Growing Indonesian Oil Spill an Environmental Disaster

Growing Indonesian Oil Spill an Environmental Disaster

Recently we have covered numerous stories out of Indonesia from reporting on polluted rivers in Java to plastic littering the beaches of Bali. Now Indonesia must deal with possibly the largest environmental challenge of the last decade. Indonesian authorities have...
Mangrove Deforestation Contributes to Global Warming

Mangrove Deforestation Contributes to Global Warming

We often hear that deforestation in forests and jungles like the Amazon releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere causing a “green-house effect” that contributes to global warming. But have we considered the consequences of mangrove deforestation. A new study...
Sustainable Seafood: A Smorgasbord of Ideas

Sustainable Seafood: A Smorgasbord of Ideas

Fish sustains a large portion of the world’s population. It’s high in protein making it one of the healthiest food options available. That’s the rub; what is healthy for us is not necessarily healthy for seafood sustainability. At a time when the human...
Sargassum Smothering Caribbean Beaches

Sargassum Smothering Caribbean Beaches

For tourists visiting beach resorts around the Caribbean, who expect to see the sublime, pristine beaches depicted on websites, are instead shocked to find beaches littered with piles of decaying seagrass, smelling of rotten eggs. Especially after a storm with strong...
Fish Talk and We’re Listening

Fish Talk and We’re Listening

Listen carefully, is that your goldfish telling you its time to feed her? Pet owners have been verbally bossed around by their dogs and cats for centuries, but did you know that your goldfish might also be chirping in? Actually, research into the question of fish...