Welcome back to my series on pollution! This post is written by Elise from Clean Coney Island. Be sure to check out her fantastic blog to learn more! Littering is improperly disposed waste. That waste could be anything from leftover food, to plastic grocery bags, and paper cups. I’ve lived in the city for majority … More How Is Litter Affecting Coney Island?
Seals and sea lions. These wonderful creatures are easily mistaken for each other, but there are a few ways to tell them apart. Next time you hit the beach, you’re sure to look smart if you remember these fun facts! First off, what exactly are they? Well, seals and sea lions both belong to … More The Differences Between Seals and Sea Lions
I’ve already discussed how marine animals and corals are affected by pollution, but what about animals that don’t live in the sea? Countless sea birds have died due to an excess of plastic in their stomachs, and this needs to stop! Ok, so what makes sea birds so valuable? Well, they give scientists information on … More How are Sea Birds Affected by Ocean Plastic?
Welcome back to my SCUBA diving series! I have always been fascinated by the underwater world, and one of the best ways to explore it is through SCUBA diving. As Jaques Cousteau said, “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever,” and I am indeed spellbound. If you are … More SCUBA Diving 101
Now that you know all about the ocean, you want to get in it, right? Well, what better way to do that than SCUBA diving? As I researched the ocean I became very interested in SCUBA, so this series I’ll share all you need to know about equipment, the best diving spots, various diving techniques, … More My New Series- SCUBA Diving!
Welcome to the last post of this series! I hope you’ve enjoyed learning about the ocean and are more cautious about how you let yourself impact the environment. Remember to subscribe to my email list and comment what your favorite post of this series has been! Ok, so if you’ve kept up with this series … More You’re Eating Plastic!
Sharks. The most deadly creatures on earth, killing countless people, the very fish that keep us in the shallow ends. I mean, they murder people all of the time, right? Wrong! These misunderstood animals are actually injured and killed by humans more than people are by them! This week, I’ll talk about sharks, the most misconstrued … More Addressing the Elephant in the Ocean
In my last post I discussed the effects we have on the environment and what damage that causes. I briefly mentioned coral bleaching in that post, but this week I’ll explain this process in more detail. I hope you enjoy this post! As anyone who runs a reef tank knows, corals are VERY easily stressed. … More What is coral bleaching?
Welcome to the third post of my series! Today I will be sharing the impact people have on our environment, especially our oceans. Please read this through to the end, because I spent a lot of time researching this and this is information you need to know! Most people aren’t aware of the consequences their … More The Truth About Our Oceans
Welcome to part two of my series! This week I’ll share exciting stories from my most recent trip to the beach. I hope you enjoy this post! (Sorry I posted this late!) In May of 2018, I was able to fulfill one of my lifelong dreams-swimming with dolphins! Our family went on vacation in Panama City, … More Swimming With WILD Dolphins
Welcome to the start of my new series! Over the next few weeks I’ll talk about the best movies and TV shows to watch to learn about the ocean, how plastics affect the food chain and environment, my lastest trip to the beach, how you can help the environment, and more. (Not necessarily in that … More My New Series- The Ocean