Articles about oceans

Ocean Health Index

I’ll bet that for most people, the Ocean Health Index is not well-known or often referenced.  The Index was founded in 2007 to raise awareness about ocean quality and sustainability. It rates the health of ocean waters bordering 133 coastal … Continue reading

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Raising Sea Levels: No Magic Required – Just Human Intervention

It seems that there has been increasingly more news about polar ice and the contribution that this melting ice will have on rising sea levels. There are many vivid, photographs and videos that show the acceleration of massive chucks of … Continue reading

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Japan’s Tsunami Debris

There is a very large mass swirling in the North Pacific gyre that originated in Japan. This is the debris remnants taken out into the ocean by strong waves which resulted from the earthquake and tsunami on Japan’s northeast coast … Continue reading

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