Sunlight coming in from the Academy's central square cast beautiful rays on the massive viewing pane of the Philippine Coral Reef. Solar energy powers the whole reef ecosystem. Algae is eaten by small invertebrates and herbivorous fish which are then eaten by carnivorous which expel nutrients which is then used up by the algae again. It's the circle of reef life! Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100) Aperture f/4.0 Focal Length 17 mm ISO Speed 200 Lens EF 17-40 f/4L USM
8 Million Metric Tons of Unrecycled Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans. Our oceans cover 70% of our planet and is home to most of the life on this planet. These fragile lifeforms and ecosystems today are in danger with plastic pollution. There is 8 million Metric tons of unrecycled plastic pollution in our oceans today.