“Water is Life” is a statement so undeniably true, yet in areas where clean water is easily accessible much is taken for granted. We can easily turn on a faucet, wash dirty dishes and clothes or flush our toilets. Maybe we are so accustomed to using water to clean things, we forget to treasure it and thus we forget how to keep water itself clean. How we treat water determines how all life on earth lives.
This Summer ISF and supporters were cleaning up the beach in Chicago! They cleaned up 16 lbs of trash and another 7 lbs of trash made it to recycling.
The most endangered marine mammal is the vaquita, and there are less than 30 of these animals left on the planet. The time to help them is now and their populations are endangered because of people.
The biggest threat to marine mammals in our oceans isn’t predators, it’s pollution. Pollution from land as well as toxic chemicals and PCB’s are having detrimental effects on marine mammal populations.
Coral reefs are often the “rainforests of the sea”. They are one of the most biodiverse habitats in the world and support about 25% of our ocean creatures.
The BP oil spill began on April 20, 2010 and 10 years later the area is still showing devastating effects.