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Animal Story, Blue Planet, History, Oceans -

This year has already proven to be successful with regards to impressive scientific discoveries. Only in March were we discussing a new treasure chest of fossils which were unearthed in China and how these led to the discovery of new species. Now, a phenomenon has been unearthed in Peru which sheds new light on how Earth’s ancestors made the transition from land to sea.

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Blue Planet, Climate Change, Oceans, Pop Culture -

Plastic is everywhere. Sadly, most of it is in the ocean. The plastic that ends up here often breaks down into small particles and these are called microplastics. On the other hand, there are plastics that are artificially small and these are called microbeads. This latter type of plastic have been designed by mankind and (sadly) feature in many health and beauty products. Both, do however have another thing in common: they are both incredibly damaging to our environment. 

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Blue Planet, Climate Change, Oceans, Photography, Trees -

Climate change is certainly an area we have touched on before in the Koala Chess Art Chronicles. We have been admiring the efforts of some remarkable people around the world as they try to tackle the problems facing our planet. But it appears as though these efforts need to be magnified, and not by a small amount, as scientists now claim our world needs to be saved from the impending ‘climate catastrophe’.

 

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Blue Planet, Climate Change, Oceans -

Meet Mary Mattingly - the woman helping combat the effects of climate change one floating innovation at a time. Mary’s designs look to address the problems caused by climate change, both before and after they’ve happened. Go Mary!

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Blue Planet, Climate Change, Oceans -

We cannot avoid climate change - everywhere you look our beautiful planet is being worn away by the damaging effects of a modern society. But here at Koala Chess Art HQ we know that we can turn it around. Whilst before we discussed using seaweed as a natural substitute for plastic, we are now looking at another solution: wind power. 

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