Say No To Single-Use Plastics

Plastic pollution is one of the most critical environmental issues these days. It is the accumulation of plastic materials ( like grocery bags, drink bottles, straws, food wrappers, plastic packaging, and microbeads ) in the marine and wild environment that adversely impacts humans and wildlife 1. Every year, about 8 million tons of plastic waste… Continue reading Say No To Single-Use Plastics

The Silent Killer: Air Pollution in California

Air pollution is the release of chemicals into the atmosphere which leads to health effects on humans and other living beings, which causes damage to the climate 1. There are various types of air pollutants: biological molecules, gases (ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane, and chlorofluorocarbons), and particulates (organic and inorganic) 1. According… Continue reading The Silent Killer: Air Pollution in California

Cleaning Up and Recovery Oil Spill by Bioremediation

Image source: Oil is seen leaking from the Japanese-owned bulk carrier, MV Wakashio 13. What is an oil spill? Oil spill is the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the marine ecosystem due to human activity such as tankers, barges, pipelines, refineries, drilling rigs and storage facilities 1. In April of 2010, the Deepwater… Continue reading Cleaning Up and Recovery Oil Spill by Bioremediation

Sea Level Rise in Florida

Sea level rise is an increase in the standard of the world’s oceans consequent to the influence of global warming 2. According to a study published in Nature Communications, by 2100 many coastal cities such as Miami, New Orleans, and Houston that are currently home for more than 200 million people could be durably below… Continue reading Sea Level Rise in Florida

Protecting‌ ‌the‌ ‌Sea‌ ‌Turtles‌ ‌Worldwide‌ ‌ ‌

Sea turtles are one of the ancient species that lived in the time of the dinosaurs. Sea turtles are the oldest marine turtle was dated back to 120 million years, according to fossil fuel1. Fun Facts: Sea Turtles could hold their breath underwater for five hours6. They use the Earth’s magnetic field and utilize it… Continue reading Protecting‌ ‌the‌ ‌Sea‌ ‌Turtles‌ ‌Worldwide‌ ‌ ‌