Previously there had been news about part of an ice sheet splitting off — the size of Delaware. Just a few weeks ago, the unimaginable happened, and the large, broken off iceberg is a sign for change. The Larsen C ice shelf is located in Antarctica, and has shown potential for splitting in recent months. … Continue reading The Larsen C Ice Sheet is Breaking Up
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?
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