NOAA (The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has been around for more than 200 years! It is an incredible agency that fosters ocean life through action, public education, and science. The NOAA reef restoration foundation program is massive and important. The organization helps with aiding in the protection of not just our sea world and coral – it protects our entire planet.
Coral reefs are some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems on the planet. Despite covering less than 1% of the ocean floor, coral reefs are home to a quarter of all marine species, making them a crucial component of the global ecosystem. However, due to factors such as climate change, overfishing, and pollution, coral reefs are facing severe threats. In this blog post, we will discuss the ecological benefits of healthy coral reefs and why it's important to protect them.
Aquariums filled with beautiful fish, coral, and aquatic greenery are not only stunning visually – our home aquariums leave us feeling soothed, calmed and tranquil. The unique ambiance of a home aquarium creates beauty and entertainment in our homes, and can reduce our stress levels, too.
We’ve all seen breathtaking images of coral reefs, bursting with vibrant color, surrounded by aquatic life. These stunning, living ecosystems support beautiful and healthy coastlines, and play a critical role in our world.
Let’s delve into some facts about coral reefs and discover why they are so vital to protect.
SeaTak is a totally new kind of adhesive and is the first substance of its kind that uses biomimicry to adhere and join different materials underwater. For hundreds of years people have wondered and been impressed by the ability of mussels and other bivalves to attach to reef and underwater structures and it was a big topic of discussion in many of our marine science classes.