Wednesday, November 25

Our Toxic Oceans

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch,
also described as the Eastern Garbage Patch or the Pacific Trash Vortex, is a gyre of marine litter [toxic materials] in the central North Pacific Ocean

For Kids

Tuesday, November 17

From the Forests to the Sea


The Grandeur of Ancient Forests—Though only four percent of old growth redwood forests is left, it's still nowhere near fully explored. Richard Preston speaks in tones of wonder and joy about discoveries of the biggest trees in the world. The images are stunning.





Elegance and Beauty of the Deep Sea—Sit back, relax, and enjoy this stunning video of deep sea life never before seen. David Gallo's narration evinces a sense of wonder.

Monday, November 16

Spinner Dolphin

Monday, November 9

Sunday, November 8

As oceans fall ill, Washington bureaucrats squabble

By Les Blumenthal McClatchy Newspapers Les Blumenthal, Mcclatchy Newspapers Sun Nov 8, 12:01 pm ET

An oceanic gyre is any large-scale system of rotating ocean currents, particularly those involved with large wind movements. Gyres are caused by the Coriolis effect; planetary vorticity along with horizontal and vertical friction, which determine the circulation patterns from the wind curl (torque).[1]
More on wikipedia.org


Monday, October 26

Working on the resurection of this Blog


only some links work, sorry