Permafrost is a layer of permanently frozen soil in the Arctic region. This is a really great, informative, easy-to-digest read about the potential consequences of the thawing permafrost.
This article contains a video that I think is worth the watch. Its pretty short and it does a really good job of explaining what it is these scientists are doing and why it is economically important.
Let me tell you, I am a sucker for some NatGeo. This article I felt was both relevant and thought-provoking. You never think of huge events like the Super Bowl and immediately think “but what about all the trash?”.
This is one of those all-encompassing, going-into-more-detail articles. If you’re really interested in the specifics of what, where, how, and why ~plastic edition~, this is the one for you.
A brief summary of a scientific paper that aims to predict the potential impacts that the lack of fishing regulation could have both on the environment and the economy.
Pretty self-explanatory and pretty important. How does our habitual waste disposal affect ocean mammals?
The deep sea is, in fact, not a dark, bleak, lifeless world. It’s a thriving environment that is essential to the flow of energy in the ocean. Let’s not drill for oil without the necessary precautions and screw it all up, okay?
Aquaculture is the future! This is a great summary of a paper that emphasizes the need for sustainable strategies to maintain such an important food source.
Not just proving that global warming exists, but actively trying to figure out what 50 years from now might look like if people continue to refuse to do anything.
Sperm whales! They’re amazing! Read about it!