coral reefs

Emissions: The Reality of the Carbon Countdown

We can understand better what these emissions and temperature measures and target dates mean by looking at the facts on the ground. At the end of 2019 we passed the 1°C increase threshold. The increase of 1°C in average global temperature is by definition an ‘average’ and hides the reality of extreme weather conditions.


Biodiversity – Habitat Diversity and Size Matter

Marine biodiversity, and ocean coral reefs in particular, are threatened by acidification, illegal fishing, legal overfishing, agricultural runoff, the spread of algae, excessive silt flowing in the seas and oceans caused by deforestation and dynamite fishing. In fact most of marine life will …


Oceans – Our Life Support System

We have this idea, we humans, that the Earth, all of it, the oceans, the skies, are so vast and so resilient that it doesn’t matter what we do to it. That may have been true 10,000 years ago, and maybe even 1,000 years ago but in the last 100 years the acceleration of destruction and killing by humans has brought the planet to the 6th mass extinction of life on Earth.