As we approach the end of 2017, it’s easy to feel down about the state of our planet. We’ve experienced climate-fueled superstorms that leveled entire islands in the Caribbean and flooded Houston. Meanwhile, California continues to burn. And, of course, the Trump White House has done its best to undermine progress. But I think 2017 was a great year for climate action. Here’s my top five reasons why. 1. Global momentum is now unleashed. It turns out, the Trump administration’s announcement that it would withdraw from Paris was precisely the fuel needed to put the agreement into action. I just witnessed this firsthand in Paris, where French President Emmanuel Macron hosted the One Planet Summit together with the World Bank and the United Nations. In this historic meeting, divestment from fossil fuels made huge progress as both the World Bank and a group of nations with $15 billion in sovereign...
Still a favorite video - Knocking on Adel's (Adel Taher is a renowned hyperbaric physician running recompression chambers in Sharm el Sheikh) door performed by my friends and colleagues the Deco Boys #thedecoboys #adeltaher #video
A scene straight out of a #Halloween movie. Last night I heard this intermittent thumping noise for a while... after investigation I found Fluffy like this... #puppies be like 😂😂 not to worry I managed to release her. #puppylife
Copied from Captain Paul Watson
"Our dying ocean is a reality. Last year a man contracted flesh eating bacteria and died after going scuba diving a few days after getting a tattoo.
Our marine eco-systems have been poisoned with chemicals, feces, agricultural run-off, pesticides, herbicides, plastic, PCB's, mercury, radiation, etc.
In British Columbia virus infested blood is being pumped through pipes directly into the sea. Fukushima is spewing tons of radioactive water into the sea everyday in Japan (since March 2011).
From every port and sewer in the world we dump, spew, and pump toxic filth into the sea.
We need to give our Ocean the time to repair the damage we have done.
And remember, when the Ocean dies, we all die!" 😓