Tag: marine

Waterways Episode 275 – Life in the Mangroves

Waterways Episode 275 – Life in the Mangroves

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 17, 2019

♪♪ This week on Waterways: “Life in the Mangroves.” Flow with the currents amid shifting tides through a meandering path of prop roots; a winding labyrinth inviting child-like excitement as the twist and turns of the waterway wind through an otherwise inaccessible island. A mangrove forest is the pinnacle of natural, pretty places in south […]

SOMARTEX – Innovative Eco-friendly Technology

SOMARTEX – Innovative Eco-friendly Technology

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 15, 2019

Marine invertebrates form a complex ecosystem hosting microbial and microalgal symbionts with complex molecular networks, in which compounds produced by a symbiont are useful for the invertebrates and vice-versa. This ecosystem represents an endless space for the discovery of new bioactive complex molecules. For this reason, marine invertebrates have been dramatically harvested for centuries as […]

Large Marine Ecosystems: Global Partnerships, Global Actions, Global Results

Large Marine Ecosystems: Global Partnerships, Global Actions, Global Results

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 14, 2019

Large Marine Ecosystems, or LME’s are relatively large areas of Ocean space of about 200,000 square kilometers or more Adjacent to the continents these waters are sometimes defined by ocean currents and undersea topography productive Fisheries and natural food chain interactions These ecosystems are trans Boundary in Nature by virtue of interconnected currents and movement […]

[KOR CC] Clean Up Mekong with Hanwha Solar Boat

[KOR CC] Clean Up Mekong with Hanwha Solar Boat

By Micah Moen 43 Comments August 13, 2019

Here retreat is no longer an option. The Mekong River, it’s the last stand before 2,000 tons of trash flow into the Pacific Ocean each day. 730,000 tons of trash a year that flow straight into the Pacific Ocean, must be stopped. The key is how. This trash collecting barge emits even more carbon into […]

The Marine Ecosystem

The Marine Ecosystem

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 11, 2019

There are situations when the pyramid looks different. In marine ecosystems, the producers are phytoplankton, which are small, drifting water plants. At any given point, the amount of biomass, or the total amount of living matter, at the T1 level is less than the biomass of consumers it supports. However, the ecosystem is still in […]

Beach Ants

Beach Ants

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 10, 2019

Ever wonder if there are ants at the beach? Do ants take tropical beach vacation getaways like humans do? The answer will surprise you. This week, I had the opportunity to spend my Christmas on some secluded but tiny tropical islands, and my main goal was to find out what the ants on secluded beach […]

Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 9, 2019

Hi all Dr. Clark here again today for natural resources we are going to kind of continue with talking about ecosystems on the planet we finished talking about biomes and now we’re going to talk about marine and freshwater ecosystems good and marine and freshwater ecosystems are like the equivalent to terrestrial biomes I they’re […]

SAVE OUR PLANET – Climate change damaging marine ecosystems

SAVE OUR PLANET – Climate change damaging marine ecosystems

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 6, 2019

SAVE OUR PLANET… Oceans suffocating due to climate change. According to a new study published in Science magazine, the Earth’s seas are fast on their way to becoming over-saturated with human-caused greenhouse gases. The study highlighted a spectrum of factors whose impact has grown especially in the past decade — rapid warming, changing current patterns, […]

Welcome to Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Welcome to Plymouth Marine Laboratory

By Micah Moen 1 Comment August 4, 2019

The ocean, a vast vibrant world and a major life support system, it underpins all of nature including humankind we all depend upon it but our population is increasing, more waste is produced more and new resources are needed and we’re changing the marine environment so it’s vital we understand and manage society’s impacts on […]

Check Out the Great Barrier Reef!

Check Out the Great Barrier Reef!

By Micah Moen 21 Comments August 3, 2019

♪ Wow, that’s is so beautiful, isn’t it, Squeaks? We’re looking at pictures of a coral reef a rocky piece of ground in the ocean that’s made of, and home to, animals called coral. I wonder if this is the Great Barrier Reef. That’s the biggest coral reef in the entire world! It’s in the […]