So by now all of us should be familiar with the COVID-19 virus, its had the whole planet on lockdown for the last few months, its sadly killed over 550K individuals worldwide. Its changed everything from the way we shop, work, travel and live.
The ocean is so much more than just a large body of water that coves this planet like the lid to my lunch box. It shields us, helps us, feeds us, allows us to travel, its the reason mankind has advanced so far from those troglodytes in a cave to Gen Z’s typing on their macs. Its where we began, its where we ‘might’ end up. Its beauty is unchallenged throughout the universe. Maybe none of this matter to you, but if I’ve already struck a chord with you, read on as you might learn something new.
Is eating tuna worth it? I say no, but I know others who say different. So here are some of the reasons why I don't eat tuna, and why I think you shouldn't eat tuna either. You can thank me later, or you can cast them aside. Either way, it's up to you.
Sea turtles have been in our oceans for over 100 million years. They are fantastic navigators; they swim great distances between feeding and nesting grounds. They are elegant, beautiful, and adapted perfectly to live in the oceans. Aside from the cuteness and charm that comes with sea turtles, their biology has some very interesting quirks to it, some good, some bad. Yet it’s their biology that helps conservationists and scientists better conserve these species, as they need the help.
For the conservation of anything to be possible, there first needs to be awareness. This can be done in several ways such as protests, strikes, advertisements, social media, government changes etc. There's not a singular way to bring light to a topic. Regarding ocean conservation, we have seen ALL the above in recent years.
This 8 armed, beak wielding, marine invertebrate belongs to a family (Cephalopods) of approximately 300 species worldwide. They're known for their camouflage abilities, intelligence, and generally for being weird yet wonderful creatures of the blue. So why are they cool? Aside from how they look like aliens, or how they can squeeze into tiny places, they've got a few things about their biology that makes them cool.