Episodes

SUFB 474: Trump Cancels Fishing Protections; Climate Change Optimism Needed; and, Are Orcas A-holes?

May 28, 2018

Ocean Update is back again with 2 stories and an opinion! There is quite a bit of material to go over today spanning from Fisheries to Climate Change to Marine Mammals. Once you listen to the episode then you can speak up in…

SUFB 473: Apparel Company Wants To Create Shirts From Recycled Plastic; Increase Ethnic Diversity To Increase Conservation.

May 25, 2018

It's Ocean Talk Friday where I record live in the Facebook Fan Page and Group so that people can take part in Speaking Up For Oceans. On today's episode, I talk about the following articles: 1) ; and, 2) I was very happy th…

SUFB 472: Kilauea's Lava Touches Ocean; New Daily Ocean Talk Preview; and, Small Org Gets A Huge Payout

May 23, 2018

No guest today (apologies), but we do have some news and a special preview of a new Patreon Incentive as part of my way of raising money for the Speak Up For Blue Network of Podcasts.  I first talk about the dangers associat…

SUFB 471: Crab Fishery In Maryland Affected By Immigration Policy; MPAs and Dr. Sylvia Earle; and, 800 Swim Bladders Seized in Mexico City

May 21, 2018

Happy Monday!!! I hope you enjoyed your weekend. Today's episode is packed with stories from to to a boat load of . Enjoy the Podcast!!! Become par to the Speak Up For Blue Nation by joining our .  I would love to hear you…

SUFB 470: US Republican Senators Think Rocks Causing Sea Level Rise and New Genetically Different Blue Whale Species Discovered In New Zealand

May 18, 2018

This Episode of Ocean Talk Friday was recorded live on the Facebook Fan Page where I discussed how the US Senate Science Committee might be delaying the country's Climate Change adaptation by bringing up ridiculous reasons t…

SUFB 469: Sea Lion Banned From Harbour In BC; Can Marine Biologists Make A Decent Living?; and, New Guidelines For Right Whales Protections In Canada

May 16, 2018

Marine Mammals and Marine Biology Careers/Entrepreneurs is what I cover on today's podcast. Two Marine Mammal stories and 1 editorial on marine biology careers.  The first marine mammal story is about a sea lion that is tryi…

SUFB 468: Crucial Recycling Tips; Is Banning Toxic Sunscreen the ONLY Answer; and, New Shark Detection System May Save Sharks and People

May 14, 2018

Recycling, Toxic Sunscreen and Sharks are the topics that I cover today. They are all different, yet they are all related as they have to do with Marine Conservation. Check out what they are all about! Here are the links for…

SUFB 467: Flukeless Gray Whales and Ironless Phytoplankton (Ocean Talk Friday)

May 11, 2018

Publishing the Ocean Talk Friday episode that I recorded Live on the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Page and the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group. On today's episode, I chat about two articles that have to do with the largest or…

SUFB 466: Sustainable Marine Conservation Training with Dr. Andrew Thaler

May 9, 2018

Dr. Andrew Thaler is an expert in Deep-Sea Ecology and Marine Science/Conservation Communication. He has a PhD in Deep-Sea Ecology and owns and operates Southern Fried Science, one of the most popular Marine Science and Cons…

SUFB 465: Coral Reef Ecology; Science and People; and, Coral Reef Resilience

May 7, 2018

I spend time talking about one of my favourite habits in the Ocean. Actually, it's probably the favourite habitats of many people...Coral Reefs!!! Of course, we are not talking only about Climate Change, but I cannot do an e…

SUFB 464: Sea World Fails Tour Guide's Animal Welfare Audit and Florida Mangroves in EverGlades Are Disappearing

May 4, 2018

I recorded Ocean Talk Friday in the on Wednesday, which I plan on doing from now on. If you want to take part then join the group and attend every Wednesday at 7pm EST to have a chance to get on the episode. Today, I chat w…

SUFB 463: Tuna Management Recommendations and Do You Use Eco-Friendly Products

May 2, 2018

Today I discuss a couple of crucial topics that I found important to discuss with you. First off, I update you on how .  Secondly, I talk about eco-friendly products that are out on the market that can be used as alternative…

SUFB 462: Climate Change In The News

April 30, 2018

Climate Change is in the news again spanning all parts of the world. Today, I am talking about Climate Change affecting the US, Australia and Islands in the South Pacific. I will be focusing on Sea Level Rise and Sea Surface…

SUFB 461: Recorded Live for Ocean Talk Friday

April 27, 2018

Today is a very special episode because I finally opened up Ocean Talk Friday to people in the Facebook Group. It was the first time I did this and I am very happy to say that it worked out very well for the first time.  Tod…

SUFB 460: Beautiful Images For Marine Conservation With Christine Ren

April 25, 2018

Christine Ren, from , is our guest on the podcast today. She is here for two reasons: 1) To tell us how underwater performances can make the personal connection of the ocean to the human race: and, 2) Christine and I got to …

SUFB 459: UK Goes Strawless, Can Boyat Slat Clean Up The Ocean, People Need To Leave Animals Alone

April 23, 2018

The . Will this be the first of many countries to do so? Plus, ...is his to clean up the Ocean taking time and money away from other projects that focus on preventing plastics from getting into the Ocean? Finally, I talk ab…

SUFB 458: Volunteering With Green Sea Turtles During My Hawaiian Vacation

April 20, 2018

Today's episode is all about my vacation to Hawai'i. I'm here for a wedding, but used the opportunity to get some Marine Conservation done in the best way I know how, I volunteered to monitor Green Sea Turtles that would bas…

SUFB 457: Podcasting To Make You Wiser About The Oceans With Alexis Brown

April 18, 2018

Alexis Brown is on the podcast today to discuss her podcast called "My Ocean" under the . We get in to talking about all of the programs that Ocean Wise runs including the Vancouver Aquarium, Shoreline Clean Up, Seafood Prog…

SUFB 456: US Making Countries Survey Cetaceans For Fishery Exports and Are We Really Recycling Properly

April 16, 2018

Two stories to discuss today: 1) The US is using the Marine Mammal Protection Act to make countries to thorough Cetacean surveys before they can ship fish to the US; and, 2) A recent CBC report revealed that Canadians may no…

SUFB 455: Debunking Fukushima Map (Again!) and My Online Run In With Online Politics

April 13, 2018

Two things happened to me this week regarding the Oceans: 1) Today, I saw a Facebook friend post a fake map of "radiation" spread across the Pacific Ocean after the Japanese Tsunami. Find out why it's fake by listening to th…

SUFB 454: Plogging Our Way To A Cleaner Ocean with Melanie Knight

April 11, 2018

Melanie Knight is my guest today on the podcast to discuss how she got inspired by plogging, the act of picking up litter while jogging. Melanie talks with me about how she got started and why she did a 30 day challenge of p…

SUFB 453: Atlantic Right Whales In Trouble; My Opinion on Marine Documentaries; and, Oil Spill And Fire in Borneo

April 9, 2018

There is a lot to update you on the program today. I first talk about the 10% loss in population of North Atlantic Right Whales and why there is such a decline; My opinion on the validity of Marine Conservation Documentaries…

SUFB 452: Walrus Left Off The Endangered Species Act and Marine Protected Area Controversy Based On Size

April 6, 2018

Ocean Talk Friday brings me around to discuss two big nes items that came out this week: 1) ; and, 2) Two Scientists have different views on Marine Protected Size and priority for protection ( and ) Enjoy the Podcast!!! I wo…

SUFB 451: Jellyfish Are Cool With Dr. Rebecca Helm

April 4, 2018

I had the great opportunity to meet and work with Rebecca at OceanDotCom 2018 hosted by LUMCON. During the event, Rebecca came to me to ask if she would like me to have her on the podcast to talk about how cool Jellyfish are…