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“There’s that tension between what is art and what is garbage which can hopefully be translated into wanting to take care of our planet.” Those are the words of Fine Art Photographer Jennifer Bucheit. She explores that tension in her photography series “Again & Again:...

Fireworks. That glorious spectacle used to celebrate everything from the Kentucky Derby to the Super Bowl, from weddings to the New Year. In America, fireworks are most frequently used to commemorate Independence Day. And while they offer exciting, heart-pounding entertainment to humans, their effects on...

Here in the United States, we are in the midst of summer vacation season. And the oceans are always a great place to visit! Travelers are welcomed at 15 national marine sanctuaries and monuments in the US, encompassing over 600,000 square miles of underwater parks....

According to National Geographic, pollution is defined as “the introduction of harmful contaminants that are outside the norm for a given ecosystem.” Until fairly recently, it was widely believed that due to the vastness of the oceans, any trash or other pollutants dumped into the...

People around the globe celebrated World Oceans Day on June 8thand the United States along with other countries have designated June as National Ocean Month. World Oceans Day is held annually to draw attention to the vital role our oceans play in sustaining a healthy...

From 2000 to 2018, an average 38,000 men, women, and children died from natural disasters each year.  The worldwide human life toll during 2010 was 296,800 with 222,500 from Haiti alone as a result of 373 such tragic events. Between 2014 and 2017, 870 million...

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) recently released a new study on seafood mislabeling.  The MSC is an independent non-profit organization that sets a standard for sustainable fishing.  Having an MSC certification means the given fishery wishes to demonstrate that they are well-managed and sustainable according...

Founded in 2006 by author Colleen Paige and since utilized by other organizations and groups, National Puppy Day was created to shed light on puppies in need of adoption and the abuses that can be found in puppy mills.  This day is also, of course,...

World Water Day is an annual United Nations observance day held on March 22. It was created in 1993 to raise awareness of the importance of freshwater and the need for sustainable management of the planet's freshwater resources. Today, billions of people are living without...