Census shows connectedness of world’s marine life By SETH BORENSTEIN (AP) WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans may be vast and deep, but a decade-long count of marine animals finds sea life so interconnected that it seems to shrink the watery… Read More ›
There’s a myth that cigarette filters biodegrade. Not so much. The plastic (acetate) filter can take years to decompose. They also resemble tasty morsels of food to passing by fish and other marine life.
By J.M. Brown Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Scientists from UC Santa Cruz and the state Department of Fish and Game believe they have traced at least 21 recent California sea otter deaths to a poison produced by algae… Read More ›
August 15, 2010 States struggle to curb pollution by cruise ships Discharge rules, some voluntary, are easy to skirt Lee Van Der Voo InvestigateWest Tags: cruises cruise ships environment pollution After a week aboard the Carnival Spirit, its passengers can’t help but… Read More ›
Dominos. It’s like 150 years of stacked dominoes collapsing in four directions from Rugby, North Dakota, North America’s geographical center and from every geographical center of every continent on Planet Earth—with the final dominos landing in every sea that touches every continent. Collapsing dominos. That’s how I envision the condition of our seas today.
Whitty draws freely on historical and mythological sources to portray the power of the oceans in human culture. She finds inspiration in Hindu literature’s Mahabharata, India’s Rig Veda, the Greek pantheon, Norse mythology, and the cave art of Baja California.
7/7/10 Update on Peter Bethune Trial: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/08/world/asia/08whaling.html?_r=1 UPDATE: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/23/AR2010062300810.html?hpid=moreheadlines By Charmaine Coimbra Part 3 of 3 Part 1 begins at https://neptune911.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/whales-and-us-or-whats-all-the-fuss/ Genesis: 1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly,… Read More ›
en whale watchers sight a nearby whale they either scream in excitement and capture the beast with cameras, or fire off a harpoon cannon and land an exploding harpoon into the surfacing cetacean then tow it in for harvesting.
Two camps. Two points of view. One whale of a controversy.
Editors Note: This page will continue to update Neptune 911 readers on the environmental impact on sea life as it becomes available. 2/21/11: Infant dolphins dying in high numbers 2/21/11: BP reneges on deal to rebuild oyster beds, repair wetlands, Louisiana… Read More ›
Our oceans provide every other breath that we take. Healthy oceans are essential to our overall well-being, but they are in crisis and frantically dial 911.