Where Does All That Garbage Go?

Where Does All That Garbage Go?

When you throw that plastic water bottle into the recycle bin do you ask the question: where does all that garbage go? Hopefully, not into a landfill, the unfortunate destination of a huge amount of “recycled” trash. Hopefully, it gets sorted for serious recycling,...
International Year of the Reef

International Year of the Reef

The first International Year of the Reef was declared in 1997 as an alert broadcast to the world, to focus our attention on the increasing threats to the earth’s coral reef ecosystems. Ten years later the ICRI has declared 2018 to be the Third International Year of...
Penguin Awareness Day, January 20

Penguin Awareness Day, January 20

Penguin Awareness Day was created to celebrate one of our favorite animals. Almost everyone loves to watch penguins. They seem to do a perfect imitation of Charlie Chaplin! And, when they get in the water, they transform, losing all awkwardness as they become mini...
Life Beyond Plastic: Good News From McDonald’s

Life Beyond Plastic: Good News From McDonald’s

Two Major Food companies have announced that they are going plastic free! Iceland Foods and McDonald’s Corporation take historic steps towards sustainability. Our recent post Tell McDonald’s No to Plastic Straws, documented the sustainability issues of the...
What’s six feet long and has 300 teeth?

What’s six feet long and has 300 teeth?

We just published a post on some very strange marine creatures for World Laughter Day and wouldn’t you know we just found another. This one is a six foot-long, really, ugly (of course that last descriptor, is all in the eye of the beholder, but I don’t think you...