Read This Story Without Distraction (Can You?) - NYTimes.com
Whales are auditory creatures, meaning hearing is essential to their communication, navigation, feeding, and breeding. When container ships, oil tankers, and other large vessels travel through waters that are populated by whales, the ships produce noise that disrupts the whales’ activities and everyday life.
Which TED Talks did you watch and share most in 2016? These talks about being a better listener, parent, person ... and, um, spam email recipient.
<p>Like many other ecosystems on our planet, coral reefs are threatened by human activities. The chemistry of our oceans is being altered by changes to our atmosphere, which put corals and the habitat they create in serious jeopardy. The companion lesson plan looks at the process, the factors involved in, and the effects of ocean acidification on marine organisms -- namely those such as corals and other species who build and rely on calcium carbonate exoskeletons for their existence.</p>