Divers Clean Reefs to Save Marine Life

Artificial reefs, created by intentionally sinking ships, provide a home for marine life of all types. The sites attract fishermen and divers, who unintentionally leave trash behind, some of which is deadly to marine mammals. A team of conservation divers visits three reefs to carefully extract fishing line and anchor rope that have become entangled [...]

By | October 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

Tony Haymet, former director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, has heard hundreds of ocean cleanup plans. Late at night, over many beers, he's come up with a few dozen of his own. None of them, he says, has seemed likely to work.That includes this spring's offerings. A Dutch engineering student, Boyan Slat, envisions a [...]

By | October 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Japan’s Dolphin Slaughter Really for Food?

It's Friday in Taiji and another pod of dolphins has been driven into the killing cove. It was just last weekend that the world watched in shock as over 200 dolphins awaited their fate there. Representatives from marine parks and swim-with-dolphins programs selected 52 dolphins for display, the first being an albino calf, estimated to [...]

By | September 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dolphins Protect Long-Distance Swimmer From Shark

Watch more news videos | Latest world news  A long-distance swimmer seeking to become the first British man to complete the Ocean’s Seven, a group of seven long-distance swims around the world, was protected on his journey by a pod of dolphins who scared off a shark, according to the swimmer’s support team. Adam Walker [...]

By | September 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Coastal Cleanup Day

Sign up to get involved with TRÄTO in cleaning up our beaches. Sign up below and we will contact you with details. Help us protect our beloved marine life.

By | August 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oceana celebrates the creation of three protected fishing areas in the Balearic Islands

Today’s Official State Gazette (BOE) announces the protection from trawling of the coralligenous and rhodolith seabeds of the summits of Ausias March and Emile Baudot, two seamounts in the channel of Mallorca, and the Fort d’en Moreu, a coralligenous reef to the east of Cabrera. August 11, 2014MadridContact: mmadina@oceana.org http://oceana.org/en/eu/media-reports/press-releases/oceana-celebrates-the-creation-of-three-protected-fishing-areas-in-the-balearic-islands?akid=3330.845669.rlsk36&rd=1&t=1&utm_campaign=enews&utm_medium=mailing&utm_source=wavemakers

By | August 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tell President Obama the seismic fight isn’t over

The Obama Administration made a huge mistake yesterday, authorizing the use of deadly seismic blasting of the U.S. East Coast. These blast threaten to injure or kill up to 138,200 marine mammals—including endangered right whales—and devastate coastal communities who depend on tourism, fishing, and coastal recreation. JOIN AT OCEANA

By | July 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This Kayaker Encountered a Whale That Waved Back

So, you’re out kayaking, minding your own business, having a great time. And then suddenly, out of the water come not one, but two whales! That’s exactly what happened to these kayakers in this video. But the awesomeness didn’t stop there. Seeing a couple of whales in the water is a rare enough sight. But one [...]

By | July 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Times Humans Interacted With Sharks and Something Beautiful Happened

Ever since the first shark attack in 1916 off the Jersey Shore, humans have become enthralled with the dangerous shark species. This fascination is driven by equal parts wonder and fear, that has molded how we think and feel about sharks writ-large. Unfortunately, more often than not, the overwhelming fear of sharksoutweighs our curiosity for knowledge about the [...]

By | July 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Report Calls for Five-Year Plan to Save World’s Over-Fished Oceans

The world's oceans need saving from overfishing and pollution, a new report says, as this "failed state" is rapidly declining, and an independent panel behind the report announced Tuesday that urgent action is needed within the next five years. The Global Ocean Commission (GOC), a group of senior politicians formed in 2013, stress that effective [...]

By | July 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments