Coastal ecosystems are an essential resource for marine life, and local coastal communities, who represent 37 percent of the global population in 2017. The coastal zone is an area of highly dynamic and productive ecosystems. Coastal ecosystems are areas where land and water join to create an environment with a…
A journey in self-love
A cold spring dawned upon me, and I was thrown into an abrupt transition back to reality. A brick wall was all I had to break my fall.
I used the shattered pieces to re-build parts of myself I didn’t realize were broken or needed fixing.
A Day In The Clouds
Together- Just you and I
Lying under the blue sky, watching clouds float by.
The deep green blades of grass press against my back, imprinting a pattern onto my skin.
You run your fingers down my arm as your eyes gaze over my body, the…
The vivacious petals of the tiger lily stand strong as it feeds off of the day’s last remaining sunbeams.
Its roots planted firmly in the ground.
The world is spinning around so quickly, this simple life form cannot comprehend all of the impending change.
Within only a few moments, ominous…
We live on a blue planet; oceans cover 70 percent of the world’s surface and play a central role in supporting life on earth. The ocean supports a multitude of life forms, ranging from the blue whale, the largest animal on the planet, to tiny microorganisms.
Peatlands are incredibly old landforms that have played an important role in the development of our natural history and are now found in almost every country in the world. The term ‘peatland’ refers to the peat soil and the wetland habitat growing on its surface. …
Toxic Algal Blooms: A Growing Problem
The year 2019 marked the 350th anniversary of the discovery of phosphorus (P) by the alchemist Hennig Brandt. Phosphorus is the foundation for all life on earth. It is essential to global food production and supporting population growth around the world.
The biodiversity of insects is threatened worldwide- We need to take action now
COVID-19 has transformed the world as we once knew it. Over the course of a few weeks countries diligently began to close their borders, halt production, reallocate public expenditures, and enforce ‘stay at home’ orders; all in an attempt to “flatten the curve” of coronavirus cases within their borders.