How many oceans are there in the world and how much area do they cover? Why do mangrove forests help to battle climate change and why are coral reefs also referred to as “oases in the desert”? What kind of animals live in the open ocean and how do they find food? What are the major currents on earth and what is “El nino”? Why are seagrass beds important and why do so many fish rely on their existence?
You will find answers to these questions and many more if you click yourself through the articles. Maybe you just want to refreshen your knowledge or gain some new insights. I tried to put all the information together that I thought would be good to know- don’t curse me if you are a mangrove/coral reef specialist and I forgot to mention a specific fact you’d like to read!
Tom Vierus is an award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist based in Suva, Fiji Islands. This blog is dedicated to his assignments and to sharing some behind-the-scenes footage.