Huge Mass of Seaweed Heading for Florida Beaches
A prominent research professor at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) has issued a warning that the beaches of south Florida are about to suffer a gigantic bloom of foul-smelling, brown seaweed washing ashore. An ecological specialist on macroalgae, Dr. Brian Lapointe,...
Over 190 Countries Reach Historic Deal to Protect Oceans
A landmark agreement to preserve the health of the world's oceans was finally agreed upon by the world's governments after ten years of discussion and debate. The High Seas Treaty intends to preserve and restore marine ecosystems by designating...
9 Year Old Girl Finds Megalodon Tooth on US Beach
Molly, a nine-year-old girl discovered a 15 million years old rare shark tooth on a Maryland beach. Alicia Sampson, Molly's mother, remembers her and her oldest sister, Natalie, requesting and receiving insulated waders and fossil sifters so they could go...
Nazi Shipwreck Leaking Toxic Chemicals 80 Years Later
A Nazi shipwreck that sank in the North Sea in 1942 is still polluting the surrounding seafloor with toxic chemicals eighty years later, but there are signs of sea life adapting to the wreck. The wreck of the ship lies...
Greece’s Ten Best Scuba Diving Spots
Greece is a country with over sixteen thousand kilometers (9,942 miles) of spectacular coastline, which makes it perfect for scuba diving.
Rare Sight of Stranded Whale in Greece
A beaked whale that was stranded on a beach in Vouliagmeni, near Athens, Greece was rescued on Thursday, only to reappear stranded on a nearby beach in Alimos hours later on Friday. Experts state that the prognosis for the whale,...
Gisele Bundchen Rescues Sea Turtle Caught in Net
Supermodel Gisele Bündchen, a longtime environmental activist, saved a sea turtle from certain death after it had become entangled in fish nets and was lying upside down on a beach. While taking a walk recently with her dog on the...
Large Pod of 30 Dolphins Spotted Off Limassol, Cyprus
A pod of nearly 30 bottlenose dolphins were spotted in the Mediterranean Sea off Limassol, Cyprus, on Friday. Although the species of dolphin is the most common in the Mediterranean Sea, a pod this large is an uncommon sight in...
WWF's Ship "Blue Panda" Touring Ionian Sea to Promote Environmental Awareness
The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) ship named the "Blue Panda" began a tour of the Ionian islands in Greece on July 21, to promote awareness of the diversity of marine wildlife in the Mediterranean and to inform the public...
Thessaloniki's Infamous 'Red Tide' is Back and It May Stay Awhile
The so-called "red tide" has once again made its appearance in the waters of the Thermaikos Gulf of of Thessaloniki's coastline. According to scientists, it is likely to be a recurring phenomenon. The "red tide" is the commonly-used name for...
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