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5 Shocking Facts about Plastic bags in the Ocean

Shocking Facts about Plastic bags in the Ocean

The oceans are massive bodies that help humanity in a number of ways from food to trade or simply to beauty. Regrettably, this asset is threatened by man-made pollution and natural causes. Although the four oceans have suffered humanitarian consequences for more than a thousand years, they have accelerated in recent decades.  Toxic waste, oil […]

6 Causes of Coral Bleaching

6 Causes of Coral Bleaching

Coral coloring occurs because of the breakdown of zooxanthellae and coral host. Coral host and zooxanthellae provide most of the color. Without Zuzanthella, the coral tissue is transparent and has a white and shiny coral skeleton. Coral die of hunger after they bleach… Although some of the corals can feed themselves, most of the corals […]

7 Things You Can Do To Help Save The Sea Turtles

7 ways to help save the sea turtles

Sea turtles are part of two vital ecosystems, beaches and marine systems. If sea turtles become extinct, both the marine and beach ecosystems will weaken. And since humans use the Ocean as an important source for food and use beaches for many kinds of activities, weakness in these ecosystems would have harmful effects on humans. […]

12 Interesting Facts about Sea Turtles

12 interesting facts about Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are reptiles living in water; six of their species belong to the family Cheloniidae and one to belong to the family Dermochelyidae. These famous marine relatives of wild turtles glide across the deep coastal regions of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Sea Turtles are amazing creatures however they often become the victims […]

10 Amazing Facts about the Blue Ringed Octopus

Blue ringed octopus facts

The blue ringed octopus is one of the ocean’s most interesting creatures. At first glance, this tiny octopus looks perfectly innocuous. Its psychedelic coloring and pint-sized packaging make it seem more adorable than alarming. But don’t let its cuddly exterior fool you, the bite of a blue-ringed octopus is one of the deadliest the world […]