Since 1995, there’s a 17 percent decrease in the number of wild killer whales populating the waters off San Juan Island, Washington.
In warming seas, even lobsters think lobster is delicious. (Terrifying video included!)
"Is this how we look after our World Heritage area now? Letting a foreign power drop bombs on it?"
Today is World Oceans Day! Check out some of the most beautiful inhabitants of the coral reef at http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/photos/12-gorgeous-animals-of-the-coral-reef/diverse-and-beautiful
Australian Government Finalizes Plans for the World’s Largest Ocean Reserve Network
“Protection for the Coral Sea is a dream come true,” said Dr. Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer in Residence. “Not only does this large new reserve protect marine life in sites of historic significance it also helps safeguard the treasured and much loved Great Barrier Reef.”
A bad reputation means struggles in conservation for endangered sharks!