How Ocean Pollution Affects Marine Life

Water and Oil Don’t Mix: the Impacts on Oil Spills

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

Ocean Pollution · Statistics

88% of Our Ocean’s Surface Has Plastic Debris Floating Around

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

How Ocean Pollution Affects Marine Life · The Consequences of Ocean Pollution

Sharks Face Consequences (Shark Week Special)

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)

Ocean Pollution · Statistics

The Competition Between Plastic and Fish

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

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Wildcoast “Costa Salvaje” Baja Bash 

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