News & Notes

VIDEO: Glass Octopus (and other deep-sea creatures!)

The seldom-seen and elusive deepwater Glass Octopus, Vitreledonella richardi, has been encountered and filmed by biologists exploring the depths off the remote Phoenix Islands, an archipelago 3,200 miles (5,100 km) northeast of Sydney, Australia. The expedition was funded by the Schmidt Ocean Institute, a non-profit co-founded by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO.

16 Jul 1:58 PM 0 Read More...

Hawaii's Aquarium Fishery Hopes for Re-Opening

While the aquarium fishery in Hawai’i remains shuttered, the so-called AQ fishing community is hoping that change may be coming, as a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) hangs in limbo

16 Jul 1:14 PM 0 Read More...

UNESCO recommends the Great Barrier Reef be declared "In Danger"

UNESCO has sent the strongest message possible that Australia must do more on climate change and water quality to protect the Great Barrier Reef by recommending the natural icon be inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

25 Jun 12:30 PM 0 Read More...

URGENT: Hawaii's Aquarium Fishermen Ask For Your Support

Hawaii’s aquarium fishery and the latest Environmental Impact Statement is on the Board of Land and Natural Resources agenda for consideration on June 25th, 2021. Fishermen have asked you to voice your support.

23 Jun 11:37 AM 2 Read More...

eCommerce retailer, Bulk Reef Supply, has acquired Marine Depot

MN-based Bulk Reef Supply has announced the acquisition of CA-based Marine Depot. BRS is committed to ensuring Marine Depot customers are well supported during this transition. All orders placed on or after June 23, 2021 at www.MarineDepot.com are final and not eligible for return.

23 Jun 10:43 AM 0 Read More...