Identifying the Problems: Coral Reefs

Identifying the Problems: Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are one of the most diverse biomes on our planet, they are home to over 10% of oceanic life. Everyday, a little percentage of coral reef dies due to coral bleaching. Many scientists believe that coral reefs may be in jeopardy unless we 

What can YOU do?

What can YOU do?

There are 60,000 different species living in coral reefs today, and those are just the ones discovered. These species are responsible for so many luxuries that us humans enjoy everyday. Coral reefs bring in more than $100 million dollars in revenue to countries that are 

Beautiful But Toxic

Beautiful But Toxic

When I was younger, my dad had a 40 gallon salt water tank. I can remember sitting on the couch and staring at it for hours. I was so captivated by all the colors of the corals and the tentacles of the anemones. The only 

How much do you know about the Longfin Damselfish?

How much do you know about the Longfin Damselfish?

Coral reefs are home to more than 35,000 marine species. These species range from simple plankton all the way up to complex reef sharks. One little fish that I have found to be extremely interesting is the Longfin Damselfish. Every living organism in the world 

The Dangers of Acidification

The Dangers of Acidification

Everyone knows what global warming is, or has at least heard the term a couple thousand times throughout their life. I know I have. But, have you ever heard of Ocean Acidification? Until last week I didn’t even know that it was an issue or