The Great Barrier Reef is a global treasure. Visible from space, the marine park stretches over 1,800 miles along Australia's Queensland coast. The bright coral is a phenomenal living being visible under crystal-clear waters. A favorite of divers, it is home to 400 different kinds of coral, rays, dolphins, 1,500 species of fish, 200 types of birds, sea turtles, mating humpback whales, and even giant clams.
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Plastics clog our oceans and clutter land fills. About half of our global plastic use is in single-use products such as cling film, packaging, or plastic bags. Countries around the world have begun banning these products in an effort to protect ecosystems. California has recently enacted a new, sweeping law which will dramatically cut single-use plastic production and shift the burdens of plastic pollution to the industries which churn them out and advocate against restrictions.
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We all know that the world is facing a climate crisis.
It’s time to ditch portable power banks, solar panels, and power stations as your go-to sources to fuel outdoor adventures. Meet Shine, a portable wind turbine that “creates energy faster than any other portable renewable product.” This small but mighty turbine, developed by Aurea Technologies, sets up in two minutes and can provide a full charge for your phone in 20 minutes.
Our planet's oceans are invaluable. They shelter precious ecosystems, cool the planet, and are beautiful to look at.
Single-use plastics like disposable straws, cutlery, water bottles, and bags clog landfills and choke sea life.
Seagrass may not seem special, but one type of seaweed now has an exceptional designation as the biggest known plant in the world. As announced in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a team of researchers stumbled upon a 4,500-year-old field of seagrass off the coast of Australia. This field of Posidonia australis is in fact all one plant that grew from a single seed.
It can be challenging to fully comprehend just how much trash you produce in a given period.
Brazilian biologist, photographer, and National Geographic Explorer Leo Lanna is passionate about nature.