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Ecosystem roles in tropical rainforests

Primary producers in all of these ecosystems vary. In rainforests, the primary producers include trees, shrubs, and epiphytes. An epiphyte is a plant that grows on another plant but it not directly parasitic. 351 more words


Ocean Research...

This 20 February 2018 deep sea video shows conger eels, sharks and other wildlife near Saba island in the Caribbean. The Dutch ship Pelagia is doing research about the coral reefs of the Saba Bank.

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Provoked-The disappearing Coral reefs.

Out of sight, out of mind. 

That’s how you all view me. You think i don’t matter, but what if you knew me? 

I am home to a quarter of all marine life, … 201 more words

The Travelling Trooper Sees Some Turtles

Bring on the fishies! After breakfast, we hopped on a boat and headed out to swim in the open waters.

Upon returning to the island, though, we found out that the best action is actually found right on the beach’s shores! 1,265 more words


Explaining Fukushima ...

I recognise Kevin Kamps, in his explanation here it is shown that the utter catastrophe at Fukushima is about engineering; plain hard reality backed with physical facts / physics. 265 more words

Climate Change

How to enjoy and prep for summer in an eco-friendly way!

Reef-safe sunscreen exists!

It’s March! That means spring and the sweet prospect of melting snow and beaches. For many of us it also means spring break, and that summer is right around the corner. 476 more words


Before Reefs Become Deserts: Keeping Coral Healthy In Hawaii

Researchers develop novel approach to understand both human and environmental impacts on coral reef health across the Hawaiian Islands.

Many of Hawaii’s once-thriving coral reefs are now struggling to recover from recent extreme coral bleaching caused by rising water temperatures. 659 more words

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