Ocean floor impacts: Natural and otherwise

When we think of the impacts that man has on the oceans we automatically think of over fishing and pollution. Nature has its own impacts on aquatic systems that we think will be around forever. Take Little Lagoon as an example. It sits there a mostly placid, nearly enclosed body of water, and we think it will always remain that way. Continue reading

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Disease and it’s effect on population balance

In nature there is a balance between the populations of all living organisms in an ecosystem. Balance is not static but dynamic and it is constantly shifting away from the balance point, only to be brought back through some correcting element. Continue reading