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Octopuses are Aliens – Scientists Have Determined

After mapping the DNA structure, it has been concluded octopuses are so vastly different in their genetic makeup that they might as well be considered out of this world. Octopuses have 33,000 genes, roughly 10,000 MORE than a human. This alone sets them apart from any other invertebrate in the world. […]

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Is There ANYWHERE on Earth Free From Pollution? Nope…

Scientists have discovered “extraordinary” levels of toxic pollution… …In the most remote and inaccessible place on the planet – the deep Mariana trench in the Pacific Ocean.  Small crustaceans that live in the pitch-black waters of the trench, captured by a robotic submarine, were contaminated with 50 times more toxic chemicals than […]

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Climate Change is REAL, Mr President

November 06 2012, Donald Trump Tweeted: “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” Now, President Trump has stacked his administration with officials who doubt the scientific consensus behind man-made climate change – even questioning carbon dioxide’s role as […]

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The Largest Migration on Earth is in the Ocean!

Every day, billions upon billions of zooplankton make their way to deep water in the morning and rise to the surface as the sun sets. This process of vertical migration is carried out all over the world by marine and freshwater plankton. The reason for this daily commute is assumed […]

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Trash is Not Sexy – Saving the Ocean Should Be!

Undeniably, there are societal and environmental costs associated with manufacturing and disposing of beverage containers.  The question we ultimately need to explore and resolve is “Who pays these costs?”  Under the present insanity, the government is responsible to provide adequate waste disposal facilities and (we), the taxpayers pay the monetary […]

Coral Reef

Spectacular! An Alien World Up Close!

Coral reefs are warm, clear, shallow ocean habitats that are rich in life.  A reef isn’t a “thing,” it’s actually a community of life that congregates and thrives in one location.  Reefs are where many fish and sea creatures choose to live and spawn; there are numerous types of seaweed, […]

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No Evolution for the Octopus, It Programmed Itself!

The octopus is a highly intelligent creature with a soft body that can rapidly alter its shape and slip through impossibly narrow openings.  It also has the uncanny ability to change color at will to blend into its surroundings.  It turns out that this strange creature evolved differently from nearly […]

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Sea Turtles-Seven Amazing Facts!

They are Ancient. Fossils date back about 150 million years, making sea turtles some of the oldest creatures on Earth. Dinosaurs couldn’t handle the conditions 65 million years ago and became extinct (sissies).  Not Sea turtles, they just keep on going – like the pink rabbit selling batteries banging a […]

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Ocean’s Most Endangered Animal Faces Extinction

The vaquita is the most endangered animal in the world’s oceans.  It is a small porpoise found only in Mexico’s Gulf of California.  An acoustic census was taken last summer that counted the animals’ clicking noises emitted while they hunt.  The census indicated a decline in population of almost 49% […]

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Endangered Species Beware! Trump Declares War on Whales, Sea Turtles, Sharks!

The Trump Administration threw out a new ruling intended to protect endangered species – whales, sea turtles, dolphins and sharks from becoming collateral damage in gill fishing nets off the coasts of California and Oregon.  The proposed regulation would have banned gill net fishing for up to two years if […]