Ocean Plastics — A Reality Check

Polluting plastics are less straws and more unfettered Third World debris. By Onar Am, November 14, 2019, Liberty Nation Enormous amounts of plastic released into the ocean from Third World rivers and cargo ships constitute a significant environmental problem. However, for years, scientists have been puzzled by the discrepancy between the released and measured ocean…

The Great Barrier Reef is thriving, not dying!

During the middle of March, USA Today reported that a study published in the peer review journal Nature that coral reef growth stood to be severely harmed due to ocean acidification resulting from human-induced climate change. Researchers pointed to The Great Barrier Reef in Australia in their examination. However, Paul Talbott at Majestic Aquariums in…

Environmentalists Ratchet Up Attacks on Corsica Villas

Despite assurances by town officials that construction was being done in accordance with the law, environmentalists have vowed to halt construction of and seek demolition of six villas to be constructed near sea caves in the town of Peyia, Corsica. According to Cyprus Mail, the controversy surrounds the villas location that environmentalists claim is near…

Genetically modified algae could help protect coral reefs

With all of the concerns about ocean acidification, one consequence is a process known as coral bleaching. The phenomenon occurs due to changes in ocean temperatures which has been attributed to human-induced climate change. No matter what one’s views are about human-caused climate change, coral bleaching results in coral reefs dying which has a detrimental…