With forests being replaced by buildings and housing projects, carbon dioxide concentrations have also increased rapidly over the years. These have resulted to different incidents including a decrease in the ocean’s pH units.
Category : Wildlife
As a maritime nation, consisting of an archipelago of some 700 islands, rocks and cays spread over some 100,000 square miles of beautiful coral seas; preservation of the marine environment is paramount to The Bahamas.
Overfishing has been a growing problem around the world for years now and it happens when too much fish is caught at once that it’s hard for the breeding population to replenish its stocks.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.