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Coral Reefs

Saving Coral Reefs: What’s Working for Scientists?

We see them mostly in photographs captured by divers who showcase their beauty underwater. But coral reefs are more than just decorations on the sea and ocean beds.

No Comments / 29th June 2020

Threats to Our Oceans

What Are the Biggest Threats to Our Oceans?

The earth as we know it has more water than land. In fact, the ocean covers more than 70% of the planet’s surface that it’s easy to assume that it has unlimited resources.

No Comments / 15th June 2020

endangered marine mammals

While the World Is On a Standstill, Marine Life Has a Chance to Recover

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit the world, almost everything has been temporarily closed down to protect the people from contracting the virus. For the first time since the war, commercial fishing has also been disrupted with ships and boats tied…

No Comments / 30th May 2020

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Can Coronavirus Infect Marine Mammals?

Coronaviruses (CoVs) can actually be found in different kinds of animals and they can cause neurological, respiratory and hepatic diseases among them.

No Comments / 30th May 2020

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How the Ocean Could be Our Biggest Ally against COVID-19

As scientists and medical experts rally to find a cure or vaccine against this deadly virus, they are now looking to the bottom of the ocean for possible answers.

No Comments / 26th May 2020

Marine Life Thrives

Marine Life Thrives Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

After having people encroach on their natural habitat for decades, animals above land and below water are having a new lease on life.

No Comments / 22nd April 2020

Marine life during pandemic

Coronavirus: The Sea and Its Marine Life Are Finally Getting a Rest Because of the Pandemic

Although the invention of ships and other marine vessels has been greatly beneficial to humans, the noise they bring to the oceans has been detrimental to marine life.

No Comments / 23rd March 2020

pink jellyfish

Coronavirus: Deserted Beach in the Philippines Is Now Teeming With Pink Jellyfish

Now that there are no people around their natural habitat, this population of pink jellyfish no longer feels threatened, making them rise to the surface.

No Comments / 18th March 2020

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£5.5 Million Cairngorms Wildlife Project Aims to Plant One Million Trees

Located in Northeast Scotland, Cairngorms National Park is the largest of its kind in the British Isles, but its wildlife has been threatened over the years, mostly due to a decline in trees in the area. This year, an initiative…

No Comments / 6th February 2020

aral sea vanishing

The Aral Sea Is Vanishing and There Are Serious Consequences of this Disaster

Located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the Aral Sea is an endorheic lake that was once the fourth largest lake in the world covering an area of over 68,000 square kilometres and containing 10 grams of salt per liter.

No Comments / 23rd January 2020

polluted rivers

Dying Rivers and Lakes in the World Due to Pollution

The third largest river in the world and the most sacred river in Hinduism has now become one of the filthiest. After all, this is where 400 million people living near it dump their waste.

No Comments / 24th December 2019

whale shark

10 Most Endangered Marine Species

The marine ecosystem of the world is comprised of animals that are interdependent. If one species begins to lower in numbers, others are affected. From plastics to environmental toxins, many marine species are endangered or at risk. We must take…

No Comments / 7th December 2019

climate change

Climate Change Is Driving Plankton Towards the Poles

None of us were prepared for what climate change would bring to the world. More than 7,000 years ago, the last ice age ended abruptly signaling the beginning of the modern climate era.

No Comments / 28th October 2019

Coral Reefs

These Restoration Projects for Coral Reefs Prove That It’s Not Too Late Yet

The last 30 years has seen the death of 50% of the world’s coral reefs and up to 90% may die in the next century including 29 reefs with World Heritage sites.

No Comments / 25th October 2019

plastic waste

Plastic Waste: Research Says That Our Plastic Waste Is Harming Sharks and Rays

The problem with plastic waste has long been a cause of debate for many countries around the world. But while several efforts have been made to help lessen the world’s waste, hundreds of sharks and rays are still dying.

1 Comment / 11th October 2019

endangered marine mammals

The Last Days of These Endangered Marine Mammals?

The world has changed so much over the last few years. Unfortunately, these changes also caused the demise of some of the world’s most important animals.

No Comments / 1st September 2019