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 … Continue reading Ocean Plastics — A Reality Check

Local Activists Counter AZ Animal “Rights” Protest Against Dolphinaris

Dolphinaris, a project of Odysea in the Desert, in Scottsdale, Arizona is being publicly attacked by local animal rights activists. The facility which opened in 2016 has housed eight bottle nose dolphins in which the venue is geared to allow people, mainly children, the ability to interact with the dolphins for educational and entertainment purposes. … Continue reading Local Activists Counter AZ Animal “Rights” Protest Against Dolphinaris

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 … Continue reading The Great Barrier Reef is thriving, not dying!

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 … Continue reading Environmentalists Ratchet Up Attacks on Corsica Villas

Animal “rights” groups whine about Orcas being taught to speak human words

A 16 year old female Orca in France named Wikie that is located at Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France has been taught to learn English words as part of an experiment to find out whether killer whales could learn new vocalizations while copying others. However, Business Insider quotes animal rights groups such as People for … Continue reading Animal “rights” groups whine about Orcas being taught to speak human words

The New York Times Pitches for Lobster “Rights” …. Sort Of

A debate in Switzerland occurred last week when the Swiss government ordered that the practice of live lobsters being dropped in boiling water in order to cook them be ceased since doing so could cause the lobsters pain. An alternative is to stun them before doing so as to ensure that they (in theory) may … Continue reading The New York Times Pitches for Lobster “Rights” …. Sort Of

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 … Continue reading Genetically modified algae could help protect coral reefs

SeaWorld thumbs its nose at PETA

SeaWorld was down but it isn't out. ABC News states entertainment park recently conducted a new show involving orcas debuted over the weekend in which it is being pitched as different than the prior program that resulted in the public relations nightmare SeaWorld experienced resulting from the movie, Blackfish. The new performance is called Orca … Continue reading SeaWorld thumbs its nose at PETA

NZ Professor: Greenpeace lying for financial gain

Last month two New Zealand Greenpeace activists and the head of its Kiwi chapter have been charged with interfering with the activities of a oil exploration vessel. According to 1NewsNow out of New Zealand, NZ Greenpeace head Russel Norman and activists Sara Howell and Gavin Mulvay were charged under the country's Crown Minerals Act of … Continue reading NZ Professor: Greenpeace lying for financial gain

PETA’s underhanded, racist anti-sealing campaign

A new video was released by PETA Monday on social media. According to the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC), it contains violent images of a seal hunt that took place on Canada's East Coast. Simultaneously the post includes a link to an online petition calling on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ban the seal hunting … Continue reading PETA’s underhanded, racist anti-sealing campaign