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Trip to Antigua and Barbuda


Feeling the breath of the ocean, seeing the transparent crystal clear water, touching the gentle like a velvet sand with your fingers and hearing sighing palms, you can understand and that the paradise can be on the earth also. 517 more words


Extinct & Almost Extinct: Elkhorn Coral

Below is the painting and text of one of the creatures in my ongoing project, Extinct & Almost Extinct: 50 Paintings.

Elkhorn Coral
critically endangered… 310 more words

Mark W. McGinnis

Happy International Water Day!

Every year since 1993 the United Nations General Assembly designates 22 March as World Water Day. This year’s theme is “Water and Sustainable Development… 26 more words

Coral Reefs

Scientists urge greater care of World Heritage sites

‘As a wealthy country, Australia has the capability and responsibility to improve its management of the reef’

FRISCO — Strong local management may be the key to preserving treasured world heritage sites, researchers concluded in a new study after taking a close look at threats facing the Amazon Rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef and Spain’s Doñana wetlands. 458 more words


Great Hammerhead (Sphyrna mokarran)

One of the most recognizable sharks in the ocean is the hammerhead shark. I fell like most people in the world are familiar with that crazy-shaped head of the hammerhead. 523 more words


Have you ever heard of the Pitcairn Islands?

Have you ever heard of the Pitcairn Islands? Big things are happening for this little island. Read more about it here:

The Largest Marine Reserve In The World  33 more words


Preserving Cultural Heritage and Coral in Curaçao

On Wednesday, our Pace documentary team prowled ancient alleys reflecting Curaçao’s extraordinarily rich history, then got a closeup view of a remarkable effort to restore an endangered coral species, devastated by a mysterious disease, by growing it in tanks and then “planting” small corals back in the sea. 414 more words