The Phillip Island Nature Park of Cowers, Australia unfortunately became a victim of oil spillage back in 200a, in which 483 penguins were affected by the accident. Since the spillage, an organization called the The Penguin Foundation and rehabilitation centers has been created to help build new penguin nesting areas, monitor the health of penguins … More Australian Oil Spills lead to Penguin Sweaters!
Environmental science spans a vast range of topics. With critical issues such as climate change, overpopulation, and water scarcity it can be easy to overlook some of the smaller scale environmental concerns that do not seem to directly impact us. Whaling is one such topic that fails to receive as much public recognition as it … More Whaling: The Unspoken Challenges
First, read this article from BBC News The Great Barrier Reef off the northeast coast of Australia is one of the largest biodiversity hot spots on the planet, and for some reason Australia has decided it would be a good idea to dump dredged sediment on it. The idea is that Australia is trying to … More Opinion: What a Dredge: Australia and the Great Barrier Reef
Project Dragonfly is an organization started by Miami University faculty and staff in the Western Program to give voice and promote conservation awareness in communities nationwide. Beginning in the 90s with a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a children’s magazine, Project Dragonfly has been enriching the educational experience of adults and children … More Project Dragonfly gives wings to eco-friendly research and education efforts