Environment

Plastic (not) fantastic. The Ocean Plastic Pollution Problem

Plastic (not) fantastic. The Ocean Plastic Pollution Problem

Plastic pollution in any environment is without doubt unsightly, but the proliferation of plastics – particularly microplastics, throughout the World’s ocean has greater implications for marine life and humans than aesthetics alone.

Man-made Marine

Man-made Marine

The first recorded modern artificial reef came from Japan 500 years ago, where rubble and rocks were used to grow kelp. 180 years ago, logs were placed in coastal waters around South Carolina as fish aggregation devices. Today artificial reefs can be found throughout the world, very often placed - if not created - to fill a specific purpose.