Other News

This section covers all other topics ranging from important marine scientists to offshore energy developments.

Are you an underwater photographer?

Written by on March 13, 2017 in Other News
Are you an underwater photographer?

The 13th annual Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) is now accepting entries. The contest, which has been hosted by RSMAS every spring since 2005, is aimed at amateur photographers who earn “no more than 20% of their income from photography.” Photographs are judged […]

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Any ecosystem is a fragile ecosystem

Written by on March 10, 2017 in Coral Reefs, Other News
Any ecosystem is a fragile ecosystem

That is, if you apply the correct pressure to it.

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Unique partnership to increase conservation and education of keystone marine species

Written by on March 8, 2017 in Other News, Sharks
Unique partnership to increase conservation and education of keystone marine species

The goal of this new relationship is “to build awareness on the conservation and education of keystone marine species, such as great white and tiger sharks.”

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Lobsters: A Love Story

Written by on February 14, 2017 in Other News
Lobsters: A Love Story

“C’mon you guys. It’s a known fact that lobsters fall in love and mate for life.”

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WMO recognizes new world record wave height

Written by on December 21, 2016 in Other News, Physical Oceanography
WMO recognizes new world record wave height

The World Meteorological Organization has established a new world record wave height of 19 meters (62.3 feet) measured by a buoy in the North Atlantic.

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Holidays Under the Sea

Written by on December 16, 2016 in Other News
Holidays Under the Sea

Need inspiration for a holiday-themed ocean lesson or event?

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Jellyfish Soup: a beautiful, underwater, conservation-themed dance

Written by on November 16, 2016 in Other News
Jellyfish Soup: a beautiful, underwater, conservation-themed dance

Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the stunning Jellyfish Soup photoshoot!

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Diving Beyond Disabilities

Written by on November 14, 2016 in Other News, Spotlight
Diving Beyond Disabilities

If you have a physical disability, diving may never cross your mind, but a new nonprofit wants to help get everyone in the water.

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Happy Halloween!

Written by on October 31, 2016 in Other News
Happy Halloween!

From bat rays to goblin sharks, lots of marine life is ready to go trick-or-treating!

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Reducing shark consumption good for sharks, good for human health

Written by on September 12, 2016 in Other News
Reducing shark consumption good for sharks, good for human health

Researchers found high concentrations of toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases (like Alzheimer’s and ALS) in the fins and muscles of 10 shark species.

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