Also seen in Journal Plus, March 2015 Story and Photos by Charmaine Coimbra The wild waves of winter have calmed. The northern elephant seal adults have returned to the Pacific Ocean to feed after a long winter of females birthing… Read More ›
Plastic Waste Returns Home on Kelp
What seemed like a landfill of plastic in kelp, catapulted me into photographic obsession (about 200 frames shot). I lost track of time while I stooped and bent my body to find the right way to capture this polyester moment. Eventually several curious people asked “ What are you photographing?”
Eco-Tourism, Elephant Seals, and Funding
Finding funds is now like finding northern elephant seals in the late 1800’s. Funds are near extinct.
Rediscovery of the Snubfin Dolphin in Papua New Guinea
… I would be searching for one of the least known dolphins in the world. The snubfin dolphin, today known to science as Orcaella heinsohni, is only eight-feet long from its blunt snout to its flukes.
Vacationers Get Polluted Beaches That Brew Infectious Water and Sand
Polluted beaches dampen summer vacations
Day of The Whales
Whaleful Thoughts by Charmaine Coimbra June 4, 2009 was a remarkable day. Yesterday’s magic began with a blue heron visit near our front window. This was before spouse and I took our trail bikes across the Fiscalini Ranch bluffs in Cambria,… Read More ›
A Bittersweet Moment at Two Oceans Aquarium
Frank Bonaccorso recently visited Cape Town, South Africa’s Tow Oceans Aquarium. It inspired his soul, but what awaited him outside, broke his heart.