You are invited to a benchmark expedition with Sylvia Earle that redefines art, exploration and the conservation of our planet!

From our friends at the Ocean Geographic Society:
Join an elite team of explorers comprised of Dr. Sylvia Earle, David Doubilet,… Read more

Encounter at Cay Sal Reveals Poachers in the Bahamas

By Joseph Ierna Jr. / Ocean CREST Alliance
The Bahamas Reefs Hope Spot with its 700 islands and cays represents… Read more

Gills Club Connects Shark Girls and Women Researchers

The Gills Club is proud to be onboard as new partners at Mission Blue! We were founded in January 2014 when… Read more


Photo of the Day ~ Peacock Mantis Shrimps Amazing Eyes

The Mantis Shrimp has eyes that are compound, like those of the dragonfly, although they have a far smaller number of… Read more

Jamie Pollack
Photo of the Day ~ Weedy Scorpionfish

Also known as Rhinopias frondosa, this fishy jewel’s cryptic camouflage is an invaluable tool for hunting prey and avoiding becoming prey… Read more

Harbor Seal
Photo of the Day ~ Harbor Seal off Cortes Bank

Spotted at Cortes Bank near San Diego, California, a harbor seal (Phoco vitulina) swims through an underwater kelp forest.
Captured… Read more

Recent Stories

A Story of Poachers, Corruption, Compassion, Community and Conservation

By Joseph Ierna Jr. / Ocean CREST Alliance
Today a global struggle effecting the health of our communities, our economy,… Read more

View of Coral Bay and Hurricane Hole
Coral Bay in St. John is Threatened by a Mega Marina

We’ve received lots of inquiries from residents and lovers of St. John and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the past… Read more

Exploration Vessel Nautilus
Summits for Science: Young Explorer Invites You to Seamounts of Anegada Passage

By Megan Cook
The ocean is home to many of the wonders of our planet – 72% of them to… Read more