There is plastic everywhere in the environment, from the deep ocean, our beaches to the rain in the Rocky Mountains! This video briefly explains about micro plastics in our oceans:
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Discovery raises new questions about the amount of plastic waste permeating the air, water, and soil virtually everywhere on Earth Plastic was the furthest thing from Gregory Wetherbee’s mind when he began analyzing rainwater samples collected from the Rocky Mountains. “I guess I expected to see mostly soil […]
The nearly endangered species, the Narwhal is unique in its kind for its appearance and therefore is the unicorn of the sea. It is an ocean going mammal, like the Blue Whale, but spends most of its time in the Arctic!
The image above reflects the nearly Endangered Narwhal, the unicorn of the sea, which is now losing some of its protection by the USA. The Trump administration unveiled final regulations that weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA) on in August, just three months after the United Nations warned of the […]
The blue whale, is the largest animal ever known to have lived on the planet. Here’s what you need to know about the majestic marine mammal. Balaenoptera musculus, the blue whale, is the largest animal ever known to have lived on the planet – larger than dinosaurs, and […]
Great National Geographic video on the largest animal in the world: Blue Whale It ties nicely to the article we just published: “7 facts about Blue Whales“.
This is some great footage of a Gulper Eel in action in the deep sea off the northern Hawaii coast. The live coverage by the Nautilus scientists is awesome!
In August Canada has exceeded its target of 10% Marine Protected Area’s (MPA) along it’s massive coastline. This is great news as the oceans need lots of protecting. Especially for pelagic or ocean crossing species, such as whales. The Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area (MPA), located in the high Arctic was […]
You may think: a Vampire Squid? Sounds like something straight out of a horror movie! It is a deep sea cephalopod (squid and octopus family) that is the only one in the species that doesn’t hunt life prey. Watch this interesting video to learn more:
Ethiopia’s ambitious national reforestation program seeks to plant 4 billion trees by October. Ethiopia is clearly on an equally ambitious path, the treeplanting record in India that was recently announced. As the World Economic Forum reports, at the turn of the 20th century, forested land comprised nearly a third of […]