Archive for February, 2014


How the reintroduction of wolves has changed Yellowstone for the better (No Comments)

Wolves had been absent from Yellowstone National Park for almost 70 years, but when they were reintroduced, their presence changed the park for the better. Watch the video to see how.

Ocean acidification killing off BC scallops (No Comments)

ScallopsOcean acidification in the water off the coast of British Columbia is killing millions of scallops, putting the industry in danger, according to Vancouver Island University’s Helen Gurney-Smith. She says it’s actually a global problem, but it seems to be worst off the coast of British Columbia. She told the CBC: “It could be that some species are better adapted to ocean acidification.” Scallops in particular are vulnerable, because the acidity in the water makes them unable to form a protective shell, leaving them  vulnerable to Read the rest of this entry »

Ladybarn Primary School (8 Comments)
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Art courtesy of Ladybarn Primary School. Contributors (clockwise from top left): L.B., A.Ra, O.L., A.Ro

Mr. David Cameron
10 Downing Street,
London, England
SW1 2AA

Dear Mr. David Cameron,

My name is H.K. and I am writing to inform you about my concerns for our ocean; which is currently facing incredible pressure. Having recently learnt about the strain on our ocean, I honestly feel that without drastic action we will destroy our planet’s greatest resource.

There are a variety of different reasons for our ocean’s sorry predicament. They include: overfishing, poor fishing practices, marine pollution, shark finning Read the rest of this entry »

Wordless Poster (30 Comments)

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