Science

How you can save the bees

The bees are in trouble. Not just Honeybee’s, who make the sweet goo that goes wonderfully on a piece of buttered toast, but all bee populations have been declining steadily over the last few years. We, and by “we” I mean the human race, are primarily to blame. Insecticides, pollution, global warming, and monocrop farms… Continue reading How you can save the bees

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Sylvia Earle

Yesterday was National Women's Equality Day, so in light of that, I thought I would share with you the woman that continues to inspire me every day. Sylvia Earle Image from Restorative Leadership: Dr Sylvia Earle - Protecting the Real World Bank Early in the year 2015 when I was just a first year Marine… Continue reading Sylvia Earle

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Waves 101

There are so many places around the world that have incredible swell. Hawaii is famous for its rich surfing history, and waves perfect for longboards. It is also famous for having one of the best breaks in the world, Pipeline. But what causes these amazing waves, and how can places like Mavericks get 15+ meter… Continue reading Waves 101

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Glass vs. Plastic

Recently, I had a friend ask me a question that I knew the answer to, but I didn't quite know why. She asked, "if everyone goes plastic free and switches to glass, wont it have the same consequences as plastic". The answer is no, but why? I went away, did my research and now can… Continue reading Glass vs. Plastic

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Shark Nets: Friend or Foe

Shark nets are a common safety precaution around Australian beaches, with the simple idea that sharks will get caught in the net and not go further into the beach, therefore, protecting the swimmers. They are in place at most popular beaches along the east coast of Australia, but do they actually keep swimmers safe? Some… Continue reading Shark Nets: Friend or Foe