Port Everglades Expansion Dredging — Public Meeting 22 Feb 2017: 2 & 6 pm, Ft Lauderdale, Florida Broward County Convention Center: 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316 or Sign the Petition What is Port Everglades Port Everglades is a … Continue reading →
Mer spoke earlier this week in Cary, NC on Project Baseline, R/V Baseline Explorer, and the benefits of high capacity dive training, as well as about GUE. Learn more about this presentation on the Project Baseline Blog.
Courtesy of Yosemite National Park (and also a great illustration of the power of Project Baseline-style images) We WISH this were an April Fools’ joke: April 1 snow surveys found that snowpack in the Merced drainage is 2% of average … Continue reading →
Check out this short video showing the duality of conditions documented by Project Baseline in Florida. For more about Project Baseline, check out this post, visit Project Baseline, or check out previous Project Baseline posts in this blog.
Project Baseline, a Global Underwater Explorers conservation initiative, has some great resources and project videos on its YouTube channel. There have been many additions to the Project Baseline YouTube Channel recently, make sure to check it out for yourself! Check … Continue reading →
Recent research into lionfish, an invasive species to Florida reefs, has shown that they can survive in very low salinity waters. This means that rivers and estuaries could be at risk to lionfish populations, whose voracious appetites could threatening juvenile … Continue reading →
There is a ColorRunTM scheduled for Kona, Hawaii in Sept 2014. (and Ft Lauderdale, FL in May and Gainesville, FL in Sept). This event just doesn’t sit right with me, here’s my thoughts: DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS, PLEASE. The … Continue reading →
An update on the current attempt to regulate the Kona Manta dive made the front page of the West Hawaii Today newspaper. We’ve watched the night manta dive or snorkel grow in popularity over the last 10 years and it … Continue reading →
The Florida Springs and Aquifer Protection Act, which aims to reduce nutrient levels and focuses on increasing aquifer levels, passed committee yesterday. The bill allows a Protection and Management Zone around certain springs and would be funded by the existing … Continue reading →
Check out Project Baseline’s Blog post for early images back from Donnie’s Protrusion off South Bimini Island, Bahamas, spanning 14 years. Check out more photos available on Project Baseline’s site as well. Miss the announcement of GUE and Project Baseline’s new … Continue reading →
Check out this post on Project Baseline’s blog. It captures the motivation behind Project Baseline’s creation and mission. We can all contribute to increasing public awareness of real, visually-evident environmental change by getting involved with Project Baseline. Post by Project … Continue reading →
Check out this article on coral species not previously seen in the main Hawaiian islands being observed for the first time earlier this year off Kona. This coral species is common in the Red Sea, Australia, the Indo-Pacific, and the … Continue reading →
A sinkhole in a park around the corner from Global Underwater Explorers headquarters has found to have contamination from road run-off. Watch the video below for more details. WCJB Report with Video This particular sink hole is a depression and … Continue reading →
These upcoming meetings could have an impact on access to cave sites (total daily load limits) as well as policy concerning conservation/water quality. These public meetings are being held by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Traditionally, cave divers … Continue reading →
Looks like Suwannee Board of County Commissioners is telling the medical waste company to find another county in which to build their medical waste incinerator. One small victory for the N. Florida environment.