animals. For example, Cosmoledo is known […]

Marie Griesmar and Ulrike Pfreundt are printing 3D Lego-like clay bricks to help rebuild and regenerate the world’s coral reefs. On their website they state that, “Our innovative, modular structures are designed to restore and promote reef life and serve as coastal protection barriers.” Founded in 2020, RRReefs ( was the inspiration of these two […]

“Watermen” are amazing. But, you ask, What are they? “Watermen are people who truly love the water and everything that has to do with the ocean.  Salt water runs in their veins. They would rather be in or on the water than on land, comfortable enjoying it in whatever manner they can. Freediving, sailing, surfing, […]

The Ocean Health Index is the new and “first comprehensive global measurement of ocean health that includes people as part of the ocean ecosystem. It scientifically compares and combines all dimensions of ocean health – biological, physical, economic and social – in order to generate an objective and accurate snapshot of the health of the […]

Help marine scientists identify whale “dialects,” by listening to them online. Whale songs translate into a complex language that researchers are trying to decipher. You can help marine researchers understand what whales are saying simply by listening to their sounds and deciding which calls match, grouping them into categories. The Whale Song Project aims to “understand […]