Following his shocking photographs of dead albatross chicks and the diet of plastic that killed them, Chris Jordans new movie is a call to action to repair our broken relationship with planet Earth We are living in a plastic age and the solutions may seem glaringly obvious, so why aren’t all 7.6 billion of us […]
Today, more than a dozen leading environmental organizations, including Stand.earth, announced the launch of “Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic” — a global campaign demanding that Starbucks take accountability for its contribution to the growing plastic pollution crisis. Sign the petition at: https://mobilize4change.org/starbucks. The campaign formed ahead of Starbucks’ 2018 annual shareholder meeting happening March […]
Plastic pollution poses one of the biggest known threats to the ocean, influencing all ecosystems from beautiful coral reefs to abyssal trenches, eventually accumulating in our own food. Learn more about how to upend the current system of produce-use-discard, and transition to a system which promotes reuse and repurposing of plastics.
This video from England says about itself: 4 March 2018 Tens of thousands of starfish were washed up on Ramsgate beach in Kent after ‘The Beast From The East’, Storm Emma passed by. The sudden drop in temperature is thought to have killed the sea creatures. What a pity so many of these beautiful animals […]
Carbonate sands on coral reefs will start dissolving within about 30 years, on average, as oceans become more acidic, new research published today in Science shows. Carbonate sands, which accumulate over thousands of years from the breakdown of coral and other reef organisms, are the building material for the frameworks of coral reefs and shallow […]
This is a great white pelican video. I saw these birds in the Gambia.
California’s Salton Sea lies directly on the San Andreas Fault Line, 236 feet below sea level. It is 15 miles wide by 35 miles long, making it California’s largest lake. The deepest point is 43 feet.
Four Hundred bird species can be identified as residents or visitors, and it is on the Pacific Flyway.
Modern engineering endeavors have changed and mostly negatively impacted on this body of water which is rapidly drying up with salinization increasing resulting in serious fish population die-offs.
The State of California is involved in a number of remedial programs the results of which are not known at this time.