Tag Archives: ocean acidification

The Endangered Animals of Finding Nemo: Clownfish

Did you know that 1 in 6 animals featured in Finding Nemo is endangered? Here’s one that may soon be listed as endangered: Hi, I’m Nemo! In school today Mr. Ray told us that clownfish might become an endangered species. … Continue reading

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Ollie the Octopus on International Cephalopod Awareness Days and the State of the Oceans

Wow, it’s already International Cephalopod Awareness Days again! (see my post from last year’s Octopus Day about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Here are the Cephalopod Awareness Days we are celebrating: October 8 is Octopus Day (my favorite!), October 9 … Continue reading

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Ollie the Octopus on Coral Bleaching & the Great Barrier Reef

Ollie the octopus here. I’m back to talk about more pressing problems that our oceans are facing. I previously covered ocean acidification and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Today I wanted to discuss a recent study I was told about … Continue reading

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Terry the Pteropod on Ocean Acidification

Hello, my name is Terry and I’m a pteropod.  What exactly is a pteropod?  Well, I’m also called a sea butterfly and I have been described as a “coffee bean with wings.”  What I really am is a marine snail … Continue reading

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Ollie the Octopus on Ocean Acidification

Hello, my name is Ollie, and I’m an Octopus.  Welcome to my blog entry, told from the point-of-view of an octopus.  I am ecstatic to have found myself a human translator (or is she an octopus translator??) named Cherilyn.  I … Continue reading

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