Invasive species are everywhere and do damage to our world’s ecosystems. The lionfish is the first successful invasive marine vertebrate and has spread far past the S. Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.
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Happy Earth Day. Plastic pollution in our oceans seems to pose the biggest threat to marine life. A startling statistic from the Ellen McArthur Foundation predicts that plastic will outweigh fish in the ocean by 2050. While some of us have started to make attempts to reduce our individual plastic usage, we may be ignoring an […]
Read More Overfishing is Worse than Plastic Pollution
It’s easy to focus on bad news concerning the environment. More coverage of climate change, reusables, and pollution have created heightened concern worldwide. The IPCC’s Climate Report warned of grave and possibly unavoidable consequences. Fortunately, governments and organizations across the planet have proved that change is possible. Here’s some of what they accomplished in 2018: ‘Single-use’ […]
Read More Environmental Wins in 2018
How climate change has affected coral reefs – and how it could destroy whole taxonomical classes in the next 30 years. A collection of FAQs on corals and bleaching, and all the reasons we have to save them. What is a coral? A coral is an animal, just like us. It can contain millions of […]
Read More Science Made Simple – Coral Bleaching