And now… for something completely different….

David will give you a free MarineBio Society membership if you can name that quote…

I thought I’d post something different — or a least not as fish-o-centric as I normally post. It’s about a new era. It’s about the best buzzword ever — sustainability. Does it have any connection to the ocean? Well, yeah. Because one of the major problems facing the ocean is over-consumption. Over-consumption of coastal lands and therefore habitats, of discarded trash and plastics going where they don’t belong and into turtles throats and into the marine ecosystem where it doesn’t belong, of massive cruise ships dumping their sh…stuff straight into the ocean, of too many people on this planet consuming fish at an unsustainable rate, of too many cars consuming too much fuel, and too much electricity being burned resulting in acidification of our seas and the inability of mollusks to form their shells… you get the picture. Continue reading