Killer Whales in Captivity

The captivity of killer whales has been a topic of debate for numerous years. Killer whales, also known as orcas, are the ocean's top predators. The orcas are well known for their size and astounding beauty. This carnivorous species gained its name as "killer whales" due to the fact that they feed on the largest whales in the world, which are the blue whales. Sorrowfully, their strength and...

What Will Happen To The Environment After The Global Pandemic Comes To an End?

Climate change is the ongoing rise of Earth’s temperature due to the increase in carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide makes up a portion of the atmosphere, however, due to the fact that it traps heat it has an outsized influence on the Earth’s temperature. Due to the pandemic, people are not driving and leaving the house as much, which decreases carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The coronavirus...

Plastic Pollution and its Effects on Marine Wildlife

I wanted to begin my blog by discussing the extent to which plastic pollution affects those who inhabit the marine environment. We often disregard how our daily habits affect those who are not present in our day to day lives. Plastic pollution has a deadly effect on marine wildlife. Background History According to National Geographic, around 8 million tons of plastic waste escapes into the...