Facts: The Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola)

Ocean sunfish are the heaviest bony fish in the world. Growing as larges as 10ft(3m) long and 14ft(4m) tall. They are present in temperate and tropical marine waters worldwide. Their body appears awkward because they lack a true tail. To swim, they move their two large fins back and forth. Sunfish primarily feed on jellyfish […]

Ocean Maps’ Red Sea Thistlegorm

Today we are going to explore one of the most famous wrecks : The Thistlegorm. The Thistlegorm sank in October 1941 near Ras Muhammed. In the early 50s, the famous marine explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau. Short after the descent, in a depth of about 5 meters, you can recognize the first parts of the wreck. […]

SINTEF Ocean Ocean – Space Centre ENG

The ocean has always been a part of us Norwegians. It has provided us with wealth and prosperity, fisheries, shipping – offshore oil and gas. Now, we are on the brink of a new digital age. Facing global challenges to sustainability, where the jobs we create must support a green future. The solutions to many […]

Oahu Travel Tips: Ocean Safety

O’ahu we have surf on all 360 degrees of the coastlines. Kai is the Hawaiian word for ocean, and it’s an acronym that we came up with. K is to know your limits, listen to you na’au (intuition). A is to ask a lifeguard or a responsible adult. And I is to identify the hazards. […]

Oahu Travel Tips: Ocean Conservation

Hawai’i is incredibly unique. It’s one of the most isolated landmasses in the middle of the Pacific. I’m extremely passionate about the ocean because the best moments of my life have been with these beautiful marine animals that I actively work to protect. And there’s a number of things that you can do to help […]

Hawaii Travel Tips: Ocean Conservation

We encourage visitors to do what we call travel pono. Travel in a way that is positive for the thousands of miles of ocean that surround us. So we have a really important job to protect this reef that’s here. I’m extremely passionate about the ocean because the best moments of my life have been […]

The Story of Ocean Networks Canada

As we embark on our exploration of the vast ocean, let’s consider how we can gather information about a place that is often deep, dark and dangerous. Let’s find out how ocean observatories let us visit this mysterious place. Ocean Networks Canada is a unique facility in the world. And it’s unique because it is […]

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