Tidying the Ocean with a Seabin!

By Ellinor Iversen, Age 6 The Seabin is a machine which is trying to take trash out of the sea! It was invented by two surfers in Perth, Australia. It works like a vacuum cleaner, but in the sea. This is important because all of the tiny plastics can go into coral...
Getting Wild with the Leatherback Turtle

Getting Wild with the Leatherback Turtle

By Nicolle Berroa, age 11 Leatherback sea turtles are one of the world’s largest pelagic turtles found in the open ocean. The thousands of tiny bone plates on its back gives it its leathery look. They are an endangered and vulnerable species due to coastal habitat...

Getting Wild With the Blob Fish

By JACKSON ZAVALA, age 10 In 2013, the blob fish was given the title “Worlds Ugliest Animal” by the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, which works to build awareness about endangered species. PHOTO: James Joel The blob fish (Psychrolutes Marcidus) is known...

Disappearing Coral Reef

PHOTO: Flickr/USFWSPacific In a report released by the National Marine Fisheries Service, government scientists have concluded that 82 species of coral in U.S. waters will likely go extinct by 2100 if environmental policy doesn’t change. The coral are at risk...