In the Gowanus Canal, which runs a mile and a half through a narrow industrial zone near some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, a seven foot dolphin swam last week. It is thought that he came from the canal from the Atlantic Ocean through the Lower and Upper New York Bays and then Gowanus Bay, which leads to the canal – about 20 miles away from the open ocean.
The Dead Sea might get some company soon. In a recent report, scientists have stated that humans are destroying the world’s oceans much worse than previously thought. In fact, things have gotten even worse than the “worse case scenario” predicting just a few short years ago. Pollution, habitat destruction, global warming, overfishing – the list goes on and on at how the human race is killing off the ocean race.