With temperatures rising around the world due to carbon dioxide emissions, the ice sheets up in the Arctic are breaking and melting quicker than ever before. The melting ice sheets has caused the Arctic, the polar bears’ habitat, to be slowly disappearing. Polar bears are forced to survive on smaller areas of ice and sometimes … Continue reading Polar Bears: Part Two
Climate change has affected many different species all over the globe. One of the more dramatic and publicly acknowledged cases is the polar bears. As the earth continues to warm the polar icecaps, the bears home, melts. With less and less ice the bears are forced to swim longer distances for necessary resources. This added … Continue reading Will Polar Bears Sink or Swim?
How much waste have humans thrown away? Well, the weight of all human trash today is likely through the roof — imagine all the fast food, appliances, and everyday goods that people throw away each year! It is no surprise that the amount of trash we have disposed has increased vastly, accumulating from our bedrooms … Continue reading Human Waste and Its Impact
Of the many species of turtles, the green sea turtle is unique to our world. An article by the Sea Turtle Conservancy describes green sea turtles, their diet, habitat, and provides other characteristics in detail if you want to learn more about these turtles. Living typically around coastlines, this species is often nesting on shores … Continue reading Our Green Sea Turtles are Vulnerable
Climate fiction: A novel describes New Yorkers keeping on even after 50 feet of sea-level rise next century. http://www.shutterstock.comRobert Kopp, Rutgers University Earth’s climate system is replete with potential surprises, and the climate science community tends to be conservative when projecting future changes. The world also suffers from a creative deficit in imagining the human … Continue reading New York 2140: A novelist’s vision of a drowned city that still never sleeps
I think many of us can agree that beaches and the coast are some of the most incredible places to be. Perhaps there is something captivating about the sounds of the waves, or the tiny crabs, plants, and fish that live right near the edge. Places like the coast make it feel as if life … Continue reading Conserving Our Coastal Communities
The Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets are melting. Over the past few years, there have been reports of sections of ice sheets breaking off in both of the poles. However, currently there is an even more massive, quickly expanding crack within the Antarctic ice sheet. In an article on EcoWatch, Dan Zukowski explains how, “The breach is … Continue reading Melting Ice Sheets and Rising Sea Levels
My name is Richard and my young friend is Hetal. I was asked to provide some mentorship to Hetal, "an aspiring FROGWOMAN". Hetal is in High School. She is very interested in our marine environment. Hetal is in the lead here. I'm just a helping hand. We welcome guest blogs as well as regular blog … Continue reading Welcome to future FROGMEN and FROGWOMEN