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Ecocean Facts #3

How much of a role does the ocean play when it comes to plant species? A HUGE one!     Did you know that there are over 1 million species of plants whose habitat is the ocean! That's over 80% of ALL plant species! And scientists estimate that around 2/3 of plants in the ocean are still unclassified and unnamed! How mind blowing is that fact!     We all know that plants take in carbon dioxide, photosynthesis it with sunlight and a bunch of other stuff and we get oxygen! but did you know that between 70% and 80% of the oxygen in the atmosphere is produced by marine plants alone! That's a big chunk of our clean air,...

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Ecocean Facts #2

BPA, what it is, why it affects you, and how to avoid it.  BPA refers to a chemical compound that is commonly added to commercial products such as plastic bottles, food containers, baby bottles and more. It is added to these plastics to make them stronger and more resilient. But like all things, even this can breakdown, and leach into whatever substance it is carrying, such as food, water, and baby formula. BPA has a controversial past, as some environmental and scientific organisations have come out with research that label is as harmful, while some larger organisations that benefit from its production have research that suggest it has no impact on the human body. Although there is not yet enough evidence to...

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