Darwin’s Paradox

Darwin's Paradox originated around 200 years ago from none other than famed naturalist, Charles Darwin. Darwin's Paradox asked the question of how thriving coral reef ecosystems are able to flourish in otherwise barren areas of the Pacific Ocean. To explain this phenomenon, coral reefs and their contribution to ocean ecosystems must first be understood. Coral [...]

The Ocean’s Plastic Problem

“Humanity’s plastic footprint is probably more dangerous than its carbon footprint”  -Captain Charles Moore, discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 1997 The discussion regarding plastic waste within the ocean has become a very relevant topic in recent years both politically and socially. However while it is evident that plastic pollution poses a major problem [...]