20 June 2010

Declining Penguins in a Sick, Oily, and Plastic Ocean

Posted by Dan Satterfield

A couple of TED talks That should leave you angry.

It does me.
First is the slurry of plastic we now have in our oceans. One thing you can do is to NEVER use plastic at the grocery store.

Next are one of my favourite subjects.
They truly are the warning sign of what we are doing to our oceans. Nearly every species on the planet is in sharp decline and Penguins are no different. Pollution and climate change are the main causes. Listen to Penguin expert Dee Boersma:

The oceans are dying and so is the life that live in them. We mammals cannot survive without the oceans either.