‘I just wanted to give marine life a voice’: The Brisbane man who just won a major environmental award explains how one small idea sparked an important state-wide movement in Qld Australia

Being a skipper captain on a boat in the Whitsundays Holiday Coastal Strip of Islands sounds like the dream career. But for Ian Thompson, his 13 year stint saw him remove eight dead turtles from our oceans, three of which died from the effects of plastic. ‘I wanted to do something to raise awareness,’ he […]

Exquisite Awesome Underwater Photos to Make You Love the Ocean

Christian Vizl gets up close with sharks, sea lions, and more. A sea turtle leisurely floats near a school of fish above the ruins of a shipwreck in Cabo Pulmo, Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico. You might say Christian Vizl’s passion for underwater photography was handed to him—literally. Ten years ago, while exploring a beautiful […]

You Can’t Take This Photo: The Awesome Underbelly of an Iceberg

Tobias Friedrich dove into 27ºF water to capture the ice formations most people never see Besides the cold, you’d also have to stomach a pitch-black abyss below you to capture this image.Photograph: Tobias Friedrich Scientists say 90 percent of an iceberg lies underwater (thanks, Archimedes!), a fact for which most people happily take their word. […]