• Colorado River Delta Restoration
    Colorado River Delta Restoration
    Colorado River Delta Restoration Update November 2012 The US and Mexican government have approved an addition to the water treaty that governs water flow across the US border to Mexico. Thie minute will enable water allocated to Mexico to be stored in the US until it is needed and more importantly will enable the allocation …
  • Arctic Row Expedition
    Arctic Row Expedition
      Arctic Row Expedition Update (August 2012) Arctic Row was an ambitious attempt to be the first human powered boat to cross the Arctic Ocean and bring awareness to the impact of climate change on the arctic ice pack.  The 4 man team rowed a 30 foot fiberglass boat 1,000 miles over 41 days . The expedition …
  • Fishtagger – available at the iTunes Store Now
    Fishtagger – available at the iTunes Store Now
    Fishtagger – The App Welcome to the Marine Ventures Fishtagger App Website where the results of concerned citizen scientist/sport fishermen field efforts are presented. To download the app, click HERE.  And once you have downloaded the iPhone app(android app coming), you can sign up and start recording your observations as part of a series of ongoing …
  • James Price Point Spinners
    James Price Point Spinners
    Short film of the James Price Point Spinners with Simon Allen, Research Biologist, Murdoch University, Perth, WA. Location: Broome, The Kimberley, Western Australia
  • Remains of a River
    Remains of a River
    Short film from the Down the Colorado River Expedition, 2012. To view the whole 10 episodes, click here to go to the Expedition website.
  • Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation
    Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation
      We have always been focused on finding and funded the new generation of conservation leaders. So when we met Gregg Treninish one night for dinner in San Francisco, we were not prepared.  Gregg is a one of a kind natural hero for the planet.  There is no stopping this guy in his mission.  His …

Blog Entries

 

Photo Blog

  I decided to build a website just around some of the pictures that I have taken over the years as part of Marine Ventures’ conservation projects.  I posted some more pictures from Australia as well as some other projects that do not always get covered on the MVF website. So see what you think …

Lines in Country

We continue to work on our film about Western Australia that covers 2 years of work there.  It seems like a simple place – lot of open space (the size of California) and only 45,000 residents (2nd least inhabited place outside of Antarctica).  So bunch of kangaroos, crocs, a few people and big cattle ranches. …

Killing Sharks to Protect People

After sharks have killed 6 people off Perth since 2010, the WA government responded with a cull program designed to kill any great white, tiger or bull shark larger than 3 meters.  Using over 1000 baited drum lines placed along the coast, sharks will be caught, documented then killed to reduce the threat for more …

Midway Film Trailer by Chris Jordan

Sometimes we experience events and places on the planet and do not always grasp their significance to ourselves and others.  One such person is Chris Jordan who’s new film Midway documents the impact of the Pacific Garbage Patch on the albatross population in the NW Hawaiian Islands and Midway Island in particular.   You can …

Gregg Treinish NatGeo Emerging Explorer

National Geographic named ASC’s Gregg Treinish an Emerging Explorer for 2013.   Gregg was NatGeo’s adventurer of the year back in 2008 after Gregg completed a 7,800 trek along the entire Andes Mountain.   This award reflects Gregg’s continued leadership in promoting science and conservation thru his Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit based …

Coastal Walkabout App & Kimberley

  The Coastal Walkabout app recently underwent initial testing in the Kimberley by MUCRU student Shona Wharton as part of a 10 day cruise along the Kimberley coast just a few weeks ago.  The app that is scheduled for full release for Android and iPhone in November, was put thru its paces aboard the MV …

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