Single-Use Plastics, Microplastics and Nanoplastics: Understanding the Different Types of Plastic Pollution
The best tool for any type of global change is knowledge. Most consumers are aware plastic, and plastic pollution, is dangerous to the environment. Fewer would be able to specify that danger, and fewer still would be able to come up with types of plastic other than single-use examples – like water bottles and plastic […]
Alpaca of the sea
Approximately 2 inches long, the Nembrotha cristata feed on jellyfish and absorb the venom in the stingers, so their bright neon colors are meant to warn predators that they are poisonous.
Sperm whales spend 7% of their day in these vertical positions near the surface of the water, where they sleep for 10 to 15 minutes at a time.
Safeguard storm drains | Tuesday Tip
It is a common misconception that storm drains lead to a wastewater treatment plant, but in many urban and rural settings, the water entering drains receives no treatment and is discharged directly into the closest waterway.
False killer whale
Yes, the false killer whale is a real species of oceanic dolphin that reaches a maximum length of 6 m (20 ft). The name comes from the similar skull characteristics of the killer whale (Orcinus orca).
The Portuguese man o’ war, or man-of-war, is a highly venomous open ocean predator that superficially resembles a jellyfish but is actually a siphonophore. The sting is deadly to smaller fish and incredibly painful to humans.
We love this photo taken by photographer Eric Smith where the whale watchers are hilariously missing the main attraction popping up right behind them.
The Axolotl is an adorable and fascinating creature that is unfortunately on the critically endangered list in the wild. These unique amphibians are able to regenerate limbs and parts of their own brain! Photo by Tim Flach.