The morning after Tropical Storm Bonnie pummeled Beaufort, we woke to find oil in the water around Sunshine. Thick, shiny, black, it lay trapped between the finger piers in a 1/4 inch deep pool. The marsh grasses that always float on the water and collect between boat and dock, captured a lot of the slick. […]
Maybe all is not lost when shipping containers go overboard. Fascinating video of a lost container, subject of a study by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
From Scientific American Observations: Overfishing and pollution have pushed life in the high seas to the brink of collapse, according to a new report from the Global Ocean Commission. “The oceans are a failed state,” David Miliband, co-chair of the commission, told Reuters. … The report warns that a combination of technology and big fuel […]
Some of Us Love Snow I’ve always loved snow. Growing up in the Seattle area, where most years an inch of snow was a lot, I never got enough of it. Becoming an adult changed nothing, I still love snow. Here in New England, where it snows every few days, I still get a little […]