The oceans are very busy. Providing a home to millions of species and fighting to keep it safe 24/7, and oil is just one more thing added to the “to-do” list. Luckily, major oil spills do not happen very often. We would be in big trouble if the incident in 1969 (3 million gallons of oil… Continue reading Water and Oil Don’t Mix: the Impacts on Oil Spills
I believe a common mistake people make on the topic of ocean pollution, and one of the main reasons why it is not being resolved fast is that people neglect it, or they think it’s not important NOW. And I can’t blame them, if they aren’t aware then it’s hard to care (that rhymed). The… Continue reading 88% of Our Ocean’s Surface Has Plastic Debris Floating Around
Sharks are magnificent creatures. They tend to be associated with the top of the food chain and are many times unfairly perceived. They appear as menacing beasts in movies like Jaws or Soul Surfer, but also as a friendlier friend in Finding Dory. Many movies have tainted their reputation as being aggressive monsters, but if… Continue reading Sharks Face Consequences (Shark Week Special)
More pounds of PLASTIC than pounds of FISH will be in our oceans by 2050 (if our rates for plastic production continue and we do not improve our ways of disposing of it). Worldwide use of plastic has increased 20-fold in the last 50 years, it is expected to double again in the next 20… Continue reading “By 2050” Statistics from the Future
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It’s fascinating how fast our world is changing, just 20 years ago hardly anyone had cell phones, now look around! Imagine how different our world will be in just another 40 years, many things will be different, for the better, and for the worst. I came across a shocking discovery a little while ago that… Continue reading The Competition Between Plastic and Fish
Last night I had the pleasure of attending a dinner with my parents and friends. The dinner was a celebration for the success of a non-profit organization(Wildcoast) in conserving the oceanic habitats of Baja California. Along with the savory food, the event was filled with people who cared about the protection of our coasts and… Continue reading Wildcoast “Costa Salvaje” Baja Bash