Clean Up Oceans

The America’s Cup.  The most prestigous and glamorous sailing event in the world. It brings those passionate about sailing and the sea together with big business and serious advertising. At the...

You can quickly run out of superlatives when talking about whales. They are the largest, loudest, longest-lived and most voracious animals on the planet.  In particular, the sperm whale is one...

Curious George A lovable cartoon figure and book that many children (including mine) love. What is not so lovely, however, is a washed up Curious George balloon on a beach.  The...

We are fortunate to be back on Martha’s Vineyard and, as I do most mornings on the island, I took the dog for an early morning walk on South Beach in...

We are very happy today to be supporting World Oceans Day. Please help us spread the world about the importance of Clean Oceans! You can learn more at the following: World Oceans...

One of our first blogs on Clean Up Oceans was about at then 19 year old, Boyan Slat (see Innovative Idea post). We were excited about the possibilities that we first learned...

Let’s talk some serious trash.  And, no I am not talkin’ about talkin’ bad, I am talkin’ about doing good. The ocean is key to the health of our planet and...

This morning on my walk with our little dog Sparky, I found myself picking up a few pieces of trash along the side of the street.  Why people litter when driving...

Before my friends on Martha’s Vineyard (MV) think I am crazy to suggest that MV will join archrival Nantucket (ACK), I am not talking about a merger or the end to...

This week a prominent New England community finally heard the message and banned balloons to protect the ocean and marine life. Bravo Nantucket!! According to a story in the Boston Globe, Scott...