Tag: Oceana

Drift Gillnets Capture More Than Fish

Courtesy of Alex Gray, Oceana, California. Imagine swimming comfortably in the ocean and then getting unexpectedly trapped in an unseen fishing net. That is happening with marine mammals along the California coast, from dolphins to sea turtles. Alex Gray and his colleagues at Oceana explained, "Mile-long walls of death are killing sea turtles. Right

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Help Protect The Oceans Eight Times Over

Courtesy of Alex Grey, Oceana. Ocean swimmers have unique views of marine life. Swimming on the ocean's surface, swimmers occasionally see all kinds of living beings from dolphins and sharks to manta rays and turtles. All of these creatures are precious to the health of the oceans. Octopuses are absolute masters of disguise, but they can’t hide from the

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Twice As Nice At Oceana

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Alex Gray and his colleagues at Oceana announced that Discovery Channel will match every donation given to Oceana today, up to US$20,000. "Dolphins, sea lions, sea turtles, and other ocean creatures are facing serious threats right now, and so we’re going to be following up today to make the most of this

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