Maybe all is not lost when shipping containers go overboard. Fascinating video of a lost container, subject of a study by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
From Scientific American Observations: Overfishing and pollution have pushed life in the high seas to the brink of collapse, according to a new report from the Global Ocean Commission. “The oceans are a failed state,” David Miliband, co-chair of the commission, told Reuters. … The report warns that a combination of technology and big fuel […]
Sailing at Last We finally made it out onto the water. No, that doesn’t mean we launched our boat. What it means is our new friends Stacey and Jessie took pity on us and took us sailing on Smitty, their Catalina 310. It was a beautiful morning, nice and warm, with winds of about 12 […]
It’s winter, not the high season for northern beaches But the winter beach is beautiful and interesting. The slope is steeper, the colors are different. The sharp wind wakes you up. The high tides (King Tides, these days), crashing waves, and steady breezes of winter move more than grains of sand and your whipping hair […]