The extinction of coral reefs. By Lucy Barber.

The Extinction of Coral Reefs By Lucy Barber A coral reef is an underwater structure composed of the skeletons of marine invertebrates called coral which live off calcium carbonate exoskeletons. Currently, coral reefs occupy 0.1% of the ocean but the support 25% of marine species and surprisingly, also support a lot of the human population […]

The environmental impacts of the oil industry. By Lucy Barber.

The Environmental Impacts of the Oil Industry By Lucy Barber   Crude oil is a naturally occurring deposit of hydrocarbons and other organic materials. Once extracted from the ground the oil can be cracked into different hydrocarbon lengths and used for jet fuel, road tarmac, diesel and much more. The oil industry is globally massive […]